Broadway musicals have had an array of subjects ranging from gang wars to alley cats to man-eating alien plants. Chess the Musical takes a two-person intellect driven board game and uses it as the backdrop for drama, rock music and romance.
The Old Town Temecula Community Theater is about to have some enchanted evenings, when Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Tony Award-Winning musical, South Pacific takes the stage May 26th through June 12th; presented by the Temecula Valley Players.
The Fine Arts Network Theatre Company, in association with the Temecula Preparatory School’s Patriot Players, present Edges: A Song Cycle on select dates in April and May at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater.
Hold on to your wallets because gangsters, gamblers and showgirls are about to take over the Inland Empire, when the Tony Award-Winning Musical, Guys and Dolls, comes to the Old Town Temecula Community Theater on April 10th through May 1st.
It is often said that the recently renovated Old Town Temecula Community Theater is the shiniest jewel in our city’s cultural crown and, with offerings ranging from dance to live music to family entertainment, the theater’s line up for the month of November is just as sparkling as ever.
Presented by OTTCT resident company, the Temecula Valley Players, Fiddler on the Roof was first performed on Broadway in 1964, only to be revived numerous times on stage as well as in film; receiving critical acclaim and numerous of awards and accolades.
“Shrek: the Musical” is a singing and dancing retelling of the journey of title hero and his talking donkey best friend to save the beautiful Princess Fiona from the evil Lord Farquaad. Without giving too much of the plot away, it ends with everyone living (spoiler alert) happily ever after. Now the Broadway hit comes to our own backyard when the City of Temecula Youth Musical Theater brings “Shrek: the Musical” to the Temecula Valley High School Golden Bear’s Auditorium this week.
Based on Charles Addams’ one-panel comic strip about an usual family of frights, “The Addams Family” television show first premiered in 1964. Although it only ran for two seasons, the show, with its creepily catchy theme song and crazy cast of characters, has made an indelible mark on pop culture. The antics of Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, and their wacky extended family have been reproduced, and imitated, on television and in film for decades. And now they have been put to music.
This is the first time in four years that Pechanga Resort and Casino has hosted a Broadway-style musical. The Pechanga performances of “Les Misérables” are being staged by Riverside County’s Theatre Royal, they are directed by Scott King and include Temecula Valley residents in the cast, including local fourth grader, Jasmine Carlton, in the role of young Cosette.
First published by Random House in 1992, the Junie B. Jones children’s book series illustrates the challenges faced when navigating the harrowing halls of elementary school. A new musical brings author Barbara Park’s beloved characters to life in “Junie B. Jones: The Musical,” at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater.