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.

Mamma Mia!
August 19-29, 2021

Book by: Catherine Johnson
Lyrics and Music by:  Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus

CREATIVE TEAM
Director:  Justin Brill

Music Director/Conductor:  Linda Madonia
Choreographer:  Shanna VanDerwerker

ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget with MUSIC THEATER WORKS!

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

 


 

Ragtime
October 29 – November 7, 2021

Book by:  Terrence McNally
Music by:  Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics:  Lynn Ahrens

CREATIVE TEAM
Director:  Stacey Flaster

Music Director/Conductor:  Roger Bingaman
Choreographer:  Jon Martinez

Single tickets on sale later this year!

Music Theater Works brings this 13-time Tony Award-nominated musical with its rich, award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens – the lyricist and composer duo behind Once on This Island and Seussical to its stage. Ragtime, based on the E. L. Doctorow, tells the unforgettable story of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a young, daring Harlem musician living during the early years of the 20th century. Showcasing the great struggle that accompanies the American Dream and featuring some of the most well-known figures of the time, Ragtime tells the tale of three different individuals who desire a brighter future but must unite to achieve their goals.

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

 


 

Billy Elliot
December 23 – January 2, 2021

Book and Lyrics by:  Lee Hall
Music By:  Elton John

CREATIVE TEAM
Director:  Kyle A. Dougan, Producing Artistic Director
Music Director/Conductor:  Linda Madonia

Choreographer:  Clayton Cross

Single tickets on sale later this year!

Boasting a Tony Award and an Olivier Award for Best Musical, Billy Elliot is based on the 2000 international smash-hit film and features a score by music legend Sir Elton John. Billy Elliot is an inspirational story about the power of being true to yourself, the unity of family, and the coming together of a community backgrounded by the UK miners’ strike in 1984. From the bleak, muggy streets of northern England to the bright stage lights of a London stage and a brighter tomorrow, Billy Elliot tells the story of a boy’s desire to express himself through dance and is the inspirational story about the power of being true to yourself, the unity of family and the coming together of a community during the UK miners’ strike in 1984.

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

 


Past Productions:

Legends of the 50s & 60s: Greatest Hits
June 18-27
CREATIVE TEAM
Co -Directors:
Kyle A Dougan, Producing Artistic Director
Martin L Woods

Join Music Theater Works for an evening filled with beloved hits from the 50s and 60s. This flashback performance features the songs made famous by iconic names like Buddy Holly, Doris Day, Aretha Franklin, The Supremes, The Temptations, Elvis, and many others. This concert is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face and help you remember your favorite memories from the past and introduce these hits to a new generation.

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