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Theatre Sheridan 2019-2020 Season

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Theatre Sheridan 2019-2020 Season has been announced, and as always it promises blockbuster musicals as well as lesser known masterpieces. This season includes:

  1. Newsies
  2. Nine
  3. Cabaret
  4. Star of Mars
  5. Guys and Dolls
  6. In Real Life

Theatre Sheridan 2019-2020 Season

Newsies

Performance Dates: November 26 – December 8, 2019

Book by Harvey Fierstein

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Jack Feldman

Based on the Disney Film

Disney’s Newsies The Musical – the Tony Award-winning Broadway show is based on the historical newsboy strike of 1899 that shook the ivory towers of William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. This band of underdogs lead by Jack Kelly rally to take a stand and strike against the most powerful newspaper publishers in the country. Soon their cause becomes even bigger than any of the newsies imagined when they realize they’re fighting for all the children working in unfair and unsafe conditions across the nation. It will leap onto the stage with soul stirring music, amazing heart, and stunning choreography.

Nine

Performance Dates: November 29 – December 8, 2019

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adapted from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Based on Fellini’s 8 1/2

Guido Contini, a famous Italian film director and ladies man who’s last couple of movies have been panned by the critics is under pressure to make a return to form with his latest film. However, there is one major problem: he hasn’t written a line of the script and has lost all inspiration. In an attempt to find peace and inspiration, he travels to a luxury spa near Venice. Only to be followed by his wife, Luisa, his saucy mistress, Carla, his fierce producer and her whole film crew. What ensues pushes him to face his ultimate fears within life and death.

Cabaret

Performance Dates: February 11 – 23, 2020

Book by Joe Masteroff

Based on the play by John Van Druten

Stories by Christopher Isherwood

Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

In the months that precede the outbreak of World War II, American writer Clifford Bradshaw lands in Berlin and soon finds himself at the notorious Kit Kat Klub. There he falls madly in love with the English ex-patriot entertainer Sally Bowles. Their affair is tested as her reckless lifestyle overwhelms him and as the world around them marches towards chaos. Throughout, the Kit Kat Klub’s Emcee taunts and satirizes with dazzling musical numbers in a score that includes Wilkommen, Money (Makes the World Go Around), Maybe This Time, and the unforgettable title tune.

Stars of Mars

Photo Credit: Christian Lischkta on UnSplash

Performance Dates: February 14 – 23, 2020

Book and Lyrics by Ashley Botting

Music and Lyrics by Daniel Abrahamson

Stars of Mars is a new musical comedy set inside the first human colony on Mars, about a mother and daughter who are worlds apart. When Heather, the first human born on Mars, begins to ask questions about where she’s from, the astronauts and scientists decide to put on a show about the Earth they’ve all left behind. The Stars of Mars is about family, the future, our precious planet, and the rocket science required to put on a show in space.

Guys & Dolls

Performance Dates: April 7 – 19, 2020

A Musical Fable of Broadway

Based on a Story and Characters of Damon Runyon

Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Based on Damon Runyon’s fabulous stories of Broadway and set in his mythical New York City, this romantic comedy — considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy – introduces audiences to a Nathan Detroit and Sky Masterson – who have become legendary characters in the musical theatre world. Frank Loesser’s toe-tapping score, including fan-favorites such as Luck Be a Lady, Sit Down You’re Rocking the Boat, and I’ve Never Been In Love Before will put a spring in your step and smile on your face.

In Real Life

Performance Dates: April 9 – 19, 2020

Music & Lyrics by Kevin Wong

Book & Lyrics by Nick Green

Set in a dystopian future, technological prodigy Max is an ideal student with a bright future until, with a single swipe, he sets out on a journey to forbidden corners of the internet, underground societies, and forgotten parts of himself. In a story filled with twists and turns, In Real Life looks at power, technology, and freedom as Max fights to save his loved ones and himself from an uncertain future that looks bleaker by the minute.

Ticket Information

Theatre Sheridan 2019-2020 Season tickets are available from the Theatre Box office at 1430 Trafalgar Road. Ticket price per performance is $30 per person. You can also purchase your tickets online at Buy Tickets Theatre Sheridan.

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