CONEJO PLAYERS THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS 2012 SEASON!

The Conejo Players Theatre is pleased to announce its’ 2012 Season. As always, the Players strive to provide a variety of productions selected to suit everyone’s taste and expand our patrons’ theatrical experience. The 2012 Season offers some well-known classics, family favorites, new classics and something for the kiddies! Won’t you join us and experience the joy that only live theatre can bring?!

 

Cheaper By The Dozen - show logo

Adapted by Sherman Sergel
From the book by Frank Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing

PERFORMANCE DATES:                    
Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM
January 13th through February 4th, 2012 

PLOT SUMMARY: Suppose you're an attractive high school girl and you're not only a member of a large and unique family but your father is, in fact, one of the great pioneers of industrial efficiency. Then suppose he decides, for no apparent reason, to apply his unorthodox methods to you and to the rest of your big family. The results are terribly embarrassing, funny and—it must be admitted—extremely effective! This funny and touching tale is sure to delight families of all shapes and sizes.

 

Singin' In The Rain show logo               

 Based on the MGM Film
Screenplay by Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Songs by Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed
Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International

 PERFORMANCE DATES:                       
Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM
March 16th through April 14th, 2012

PLOT SUMMARY:  1920's Hollywood is the setting for this zany, light-hearted romantic comedy about the early days of sound film, when many a movie studio found itself scrambling to salvage the career of its chipmunk-voiced silent picture star. The MGM classic has been faithfully and lovingly adapted, with each unforgettable scene present and accounted for, including the show stopping title number, complete with an onstage rainstorm! 

 

The Man Who Came To Dinner show logo 

By Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service

 PERFORMANCE DATES:                       
Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM
May 11th through June 2nd, 2012

PLOT SUMMARY:  Having dined at the home of the Stanleys, Sheridan Whiteside slips on their doorstep and breaks his hip, necessitating a tumultuous six weeks of confinement. Join the Stanleys as ex-convicts are invited to meals, transatlantic calls bring a $784 phone bill, penguins take residence in the library, an octopus moves into the cellar, 10,000 cockroaches take over the kitchen… And then there’s the mysterious mummy case… The Man Who Came To Dinner is sure to provide an uproarious good time! 

 

 Peter Pan show logo

Musical Based on the Play by James M. Barrie
Music by Mark Charlap & Jule Styne
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French

PERFORMANCE DATES:                       
Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM
July 13th through August 11th, 2012

PLOT SUMMARY:  This classic story of the boy who won’t grow up is a delightful high-flying family spectacle! Fly away with Peter, Tinkerbell, and the Darling children to a place where children can fly and exciting, frightening adventures happen every day. Pirates, fairies, natives, and Lost Boys abound in this thrilling escapade!

 

Bad Seed web logo

By Maxwell Anderson
From William March’s novel
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service

 PERFORMANCE DATES:                       
Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM
September 14th through October 6th, 2012

PLOT SUMMARY:   Colonel and Christine Penmark’s daughter, Rhoda, is sweet, charming, full of old-fashioned graces, loved by her parents, and admired by all her elders… but Rhoda's mother has an uneasy feeling about her. And then one of Rhoda's schoolmates is mysteriously drowned at a picnic - the boy who won the penmanship medal that Rhoda felt she deserved. Is Rhoda the good girl they thought she was, or is she truly a Bad Seed? 

 

 Miss Saigon show logo

Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg
Lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and Alain Boublil
Orchestrations by William D. Brohn
Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International & Cameron Mackintosh Ltd.

PERFORMANCE DATES:                       
Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM
November 16th through December 15th, 2012

PLOT SUMMARY:  In the turmoil of the Vietnam War, an American soldier and a Vietnamese girl fall in love, only to be separated during the fall of Saigon. They struggle to find each other over the years, the young girl determined to provide a fighting chance to the child the soldier never knew he had. This modern retelling of Puccini's “Madame Butterfly” is an intensely personal story of the losses we suffer and the sacrifices we make in a world gone mad.

TO ORDER TICKETS:                 

 Go online to www.conejoplayers.org or call the Box Office, 805/495-3715

Thank you in advance for your assistance in promoting this production.

LUCIEN C. JERVIS

Lucien C. Jervis, Media Director

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