We are excited to announce Town Hall Arts Center’s 2017-2018 Season. This marks the 36th for Town Hall! We appreciate your patronage and commitment to our theatre, and want you to know that we would not be as successful as we are without you!
I hope you enjoy the season that the program committee has lined up for you this year. They have been hard at work considering your surveys and suggestions, and I think you’ll agree that their choices for this year have something for everyone! We open the season with the In the Heights, directed by Nick Sugar. This is the Broadway show written by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, 2015) winning him the 2008 Tony Award for Best Original Score. Our production of In the Heights will feature live music. For the Holidays this year, we are happy to bring you the Dr. Seuss classic, Seussical! The story is a complex amalgamation of many of Seuss’s most famous books. Town Hall favorite Bob Wells will direct. Seussical will surely be fun for the whole family this Holiday Season!
In January, Nick Sugar will direct Peter and the Starcatcher, winner of nine Tony awards. It is a backstory for the character Peter Pan, and serves as a prequel to J. M. Barrie’s Peter and Wendy. The New York Times said it has, “… grown-up theatrical savvy and a child’s wonder at what it can achieve.” Something’s Afoot follows, directed by Bob Wells. It is an Agatha Christie-esque musical that spoofs detective novels.
Sisters of Swing, our fifth musical offering for the season, follows the Andrews sisters from their early days on the road through their rise as recording stars to entertaining American GI’s overseas to dissembling over differences. We end the season with Ain’t Misbehavin’, a tribute to the black musicians of the 1920s and 1930s who were part of the Harlem Renaissance. It takes its title from the 1929 Fats Waller song “Ain’t Misbehavin’” and is directed by Bob Wells.
We are excited to bring you this 36th season at Town Hall Arts Center and to be a part of the Littleton community. THAC would not be celebrating another year so successfully without YOUR support! You assure the success of this community theatre year after year, so, this year, please consider joining our Backstage Donors. These donors give an extra gift to support all of our programming but, most importantly, help keep our children’s programming strong and growing and introducing that next generation to the wonders of live theatre. With your support, Town Hall Arts Center will be here for many more years engaging, entertaining and sparking your creative side!
Cheryl McNab, Executive Director