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Anne of Green Gables

February 8-11

Music by NANCY FORD • Book and Lyrics by GRETCHEN CRYER • Orchestrations by DAVE HAB

Home. It’s a place Anne Shirley has always dreamt of finding. Even though she isn’t the boy her new family is expecting, Anne’s vibrant spirit, imaginative nature, and unexpected adventures win the hearts of the Cuthberts, Gilbert Blythe, and the citizens of Avonlea! Based on the novel by L.M. Montgomery, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES is a musical story of love and belonging for all ages.

Big Fish

March 16-18 & 22-25

Sponsored by KHQA, State Street Bank

Book by JOHN AUGUST • Music and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA • Based on the novel by DANIEL WALLACE and the COLUMBIA MOTION PICTURE written by JOHN AUGUST


Edward Bloom has lived an incredible life. Giants, mermaids, witches—every tale he’s told his son is more whimsical than the next, but now his son wants to know the truth. Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture, BIG FISH is an unforgettable musical adventure inspired by one father’s incredible stories.

Is He Dead?

May 3-6 & 11-13

Sponsored by WGEM, Herald-Whig, Golden Bridges

A new comedy by MARK TWAIN as adapted by DAVID IVES


Jean-François Millet can’t sell a single painting—at least not while he’s alive. To escape debtor’s prison, he concocts a plan: play dead to increase the value of his paintings. This recently rediscovered comedy by Mark Twain is a long-overdue hit!

Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are In A Play!”

June 14-17

Sponsored by WGEM, Herald-Whig

Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by MO WILLEMS • Published by HYPERION BOOKS FOR CHILDREN • Script and Lyrics by MO WILLEMS • Music by DEBORAH WICKS LA PUMA

Lucky Ducky! Your favorite best friends are LIVE onstage! Inspired by Mo Willems’ popular children’s books, ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE’S “WE ARE IN A PLAY!” puts Elephant and Piggie in the spotlight with fun songs and stories your family will love. Fancy pool costume parties, snazzy songs about ice cream, a possible Pigeon appearance—anything is possible with this pair!

Mamma Mia!

July 19-22 & 26-29

Sponsored by Knapheide Manufacturing, Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, Herald-Whig, WGEM, HomeBank, Blessing Health System

Music and Lyrics by BENNY ANDERSSON and BJÖRN ULVAEUS • and Some Songs with STIG ANDERSON • Book by CATHERINE JOHNSON • Originally conceived by JUDY CRAYMER


MAMMA MIA! is finally coming to Quincy! This beloved international smash-hit musical turns ABBA’s most electrifying songs into a story about a young bride, her mother, and the three men who could be her father. Sparkling with love, friendship, and the greatest pop hits ever written, MAMMA MIA! is a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

Good People

September 13-16 & 21-23



Your life is a direct result of your choices…isn’t it? Margie didn’t choose to lose her job, but she is choosing to do something about it. When an old friend who’s risen above their impoverished lifestyle moves back into town, Margie sees her ticket out. But is her fate really in her own hands?

The Witches

October 25-28

Sponsored by Refreshment Services Pepsi, Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Based on the book “The Witches” by ROALD DAHL and Adapted by DAVID WOOD


Witches could be anywhere—even in your own backyard! When a young boy accidently stumbles into a convention of witches with an evil plot, he teams up with his grandmother to do the only thing you can do: fight back. Based on the infamous Roald Dahl story, THE WITCHES is a frightfully fun time for the entire family.

Elf: The Musical

December 6-9 & 13-16

Sponsored by Kohl Cash & Carry Showroom, Quincy Medical Group, Quincy Mall, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Book by THOMAS MEEHAN and BOB MARTIN • Music by MATTHEW SKLAR • Lyrics by CHAD BEGUELIN • Based upon the NEW LINE CINEMA film written by DAVID BERENBAUM


Make your Christmas sparklejollytwinklejingley! Buddy is an elf—or, actually, a human raised by elves. When he discovers his real home is in New York City, Buddy goes on a grand adventure to find his dad and save Christmas. Based on the modern Christmas classic, ELF: THE MUSICAL is the best way to spread Christmas Cheer!

2018 Season artwork by Elizabeth Mannhardt.