On Our Mainstage • September 20 - October 12, 2019
The Wiz, a “Super Soul” musical is an urban retelling of the classic children’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the context of modern African-American culture featuring a funk, gospel and sensationally soulful score. After a cyclone hits her house, Dorothy is transported to the magical land of Oz where she meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Lion who help her on her journey to defeat the wicked Evillene, and find her way home. “Ease on down the road” with Dorothy and her friends to find a world full of love, like yours, like mine – like home!
THE TOXIC AVENGER
On Our Studio Stage • October 25 - November 10, 2019
Melvin Ferd, the Third, wants to clean up Tromaville, the most polluted town in New Jersey. Foiled by the mayor's bullies, Melvin is dumped into a vat of radioactive toxic waste, only to reemerge as The Toxic Avenger, New Jersey's first superhero... a seven-foot mutant freak with superhuman strength and a heart as big as Newark. He's out to save New Jersey, end global warming, and woo the blind librarian in town.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
On Our Mainstage • December 6 - 22, 2018
An adaptation of the story of Ebenezer Scrooge's journey from an embittered, ungenerous creature into a giving, caring human being at the hands of three spirits, who, one Christmas Eve, show him what life means. This richly textured play brings the full spirit of the book, as well as those of Christmases Past, Present and Yet To Come, to life on the stage.
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
On Our Mainstage • January 24 - February 15, 2020
Broadway’s greatest musical farce takes us back to Ancient Rome for a unique and unforgettable production. Pseudolus, a devious slave, makes a deal to win his freedom by playing matchmaker for his lovesick master, Hero. Rife with pompous generals, domineering parents, and wiley courtesans, this hilarious Tony-winning musical is a non-stop laugh-fest with “something for everyone!”
TWO TRAINS RUNNING
On Our Studio Stage • March 13 - 29, 2020
In August Wilson’s masterpiece, history unfolds around everyday lives against the backdrop of the civil rights movement. Long-time regulars gather at the local diner in Pittsburgh’s Hill District to gossip, flirt and play the numbers. Now the owner must decide whether to let the city take over his building or sell it to a shrewd, local businessman. Part of Wilson’s trailblazing American Century Cycle, Two Trains Running paints a compassionate and unforgettable portrait of ordinary people in the midst of transformation.