Notes Gilbert Theater 2016-2017 Season Main Stage:
August Osage County By Tracey Letts Directed by Greg Feibig January 27th – February 12th, 2017 A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Secret Garden By Norman and Simon Directed by Aimee Todoroff Music Director: Leann Valcarcel March 24 – April 9, 2017 Mary Lennox is orphaned when she is eleven years old. She is sent to live with relatives whom she has never met. Her own personality blossoms as she and a young gardener bring new life to a neglected garden, as well as to her sickly cousin and uncle.
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Tickets not eligible for matching grant funds.
The Diary Anne Frank By Goodrich and Hackett Directed by Brian Adam Kline May 26 – June 4, 2017 Anne and her family share a claustrophobic attic with another family. Tension is often unbearable, as the people hiding know that their discovery by the enemy could lead to almost certain death at the hands of their captors.
Application deadline: October 5, 2016 at 5pm 78
It’s a Wonderful Life By James Rodgers Directed by Robyne Parrish November 26 – December 18, 2016 Student matinee November 28 and December 5, 10am The story of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel has to descent on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him, by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born – that his has been, after all, a wonderful life.
Steel Magnolias By Robert Harling Directed by Matthew Overturf September 23 – October 9, 2016 A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship and welcome her into the fold.
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