DCT 2019-2020 Season
Steel Magnolias – by Robert Harling – (Sept. 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 2019)
Truvy’s salon is THE place for ladies to have their hair done in Chinquapin, LA. Lifetime friendships are formed and strengthened as these witty women share life’s milestones, triumphs, and tragedies. Laughter, tears, and laughter through tears are all experienced in this beautiful story.
Directed by Nancy Chumbley
Romeo and Juliet – by William Shakespeare – (Nov. 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 2019) –
The classic tale of star crossed love comes to the stage, but with a bit of a southwest twist.
Directed by Betty Kay Seibt and Bonnie McCormick
The Humans – by Stephen Karam – (Jan. 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2020) –
This Tony award-winning drama features the Blake family as they gather for Thanksgiving in a run-down NY apartment. It brilliantly explores the shared issues that families face together in modern day America.
Directed by Caleb Norris and Andrea Ray
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum – Book by Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Based on the plays of Plautus, Originally Produced on Broadway by Harold S. Prince – (Mar. 27, 28, 29 & Apr. 2, 3, 4, 5, 2020)
A fast-paced, musical comedy takes situations from 2000-year-old stories, adds the energy of vaudeville, and the plot twists and mistaken identity of farce to create one hilarious show. The clever slave, Pseudolus, plots to earn his freedom by winning the hand of a lovely courtesan for his young master and ends up in quite a few tangled schemes in the process.
Blithe Spirit – by Noel Coward – (Jun. 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 2020)
When a socialite and novelist, Charles Condomine, enlists an eccentric medium to conduct a séance to gather information for a new book, the ghost of his first wife is inadvertently summoned. Life becomes hilariously difficult for Charles as she continuously strives to disrupt his current marriage.
Directed by Richard Dennis
Mamma Mia! – Music and Lyrics by BENNY ANDERSSON, BJÖRN ULVAEUS, And some songs with STIG ANDERSON, Book by CATHERINE JOHNSON – Originally Conceived by JUDY CRAYMER – (Aug. 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 2020)
A young woman endeavors to determine the identity of her father on the eve of her wedding. The story unfolds with ABBA’s timeless songs, exuberant dance, and loads of laughter. A feel-good celebration of love and friendship.
Beaujolais & More – (Nov. 21, 2019) – Denton’s very own celebration of the grape and the best party in town! Beaujolais Nouveaux wine is flown all over the world from France each year, and over 20 of Denton’s finest restaurants and caterers provide some of their most delectable delicacies to sample. Additional wine and craft beer tastings also available. Treat yourself to an evening of nibbling and sipping while supporting the Campus Theatre – at the Denton Civic Center.
A Tuna Christmas – by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard (Dec. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15) –
The triumphant return of Buster Maloney and Justin Harmon as ALL the colorful characters in Tuna, TX. Yuletide festivities highlighted on local radio station OKKK include the annual lawn-display contest and a Christmas play in danger of having no electricity.
Directed by Donna Trammell and Buster Maloney
The Who’s Tommy – Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend, Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon, Originally Produced on Broadway by Pace Theatrical Group and Dodger Productions with Kardana Productions (Jun 26, 27, 28 & Jul 3, 4, 5, 2020)
Exhilarating rock musical based on the 1969 concept album The Who’s Tommy where a young traumatized boy appears to be unable to hear, see, or speak. As an adolescent he develops an amazing ability to play pinball, overcomes his trauma and becomes a famous “pinball wizard”. For mature audiences. Adult subject matter.
Directed by Sean Frith and Brad Speck
Black Box Shows
Wait Until Dark – By Fredrick Knott, Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher – (November 1, 2, 3, 2019) –
In this heart-stopping thriller, a sinister con-man is sure he has the upper hand against a blind woman who has hidden something he desperately wants back. But when he is forced to play a deadly game of cat and mouse by her rules, in the dark, he may have met his match.
Directed by Bryan Thomas Patrick
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead – By Tom Stoppard – (March 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 2020)
Two rather hapless minor characters from Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet, tell their story. The complexities of life keep them perpetually confused. A humorous, yet thoughtful look at human existence.
Directed by Micha Marie Stevens
Lucky John – By David Harper & Andy Mullins – (May 29, 30, 31, 2020)
In this family friendly, mini-musical comedy a man returns home after 7 years to see his mother. His journey involves encounters with various obstacles and questionable characters.
Directed by Dave Harper
“Lucky John” is a mini-musical comedy. It’s a loose adaptation of one of the more obscure Brothers Grimm short fables originally entitled “Hans in Luck”.
“Lucky John” is a story of a man who after working 7 years hard labor takes his pay (a lump of gold) and returns home to see his mother. On his journey home he encounters various obstacles and questionable characters. The play is almost G rated and very family friendly.
Time Stands Still – By Donald Margulies – (July 31 & August 1, 2, 2020) – A photojournalist and a foreign correspondent make a difference in a crazy world by telling the toughest stories together. Once away from the dangers of war, they examine their relationship. Adult language and themes.