SEASON 39

RING OF FIRE
The Music of Johnny Cash

SEPTEMBER 13 - OCTOBER 1
created by Richard Maltby, Jr., conceived by William Meadeorchestrations by Steven Bishop and Jeff Lisenby
Stomp your feet and sing along to this exhilarating Juke Box Musical inspired by the music of Johnny Cash. Explore love and family with three multi-generational couples as the stories of their lives unfold through more than two dozen of Cash’s iconic hits.

THE PARCHMAN HOUR
Songs and Stories of the ‘61 Freedom Riders

OCTOBER 25 - NOVEMBER 12
by Mike Wiley
Journey through the Deep South with the pioneers who fought discrimination and paved the way for the future. Adapted from real life accounts, this play shares their struggles through music that ranges from Bob Dylan to spirituals of the time.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

DECEMBER 6 - 24
by Charles Dickens, adapted by Patrick Mullins
It wouldn't be the holidays without Dickens' A Christmas Carol at the Wells Theatre! This heartwarming story follows the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future as they visit Ebenezer Scrooge and remind us all of hope, redemption, and love.

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

JANUARY 17 - FEBRUARY 4
by Jane Austen, adapted for the stage by Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan

A reluctant courtship blooms when Elizabeth clashes with the enigmatic Mr. Darcy. You’ll be swept away by Jane Austen’s beloved classic brought to life on stage in this witty exploration of expectations.

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

FEBRUARY 21 - MARCH 11
adapted from Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel by Steven Canny and John Nicholson

Join us for a thrill ride as 3 actors play more than 20 characters in the comedic spoof of the Sherlock Holmes classic that has been called "a sublimely funny adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic."

DISGRACED

APRIL 4 - 22
by Ayad Akhtar
This Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a timely piece sure to provoke and inspire. At an Upper East-Side party hosted by an American-born and Muslim-raised lawyer and his Jewish wife the dinner topics are the economy, religion, and Islamophobia; what could go wrong?

CROWNS

MAY 9 - 27
by Regina Taylor, adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry
In this gospel musical, 17-year-old Yolanda travels South in this coming of age story that is a testament to love, sisterhood, and family, where she learns that a hat can be more than a fashion statement.