by Eric Rose – based on the 1923 play by Elmer Rice
The story takes us through Mr. Zero’s trial, execution, excursion and arrest going into the afterlife. Mr. Zero is an accountant at a large, faceless company. After 25 years at his job, he discovers that he will be replaced by an adding machine.
Jonas’ world is perfect. Everything is under control and safe. There is no war or fear or pain. There are also no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. But when Jonas turns 12, he is chosen for special training from The Giver—to receive and keep the memories of the community.
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
Adapted from the french fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast tells the story of a prince transformed into a hideous beast as punishment for his cruel and selfish ways, and an adventurous young woman named Belle whom he imprisons in his castle.
November 2011 – Set in New York City in the mid-1950s, the musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.