Richmond Civic Theatre

2016 – 2017 Stage One



Alice in Wonderland October 15-16, 2016, 2 pm School Day Performance October 14

Dramatized by Charlotte B. Chorpenning Based upon the book by Lewis Carroll By special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Directed by David Cobine Chasing the White Rabbit, Alice tumbles down the rabbit hole into Wonderland. She meets all its famous residents including the King of Hearts, Red Queen, White Queen, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Dormouse, Mad Hatter, March Hare, and Caterpillar. While in Wonderland, Alice learns that the only way to get where you want to go is by moving forward and not looking back.    

Stage One's Fundraiser Jingle ARRGH the Way! November 5-6, 2016, 2 pm School Day Performance November 4

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman Based upon an original by Melinda Long, author of How I Became a Pirate By special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide Directed by Leslie Bolser The How I Became a Pirate crew is back! A mysterious message left in the crow's nest of their ship brings Captain Braid Beard and his pirate mates back to North Beach to seek out young Jeremy Jacob to help solve a riddle and find the Christmas treasure. Favorite characters, a rollicking story, great songs, and a trip to the North Pole to find "you-know-who" make Jingle ARRGH the Way! a wonderful holiday show for the whole family.      


Disney's Aladdin, JR. February 18-19, 2017, 2 pm School Day Performance February 17

Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice Book adapted  and additional lyrics by Jim Luigs Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle Based on the screenplay by Ron Clements and John Musker, Ted Elliott, and Terry Rossio By special arrangement with Musical Theater International Directed by Ryan Shaw When the street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie, and more are here in Disney's Aladdin JR., a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem, and the power of love.    

Treasure Island April 22-23, 2017, 2 pm School Day Performance on April 21 at McGuire Hall

Based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson Adapted by R. Rex Stephenson By special arrangement with Family Plays Directed by Alisa Clapp-Itnyre Join Robert Louis Stephenson himself and his son Lloyd as they bring to life the classic tale in Lloyd's classroom along with his classmates and teacher. You'll see some of literature's most famous characters including Long John Silver, Jim Hawkins, Captain Bill, and Squire Trelawney. Be prepared to sail the seven seas with this swashbuckling crew as they search for buried treasure!