2015 - 2016 Season


 

Main Stage
 

Sister Act
Alluvion Stage Company - Tower Theater

 

Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime. She is put in protective custody in one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood. Come celebrate new beginnings!

  • September 18, 19, 25, 26, October 2*, 3 - 7:30 p.m.
  • September 19, 26, October 3 - 2:00 p.m.
  • September 20, 27~, October 4 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale Friday, August 17 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children 12 years of age or older.
 

The Velveteen Rabbit
 Alluvion Stage Company - Tower Theater

 

Though the most modest toy in the nursery, the Velveteen Rabbit earns the love of a young boy and learns about the joys and pain of becoming "Real." Margery Williams' classic book springs to magical life in this enchanting musical about love, loss and self-esteem, with music by the composer of the smash Off-Broadway revue I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE. Come celebrate childhood!

  • October 15, 16, 17* - 7:30 p.m.
  • October 17 - 10:00 a.m.
  • October 17 - 2:00 p.m.
  • October 18~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • October 16 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7080 for more information)
  • October 16 - 1:00 p.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7080 for more information)
  • Tickets go on sale Friday, August 31 at 1:00 p.m.
    • Ticket Prices:
      Regular admission - $8
      School performance - $5
      Season subscribers - $5
  • Recommended for children of all ages.
 

Twelfth Night
Academic Performance

 

The play, written by William Shakespeare, is a romantic comedy.  A twin brother and sister are separated in a shipwreck in the Adriatic Sea.  Each goes to seek his/her fortunes in the kingdom of Illyria, believing the other dead.  Mistaken identity causes confusion, which leads to zany antics. Come celebrate restoration!

  • October 30, 31, November 6*, 7 - 7:30 p.m.
  • November 7 - 2:00 p.m.
  • November 1, 8~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale Monday, August 31 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children 8 years of age or older.
 

Meet Me In St. Louis
Academic Performance

 

Based on the 1944 MGM film and book by Sally Benson, MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS tells the story of a happy family’s life as they anticipate the wonders of the 1904 World’s Fair and how their love and respect for each other is tempered with genuine humor. This classical musical comedy contains memorable musical numbers such as “The Trolley Song,” “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” and “Skip To My Lou.” Come celebrate Christmas!

  • December 4, 5, 11*, 12 - 7:30 p.m.
  • December 5, 12 - 2:00 p.m.
  • December 6, 13~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale August 31 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children of all ages.
 

Brigadoon
Academic Performance

 

BRIGADOON tells the story of two New Yorkers, the dreamer Tommy Albright and the world-weary Jeff, who stumble onto the enchanted village of Brigadoon while hiking in Scotland. Under the spell of a “miracle” designed to keep the village forever pure, the town materializes for one day each century. On this day, Tommy finds true love. Familiar tunes such as “Almost Like Being in Love,” “Come to Me, Bend to Me,” and “The Heather on the Hill” are featured in this timeless romantic classic. Come celebrate romance!

  • February 19, 20, 26*, 27 - 7:30 p.m.
  • February 20, 27 - 2:00 p.m.
  • February 21, 28~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale January 4 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children of all ages.
 

Steel Magnolias
Academic Performance

 

Written by Robert Harling, “Steel Magnolias” is about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. Together these six women share their secrets, fears, and love for one another while engaging in hysterical neighborly gossip in their local hair salon. From weddings to divorces, babies to funerals, new beginnings to happy endings, they share each moment in their lives with grace, determination, and perfectly coiffed hair. When tragedy strikes, they seek the familiar comfort of Truvy’s Salon for solace and the support that carries them through. Come celebrate Women’s History Month!

  • March 25, 26, 31, April 1*, 2 - 7:30 p.m.
  • March 26, April 2 - 2:00 p.m.
  • April 3~ - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tickets go on sale January 4 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children 12 years of age or older.
 

Beauty and the Beast
Alluvion Stage Company - Tower Theater

 

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self, but time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is considered Disney’s finest work. Come celebrate family!

  • April 29, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 12*, 14 - 7:30 p.m.
  • April 30, May 7 - 2:00 p.m.
  • May 1, 8~, 15 - 3:00 p.m.
  • May 4, 11 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7080 for more information)
  • Tickets go on sale January 4 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children of all ages.
 

Henry V
Summer Shakespeare

 

Henry V is one of Shakespeare’s greatest historical verse-dramas. In this Elizabethan classic, Shakespeare focuses on Henry V’s preparations before the Battle of Agincourt and his conquests afterward. Following the death of his father, young Hal must live down his reputation as a wild, rash young man and gain the trust of his people. His past is not the only thing standing in his way; however, Henry also must face the belligerent French army and a charming French princess. Come celebrate victory!

  • May 26-28, May 30*- June 1 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Liberty University's Tower Theater
  • General Admission: $10 ($8 for Season Ticket Holders)
  • Talkback for this show will be on 5/30, following the performance
  • Tickets go on sale January 4 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Recommended for children 10 years of age or older.
 

A * indicates a Talkback performance. At the conclusion of these performances, there will be an open Q&A with the director, designers, and selected actors. Talkbacks are free and open to the public. You are not required to attend the production to attend Talkback.

A ~ indicates an ASL interpreted performance. Please contact the University Ticket Office for ASL seating information.

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