Racine Theatre Guild to Return for its 84th Year of Performs and Musicals

From the Racine Theatre Guild: 

Eighteen months following closing their doors because of to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Racine Theatre Guild (RTG) has announced ideas for their 2021 – 2022 time to start out in December 2021. Moving into their 84th period, the neighborhood theatre will be producing a smaller line-up of plays and musicals that even now convey tunes, secret, and mayhem to the RTG stage as they return to stay theatre performances.

Year subscriptions will go on sale October 4, starting off at just $55 and incorporate “A Christmas Tale,” “Nunsense,” “Guys on Ice,” “Clue,” and “Mamma Mia!.” A limited run bonus clearly show, “Akeelah and the Bee,” can also be additional on to subscriptions. For viewers associates with different schedules and interests, flex passes will also be accessible. Particular person tickets sale dates will be introduced at a afterwards time.

RTG experienced planned to generate both “Akeelah and the Bee” and “Mamma Mia!” through their 82nd time, but manufactured the final decision to postpone performances on March 18, 2020 with “Akeelah” 1 and half months from opening and “Mamma Mia!” just starting rehearsals.

“We were fully commited to ensuring that the solid and crew customers would be able to conduct the productions they experienced labored so really hard on,” Doug Instenes, managing and creative director, explained. “When the play reading through committee was speaking about what displays would be a section of this period, we were all in settlement that ‘Akeelah and the Bee’ and ‘Mamma Mia!’ should have a spot.”

“We have skipped acquiring the neighborhood occur with each other at RTG about the previous yr and a half,” Instenes included. “We are enthusiastic and grateful to be able to do are living theatre with our volunteers and audiences the moment all over again.”

A lot more information can be uncovered online, www.racinetheatre.org, by mobile phone, (262) 633-4218, or by viewing the box office, Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 4 p.m. at 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine, Wis.

Racine Theatre Guild’s 2021 – 2022 Season

A Xmas Story

By Philip Grecian. Dependent on the movement photo “A Xmas Tale,” © 1983

December 3 – 19, 2021

Ralphie Parker only has a single want: to wake up Xmas morning with the coveted Red Ryder Selection Design Carbine Action BB Gun underneath his tree. Although he ideas and schemes to ensure it arrives, he’s satisfied with the exact same reaction yet again and all over again, “You’ll shoot your eye out!” One of the most legendary getaway videos hilariously will come to daily life on phase, entire with all its pink-bunny-go well with, glowing-leg-lamp, triple-pet-daring glory, comprehensive of heart and laughter for the full household.


E book, Tunes, and Lyrics Dan Goggin

January 7 – 23, 2022

When an accidental scenario of botulism from Sister Julia Youngster of God’s cooking wipes out most of the order of the Minimal Sisters of Hoboken, the remaining nuns will have to increase money to bury their dearly departed sisters and preserve their convent afloat. Ballet-loving Sister Leo, avenue-sensible Sister Robert Anne, befuddled Sister Mary Amnesia, the Mother Remarkable Sister Regina, and mistress of the novices Sister Mary Hubert ttempt to toss collectively a haphazard wide variety show. Comprehensive with tongue-in-cheek numbers and amusing expertise acts, it’s sinfully hilarious musical comedy!

Men on Ice

Book and lyrics by Fred Ally Songs by James Kaplan

February 11 – 27, 2022

In the middle of freezing Wisconsin wintertime, on a deep frozen lake, there stands a small wooden shanty, bursting at the seams with more comedy and music than fish. Extended-time fishing buddies Marvin and Lloyd, expend their time on the ice sharing their hopes, jokes, goals, and tall tales with a couple two three beers on hand. Tracks like “Ode to a Snowmobile Fit,” “Fish is de Miracle Food,” and “The A person That Obtained Away” give a sneak peek into the top secret environment of the ice fisherman.

Clue: On Phase

Primarily based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn Additional Substance by Hunter Foster, Sandy Rustin, and Eric Price tag

March 18 – April 3, 2022

Thunder crashes, lightning flashes, and rain pours as a solid of mysterious people get for a dinner occasion exactly where murder and blackmail are on the menu. Just about every is given a common alias – Colonel Mustard, Mrs. White, Mr. Environmentally friendly, Mrs. Peacock, Professor Plum, and Pass up Scarlet. When their host mysteriously turns up lifeless, they all abruptly turn into a suspect. In a slapstick night total of madcap murder and secret, it is a race about the board to remedy the puzzle as the entire body count carries on to increase.

Akeelah and the Bee

Primarily based on the screenplay by Doug Atchison Adapted for the stage by Cheryl L. West

April 22 – 24, 2022

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Akeelah lives and breathes words and has a reward for spelling. This passion is overshadowed by the day by day realities of her lifestyle in a tough Chicago neighborhood. Irrespective of her mother’s objections, she experiments and prepares for the National Spelling Bee with a decided spirit. As the underdog, Akeelah’s spunk and tenacity educate us all a minor some thing about triumphing around any obstacle. With significantly less than two weeks until its opening right before the COVID-19 shutdown, the play returns to at last provide Akeelah to lifetime on the Racine Theatre Guild’s phase.

Mamma Mia!

Audio and Lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus And some tracks by Stig Anderson

E book by Catherine Johnson

May well 20 – June 12, 2022

Mamma Mia! In this article we go once more! On a Greek island paradise, Sophie is getting prepared to marry her fiancé, Sky. To make her wedding day day perfect, Sophie hopes and dreams that her father walks her down the aisle. The only challenge? She doesn’t know who he is! After getting techniques from her mother’s earlier, Sophie invitations three males who could all be her father to the wedding day. Intertwined with ABBA’s timeless songs, the strike musical is a celebration of really like, laughter, loved ones, and friendship.