Conejo Players Theatre 2019 Season

Conejo Players Theatre kicks off its 61st Season – featuring 11 sure-to-please productions; three more than ever before!   

Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA  91361

To purchase tickets, or for more information, call the Box Office at 805-495-3715 or visit www.conejoplayers.org.

  

To Kill a Mockingbird January 18 – February 9

Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD opens in a sleepy Alabama town in the midst of the Great Depression. Timeless and lingering, this hard-hitting work explores prejudice, compassion, and the courage to do what’s right. ~ RATED PG

Sweeney ToddMarch 1 – 24

SWEENEY TODD has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded eight Tonys® (including Best Musical) for its Broadway premiere. This tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat has simultaneously shocked, awed, and delighted audiences across the world.

High School Musical Jr., April 5- 14

Disney Channel’s smash hit movie musical comes to life. Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities. The shows infectious, danceable songs are sure to engage performers and audiences alike.

Avenue QMay 3- 12

AVENUE Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named PRINCETON who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets KATE (the girl next door), ROD (the Republican), TREKKIE (the internet sexpert), LUCY THE SLUT (need we say more?), and other colorful types who help PRINCETON finally discover his purpose in life! PG-13

Don’t Dress for DinnerMay 31 – June 22

Don’t Dress for Dinner centers around Bernard and Jacqueline, a not-so-happily married couple. As Jacqueline prepares to go out of town to visit her mother, Bernard invites his mistress and Robert, his best friend (and also Jacqueline’s lover, unbeknownst to Bernard), over for the weekend. He’s even hired a Cordon Bleu chef to cater the evening. Jacqueline discovers Robert is coming to town and cancels her trip, causing Bernard to panic. When Robert arrives, Bernard asks him to pretend Suzanne is Robert’s mistress. Robert mistakes the chef (Suzette), for Bernard’s mistress (Suzanne), producing a highly complicated dinner of hilarious hijinks, secret trysts and slapstick comedy.

ProofJuly 12 – 21

Catherine has inherited her late father’s mathematical brilliance, but she is haunted by the fear that she might also share his debilitating mental illness. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, David Auburn’s Proof is a passionate, intelligent story about fathers and daughters, the nature of genius, and the power of love.

Sweet CharityAugust 16 – Sept 8

Sweet Charity follows the romantic trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine, “a girl who wanted to be loved.” When she meets Oscar, a neurotic, shy actuary seemingly from another world, will she finally find true love at last? One of the most famous shows by legendary director/choreographer Bob Fosse and with a laugh-a-minute script by the incomparable Neil Simon, every audience is destined to fall in love with Charity’s limitless spirit, as she lives life “hopefully ever after.”

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jr., Sept 21 – 29

the story centers around an eccentric inventor named Caractacus Potts who, with the help of his children Jeremy and Jemima, sets about restoring an old race car from a scrap heap. Soon, they discover the car has magical properties including the ability to float and take flight. However, trouble occurs when the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself.

Much Ado About MurderOctober 11 – 13

In MUCH ADO ABOUT MURDER, rich but rotten Carlton Larraby enjoys punctuating the lives of his family with macabre little surprises. His latest joke is a Halloween party with everybody dressed as a character from Shakespeare. When the play begins, the bored guests have arrived and wait impatiently for their host to show up, unaware that he has been gruesomely bludgeoned to death in his study. Since this is an audience-participation play, the murder is revealed to the audience before the characters of the play even know about it! ~RATED PG

PippinNovember 8- December 1

As told by a traveling troupe of actors led by the cunning and charming Leading Player, Pippin is the story of a young prince, heir to the throne, who is searching for his own “corner of the sky.” Pippin returns from university certain that he will find a fulfilling purpose in life. As encouraged by the Leading Player, Pippin dabbles in bloody battle, licentious and lusty sexual entanglements, and saavy political maneuvers, only to discover that true happiness is more complicated than he thought. With infectious tunes by Stephen Schwartz and classic choreography from Bob Fosse, Pippin is both a humorous allegory about growing up and a dark tale of the danger of false appearances and empty promises.

Miracle on 34th StreetDecember 6-15

In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain’s main store in midtown Manhattan. When Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity.

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