Main Stage Shows

2016-17 Season

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When in Carthage
Sept. 15 - Oct. 2
Directed by Tim Mollen
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Oct. 27 - Nov. 13
Directed by Craig MacDonald
The Importance of
Being Ernest

Jan. 26 - Feb. 12
Directed by Tom Kremer
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Peter and the Starcatcher
March 9 - 26
Directed by Norm Johnson
The Drowsy Chaperone
June 1 - 18
Directed by Lee Byron
Pump Boys and Dinettes
Aug. 3 - 19
Directed by Gail King Belokur


Ticket prices for Main Stage

Friday & Saturday Evenings

Center Seating:

All Tickets: $32

Section A & D Seating:

Adult: $30

Students: $28


All other performances

Center Seating:

Adults: $30

Students/Seniors: $28

Section A & D Seating:

Adults: $28

Students/Seniors: $26


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39 stepsWhen in Carthage

September 15 - October 2, 2016

A new farce by Santino DeAngelo

When an infamously unscrupulous Roman merchant gets shipwrecked on enemy Carthage, he has three days to get his ship—and his ragtag band of Roman sailors—back on the open sea before they inadvertently start an international war. Classic slapstick, madcap comedy, and true love get a brand new twist in this original farce by nationally recognized, upandcoming playwright (and CMP favorite) Santino DeAngelo. The Cider Mill Playhouse is excited to be hosting the development and premiere of a brand new work by one of our local treasurers!

39 stepsBaskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

October 27 - November 13, 2016

By Ken Ludwig
Get your deerstalker cap on—the play's afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) transforms Arthur Conan Doyle's classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure. Sherlock Holmes is on the case. The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being dispatched one by one. To find their ingenious killer, Holmes and Watson must brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than 40 characters. Does a wild hellhound prowl the moors of Devonshire? Can our heroes discover the truth in time? Join the fun and see how far from elementary the truth can be.

39 stepsThe Importance of Being Earnest

January 26 - February 12, 2017

by Oscar Wilde
A farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, the play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways. Contemporary reviews all praised the play's humor, though some were cautious about its explicit lack of social messages, while others foresaw the modern consensus that it was the culmination of Wilde's artistic career so far. Its high farce and witty dialogue have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play.

39 stepsPeter and the Starcatcher

March 9 - 26, 2017

Book by Rick Elise, Music by Wayne Barker
A play with music; dramatic comedy, appropriate for ages 10+

Tony-nominated including for best new play, Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be Peter Pan. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

Molly, a Starcatcher Apprentice, finds herself in the company of pirates and a giant crocodile as she and three orphan boys (one of whom is unnamed) attempt to return a trunk of precious starstuff to her father. Adventures abound as they're pursued by a mustached pirate captain and his sidekick Smee. Along the way Molly learns what it means to grow up and is reunited with her father. The nameless orphan and his friends take up residence on this island where dreams are born and time is never planned - the island where that nameless orphan is christened Peter Pan.

39 stepsThe Drowsy Chaperone

June 1 - 18, 2017

By Lisa Lambert, Greg Morrison (Music & Lyrics) and Bob Martin, Doug McKellar (Book)
Winner of 5 Tony Awards (including Best Book & Best Original Score) and 7 Drama Desk Awards

The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz age musical featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. Hailed by New York Magazine as, "The Perfect Broadway Musical" The Drowsy Chaperone is a masterful meta-musical, poking fun at all the tropes that characterize the musical theatre genre.

With the houselights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not so bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delight.

39 stepsPump Boys and Dinettes

August 3 - 19, 2017

Book, Lyrics and Music by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann

"Both musically and theatrically, a triumph of ensemble playing. It doesn't merely celebrate the value of friendship and life's simple pleasures, it embodies them." - The New York Times 

The 'Pump Boys' sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country and the 'Dinettes', Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp diner next door. Together they fashion an evening of country western songs that received unanimous raves on and off-Broadway. With heartbreak and hilarity, they perform on guitars, piano, bass and, yes, kitchen utensils.


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