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2020 Season Announced by La Comedia Dinner Theatre

LAC_logoNUNSENSE
January 23 – February 16, 2020
For the first time in 25 years, the (surviving) Little Sisters of Hoboken will host their hilarious talent show on the La Comedia stage! Get in the habit of laughing, because this over-the-top musical will restore your faith in the power of comedy!

THE KING AND I
February 20 – April 5, 2020
One of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s finest works returns to our stage for the first time in 21 years from February 20 – April 5, 2020. Featuring such classic songs as “Getting To Know You,” “Whistle A Happy Tune,” and “Shall We Dance,” THE KING AND I remains an American musical masterpiece that is not to be missed.

FOOTLOOSE
April 9 – May 24, 2020
“Let’s Hear It For The Boy,” “Almost Paradise,” “Holding Out For A Hero,” and “Footloose” are just some of the smash hit songs from the classic musical score and soundtrack.

THE LITTLE MERMAID
June 4 – July 26, 2020
Our stage will transform into a magical kingdom “Under The Sea” next summer! This production is sure to thrill the whole family.

WAIT UNTIL DARK
July 30 – September 13, 2020
For the first time ever on our stage comes the white-knuckle thriller that will have you sleeping with the lights on. First performed on Broadway in 1966, the 1967 film adaptation starring Audrey Hepburn is considered one of the most gripping thrillers of all time.

JEKYLL & HYDE
September 17 – November 1, 2020
The Broadway hit version of the epic struggle between good and evil makes its La Comedia debut next year.

A CHRISTMAS STORY the Musical
Nov. 5-Dec. 31
Ralphie Parker returns to our stage in the musical version of the classic 1983 movie.

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SHREK the Musical Runs June 20-Aug. 11

LAC_Shrek logoSHREK the Musical
La Comedia Dinner Theatre
June 20-Aug. 11
[Springboro]

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure that brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage. Featuring all new songs, beautiful sets, and amazing costumes, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.

Great fun for the whole family, Shrek is the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero.

  • Thu-Fri, June 20-21 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, June 22 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, June 23 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, June 27-28 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, June 29 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, June 30 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Fri, July 5 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, July 6 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, July 7 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, July 11-12 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, July 13 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, July 14 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, July 18-19 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, July 20 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, July 21 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, July 25-26 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, July 27 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, July 28 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, Aug. 1-2 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, Aug. 3 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, Aug. 4 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, Aug. 8-9 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, Aug. 10 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, Aug. 11 at 10:30am & 5:30pm

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Auditions Announced for DISASTER at La Comedia Dinner Theatre

LAC_logoLa Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, Ohio, is holding auditions for its upcoming production, of DISASTER on Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:00 A.M. at 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, Ohio.

SEEKING: ADULTS & CHILD

  • CHAD: 25-45 Handsome Man, pretends to be a player but actually heartbroken.SCOTT: 25-40 Goofy nerd who wants to be cool.
  • TED: 30-50 Disaster expert, dry, serious professorial type.
  • TONY: 40-60 An unscrupulous, attractive, and sometimes charming schemer
  • MAURY: 50-65 Loveable and jolly, dedicated husband
  • MARIANNE: 30-40 Attractive, focused journalist but also insecure.
  • JACKIE: 30-45 An aging, but sexy showgirl now a lounge singer, dumb but honest, Goldie Hawn-esque.
  • SISTER MARY DOWNEY: 30-50 Awkward, judgmental Nun with a gambling addiction. Good comedic actress.
  • SHIRLEY: 50-65 Loveable and jolly, dedicated wife.
  • LEVORA VERONA: 30-50 Flamboyant, glamorous, faded disco diva. Pushy and sassy.
  • ENSEMBLE: Men and Women to play various roles.
  • BEN/LISA – 10-13 year old boy or girl who also plays their twin sister or brother. Honest and direct. This role will be double cast.

Prepare 16 bars of a Disco number. Bring sheet music in appropriate key. Be prepared to dance.
Please provide a current headshot and resume.

Director/Choreographer is Chris Beiser
Rehearsals begin August 26, 2019. Performances September 12 – November 3, 2019.
Questions call Kris Byerly @ 937-746-4554 ext 241.
Non-equity.

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NEWSIES Runs April 18-June 9

LAC_Newsies logoNEWSIES
La Comedia Dinner Theatre
April 18-June 9
[Springboro]

This Disney film turned Tony-winning Broadway hit inspires everyone to fight for what’s right and seize the day.

Set in turn-of-the century New York City, NEWSIES is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions.

Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, NEWSIES features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” “Newsies” is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family.

  • Thu-Fri, April 18-19 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, April 20 at 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, April 25-26 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, April 27 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, April 28 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, May 2-3 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, May 4 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, May 5 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, May 9-10 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, May 11 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, May 12 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, May 16-17 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, May 18 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, May 19 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, May 23-24 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, May 25 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, May 26 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, May 30-31 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, June 1 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, June 2 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Thu-Fri, June 6-7 at 10:30am & 5:30pm
  • Sat, June 8 at 5:30pm
  • Sun, June 9 at 10:30am & 5:30pm

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Auditions Announced for MADAGASCAR JR. at La Comedia Dinner Theatre

LAC_logoSave the date for the auditions for our production of MADAGASCAR JR.

Saturday, March 30th, La Comedia (765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio 45066) is holding auditions for our production of “Madagascar Jr.”

Kids ages 7-17, start getting your audition song ready!

Pick a song that highlights your special talent and bring sheet music (16 bars) for the piano accompanist.

Times of auditions are TBA.

Our all-new Broadway Star Academy provides a unique opportunity for students ages 7 – 17 to experience a more advanced theatre workshop and perform in two live performances of MADAGASCAR: A Musical Adventure Jr.

The cast will be posted on April 3 and roles must be accepted with registration and payment by April 10.
Auditions are free. If cast in the show, cost is $210 (includes T-shirt).

Rehearsal Dates: July 8 – 10, 13, 15-17, 20, 22-24
Monday – Wednesday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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