Carnation City Players: A 60th Anniversary Musical Celebration — August 16-18, 2019
60 years and counting! In celebration of our diamond anniversary, Carnation City Players presents your favorite musical numbers from the past six decades! Travel with us as we embark on a musical journey with a cast of over 60 actors. “Sunrise, Sunset” from our sold-out run of Fiddler on the Roof will touch your heart all over again, while your favorite sisters from Nunsense will have you laughing until you cry. Other beloved musical numbers will include “You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two” from Oliver!, “Some Enchanted Evening” from South Pacific, and “Oklahoma” from Oklahoma! This celebratory evening will also feature a look back at the history of our theater and a special preview of our 60th season.
*The Anniversary Celebration is not included in the season ticket.
Matilda The Musical — October 11-13 & 18-20, 2019
Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin
Book by Dennis Kelly
Inspired by the beloved book by Roald Dahl, Matilda The Musical follows the story of Matilda Wormwood, an extraordinary girl with a gift for learning and a vivid imagination whose talents are constantly belittled by her cruel parents. Things are no better at school for Matilda, who’s pitted against the tyrannical headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Despite these rotten circumstances, Matilda bravely decides to stand up against the adults in her world, and with the help of her friends and her kind-hearted teacher, Miss Honey, this miraculous girl inspires a revolution, proving that everyone has the power to change their story.
Disney’s Frozen Jr. — December 6-8 & 13-15, 2019 Youth
Music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
Book by Jennifer Lee
This timeless Disney tale begins far away in the kingdom of Arendelle, home of Princess Anna and Elsa—two sisters pulled apart by a magical secret. As Elsa struggles to harness her icy powers, Anna embarks on an epic journey—teaming up with Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven. Encountering Everest-like conditions and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna battles the elements in a race to save the land from eternal winter and finally reconnect with her sister Elsa.
Monty Python’s Spamalot — March 6-8 & 13-15, 2020
Music by John Du Prez
Book and lyrics by Eric Idle
Adapted from the cult classic film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is the outrageous musical comedy that irreverently reimagines the legendary tale of King Arthur and his quest for the Holy Grail. The strange journey leads Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table into the dangerous clutches of the Black Knight, a rendezvous with the Knights Who Say Ni, and an intimate liaison with the Lady of the Lake, encountering flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and show-stopping musical numbers along the way.
The Savannah Sipping Society — May 8, 9 & 15-17, 2020
A comedy 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.