Music Theater Works is a professional non-profit theater company featuring a colorful repertoire including operetta, the Golden Age of Broadway, the Great American Songbook, and modern classics since 1980.


MUSIC THEATER WORK | 2022 SEASON

Music Theater Works has officially announced the 2022 Season! Join us for Jerry Herman’s LA CAGE AUX FOLLES starring Ginger Minj from RuPaul’s Drag Race, as you have a drink at our club with an onstage bar. Bring the whole family to DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID as we design our space to bring you “under the sea”. Enjoy a bit of romance and adventure with our regional premiere of ZORRO: THE MUSICAL featuring music written by the Gipsy Kings and Flamenco choreography in association with Ensemble Español. And, of course, don’t miss out on the rest of our season as we present a beautifully intimate telling of Lerner and Loewe’s CAMELOT, and enjoy outstanding dance and tunes you know and love with the holiday classic IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS.


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Zorro: The Musical
August 11, 2022 – August 21, 2022
in the Center Theatre

Fight your way along the path of justice as you experience The Legend of Zorro!

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Brace yourself for extraordinary aerial acrobatics, spectacular sword-fighting and incredible magic in the theater as Music Theater Works tells the tale of the legendary swordsman and defender of justice in Zorro: The Musical.

Zorro has captured the imagination of millions for over a century, in books, movies and television—now he takes the stage in a thrilling original musical. Don Diego de la Vega, a wealthy caballero, lives a double life as a masked hero entangled in adventure and romance, fighting to protect his people from tyranny, and to win the love of the beautiful Luisa.

In association with Ensemble Español, this regional premiere is an unforgettable and action-packed experience, with dazzling choreography and a captivating Flamenco-based score by the international pop sensations, Gipsy Kings!

Run time approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission.



Camelot
October 20, 2022 – November 13, 2022
in the North Theatre

Honor, beauty, and forbidden love come together at the legendary Round Table!

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Join us as we recount the enduring legend of King Arthur, Guenevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table in Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot. Based on T.H. White’s novel The Once and Future King, this Broadway classic is a four-time Tony Award winner packed with chivalry, passion, pageantry and betrayal.

Music Theater Works brings this medieval love triangle to the theater stage with a remarkable cast and beloved score that includes timeless songs such as “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “Camelot,” “C’est Moi” and “How to Handle a Woman”.

Follow along as King Arthur’s most trusted knight, Sir Lancelot, falls for the beautiful Queen Guenevere, and together they give in to their passion. Will this betrayal destroy Camelot and all for which it stands? This intimate new production promises to bring Camelot to new and thrilling life!

Run time approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission.



Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
December 15, 2022 – January 1, 2023
in the Center Theatre

Unwrap the magic of Christmas with this perfect holiday gift for the entire family!

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Based on the heartwarming classic film, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is a holiday favorite for the whole family. With a sparkling new book by David Ives and Paul Blake, the musical delight features such classic Berlin songs as “Blue Skies,” “I Love a Piano”, “How Deep is the Ocean”, and of course the perennial holiday favorite, “White Christmas”.

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas follows World War II veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis, who have a successful song-and-dance act. They follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to a Christmas stage show, and end up at the Vermont inn owned by their former army commander, General Waverly.

When Bob and Phil discover the General’s inn has fallen on hard times, they decide to put on a big show to draw in business. But will romance and misunderstandings stop the performance? Join us this holiday season when this classic Christmas story unfolds with unforgettable songs and joyous dance!

Run time approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission.



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MUSIC THEATER WORK | 2023 SEASON

Music Theater Works has officially announced the 2023 Season! The season launches with the Tony Award-winning musical comedy AVENUE Q, March 9 – April 2, 2023, followed by the classic PIPPIN, June 1 – June 25, 2023, then the hilarious antics of MEL BROOKS’ THE PRODUCERS, August 11 – August 21, 2023, the beautiful LERNER AND LOEWE’S BRIGADOON, October 19 – November 12, 2023 and the season concludes with the fan favorite SHREK: THE MUSICAL, December 21 – December 31, 2023.

Avenue Q
Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Book by Jeff Whitty
Based on an Original Concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
March 9 – April 2, 2023

Join the irreverent denizens of Avenue Q: part flesh, part plushy, people, puppets and all. Hilarious, charming and a little profane, Avenue Q will turn all expectations of acceptable discourse on its head. Follow the hero Princeton, fresh out of college, to his shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q which, it soon becomes clear, is not an ordinary neighborhood. Laughing out loud funny, toe-tappingly singable and full of warmth and humor, Avenue Q won the Tony for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, and now it’s going to win audiences’ hearts.

 

Pippin
Book by Roger O. Hirson
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
June 1 – June 25, 2023

The unforgettable score of Pippin has shown multiple generations how to forge your own path in the world. Imaginatively presented through multiple revivals of a young person’s journey to self, join Music Theater Works’ staging among the toys and games that defined our childhoods. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival with some of the most infectiously memorable music in the business by four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theater giant Stephen Schwartz.

