We are SO excited for this summer’s season at Conservatory! We are coining this year the “fairytale summer”. You can see why below 😉 We hope to see you in August for the performances. More information on times and location as well as ticket information will be posted later on.
The Wingspan Players show will be:
Music by George Stiles
Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling
Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother’s protective flapping. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out that being different is not a bad thing to be.
Performances August 4th & 5th (more information and ticket information will be posted soon)
The Wingspan Ensemble play will be:
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
Written by Rick Elice
Music by Wayne Barker
Based on the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.
A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain’s cabin, which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who realizes that the trunk’s precious cargo is starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands. When the ship is taken over by pirates – led by the fearsome Black Stache, a villain determined to claim the trunk and its treasure for his own – the journey quickly becomes a thrilling adventure.
Performances August 10th – 13th (more information and ticket information will be posted soon)
The Wingspan Ensemble musical will be:
INTO THE WOODS
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece and a rare modern classic.
The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.
Performances August 11th – 13th (more information and ticket information will be posted soon)