The Laguna Playhouse has announced it 2016-2017 season:
All Shook Up
July 6 – August 7, 2016 (Press Opening July 10)
Book by Joe DiPietro
A newcomer’s rock ‘n’ roll attitude shakes up an Eisenhower-era town in this Broadway musical featuring the best of Elvis Presley.
Billy & Ray
October 5 – October 30, 2016 (Press Opening October 9)
Written by Mike Bencivenga
Directed by Michael Matthews
They plot to kill in Double Indemnity, but Raymond Chandler and Billy Wilder nearly killed each other in the making of this classic film noir.
Sleeping Beauty and her Winter Knight
December 7 – 30, 2016 (Press Opening December 9)
Broadway and TV stars perform in this interactive musical fairy tale, presented by Lythgoe Family Productions and with comedy, magic and pop music sure to delight children of all ages. The British holiday tradition of Panto dates to the 1700s and mixes classic fairy tales, family-friendly magic, and modern pop songs.
January 11 – February 5, 2017 (Press Opening January 15)
Written by Christian O’Reilly
Directed by David Ellenstein
A crazy cat lady. A lonely dog owner. This tale of two devoted pet owners reminds us it’s never too late to fall in love.
March 1 – March 26, 2017 (Press Opening March 5)
Written by Hershey Felder
Directed by Trevor Hay
Hershey Felder as the composer of Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and 1812 Overture. At the age of 53, Russia’s most famous composer was dead. And to this day, the how and why is still a mystery.
King of the Road: the Roger Miller Story
April 19 – May 14, 2017 (Press Opening April 22)
Book by Cort Casady & Mary Miller; Music by Roger Miller
Directed by Andrew Barnicle
This World Premiere is the true story behind the wisecracking country star and Tony-winning Broadway composer (Big River), Roger Miller.
The Absolute Brightness of Leeonard Pelkey
May 31 – June 25, 2017 (Press Opening June 4)
Written and performed by James Lecesne; Original Music by Duncan Sheik
Directed by Tony Speciale
The darkness surrounding a boy’s disappearance is illuminated by memories of his brilliant spirit in this one-man show.