 

The Producers
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Original Direction and Choreography by Susan Stroman
August 11 – August 21, 2023

A big Broadway show based on Mel Brooks’ classic film, The Producers sets the standard for giant production numbers and modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor. This hit won a record twelve Tony Awards when it premiered on Broadway.

 

Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Original Dances Created by Agnes DeMille
October 19 – November 12, 2023

Audiences will get lost in Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon with the hero, heroine and the wonderful residents of this mythical place singing such standards as “Almost Like Being In Love,” “Come to Me, Bend to Me” and “Heather on the Hill,” made famous by the classic MGM film and numerous productions, each more beloved than the last.

 

Shrek: The Musical
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Music by Jeanine Tesori
December 21 – December 31, 2023

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek: The Musical brings the favorite animated characters to life, from Fiona to Donkey to the Gingerbread Cookie’s ongoing fights with The Muffin Man. Winning Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book and Best Original Score, there’s more to this story than meets the ears.



2022 PAST PRODUCTIONS

La Cage Aux Folles
March 10, 2022 – April 3, 2022
in the North Theatre

So much fun, it’s hard to keep everything straight!

The winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, and recently Best Revival of a Musical, La Cage Aux Folles is a night full of belly-laughs! Based on the hit French farce that also inspired Hollywood’s The Birdcage, this Broadway smash has a hilarious book by Harvey Fierstein and a score by the king of show tunes, Jerry Herman (Hello, Dolly! and Mame). The Music Theater Works rendition of this classic is guaranteed to be one of the most entertaining productions of the year.

We will transform the theater into La Cage’s elegant St. Tropez nightclub complete with an onstage bar and surprises lurking at every turn. And when a non-traditional family’s future in-laws come for a visit, the truth comes out in the wildest of ways!

Starring RuPaul’s Drag Race headliner, Ginger Minj, and with costumes by Project Runway designer Justin LeBlanc, this is an event you cannot miss!

Be a part of the show! Diamond level seats are cabaret tables on the stage itself!
Tables accommodate 2 per table.

Run time approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission.


GINGERSNAP! A Photo-Op Meet & Greet with Ginger Minj

Friday, March 18 | Friday, March 25 | Saturday, March 26 | Friday, April 1 | Saturday, April 2
(All events after 8pm performance)

This one-of-a-kind add-on experience connects you with RuPaul’s Drag Race headliner, Ginger Minj! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to kiki with the self-professed, “glamour toad queen” as you learn all about her impressive career and her experience in La Cage Aux Folles. Take snatched pictures and ask questions about the show or Ginger’s career.

General Meet & Greet With Ginger Minj: $40.00
Group Q & A Post-Show
Photo With Ginger Minj

Premier Meet & Greet With Ginger Minj: $70.00
Group Q & A Post-Show
La Cage Aux Folles T-Shirt
Photo With Ginger Minj
La Cage Aux Folles Poster Autographed By Ginger Minj

To purchase online, you will find the add-on available in the cart page of the purchase process.


Disney’s The Little Mermaid
June 2, 2022 – June 26, 2022
in the North Theatre

Enter an immersive world that brings love and adventure together under the sea!

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Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic Disney animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a classic and beautiful love story for the entire family. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this Broadway gem will capture your heart with its irresistible song favorites, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.”

From the moment you step into the theater, this immersive production will make you feel part of Ariel’s world. When she disobeys her father, King Triton, and makes a deal with the evil witch, Ursula, Ariel thinks her dreams have come true. But when the bargain is not what it seems, Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull, and Sebastian the crab to save her true love and restore order under the sea.

Run time approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission.


Music Theater Works and The Courts of King Triton and Prince Eric present

Under The Tea
$36 (Adult Ticket) | $66 (Child Ticket – Up To 15 Years Old)

Music Theater Works transforms the North Theatre into a magical kingdom worthy of King Triton and his subjects.

Meet characters from Music Theater Works’ production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid while dining on a variety of delicious treats* and delightful teatime beverages specially curated by Prince Eric’s royal chef.

Child Ticket ALSO Includes Photo Opportunities With Characters** From Music Theater Works’ Production Of Disney’s The Little Mermaid And One Under The Sea Gift

*Nut-Free and Gluten-Free options available. | **Cannot guarantee a specific character by date (based on performer availability)

Event Dates
Sun, June 05 at 11:30am
Sat, June 11 at 11:30am
Sun, June 12 at 11:30am
Sat, June 18 at 11:30am
Sun, June 19th at 11:30am
Sat, June 25 at 11:30am
Sun, June 26 at 11:30am
Only 48 Seats Available Per Event

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June 2, 2022 – June 26, 2022