Ivoryton Playhouse announces its 2022 Season

 

STAR OF FREEDOM
World premiere of a new musical
Based on the concept album “Exodus” by Jeff Blaney – Music and lyrics by Jeff Blaney; Book by Lawrence Thelen
Thursday, April 7 – Sunday, May 1, 2022
Combining the lilting melodies of Irish folk and the soulful music of the African American community in the 1800s, Jeff Blaney, a Connecticut native, has conjured up a new vision of America from two very different immigrant experiences. Travel with Sean and Chloe as they cross this great, new land in search of a home.

NATIVE GARDENS
By Karen Zacarias
Thursday, May 19 – Sunday, June 12, 2022
What divides us and what do we share? A love of gardening, maybe? It is said that fences make for good neighbors but in this case, it just makes things worse. Frank Butley’s symmetrical rows of pruned shrubs or Tania Del Valle’s unruly, organic native garden? Which will win when gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in this hilarious new comedy of good intentions and bad manners.

 

 

SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ
The Songs of Leiber and Stoller
Words and Music by Mike Leiber and Jerry Stoller
Thursday, June 30 – Sunday, July 31, 2022
This Grammy® Award-winning and Tony Award®-nominated smash, made history as Broadway’s longest-running musical revue. Featuring 40 of the greatest songs of the past century, including show-stopping classics like “On Broadway,” “Stand by Me,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hound Dog,” “Love Potion No. 9,” “Spanish Harlem,” “Yakety Yak” and “Charlie Brown,” it celebrates the music of the legendary songwriting duo, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Their generation-defining songs provided hit after hit for icons like Elvis Presley, Ben E. King, The Coasters, and The Drifters.

 

 

 

RING OF FIRE
The Music of Johnny Cash
Created by Richard Maltby, Jr. — Conceived by William Meade
Thursday, August 11 – Sunday, September 11, 2022
The Man in Black is Back! From the songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and the healing power of home and family. More than two dozen classic hits—including “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and the title tune—performed by a multi-talented cast, paint a musical portrait that is a foot-stompin’, crowd-pleasin’ salute to a unique musical legend!

 

 

THE GREAT GATSBY
adapted for the stage by Simon Levy
Thursday, September 29 – Sunday, October 23, 2022
Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire, passionately pursues the elusive Daisy Buchanan. Nick Carraway, a young newcomer to Long Island, is drawn into their world of obsession, greed and danger. A beautifully crafted interpretation of the 1925 novel which defined the Jazz Age, Simon Levy’s play captures the breathtaking glamor and decadent excess of the 1920s.

 

 

 

WINTER WONDERETTES
Created by Roger Bean
Thursday, November 17 – Sunday, December 18, 2022
The Wonderettes are back! This seasonal celebration finds the girls entertaining at the annual Harper’s Hardware Holiday Party. When Santa turns up missing, the girls use their talent and ingenuity to save the holiday party! Featuring ’60s versions of holiday classics such as “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” and “Winter Wonderland,” the result is, of course, marvelous! This energetic and glittering holiday package is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages. 

Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street, PO Box 458, Ivoryton, CT 06442 Subscriptions available now.

Tickets go on sale March 1, 2022 – www.ivorytonplayhouse.org – 860.767.7318

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