The Stage Company

The Stage Company proudly opens its 2017-2018 season on Friday, October 13, with No Bones About It! The lively new musical about a barbecue competition, young love, and past romance. Tickets are now available online!

No Bones About It cast members, from L to R: Seated, James Allen and Samantha Ridenour. Standing, Aubrianna Rathunde, Bennett Speith, Kaleb Triplett, Brent Sherrard, and Lori Creamer. Photo by Shay Miller.

R.E. and Sandy’s Catering of Cobden will offer $8 plates with pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, and baked beans on Fridays and Saturdays, from 6 to 7:15 pm before performances. Note: the cost of the BBQ plate is NOT included in the price of show tickets.

No Bones About It, music by Paul Libman, Book and Lyrics by Dave Hudson

Directed by Brandyn McGhee, Music Director, Rebecca Newburn

It’s a barbecue competition between rival families and recipes; sauce vs. rub. Star-crossed lovers, saucy moments aplenty, spicy repartee, mouth-watering tunes, with a hint of Romeo and Juliet on the menu.

October 13-15 & 19-22
Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2 pm

Tickets $15/Students $8
All tickets $7 on Thursday, October 19

The Game’s Afoot – Or, Holmes for the Holidays, by Ken Ludwig

Directed by Tricia Burns

Life imitates art in this rollicking murder mystery! An actor has mastered his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes on stage, but can he duplicate the performance when murder comes calling at his house for the holidays? (Comedy/Murder Mystery)

Sponsored by WSIU

December 1-3 & 7-10
Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2 pm

Tickets $15/Students $8

All tickets $7 on Thursday, December 7

Agnes of God, by John Pielmeier

Directed by Kevin Purcell

A classic, searing drama that presents the three main characters and the audience with an intense exploration of the nature, depth and meaning of faith, all in service to a dark investigation into the birth and death of an infant. (Drama)

February 9-11 & 15-18
Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2:00 pm

Tickets $15/Students $8

All tickets $7 on Thursday, February 15

Almost Identical, Written and Directed by Vincent Rhomberg

A funny and fast-moving farce tells the story of twins who accidentally begin to inhabit each other’s lives, a development that builds a hilarious house of cards – a house that comes crashing down on all involved. (Comedy/Farce)

April 13-15 & 19-22
Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2:00 pm

Tickets $15/Students $8

All tickets $7 on Thursday, April 19

J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit, Dramatized by Patricia Gray

Directed by Susan Harrocks

Bilbo the Hobbit has to leave the comfort of his home to recover an important treasure, an, in the spirit of the ages-old story of the “quest,” off we go on a fun and wonder-filled adventure of intrigue and discovery.
(Family/Children)

Sponsored by Cristaudo’s Cafe, Bakery and Catering

July 13-15 & 19-22
Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2:00 pm

Tickets $15/Students $8

All tickets $7 on Thursday, July 19