The Spreckels Theatre Company of Rohnert Park has officially announced their schedule of shows for the 2018 – 2019 season. A total of six productions are planned for the year with three planned for the Bette Condiotti Experimental Theatre and three planned for the 550-seat Nellie W. Codding Theatre. In run order, the season consists of:
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time — The 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Play will run in the Condiotti Theatre from September 7–30 and is to be directed by Main Stage West’s Elizabeth Craven.
The Addams Family Musical — The 2010 Andrew Lippa musical was last seen in the North Bay in 2014 and is scheduled to run October 12–28 on the Codding Stage. Carl Jordan will direct with Lucas Sherman providing musical direction.
The Tailor of Gloucester — This adaptation of the Beatrix Potter short story was originally commissioned by Petaluma’s Cinnabar Theater in 2004 where it was produced annually through their Youth Program for three years. It will be Spreckels’ holiday offering and will run November 23 – December 16. Direction will be by Michael Ross with musical direction by Janis Dunson Wilson, who wrote the music for this adaptation.
Hamlet — To see, or not to see? That is the question. The Shakespeare classic will run February 1–17, 2019 in the Codding Theatre with Keith Baker in the title role and will be directed by Sheri Lee Miller.
Barbeque Apocalypse — This 2014 comedy that mixes steak and survivalism runs March 29–April 20, 2019 in the Condiotti Theatre and will be directed by Larry Williams.
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella — Spreckels closes out their season with the Rogers and Hammerstein classic. Originally written for television in 1957, it didn’t hit Broadway until 2013. It hits Rohnert Park from May 10–26, 2019 and will be directed by Sheri Lee Miller with music direction by Paul Smith.
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