Gallery Players 70th Season Productions
book by Harvey Fierstein, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and music by Alan Menken
March 2-17, 2019
Inspired by a true story and based off the 1992 Disney film,Newsies tells the story of newspaper boys in 1899 who make a meager living selling newspapers on the city streets. After a newspaper cost hike at the expense of the newspaper boys, one of them, Jack Kelly, plus an independent newspaper owner Katherine Plummer, organize a strike against the big publishing companies.
book by Isobel Lennart, lyrics by Bob Merrill, and music by Jule Styne
December 8-23, 2018
Follow the semi-biographical story of beloved comedienne and Broadway star Fanny Brice. As she waits for her husband to return from prison, the star of Ziegfeld Follies reflects on her life and her rise to fame. This hit musical is full of Broadway classics such as “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” “People,” and “Sadie, Sadie, Married Lady,” that will be sure to stick in your head.
book by William Finn and James Lapine and music and lyrics by William Finn
October 13-28, 2018
Falsettos is a hilarious and profound look into a large, modern, dysfunctional, yet loving Jewish family in New York in the 1970s. With mixed and matched love triangles and non-traditional family values, it has become a Broadway classic.
Suggested for mature audiences due to mild profanity and adult themes.