October 2, 3, 9 & 10 , 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
October 4 & 11, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Director (Debut) : Scotti Mesarchik
Producer: Stacy Barnhouse
Cambridge Performing Arts Centre is a non-profit 501 (3) (c) Organization
2016-2017 Productions coming soon
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.
Aug 21-23 and 28-30, 2015
DISNEY’S BEAUTY & THE BEAST JR – Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty And The Beast JR. Featuring songs from the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this stage version includes music by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. Produced with special permission from Music Theatre International (MTI). Bring on our youngest actors (ages 6 to 16 years) to tell the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.
The Big FIVE OH!
October 2-4, 9-11, 2015
THE BIG FIVE-OH! – A comedy by Brian Mitchell. Produced by special permission with Heuer Publishing. Whoever said life is better after fifty had better be right! George Thomas is turning fifty on Saturday and it has been a terrible week. His dog is sick, his son is a slacker, and his daughter wants to marry a Republican. With a neurotic wife and a widowed neighbor providing more challenges than even George can overcome, this may be the worst week of his life. Through these trying days, George will discover the wonders of family, the responsibilities of parenthood, and the results of his latest physical. This comedy is a hilarious, sometimes touching account of a grown man coming to terms with his age, his relationship with his son, and his future. It is the story of a middle-aged man finally growing up.
Halloween Knightly Tales
October 30, 31, Nov 1, 2015
KNIGHTLY TALES – HALLOWEEN VERSION – Sir Eugene the Rogue takes you back to the days when bards traveled across kingdoms bringing tales of adventure to castles, fairs, and villages. He has prepared special stories in tune with the Halloween season. Delivered in the flavor of the days of gallant knights and ladies in waiting, Sir Eugene enthralls audiences with his animated renditions of spooky tales. A great treat for the whole family! Sir Eugene would like to invite patrons to come in costume (Renaissance or Halloween theme) to the theatre to add to the enjoyment of all. Please, for safety reasons, no full face masks will be permitted in the theatre.
Nov 13-15, 2015
SHERLOCK HOLMES – Another wonderful adventure of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson is brought to Cambridge, OH by local playwright, Anne Chlovechok. This show is one weekend only and not to be missed! The new mystery is afoot!
A Christmas Carol the Musical
December 4-6, 11-13, 2015
A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE MUSICAL – Music and lyrics by Jimmy Calire; adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens by J. B. White. Produced by special permission from Jimmy Calire. Come enjoy a musical rendition of the traditional tale of miserly Scrooge visited by deceased partner, Jacob Marley, and three other ghosts on Christmas Eve to warn him of his future. Charming musical numbers lead the audience with Scrooge through childhood, happier times, sadness, and future dread. Once again, this timeless classic, brings us from “Bah! Humbug!” to “God Bless Us, Every One!”
April 1-3, 8-10, 2016
SNOOPY!!! – Based on the comic strip “PEANUTS” by Charles M. Schulz; Book by Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, Warren Lockhart, Arthur Whitelaw and Michael L. Grace; Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Hal Hackady. Produced by special permission from Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc. This is no April fool’s joke, SNOOPY!!! is the best! This family fun musical brings all the favorite “Peanuts” characters to the stage again. Musical numbers include The Big Bow-Wow, Don’t Be Anything Less (Than Everything You Can Be), Where Did That Little Dog Go and Daisy Hill. The series of effervescent vignettes, songs and dances, involves the audience in the entertaining world of these five-year-olds and their furry friend.
Shrek the Musical Jr.
June 10-12, 17-19, 2016
SHREK THE MUSICAL JR – Music by Jeanine Tesori; Book and Lyrics by David LindsayAbaire Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig. Produced with special permission from Music Theatre International (MTI). In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits, runaways who’ve been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wise-cracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a task – if he rescues feisty Princess Fiona from the Dragon-guarded tower, his swamp will be returned to him. But, a fairy tale wouldn’t be complete without unexpected twists and turns along the way.