The Dancing Princesses
Performances Weekends June 24 – July 30, 2017 .
The Summer Theatre of New Canaan presents the world premiere of an exciting new musical, The Dancing Princesses. Based off of the fairytale
The Twelve Dancing Princesses, the story begins with an enchanting mystery for the kingdom to solve – why the young princesses awake exhausted each morning with their shoes worn through. Out of concern for her daughters, the strict queen forbids the kingdom from sleeping until the mystery is solved.One suitor who discovers the answer to the mystery with the help of some magic from a Gypsy woman, finds that all is not as it seems and that there is more to these princesses than meets the eye. Come see this contemporary new musical to discover how the princesses, the suitor, and the queen journey together to find a better understanding of who they really are and who they ought to be.
Running time about 1:15 with intermission.
Singin’ in the Rain
Performances July 6 – 30
Thu – Sat 8pm, Sun at 4pm
Waveny Park, New Canaan CT
Preview Performances July 6, 7 at 8pm
Opening Night July 8 at 8pm
BETTY COMDEN and ADOLPH GREEN
NACIO HERB BROWN and ARTHUR FREED
Melody Meitrott Libonati
Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film,
by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Inc.
Music published by EMI, all rights administered by
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
(Original Movie Choreography by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen)
Produced by Arrangement With Maurice Rosenfield, Lois F. Rosenfield and Cindy Pritzker, Inc.
Singin’ in the Rain is considered the “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” by many musical theatre critics. This stage version is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, from their original award-winning screenplay. Each unforgettable scene, song and dance is accounted for, including the show-stopping title number, complete with an onstage rainstorm! Hilarious situations, snappy dialogue and a hit-parade score of Hollywood standards make Singin’ in the Rain the perfect entertainment for any fan of the golden age of movie musicals. A great feel good time will be had by all!
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Written by: Oliver Emanual
Weekends July 15 – July 30
(mornings or early afternoon)
Robin Hood, with his band of brothers are seeking to rid the land of evil and return hope to the mistreated. It’s a tale that’s been told a thousand times – although never quite like this.
Remarkably, two actors perform all the roles with exuberance, athleticism, and heart. See heroes and villains, sword fights and surprises, love and loss. Robin Hood shoud keep each child (and adult) on the edge of their seat, howling as two amazing performers tell this story.
Recommeded for ages 6 up, but younger children can enjoy.
Running time about an hour with intermission.