THE NOTEWORTHY LIFE OF HOWARD BARNES
October 26 - November 18, 2018 (Everett)
September 13 - October 21, 2018 (Issaquah)
Music by Michael Kooman
Book and Lyrics by Christopher Dimond
Howard Barnes is a perfectly average American guy: he likes baseball, grilling, and his daily routine. That is, until the day he wakes up to discover his life has become a musical. Desperate to return things to normal, Howard embarks on a fantastical quest through the realm of musical theatre. A Village Original from The 2013 Festival of New Musicals, The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes is equal parts satire, romantic comedy, and love letter to the American musical.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL
January 4 - February 3, 2019 (Everett)
November 8 - December 30, 2018 (Issaquah)
Book by Dennis Kelly
Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Roald Dahl’s beloved magical misfit comes to Village Theatre’s stage in the hit musical that swept up five Tony Awards, 11 Olivier Awards, and was named Time Magazine’s #1 Show of the Year in 2013. Matilda is the story of an extraordinary girl genius armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination who dares to take a stand and change her destiny. With the help of her kindly teacher (and a little magic), this miraculous girl proves that everyone has the power to change their story – and that sometimes, you have to be a little bit naughty.
I DO! I DO! A Musical About Marriage
March 1 - 24, 2019 (Everett)
January 17 - February 24, 2019 (Issaquah)
Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones
Music by Harvey Schmidt
(Based on The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog)
Created by the writing team behind The Fantasticks, this classic musical about marriage garnered seven Tony Award nominations in 1967. The story begins on the wedding day of Michael and Agnes, as they get ready to begin their lives together. Told from the venue of their marital bedroom, they navigate the perils and triumphs of marriage, children, arguments, and more. Complete with a tuneful and charming score, I Do! I Do! is an intimate and nostalgic musical chronicling 50 years of life and love.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
April 26 - May 19, 2019 (Everett)
March 14 - April 21, 2019 (Issaquah)
A Play by Simon Stephens
Based on the Novel by Mark Haddon
Winner of five Tony Awards and seven Olivier Awards, this compelling sensory drama is based on the award-winning book of the same name. When 15-year-old Christopher is wrongfully accused of murdering his neighbor’s dog, he sets off to solve the mystery and prove his innocence. Equipped with an extraordinary brain, but hampered by a strong distrust of strangers and a personal struggle to interpret everyday life, this adventure will turn his life upside-down – while giving the audience an intimate look at the world through his eyes.
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
June 28 - July 28, 2019 (Everett)
May 9 - June 23, 2019 (Issaquah)
Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux
Original Concept and Direction by Floyd Mutrux
Inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins
The blockbuster hit story of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins returns to Village Theatre’s
stage – 12 years after shaping its triumphant premiere. This powerhouse musical had audiences on their feet, first in Issaquah and Everett, and then on Broadway before going to London, Chicago, Las Vegas, and across the country on tour, garnering awards and critical acclaim along the way. Now, it returns home complete with the hit songs of the 1950s you know and love, plus a few new visual surprises.