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We are proud to announce our 2018-2019 mainstage/professional season!  

She Kills Monsters

September 14-30, 2018

Nominated for a Drama Desk Award and from acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans, a young woman who leaves her childhood home after the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she realizes she hardly knew her sister. Join Agnes as she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world of role-playing that was Tilly’s refuge.

Carolina Ordoñez and Rebecca Ashton: Together Again for the First Time … AGAIN!

October 6, 2018 / Benefit Concert

After a hilarious and sold-out performance in April, Area Stage instructors Carolina Ordoñez and Rebecca Ashton reunite for another benefit concert … again! Come and join us for a concert benefiting Area Stage in its quest to find a new home.

The Ballad of Janis Matthews

December 7-16, 2018 / Workshop Production

Young Janis Matthews just wanted to get out of her house for the summer. Little did she know she'd be sent on a journey that would decide the fate of her little Rocky Mountain town. Set in 1968 Colorado, this folk-rock musical is one young girl's rollicking journey through an increasingly divided America. With an exciting new score inspired by Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Joni Mitchell, and other classic artists of the time, The Ballad of Janis Matthews is an exciting adventure for all ages that examines the cultural revolution of the 60s, and its consequences on our families and children

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

January 25-February 3, 2019

Directed by innovative Giancarlo Rodaz, this telling of the classic-Disney-film-turned-stage-musical reimagines the setting and characters while keeping the essence of the beloved coming-of-age story of a young woman seeking more than what her current life has to offer.

The Wizard of Oz (R. S. C.)

April 19-May 5, 2019

This beloved tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations. This version of the classic tale is from the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical

September 13-29, 2019

Matilda is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination, a sharp mind, and a hint of magic, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, book by Dennis Kelly, and original songs by Tim Minchin, this Tony Award-winning musical has won 47 international awards.