STAGES THEATRE COMPANY

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2018/2019 SEASON

CHARLOTTE’S WEB – SEPTEMBER 21 – OCTOBER 21, 2018 
FISH IN A TREE – OCTOBER 5 – 28, 2018 
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s MARY POPPINS JR. – NOVEMBER 16-DECEMBER 27, 2018

It’s a JOLLY HOLIDAY with Mary!
ALL AGES

Original Music and lyrics by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman. Book by Julian Fellowes. New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh. A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film.

Join us this holiday season for a practically perfect experience for the entire family! “It’s a jolly holiday with Mary” in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious adventure based on the award-winning Broadway musical and classic Walt Disney film. Step in Time with everyone’s favorite nanny and share the magical transformation of the Banks family with your family this holiday.

THREE SNOW BEARS – JANUARY 18 – FEBRUARY 18, 2019

A DELIGHTFUL TWIST ON A CLASSIC FAIRY TALE
WORLD PREMIERE

ALL AGES

Based on the book THREE SNOW BEARS by Jan Brett.
Copyright © 2007 by Jan Brett. All right reserved.

“She came to the biggest igloo she’d ever seen. ‘Who lives here?’ she wondered, and she went inside.” Ride along with us this winter through the magnificent Arctic landscape of award-winning author Jan Brett’s delightful twist on the Goldilocks tale. A search for her missing sled dogs leads Aloo-ki to an igloo she can’t resist exploring…. Yet, while she is making herself at home, the Three Snow Bears are out walking, waiting for their breakfast to cool off…An endearing snow bear family and a curious Inuit girl meet center stage in our world premiere musical adaptation of the picture book by the best-selling author/illustrator of The Mitten and Hedgie’s Surprise.

OWL MOON

MARCH 8 – 24, 2019

OUR ORIGINAL DANCE COLLABORATION RETURNS
ALL AGES

Based on the book by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by John Schoenherr

“When you go owling you don’t need words or warm or anything but hope.” In celebration of our 35th anniversary, we are bringing back the magical production that started our continuing collaboration with Escalate Dance. Journey with us into the magnificent wintery woods, where a father and child venture out hoping to spot an owl. Surprises abound behind every tree in this ballet-inspired story adapted from the Caldecott Medal book by Jane Yolen and illustrated by John Schoenherr.

THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING – APRIL 12 – MAY 12, 2019

THE DESIGN PROCESS COMES ALIVE! A STEM-INSPIRED STORY!

WORLD PREMIERE
ALL AGES

Based on the book The Most Magnificent Thing, written and illustrated by Ashley Spires. Published by Kids Can Press Ltd.

The design process comes alive on our main stage this spring! A young girl has a wonderful idea. “She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. All she has to do is make it, and she makes things all the time. Easy-peasy!” But as the girl tries and fails, repeatedly, she finds invention is anything but easy. Working through her anger and frustration she “smoothes and wrenches and fiddles,” and she “twists and tweaks and fastens,” until she manages to get it just right. Our world premiere musical adaptation shows that it’s okay to make mistakes as we create, tinker and achieve.

HIDDEN HEROES The Black Women of NASA – APRIL 26 – MAY 19, 2019

A HIDDEN HISTORY COMES TO LIFE
WORLD PREMIERE
AGES 7 & UP

HIDDEN HEROES is based on the book Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA. By Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris. Published by ABDO Publishing, Minneapolis, MN. Copyright © 2017

“It doesn’t matter what you look like, what your size is, what your color is. You can be anything you want to, but you do have to work at it,” says Annie Easley’s mother to her young daughter. In the 1950’s and 60’s the black women of NASA fought against racial and gender discrimination for a place on the leading edge of math, science and technology. Be inspired this spring, as we tell the stories of how these women were influenced as young girls to eventually make critical contributions that launched US astronauts into space and returned them safely back to Earth.

Roald Dahl’s WILLY WONKA TYA – JUNE 28 – AUGUST 4, 2019

A GOLDEN TICKET TO A MAGNIFICENT SUMMER EXPERIENCE

ALL AGES

Hop on a magnificent fantasy ride through the land of pure imagination with Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. The scrumdidilyumptious adventures of Charlie Bucket touring the enigmatic Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory enlivens our stage this summer. This enchanting adaptation, featuring memorable songs from the 1971 film, will be a delicious experience for everyone to savor!

Leo Lionni’s INCH BY INCH  – AUGUST 7 – AUGUST 25, 2019
– Theatre for the Very Young

OUR LITTLEST GUESTS ENGAGE IN MEASURING A SONG
WORLD PREMIERE
AGES 0-5

Our Theatre for the Very Young series continues in August with our world premiere of Leo Lionni’s Caldecott winning book, Inch By Inch. Our youngest theatre goers will be immersed in the whimsical and sweet story that dares to ask, “Can a song be measured?” Our littlest patrons will meet up with our winsome inchworm who can measure anything under the sun. They will  then help him cleverly solve the dilemma of how to measure the song of the hungry nightingale.

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Contact Information

Stages Theatre Company

1111 Main Street
Hopkins, MN  55343

Contact:
Nicki Pretzer
groupsales@stagestheatre.org
952-979-1119
Box Office: 952-979-1111, option 4 (Hours Tues-Sat, noon-6pm)