Synopsis of shows

Escanaba In Love
Comedy by Jeff Daniels

     This is a prequel to Escanaba in Da Moonlight where the story of how Reuben Soady meets and marries Big Betty Ballou is told.  Escanaba in Love is a high energy comedy that makes the audience want to know about every nook and cranny of tradition-steeped Yooper society. The Soadys, despite their oddities, strange way of talking, and rules and regulations, are a fascinating bunch.

Christmas Songs & Stories
A free concert featuring songs and stories for the Christmas Season!

Over The River And Through The Woods
Comedy by Joe DiPietro

     A single Italian-American guy from New Jersey, dining every Sunday evening with both sets of grandparents, breaks the news that his long awaited dream job has just arrived.  However, it comes with a price…and his grand-parents will have nothing to do with it.  Thus begins a series of schemes to keep Nick around and that includes bringing to dinner the lovely – and single – Caitlin O’Hare as bait.

(Two Teen Productions)
Snow Angel
By David Lindsay-Abaire

     A mysterious girl  steps out of a snow bank and into the lives of 15 confused teenagers. Snow Angel is a funny and eerie tale of teen angst, discovery, and the power of believing.

 A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Fifth Period
by Jason Pizzarello

    This comedy takes you to a high school where Tommy tries to win his freedom from school bully Bugs.  He offers to help him get a date to the prom and that’s when the fun begins.  Of course, prom tickets are only on sale until fifth period.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Music & Lyrics by Wm. Finn

    This ADULT musical comedy centers around a fictional spelling bee. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally-quirky grown-ups. A school gym is set up to host the county spelling finals and local winners begin to arrive and check in.  Stories unfold and that’s when the fun begins!

Let’s Play Crossroads!
Comedy by Michal Jacot

    Welcome to the game show “Crossroads!” But it’s not all fun and games when, by a twist of fate, three contestants get a chance to stay on the show permanently and rack up cash and prizes for the rest of their lives.  The three schemers engage in a battle of wits with the show’s producers, who try to find a loophole to get rid of them.  A fun comedy for all!

By Diane Meyer

     Back by popular demand, we will again have a summer show for our future TBPers.  This show is open to students in grades 3rd – 8th.  It is a musical and described as “The Wild West of your own backyard”.    A parent or guardian must accompany the performer to tryouts.  Help is needed both onstage and behind-the-scenes.
The show will only run one weekend.