The Savannah Sipping Society — September 10-12, 17-19
Book by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten
Four Southern women, strangers to one another and each needing to escape the sameness of her day-to-day routine, are drawn together by fate and turn weekly happy hours into a quest to renew the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years. Over the course of six months, this unlikely quartet determinedly work to achieve long-neglected goals in their lives. Their raucous humor and collective strengths see them through unexpected challenges and, to their surprise and delight, they realize it’s never too late to make lifelong friends.
It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play—
December 3-5 and 9-12
It’s a Wonderful Life is based on the story The Greatest Gift by
Philip Van Doren Stern. Adapted by Joe Landry
This beloved holiday classic is brought to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast, following the story of George Bailey, a generous and well-meaning man whose dreams of escape and adventure have been squashed by family obligations and civic duty. It takes a lovable guardian angel to descend to earth on Christmas Eve to save him from his despair, showing him what things would have been like if he had never been born. Inspired, George has a change of heart and embraces the true spirit of the holidays, realizing that he’s really had a wonderful life.
Bright Star — March 4-6, 11-13
Music, Book & Story by Steve Martin
Music, Lyrics, & Story by Edie Brickell
Featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Bright Star tells the sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the Blueridge Mountains of North Carolina in the 1920s and ‘40s. When the no-nonsense editor of a southern literary journal Alice Murphy meets an idealistic young soldier just home from World War II, their strange and haunting connection inspires Alice to confront her past. Together, they discover a stunning secret with the power to transform their lives.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels — April 29-30, May 1, May 6 & 8
Book by Jeffrey Lane. Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek. Based on the film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels written by Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro & Paul Henning
Based on the comedy film, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels transports audiences to the French Riviera. Lawrence Jameson is an experienced British con artist. Freddy Benson is a small-time American hustler. When the two cross paths, they decide to work together but soon realize that the small French town isn’t big enough for the both of them. To settle things, they enter into a winner-takes-all competition: whoever swindles their latest mark, a young heiress, out of $50,000 first, wins, and the other must leave town. What ensues is a battle of cons, high jinks, and hilarity.
DISNEY NEWSIES JR. — June 10-12, 17-19 Youth
Music by Alan Menkin, Lyrics by Jack Feldmen, and Book by Harvey Fierstein.
JR. Script Adaption by David Simpatico.
Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White.
When powerful newspaper publishers raise prices at the newsboys' expense, the charismatic Jack Kelly rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions. Together, the newsies learn that they are stronger united and create a movement to fight for what's right.
Including the now-classic songs "Carrying the Banner," "Seize the Day," and "Santa Fe," Newsies JR. is a timeless story full of spirit and heart
*The CCP Youth Musical is not included in the season ticket.