Current Productions & Special Events

2019-2020 | Our 96th Season of Great Theatre

Gem of the Ocean

Directed by Sadiqua Iman

January 24 – February 9

Set in 1904 Pittsburgh as tension boils and its population grows impatient with poor working and housing conditions, this is a story of people struggling to find the meaning of freedom in an environment eager to keep the shackles locked. The CTC has made a 10-year commitment to produce August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, which focuses on the African-American experience in each decade of the 20th Century. Presented in the Circle Theatre. Rated PG-13.

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A Very Broadway Valentine’s Day

A Line-Up of Broadway Love Songs

Saturday, February 8, at 8 p.m.

Join us and bring your sweetheart as we present a special musical event! Some of your favorite CTC singers will perform a lively line-up of Broadway love songs, plus guests will enjoy complementary champagne and a dessert buffet. Cash bar. The show, a fundraiser for the CTC, will be presented on the Mainstage.
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The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe

Directed by Scott Dunlap

February 21 – March 1

This adaptation of C.S. Lewis’s timeless story takes audiences on an adventure to see the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe. This story of love, faith, courage and giving, with its triumph of good over evil, is a true celebration of life. Presented in the Mainstage Theatre. Appropriate for 3rd grade & up.

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The Hollow

Directed by Bob Willie

March 13-29

An unhappy game of romantic follow-the-leader explodes into murder one weekend at The Hollow, home of Sir Henry and Lucy Angkatell, arguably mystery writer Agatha Christie’s finest comic grande dame. Dr. Cristow is at the center of the trouble when we find his dull but devoted wife Gerda, his mistress Henrietta, and his former lover and film star Veronica. As the weekend progresses, so does the list of suspects when Cristow is shot dead. Presented in the Mainstage Theatre. Rated PG.

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Barefoot in the Park

Directed by Scott Dunlap
March 27 – April 19
This beloved Neil Simon romantic comedy follows a free-spirited bride and her buttoned-down groom settling down to some rocky happily-ever-aftering in a New York City walk-up. Through much comical discord, the newlyweds learn that marriage is no walk in the park. Presented in the Circle Theatre. Rated PG.
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The Cat in the Hat

Directed by Scott Dunlap

May 8-17

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat that they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, one of Dr. Seuss’s favorite characters is certainly loads of fun. He turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure, but what will Mum find when she gets home? Presented in the Circle Theatre. Appropriate for kindergarten & up.

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Directed by Ricardo Morris

May 29 – June 21

This powerhouse musical was a Tony Award-winning hit on Broadway that became an Academy Award-winning film sensation. DREAMGIRLS celebrates the advent of R&B in the 1960’s with a Motown-inspired score and a moving look behind the scenes of the entertainment business. Experience the onstage joy and backstage drama as an up-and-coming girl group learns hard lessons about love, trust, and what it takes to get to the top. Presented in the Mainstage Theatre. Rated PG-13.

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Mamma Mia

Directed by Beth Gumnick | Musical Direction by Michael Huseman

July 17 – August 9

People around the globe have fallen in love with the characters, story, and music that make this the ultimate feel-good show. Set on a Greek island paradise on the eve of a wedding, a daughter seeks to discover the identity of her father and brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they visited 20 years ago. They storytelling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this tale of love, laughter, and friendship, with non-stop laughs and infectious dance numbers. Presented in the Mainstage Theatre. Rated PG.

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