Conejo Players Theatre, the longest-running community theatre in the Conejo Valley, is excited to announce its 2018 Season -- celebrating its amazing 60th anniversary year!
Tickets for the following shows at www.conejoplayers.org or call the Box Office at 805.495.3715. The theatre is located at 351 S. Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks.
March 23 - April 15, 2018
Based on Voltaire’s classic story with music by Leonard Bernstein, Candide is a fast-moving musical that travels through “the best of all possible worlds” with intrigue and seduction from Germany to Spain. Pirates and raging seas; gold, jewels, and debauchery; love and passion lost; trial by inquisition; escape to the new world; abundant riches found; return to Paris and Venice ... and love reunited. In other words: an adventure of music, dance, and laughter where frivolity flirts with danger at every turn! (rated PG.)
Into the Woods Jr.
April 21 - 29, 2018
Be careful what you wish for as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical. Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters – Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
May 18 - June 9, 2018
Winner of the 2001 Tony® Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outer Critics Circle Award and Outstanding Revival of a Play. Kirk Douglas played on Broadway as a charming rogue who contrives to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution rather than in a prison.
West Side Story
July 20 - August 19, 2018
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.
Is He Dead?
September 14 - October 6, 2018
Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor's prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Now a rich "widow," he must find a way to get out of a dress, return to life, and marry Marie.
Guys and Dolls
November 16 - December 16, 2018
Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, GUYS AND DOLLS is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler, Nathan Detroit, tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they've been engaged for fourteen years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler, Sky Masterson, for the dough, and Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown, as a result.