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January 17, 2020

2020/21 Season Picks for Colleges and Community Theatres


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From spring musicals to fall plays, Concord’s Licensing Department has been hard at work finding the best shows for your collegiate or community theatre season. Take a look at the list below to begin your season planning today.

Plays

  1. Blood Play by Oliver Butler, Hannah Bos, and Paul Thureen (Dark Comedy/3f, 3m)

  2. Bull in a China Shop by Bryna Turner (Comedy/5f)

  3. Butterflies are Free by Leonard Gershe (Comedy/2f, 2m)

  4. Collapse by Allison Moore (Comedy/2f, 2m)

  5. End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter (Drama/1f, 3m)

  6. Faceless by Selina Fillinger (Drama/2f, 3m)

  7. The Faculty Room by Bridget Carpenter (Dark Comedy/1f, 5m)

  8. August Wilson’s Fences by August Wilson (Drama/2f, 5m)

  9. The Hatmaker’s Wife by Lauren Yee (Comedy/3f, 3m)

  10. Imogen Says Nothing by Aditi Brennan Kapil (Comedy/2f, 7m)

  11. Meteor Shower by Steve Martin (Comedy/2f, 2m)

  12. Nature’s House by Donal Davoren and Frank Nelson (Dramatic Comedy/5f, 4m)

  13. Race by David Mamet (Drama/1f, 3m)

  14. Sunset Baby by Dominique Morisseau (Drama/1f, 2m)

  15. Ken Ludwig’s Three Musketeers by Ken Ludwig and Alexandre Dumas (Comedy/4f, 8m)

Musicals

  1. Amelie by Craig Lucas, Nathan Tysen, Daniel Messe, and Jean Pierre Jeunet (Comedy/5f, 7m, 1 girl)

  2. Bye Bye Birdie by Lee Adams, Charles Strouse, and Micheal Stewart (Comedy/6f, 5m)

  3. A Chorus Line by Marvin Hamlisch, James Kirkwood, Michael Bennett, Nicholas Dante, and Edward Kleban (Comedy/9f, 10m)

  4. Dreamgirls by Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen (Drama/4f, 4m)

  5. Fun Home by Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori, and Alison Bechdel (Drama/4f, 2m, 1 girl, 1 boy)

  6. In the Heights by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes (Comedy/6f, 6m)

  7. Johnny Manhattan by Robert Lorick and Dan Goggin (Comedy/7f, 7m)

  8. Kiss Me, Kate by Cole Porter, Samuel Spewack, and Bella Spewack (Comedy/3f, 7m)

  9. The Light in the Piazza by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel (Drama/4f, 4m)

  10. Meet Me in St Louis by Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane, Hugh Wheeler and Sally Benson (Dramatic Comedy/7f, 5m)

  11. The Sound of Music by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse (Dramatic Comedy/7f, 4m, 5 girls, 2 boys)

  12. The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers by Lori Fischer and Don Chaffer (Comedy/2f, 2m)

  13. Starlight Express by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Stilgoe and David Yazbek (Comedy/4f, 4m)

  14. A Taste of Things to Come by Debra Barsha and Hollye Levin (Comedy/4f)

  15. The Wild Party by Michael John LaChiusa, George C. Wolfe, Joseph Moncure March (Drama/7f, 8m)

  16. The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg, Herbert Stothart, Peter Howard, Larry Wilcox, and John Kane (Dramatic Comedy/3f, 5m, 16 any gender)

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(photo: Joan Marcus)