2019 Theatre Under the Stars
The Music Studio of Warrensburg and Phoenix Productions
Theatre Under the Stars!
Thank you Warrensburg for coming out and supporting our 2018 season at Theatre Under the Stars! We are excited to be moving our summer outdoor productions downtown starting in 2019!!! Through the courtesy of First United Methodist Church, Theatre Under the Stars will take place in the paved parking area between FUMC and our studios! With more parking in a well-lit public area, we look forward to providing a better experience for our audiences.
2019-20 Season Shows Are Set!PURCHASE TICKETS
Thanks to members of our 2018 casts who took time out of their lives to participate in a script reading group as well as the input from our audiences this past summer, we identified six shows that became our finalists for the 2019 production season.
We listened to the feedback from our cast members, production team, and parents after the season closed. As a result, we have decided to take a break from The Sound of Music in 2019 and plan to bring it back again in 2020. In addition, we are going to spread out our season over a greater number of weeks and give the kids time off between productions in favor of inviting performing groups from outside our area to visit and perform!
We are excited to announce our 2019-20 Season which will include…
Everyone’s favorite story team, Gerald and Piggie along with their friends The Squirelles, Delivery Dog, and Ice Cream Penguin will enchant your child in this one hour musical adventure just for kids. You never know what will happen when these two team up! You can bet that there will be lots of fun, but (oh no!) what if they have a … disagreement? Or a quarrel? Of, dare I say it, some kind of tragic accident that leads to a predicament with unintended consequences!?!?!
Join us in our Black Box Theatre to find out this May!
Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, Jr. – June 13, June 14, June 15 All performances at 7:30 pm
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.
Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York’s Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends – Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo – have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape – with the help of some prodigious penguins – to explore the world.
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.
With these lovable characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, Madagascar JR. we have no doubt that you will want to “Move It, Move It!”
Curtain time for Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr will be at 7:30 pm so children of all ages can “move it, move it” and not be late for bedtime!!!
Disney’s Frozen Jr. – June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 Showtimes: Thursdays, 7:30 pm; Friday/Saturday 8:30 pm
The Music Studio of Warrensburg is proud and honored to be one of the first amateur theatrical studios to be granted a license to present Disney’s Frozen Jr.! Join us this summer for a trip to the kingdom of Arendelle and the story of Elsa and Anna.
The enchanting modern classic from Disney coming to Warrensburg! Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.
A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!
Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr. (Fall, 2019 – Check back for dates!)
It’s 1922 in New York City, and a young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the Big Apple in search of a new life. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. Millie’s wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage, and the man she actually falls in love with doesn’t have a dime to his name – or so he tells her. What’s a small town girl to do?
Filled with fun flappers, dashing leading men and a villainess audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie JR. is a high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston!
Mulan Jr. (February, 2020 – Check back for dates!)
What’s a young girl with dreams and aspirations to do when traditions dictates that she be what girls are supposed to be? Travel back with us to ancient China to find out!
Lots of action and laughs as Mulan disguises herself as a young man and enlists in the military and ultimately saves all of China and the Emperor himself! With Mushu and her ancestors guiding her, Mulan’s story is an inspiration for kids everywhere to be who you were born to be.
HOLIDAY SHOWS, TOO!
Join us in December for our annual productions of Ebenezer – a new musical by Sam Stokes – and A Charlie Brown Christmas. Ebenezer will again grace our Black Box Theatre stage the first Saturday in December. We’ll also be back at the First United Methodist Family Life Center for Charlie Brown Christmas in December, too!
Ticketing and Show Information
Curtain time each night is dusk or as early as stage lighting is effective. In general we strive to start the show each evening by 8:45 p.m. Most shows run approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes with intermission. NOTE: Due to the show’s appeal to younger children, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr will start at 7:30 pm. Thursday night performances of Frozen JR will start at 7:30 pm.
Tickets are available in advance from any cast member, online at www.tututix.com/tmsow, or at the theatre. Tickets for all shows are $10.00 per person. Children under the age of 12, $5.00 per person.
Being an outdoor theatre, we are subject to the whims of Mother Nature. In the event of rain-out, tickets will be honored at any other show of your choosing during the summer season. Tune into 1450 KOKO for rain-out information when weather threatens the area. Start time may be delayed up to 30 minutes if storms are expected to be clear of the area by that time. All decisions to delay, postpone, or cancel a performance are made with the safety of our cast and crew members as our priority.
Tickets are non-refundable but may be exchanged for another performance by bringing them to the ticket kiosk prior to any show.