“Little Women: The Musical” – February 18 through March 6

Join the Fredericksburg Theater Company as they celebrate another season. FTC’s production will be “Little Women: The Musical”. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel, this exhilarating musical follows the adventures of the sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March as they grow up in Civil War America.

All performances are on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at The Steve W. Shepherd Theatre, 1668 Highway 87 South. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5.50 for youth 18 and under, and can be purchased on line at the FTC website.

FTC Presents “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” – February 22 to March 10

Rome will never be the same! In this inspired musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim with the book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, boy wants girl, slave wants freedom, and Roman war hero wants…. the same girl.

Inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus, the musical tells the bawdy story of love, mistaken identity, class warfare and the search for family – with all the masquerades, deceptions and blackmailing going wrong at every turn1

This Tony Award winning musical is a classic of the stage and was the subject of a 1966 film. Don’t miss the laugh-filled trip to ancient Rome presented by the Fredericksburg Theater Company at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 Highway 87 South. Tickets are available online and at the Box Office, 306 E. Austin Street. Call 830-997-3588 for more information.

“Godspell” – February 17 to March 4

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “Godspell”, the groundbreaking musical based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew that showcases the parables of Jesus through clowning, pantomime, charades and vaudeville.

Don’t miss this riveting and entertaining musical with its unique reflection on the life of Jesus and its message of kindness, tolerance and love.

Fredericksburg Theater Company Box Office is at 306 E. Austin Street. The Steve W. Shepherd Theater is at 1668 Highway 87 South. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 2 PM.

Classic Christmas Cinema at Fredericksburg Theater Company – December 5

Join Fredericksburg Theater Company after the Christmas Parade at the Fredericksburg Theater Company for an evening of carols, popcorn, cocoa, wassel and holiday snacks. Our feature film on the big screen and in glorious Technicolor will be “White Christmas” starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye! Proceeds will benefit the Fredericksburg Theater Company. At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S. US Hwy 87.

7:30 – 10:30 pm. $10 adults; $8 children. Call (830) 997-3588 for more information.

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “Little Shop of Horrors” – March 7-9

4_LittleShop_PwrPt-683x1024A hapless florist, a blood-thirsty plant, a Greek chorus of doo-wop singers and the search for fame, fortune and love create an innocent-looking “Little Shop of Horrors” – and a riotously funny musical by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman that will make you scream . . . with laughter. At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S. US Hwy 87. Tickets available online or at 830-997-3588.

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2 pm.

FTC’s “1940s Radio Hour” – December 13 to 23

Take a step back to the glory days of radio with the Fredericksburg Theater Company’s latest production, “The 1940’s Radio Hour” that takes the stage Thursday, December 13, through Sunday, December 23, at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater. The drama set during the beginning of World War II will also feature the Sentimental Journey Orchestra. Show times are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

“Inspecting Carol” by Fredericksburg Theater Company – December 9-18

What better way to spend the holidays than with a play that will have you rolling in the aisles.

It’s Christmas time and a small theater is preparing to bring “A Christmas Carol” to its holiday stage.

At auditions, in walks an unknown actor who is mistaken for an informer for the National Endowment of the Arts. The troupe is put into high, farcical gear as they bend over backwards to accommodate the bewildered wannabe actor who is given a role in the holiday production.

Everything that can go wrong goes wrong, hilarity is piled upon hilarity, and the Christmas holiday will never be seen the same way again by this struggling troupe – nor by our audience! Perfect anytime, this is a special family treat at Christmas.

Performance Schedule:
Weekends December 9 – 18

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
Sundays at 2:00pm

Tickets: Available for sale beginning Monday, November 28th
$20 for adults, $5.50 for youth 18 and under

Fredericksburg Theater Company Box Office -306 E. Austin Street
Stev W. Shepherd Theater – 1668 Highway 87 South

Please call the box office (888-669-7114) for information on group pricing. Visit www.fredericksburgtheater.org for tickets.

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “The Foreigner” – April 13 to 29

A fishing lodge, a “foreigner” who understands “nothing” and loose tongues are all hooked by circumstance in this wildly funny farce that sets up an incredible climax in which things go uproariously awry for the “bad guys” as the “good guys” emerge unscathed and triumphant.

Fri and Sat at 7:30 PM; Sun at 2 PM.

The Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 Hwy 87 S.

For ticket information, please call (830) 997-3588 or visit the FTC website.

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “Lost in Yonkers”

A poignant coming of age story of Jay and his younger brother Artie as they spend a year with their stern grandmother and her dysfunctional family. Despite living above Grandma’s candy store, there is nothing but bittersweetness in this tale of growing up lost in Yonkers. Tickets available online or by phone. At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S. US Hwy 87.

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2 pm. $20 adults; $5.50 youth 18 and under. At the door $25 adults; $7.50 youth 18 and under.

For more information call (830) 997-3588

FTC Presents “The Glass Menagerie” – September 9-25

Tennessee Williams is one of the pillars of post-WWII theater and is considered one of America’s best dramatists. In this gripping masterpiece, Williams is at his best exploring the dynamics between parent and adult children, between siblings, and between dreams and reality.

Set in the 1930s Tom relives, with the audience, a specific memory in his life dealing with his controlling mother, Amanda, and his fragile sister Laura. His mother desperately wants her children to achieve success, but can’t give them the freedom to flourish.

A mother’s smothering love brings this fragile family to its shattering climax.

This production will be directed by Bob Straus, Assistant Director Kevin Judson.

The Steve W. Shepherd Theater is at 1668 Highway 87 South.

Performance Schedule:
Weekends: September 9 – 25th, 2011
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
Sundays at 2:00pm
* In honor of September 11, there will be no performance on that Sunday.

* Special “Talk About” performance on Thursday, September 22nd at 7:0pm
Tickets for this performance are $25 for adults and $5.50 for youth 18 and under.
Education group/School group pricing for this performance: $1.00 for students (5 student minimum). Group must make reservation together. Individual reservations will not qualify for special pricing.

Additional special education group discounts are available. Please contact the FTC office for additional information (888-669-7114 or 830-997-3588).

Tickets: Available for sale beginning Monday, August 29th
$20 for adults, $5.50 for youth 18 and under. Tickets may be purchased online or at the Box Office, 306 E. Austin Street.

Please call the box office (888-669-7114) for information on group pricing