201-18 CPCC Theatre Schedule
Based on the best-selling novel, and developed by the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade) and Marsha Norman ( The Secret Garden, The Color Purple), The Bridges of Madison County captures the lyrical expanse of America’s heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question” “What if…?” Just like the Meryl Streep film of the same name, this sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross will leave audiences breathless. With a soaring score and a heartbreaking story, The Bridges of Madison County is a touching and powerful start to CPCC Theatre’s 2017/18 Season.
CPCC Theatre is proud to bring Arthur Miller’s classic American play The Crucible to the Pease stage. Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play. This exciting drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of our contemporary society. “The devil has returned to Broadway with the power to make the strong tremble. Be afraid, be very afraid.” The N Y Times
CPCC Theatre is excited to bring Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony awarding winning musical Evita to the Halton stage for the first time. With a strong cast of characters torn from the fiery pages of Latin American history, Evita represents one of Lloyd Webber’s most-beloved scores, combining Latin, jazz, pop and more traditional influences. With such well known songs as “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, “Buenos Aires” and “Another Suitcase, In Another Hall, Evita has captured audience’s hearts around the world.
On Golden Pond is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. This touching, funny and warmly perceptive study of a spirited and lovable elderly couple facing their twilight years received some of the most powerful critical and popular acclaim of any new playwright’s debut in Broadway history. “On Golden Pond is a work of rare simplicity and beauty, and in Thompson our theatre has found a fresh new voice.” —NY Daily News. “…a rare and memorable theatrical experience…” —Variety. “What courage it must have taken for Mr. Thompson in the 1970s to write a play with so much affection in it!” —The New Yorker.
Season Tickets on sale Mid July. Single tickets September 1st.