Musicals

Musicals

The Wayne Theatre presents four musicals in the 2018-19 Broadway Musical series.

  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, August 9-12 and 16-19, 2018
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, November 8-11 and 15-18, 2018
  • Hairspray, February 22-24 and March 1-3, 2019
  • The Bridges of Madison County, May 3-5 and 10-12, 2019

 

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The Wayne Theatre presents Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, with a two-weekend run, August 9-12 and 16-19, 2018. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with 3 p.m. Sunday matinees.

Tickets are $22 for adults and $15 for students.

Directed By: Hank Fitzgerald
Music Direction By: Amelia Fe Camacho
Choreography By: Cory Willis

Cast List
Potts: Jeff Ryman
Truly Scrumptious: Leslie Claire Wood
Grandpa Potts: Bill Martin
The Baron/Turkey Farmer: Seth Kislek
The Baroness: Whitney Cole-Novotny
The Childcatcher/Junkman/Inventor: Collin Wheeler
The Toymaker/Lord Scrumptious: Tom Howard
Jeremy/Stephen/Ensemble: MacIntyre Ward, William Otto Jemima: Lyra Day Tusing Boris/Inventor: Rick Wheeler Goran/Inventor: CJ Desantis
Mrs. Phillips/Chef: Diane Wade Truslow

Ensemble Children:Luke Novotny (Toby), Lilian Novotny, Wesley-Claire Novotny, Thea Franklin (Greta), Katie Sullivan (Susan/Jemima Understudy), MacIntyre Ward, William Otto, Jack Straight, Christian Straight, Rachel Adams, Virginia Natale (Marta), Quincy Clayton

Ensemble Adults: Emma Houseknecht, Madison Degolyer, Catherine Degolyer, Ian Gruber, Collin Wheeler, Seth Kislek, Evie Smith, Cori Brown , Rebecca Bradley, Rick Wheeler, Cj Desantis, Cori Beth Brown, Sarah Sprouse, Kaleigh Sprouse, Tom Howard

About Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming’s children’s book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find “Truly Scrumptious.” An eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts sets about restoring an old race car from a scrap heap with the help of his children, Jeremy and Jemima. They soon discover the car has magical properties, including the ability to float and take flight. Trouble occurs when the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself. The family joins forces with Truly Scrumptious and batty Grandpa Potts to outwit the dastardly Baron and Baroness and their villainous henchman, the Child Catcher.

 

Sweeney Todd

The Wayne Theatre presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street on November 8-11 and 15-18, 2018. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with 3 p.m. Sunday matinees.

Tickets are $22 for adults and $15 for students. Early Booking for Members is available now. Become a Partner In The Arts and order tickets today. Tickets go on sale for the public on Wednesday, August 1.

Directed By: Hank Fitzgerald

Auditions: August 13-14, 6:30 p.m. (Info)

About Sweeney Todd: Sweeney Todd has become a worldwide success since being awarded eight Tonys, (including Best Musical), for its Broadway premiere. Stephen Sondheim’s and Hugh Wheeler’s (A Little Night Music, Pacific Overtures) tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat has simultaneously shocked, awed and delighted audiences across the world.

 

Hairspray

The Wayne Theatre presents Hairspray on February 22-24 and March 1-3, 2019. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with 3 p.m. Sunday matinees.

Tickets are $22 for adults and $15 for students. Early Booking for Members is available now. Become a Partner In The Arts and order tickets today. Tickets go on sale for the public on Wednesday, August 1.

Directed By: Hank Fitzgerald

About Hairspray: The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.

 

The Bridges of Madison County

The Wayne Theatre presents The Bridges of Madison County on May 3-5 and 10-12, 2019. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with 3 p.m. Sunday matinees.

Tickets are $22 for adults and $15 for students. Early Booking for Members is available now. Become a Partner In The Arts and order tickets today. Tickets go on sale for the public on Wednesday, August 1.

Directed By: Hank Fitzgerald

About The Bridges of Madison County: Based on the best-selling novel, and developed by the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman, The Bridges of Madison County captures the lyrical expanse of America’s heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question” “What if…?” Winner of the 2014 Tony Award for Best Score and Orchestrations, this sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross will leave audiences breathless.

 

   

Upcoming Events

Aug. 9-19: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The Wayne Theatre presents Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, with a two-weekend run, Aug. 9-12 and Aug. 16-19. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with 3 p.m. Sunday matinees.

Sept. 14: LIVE @ the WAYNE with After Jack

LIVE @ the WAYNE returns to the Wayne Theatre on September 14 at 7:30 p.m. with After Jack.

Sept. 28: The Vocal Illusions of Lynn Trefzger

The Wayne Theatre presents The Vocal Illusions of Lynn Trefzger on Friday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for students.

Sept. 29: Switchback

The Wayne Theatre presents Switchback on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25.

Oct. 3: Catapult

The Wayne Theatre presents Catapult on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $23 for adults and $12 for students.

Oct. 5: LIVE @ the WAYNE with Wayne Henderson

LIVE @ the WAYNE returns to the Wayne Theatre on October 5 at 7:30 p.m. with Wayne Henderson.

Oct. 12: The Return-A Tribute to The Beatles

The Wayne Theatre presents The Return-A Tribute to The Beatles, on Friday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $22.

Oct. 25: Sugar Skull-Mexico Beyond Mariachi

The Wayne Theatre presents Sugar Skull-Mexico Beyond Mariachi on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.

Oct. 26: Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

The Wayne Theatre presents Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.

Nov. 1: The Capitol Steps

The Wayne Theatre presents The Capitol Steps on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $45.

Nov. 3: Alsarah and the Nubatones

The Brooklyn-based group brings their ‘east-african retro pop’ sound on Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 20: Aaron Diehl

The Wayne Theatre presents Aaron Diehl on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $17.

     

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