2022 Season Announced by Middletown Lyric Theatre

March 4-12, 2022
Directed by Charley Shafor

Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions and the arrival of her estranged sister. How much of her father’s madness – or genius – will Catherine inherit?

SHOWTUNE: Celebrating the Words and Music of Jerry Herman
April 22-30, 2022
Directed by Charley Shafor

Prepare yourself for a slice of musical theatre heaven. Showtune delivers everything that its title promises… and then some! No  lyric is left unsung. Familiar tunes from such illustrious titles as Hello Dolly, Mame, and La Cage Aux Folles will be stuck in your  head long after this charming show ends.

June 17-25, 2022
Directed by Charley Shafor

He’s young, he’s broke, his landlord’s knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby. To make matters even more desperate, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a run-down, small-town Florida bar. When the bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, Casey finds that he has a whole lot to learn about show business and himself.

Aug. 19-27, 2022
Directed by Josiah Miller 

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it. This version contains new music arrangements and a new shall we say, sexy twist on an old favorite.

Oct. 14-22, 2022
Directed by TBA

A North Carolina U.S. senator makes an off-the-cuff comment to a blogger that gets leaked on “the Twitter,” calling into question the senator’s stance on guns and God.  As his devoutly Christian wife and liberal Jewish campaign manager try to contain the damage, this look at how religion influences politics and how politics has become a religion is simultaneously funny, heartbreaking, and uplifting.

Dec. 9-17, 2022
Directed by Charley Shafor

This original cabaret will feature music from, That Time of the Year a musical revue of all-original Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s songs. There will also be dancing, traditional carols and storytelling. This cabaret is sure to spark your holiday spirit no matter which holiday you celebrate.

For more information visit www.middletownlyric.org.


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