2016 - 2017 SEASON

It Shoulda Been You

September 2 - October 8, 2016
A hilarious and heartwarming musical that is a culture clash for the ages.
Book and Lyrics by: Brian Hargrove
Music and Concept by: Barbara Anselmi
Directed by: Marc Jacobs
Music Directed by: Brandon Adams
Chreographed by: Gia Solari

This hilarious and heartwarming musical is a culture clash for the ages as two families from wildly different backgrounds come together to celebrate a wedding. Then the bride's ex-boyfriend arrives, bringing the wedding to a screeching halt and throwing both families into hysterical chaos. Plots are hatched, promises broken, secrets exposed - it's enough to make the most experienced wedding planner throw up his hands and say "Holy matrimony!"

Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

October 21 - November 19, 2016
From the classic thriller by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!
Directed by: Michael Butler

Get your deerstalker cap on - the play's afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Arthur Conan Doyle's classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are on the case. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than 40 characters. Join the fun and see how far from elementary the truth can be.

A Christmas Carol

December 8 - 18, 2016
Still "THE Christmas Carol to see in the Bay Area."
By: Charles Dickens
Adapted by: Cynthia Caywood & Richard L. James
Directed by: Scott Denison
Choreographed by: Jennifer Perry

Brimming with music and dance, love and laughter, spectacular special effects and scary ghosts, it's no wonder the critics have called it "THE Christmas Carol to see in the Bay Area." Join the thousands who make this theatrical event a part of their annual holiday traditions.

Women in Jeopardy

January 27 - February 25, 207
Thelma and LouisemeetsThe First Wive's Clubin this fun and flirtatious new comedy.
By: Wendy MacLeod
Directed by: Michael Butler

Divorcees Mary and Jo are suspicious of their friend Liz's new dentist boyfriend. He's not just a weirdo - he may be a serial killer! After all, his hygienist just disappeared. Trading their wine glasses for spy glasses, imaginations run wild as the ladies try to discover the truth and save their friend in a hilarious off-road adventure..

Sisters Matsumoto

March 31 - April 29, 2017
Three sisters discover secrets, lost opportunities and new beginnings in this charming story of a bittersweet hoemcoming.
By: Philip Kan Gotanda
Directed by: Mina Morita

Stockton, California. 1945. The war is over and American optimism is returning. Also returning are the three Matsumoto sisters - Rose, Grace and Chiz - to their family home to begin their lives again after internment in Arkansas. Successful, prosperous and part of the community before the war, taking up life where they left off proves more complicated than they thought. Balancing comedy, romance and suspense, this tender and truly heartwarming plays tells an important story of what it means to be American.

Altar Boyz

May 26 - July 1, 2017
Book by: Kevin Del Aguila
Music and Lyrics by: Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker
Directed and Choreographed by: Keith Pinto
Music Directed by: Ben Prince

Full of sharp parody, sinfully spectacular dancing and irreverent humor, this spoof about a heavenly guy-group is adored by audiences and critics alike. With an extraordinary mix of side-splitting songs convincing enough to be played on MTV, uncontrollable laughs and lighthearted fun, this award-winning and totally original new musical is 90 minutes of pure delight. Suitable for all ages, the whole family will be laughing and singing along.