Valley Performing Arts

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Brigadoon
September 6 - October 6, 2013
Musical - Family $19 Regular $17 Students/Seniors Show Times: Fri. & Sat. 8PM and Sun. 2PM
Directed by Grant Olson
Synopsis:

In the Highlands of Scotland two weary hunters, Tommy and Jeff, lose their way. As the two New Yorkers contemplate their predicament and bemoan their life back home, the mist rises in the glen to reveal the awakening village of Brigadoon. This mystical village only appears for one day every hundred years. Will the attraction of a simpler time and less hectic way of life lure them away for good or will the two men return to their modern, upscale existence in America?

Brigadoon

Murder on the Nile
October 25 - November 10, 2013
Murder Mystery - General Audiences $19 Regular $17 Students/Seniors Show Times: Thurs. 7PM, Fri. & Sat. 8PM, and Sun. 2PM
Directed by Dave Nufer
Synopsis:

This is a classic Agatha Christie whodunnit!  Simon Mostyn and his new bride, Kay Ridgeway-Mostyn, are on their honeymoon, traveling down the Nile on a paddle steamer. Along for the ride are a former fiancé of Simon's (a woman who was also Kay's best friend), Canon Pennefather (Kay's guardian), and a host of other suspects including a rich, ill-tempered old woman with her niece, a German who nurses a grudge against Kay's father and Kay's maid. Shots ring out and a woman is murdered - will Mr. Pennefather find out who's guilty before someone else is killed?

Murder on the Nile

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
November 29 - December 22, 2013
Christmas - Family $19 Regular $17 Students/Seniors Show Times: Fri. & Sat. 8PM and Sun. 2PM
Directed by Julie McCartney
Synopsis:

Inspired by a simple, poignant letter written over 100 years ago by 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon to the editor of the New York Sun...and by the timeless editorial response printed on the front page of the Sun. Curious young Virginia wrote: "Dear Editor, I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says if you see it in the Sun, it's so. Please tell me the truth. Is there a Santa Claus?"  The response will warm your heart and you will see "...the eternal light with which childhood fills the world." This is one your whole family will enjoy!

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

The Dixie Swim Club
January 10 - 26, 2014
Comedy/Drama - General Audiences $18.50 Regular $16.50 Students/Seniors Show Times: Thurs. 7PM, Fri. & Sat. 8PM, and Sun. 2PM
Directed by Marcia Beck
Synopsis:

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships.  Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina's Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other's lives.  The play focuses on four of these weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years. As their lives unfold and the years pass, these women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee, to get through the challenges of men, sex, marriage, parenting, divorce, aging and more!

The Dixie Swim Club

Pollyanna
February 14 - March 9, 2014
Comedy - Family $18 Regular $16 Students/Seniors Show Times: Fri. & Sat. 8PM and Sun. 2PM
Directed by Suzanne Hermon
Synopsis:

This is the delightful, classic tale of the greatest optimist of all time: Pollyanna. It’s the story about a little girl’s faith in a promise that her father made: that you can find something good about anything that happens.  Her steadfast belief guides her through circumstances that most adults would find formidable. Pollyanna becomes an orphan and she is placed into the care of her purely pessimistic and domineering aunt. She meets many new people after she settles in with her aunt - all lives are touched by the little girl with the big heart and endless supply of hope.

Pollyanna

The Marvelous Wonderettes
March 28 - April 20, 2014
Written & Created by Roger Bean Musical - General Audiences $19 Regular $17 Students/Seniors Show Times: Fri. & Sat. 8PM and Sun. 2PM
Directed by Garry Forrester
Synopsis:

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES is a cotton-candy colored, non-stop pop musical. Be transported to the 1958 Springfield High School prom and meet the Wonderettes - four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts and voices to match. Join these young women at their ten-year high school reunion to find out what changes have occurred in each of their lives.  A fun musical journey to learn about their lives, loves, heartaches and triumphs accompanied by the girls performing classic '50's and '60s' pop songs. A magical and musical trip down memory lane great for all ages!

The Marvelous Wonderettes

See How They Run
May 9 - 25, 2014
Comedy - General Audiences $18.50 Regular $16.50 Students/Seniors Show Times: Thurs. 7PM, Fri. & Sat. 8PM, and Sun. 2PM
Directed by Vanessa Warner
Synopsis:

What are a former American actor, a vicar's wife, a Russian spy, a Cockney maid, a visiting Bishop, and the town gossip doing in the vicarage of a small English town?  Come see for yourself in this crazy British comedy that will have you laughing from start to finish!

See How They Run


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