- ‘The Producers’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria.
“‘The Producers’ is a funny, exciting, and over-the-top show, yet paying tribute to classic Broadway at the same time.” – Dr. Mark Dreisonstok.
Synopsis: Max Bialystock, the onetime king of Broadway producers, is hungry to strike it rich. Leo Bloom, an accountant with dreams of someday becoming a theatre producer, discovers that they could get richer by producing a flop instead of a hit. They start by finding the worst show, worst director, and worst actors. When their new production, “Springtime for Hitler,” turns out to be a smash success, the plan is thrown off and the partners lives are thrown into chaos.
2.‘Aladdin’ at The Kennedy Center.
“The production is fun, it’s gorgeous, and it makes for a family-friendly night of live theatre.” – Kelsey Casselbury.
Synopsis: Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical! From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy, and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
3.‘Young Frankenstein’ at Other Voices Theatre.
“…the charisma and charm of the Other Voices actors, along with the gleefully over-the-top innuendo-filled script and lyrics, make the musical a splendidly enjoyable madcap adventure…” – John M. Bozeman.
Synopsis: Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) finds himself successor to his family’s estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”), and a leggy lab assistant, Inga (pronounced normally), Frederick finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors.
4.‘Fame the Musical, Jr” at Laurel Mill Playhouse.
“‘Fame the Musical, Jr.’ will lighten up your summer. Get to Laurel Mill Playhouse and bring the kids.” – Susan Brall.
Synopsis: Set during the last years of New York City’s celebrated High School for the Performing Arts in the early 1980s, Fame JR. is the bittersweet, but ultimately inspiring, story of a diverse group of students who commit to four years of grueling artistic and academic work. With candor, humor and insight, the show explores the issues that confront many young people today.
5.‘Mary Poppins’ at Glyndon Area Players.
“Go see the great, big, sprawling production by Glyndon Area Players. And don’t let the three hour plus running time scare you – it’s worth every minute of it.” – Timoth David Copney.
Synopsis: Glyndon Area Players presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, the Broadway Musical!