This critically acclaimed Tony Award and Pulitzer-Prize winning Broadway musical offers a glimpse into the lives of a group of young, struggling New York artists. Rent, inspired by Puccini's  classic La Boheme, with dynamic music and high-spirited dance, celebrates a community of young performers facing soaring hopes and painful realities of contemporary life. 

Thursday. Nov. 7, 2002.


In here, life is beautiful with music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, two of the most successful and prolific collaborators in American theatre, as well as the book by Joe Masteroff, Cabaret dazzles and bewitches. Cabaret tells the story of an English woman's romance with an American writer. set against a background of a crumbling Germany at the start of the Third Reich.

  Monday Nov. 25, 2002


Celebrate the holidays with a genuine Irish Christmas. This lavish holiday production will captivate audiences with its age-old traditions and reminiscences of an Irish childhood: festive beating of the bodhran' (drums), melodic tones, and the rhythm of feet on the flagstone floor dancing the night away in Dublin. The Three Irish Tenors continue to enchant audiences throughout the world. 

Wednesday  Dec. 11, 2002. 



This timeless, magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers and Hammerstein hallmark of originality, charm, and elegance. It is a breathtaking cavalcade of enchanting characters, unforgettable songs, vibrant costumes, and a magical set created by the most imaginative talents on Broadway.

Friday Jan 17, 2003


Swing is an all-singing, all-dancing evening of entertainmentg featuring a mix of new and classic songs and over 30 tour de force dance numbers: some comic, some romantic, and some patriotic, Nominated for six Tony Awards, including "Best New Musical," "Best Choreography," and Best Orchestrations::,: Swing, and the dynamic sound of a hot neo-swing band, will knock your socks off.

Thursday Jan. 30, 2003


Shockwave continues the legacy of Blast!, winner of the 2001 Tony Award for "Special Theatrical Event." Part precision marching band, part spectacular pageant, and 100% excitement, Shockware claims Indiana roots through its origins, in the famous Star of Indiana drum corps, creating thrilling performances where athleticism,. musical talent, kaleidoscopic movement, and showmanship merge into an air form that is both competative and entertaining. 

Friday Feb, 14 2003


The outrageously prodigious musical soul of 1930's Harlem lives on in this rollicking swinging, finger-snapping revue. Ain't Misbehavin' is one of the most popular, well-crafted revues of all time. The inmitable Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club, honky tonk dives, rent parties, stride piano players, and that jumpin' new beat: SWING!

Friday Feb. 21, 2003


Her name was Lola. She was a showgirl. But long before that, she was a character in Barry Manilow's quirky novelty hit, "Copacabana." The unforgettable opening of Barry Manilow's Grammy award-winning hit song, Copacabana is the inspiration for this exciting and passionate musical. Barry Manilow's Copacabana is a captivating tale of love and romance set amidst the swinging nightclub scene of the 1940's that leaves an impression on the audience the is unforgettable. 

 Saturday March 8, 2003

A tale of love and war on the South Pacific island where the US army is stationed for World War 11. Adapted from two short stories by James Michener. South Pacific chronicles two love affairs and is a journey of love, trials, and tribulations. Rent is a Pulitzer Prize Winner you will not want to miss.

Tuesday March 11, 2003


Since the first Amateur Night was introduced in 1935 at the Apollo Theatre, this production has become an entertainment mecca. Amateur Night continues today, placingnovice performers in the spotlight with the opportunity to show the audience what they're made of. Come see if these young performers have what it takes to join the ranks of America's legendary entertainers including Billie Holiday, Nat "King" Cole, Sammy Davis, Jr. , Stevie Wonder, Bill Cosby, and the Jackson Five.  

Friday March 21, 2003



The smash hit musical is inspired by the phenomenally 1977 tour of the film and features song from the legendary soundtrack by the Bee Gees. It tells the story of an ambitious and talented Brooklyn kid with a burning desireto make it big in Manhattan. The most talented singers and dancers on Broadway bring this story to life. The hit disco songs and exciting choreography make for families and audiences of all generations. 

Wednesday April 2, 2003


Winner of the 1999 Tony Award for Best Musical, Fosse highlights the work of Bob Fosse, the legendary dancer choreographer, and director. This smash hit musical beautifully portrays how Fosse's style and unique vision revolutionized the musical theatre with the Broadway hits Sweet Charity, Chicago, Dancin', and the films Cabaret and All that Jazz. Fosse includes rarely seen dance and musical numbers from the choreographer's earliest works, as well as films and  television shows that have never been seen on stage before. 

Friday April 11,, 2003

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