Chico Theater Company
January 11 – February 9
GREASE is one of the most popular musicals ever performed!
Danny and Sandy reunite after a summer of love only to deal with peer pressure, coming of age and high school woes. The Pink Ladies and T-Birds sing and dance their way through the school year along with Patty Simcox, Eugene, Miss Lynch and of course, the dashing Teen Angel! The stage will light up with classic songs like Summer Lovin’, Greased Lightning, Beauty School Dropout, Magic Changes, and Look At Me I’m Sandra Dee. Don’t miss the fun! GREASE is the word!
March 1 – March 16
HEAVEN CAN WAIT is both humorous and heartwarming!
Pro Boxer Joe Pendleton arrives in Heaven sixty years too early when his ‘escort’ pulls him from his body prematurely. Miss Jordan is tasked with finding a new body for Joe. When Joe sees pretty Bette Logan, he wants to help her so he assumes the body of a man who is wealthy but eccentric. He soon discovers that the wife and her boyfriend are trying to murder him even as Joe trains to climb back into the boxing ring. This heavenly comedy proves that love wins and HEAVEN CAN WAIT…
April 12 – May 11
SHREK is fantastical, fanciful and fun! The family will enjoy it!
A grumpy Ogre named Shrek sets out to save his swampland when it is overtaken by outcast fairy tale characters. He soon gets more than he bargained for after he meets a spunky fast-talking Donkey and is thrust into a world of surprise. Lord Farquaad tasks him with rescuing the beautiful Princess Fiona from a tower guarded by a Dragon. When Shrek finds his Ogre heart is softening they all lived happily ever after. Don’t miss SHREK or you’ll be green with envy!
June 7 – June 29
FOREVER PLAID is a truly memorable trip back to the 50’s!
The Four Plaids were killed in an accident on the way to a gig in 1964. When they are reincarnated 26 years later, they get one night to sing and dance in the concert that they never got to give in life. The Plaids delight with four-part harmonies as they sing a bevy of beloved 1950’s pop hits such as Cry, Lady of Spain, Heart & Soul, Perfidia, Chain Gang, Rags to Riches, Shangri-La, 16 Tons and many more. FOREVER PLAID will have you tapping your toes, laughing out loud, and humming right along.
July 19 – August 17
The popular musical SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN is full of humor, dancing and a cavalcade of great songs!
1920′s Hollywood is the setting for this light-hearted romantic comedy about when talking motion pictures came to Hollywood. The extremely popular screen duo of Lockwood and Lamont is in trouble when the studio discovers that Lina’s voice won’t work in the ‘talkies’. With great classic songs like Make ‘em Laugh, Lucky Star, Fit as a Fiddle, Good Mornin’ and SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, this show is a wonderful and fun evening of entertainment!
September 6 – September 21
BAREFOOT IN THE PARK is loaded with laughs and love.
Newlyweds Paul and Corie are at odds. He is a straight laced lawyer and she is a free and easy spirit. When Corie’s mother shows up six days into their honeymoon, tensions run high. The couple decide to play matchmaker when they invite their eccentric neighbor Velasco to dinner. The sparks fly and laughs abound as Paul and Corie’s new life together spins into craziness. Love conquers all as Paul and Corie lose their shoes and walk BAREFOOT IN THE PARK.
October 11 – November 9
LEGALLY BLONDE is a fast-paced laugh out loud musical comedy that will have you tapping your toes.
Fashionable but ditsy Elle Woods has her life turned upside-down when her boyfriend dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law and get ‘serious’ about his life. Determined to get him back, Elle charms her way into Harvard but struggles with her ex-boyfriend, professors and peers. Soon, Elle realizes her potential and proves herself to the world. Watch as the LEGALLY BLONDE Elle bends, snaps, and sings her way through this unforgettable show!
December 6 – December 21
WHITE CHRISTMAS is a great holiday show, an audience favorite!
World War II Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance show. In search of romance, the two follow a duo of singing sisters to a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by their former army commander. The dazzling Irving Berlin score features well known standards including Blue Skies, I Love A Piano, How Deep Is the Ocean and White Christmas. An uplifting musical, WHITE CHRISTMAS is a great holiday show for the entire family to enjoy.