This hilarious new musical is the tale of Buddy, a young orphan who crawled into Santa’s bag and made his way to the North Pole. He grows up unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making skills force him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy travels to New York City to find his birth parents and learn his true identity. Based on the beloved holiday film, this musical is sure to make you laugh and warm your heart!
YULETIDE AT THE YUCCA “Dancing In Celebration Of The Season.” Friday, December 7th at 7:00PM and Saturday, December 8th at 1:30PM. Performances by: Aloha O’ Hawaii Dance Group, Ballet Folklorico from the Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland, and MCT’s Pickwick Players. Yucca Theatre, 208 N Colorado (Downtown Midland). The Box Office is located at Midland Community Theatre 2000 W. Wadley, open Tuesday - Friday, Noon to 5:00PM.
A brilliant and beautiful young woman named Belle feels out of place in her simple French village and longs for adventure. When her father finds himself imprisoned in a mysterious castle, Belle’s attempt to rescue him lands her in the clutches of the Beast, a monster who was trapped in his hideous form by an enchantress. The enchantress gave the Beast an enchanted rose that would bloom for many years. If he could learn to love another and earn her love in return by the time the last petal fell, then the spell would be broken. If not, he would be doomed to remain a beast for all time. Perhaps Belle could be the one to break the spell, but who could ever learn to love a beast?
When Christopher discovers the neighbor’s dog has been slain, it is assumed by many that he is responsible. Christopher has a unique mind and is phenomenal at math, while being ill-equipped to handle the social interactions of everyday life. To prove his innocence, he decides to investigate the dog’s demise. Along the way, his investigation leads him to discover not only who was responsible for the dog’s passing, but secrets within his own family that forever change his world. Awarded both the Tony and the Olivier awards for Best Play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime is a powerful and stunning examination of what it means to love and the sacrifices one makes to do so.
In the late 1940s, a sleepy little South Georgia town called Second Samuel is in turmoil. It was the summer Miss Gertrude, one of the town’s oldest citizens, passed away. She was beloved by all in the town and when her deepest, darkest secret is revealed, everyone begins to not only re-evaluate their perception of Miss Gertrude, but their own beliefs and prejudices. Told through the unbiased eyes of the town’s simple minded and good-natured citizen, B Flat, Second Samuel is sure to make you laugh while providing a deep message that will surely move every audience member.
A group of middle-aged men reunite for a “guys’ weekend” in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and reminisce about old times. Despite divorce, unemployment, and health problems among the group, their spirits are still high until Jessie, the wife of their absent friend Adrian, shows up in his place. What follows is an epic battle of wits and stamina. Will the men win their right to an all-out guy fest, or will woman come out on top? Come and see this battle of the sexes style comedy unfold!
Jack Kelly and his team of newsboys make their living selling newspapers on the city streets. When the price of papers is raised, Jack and his friends decide to take matters into their own hands a “seize the day.” With the help of a young newspaper reporter named Katherine Plummer, the Newsies for a union and organize a strike against the greedy publisher of the New York World. Inspired by the true story of the 1899 Newsboys Strike, this musical presented by the Pickwick Players captures the strength that young people have when they stand up against injustice!
There’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park! Jeannie is an agoraphobic, Dr.Phil-loving shut in who hasn’t left her trailer in years due to a tragedy in her past. But when Pippi, “the stripper on the run” moves in and tries to come between her and her tollbooth collector husband, Jeannie has to find the strength to go outside her comfort zone and overcome her fears! Throw in a jealous ex-boyfriend and a Greek chorus of trailer park residents to watch and comment on all the action and you have a laugh-out-loud riot that’s sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!
Based on the classic novel by Mary Shelley, Frankenstein tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, grief-stricken by the death of his mother, begins a series of unorthodox experiments and learns the secret to creating life. With this knowledge, he brings life to The Creature, a large hideous humanoid. It’s not long before Victor regrets his work and seeks to undo what he has done. A timeless tale of what it means to have humanity, Frankenstein is sure to enthrall audiences as it has for the last two centuries.
Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two cable-access cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for years, ever since Larry Biddle dated one and married the other. When circumstances put them together on the same TV show, the insults are flung harder than the food! Will Dolly’s long-suffering TV-producer son, Stephen, be able to keep them on track? Shenanigans that rival cult shows like Maury Povich and Jerry Springer follow in this laugh-out-loud comedy!
Horton the elephant discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton decides he must protect the speck of dust on a nearby clover, while at the same time protecting an abandoned egg left to him by Lazy Mayzie la Bird. Horton tries to convince the other animals in The Jungle of the existence of the Whos, but he is ridiculed and put on trial for insanity. Will his true and loyal friend, Gertrude McFuzz, be able to save him? Join The Cat in the Hat as he takes you through the beloved world of Dr. Seuss in this fun and heart-warming family musical!
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