Announcing HATTheatre’s Mainstage 24th Season!

By | August 14, 2016

Additional details at hattheatre.org

This season is all about shows that take us back to times where wonderful things happened.

OCT. 14-16
Wonderful World, Beautiful People:
a look back on the songs from the 60’s & 70’s that defined a generation; of love, hope, and the surety that together we can make the world a better place. Helping to celebrate Cultureworks’ ARTOBER.

FEB. 10-25
Bill W. and Dr. Bob
by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey
Directed by Scott Wichmann, with Chris Hester and Michael Hawke in the title roles.
Part of The Acts of Faith Festival

Bill W. and Dr. Bob recounts the true story of Bill Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith, two men whose friendship ultimately led to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous. Together with their wives, Lois Wilson and Anne Smith, who went on to develop Al-Anon, their discoveries have touched and saved countless lives since the program’s inception. Bill W and Dr. Bob debuted in 2007 with an award-winning run Off-Broadway before moving across the country with record-breaking performances in over 30 states in the U.S, Australia, Canada, and England.

JUNE 16 & 17, 23-25
Is There Life After Highschool?
by Jeffrey Kindley, Craig Carnelia, and Ralph Keyes

Directed by Julie Fulcher-Davis

Is There Life After High School is a “memory” musical loosely inspired by Ralph Keyes’ best-selling book of the same name, and focuses on nine adults attending a school reunion and reminiscing about their days in the schoolyard, good and bad, the missed opportunities and the lessons that life has taught them. Funny yet bittersweet, this charming musical explores the love/hate relationship that most adults have with their memories of high school. Were you student council president or the captain of the football team? Perhaps you were a band geek or head cheerleader. Or maybe the only one who couldn’t find a prom date. Relive those funny and poignant days with this musical from Broadway’s 1982 season.

With a wonderful soft-rock score, take a trip back with us to those halcyon days where anything was possible and the future was ours for the taking as we remember the joy, the laughter, and the angst of what it was like to go through high school.

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