7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 & 30 and 2 p.m. Oct. 1 in the John Legend Theater
Based on the children's novel by Roald Dahl, "Matilda" centers on a precocious 5-year-old girl who loves reading and overcomes many obstacles in her life.
Dec. 15-17 in the John Legend Theater
A Jr. Civic production of the beloved Christmas classic, directed by Becky Brunsman.
Feb. 23-25 in the John Legend Theater
A celebratory musical in which hats become the springboard for exploring African-American identity through the eyes of a young woman sent South to live with an aunt after her brother is killed. Gospel music and dance underscore and support the narrative. Directed by Debbie Blunden Diggs.
Auditions will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 2 p.m. Oct. 22 in Greater Grace Temple, 380 W. Leffel Lane, Springfield. Roles for six women and one man. Come prepared to sing a song you are comfortable with, to move, to read from the play and to sing a song presented on the spot.
April 20-22 in the John Legend Theater
Seen last season in "Dearly Beloved," the Futrelle sisters return to try to save their hometown from extinction by luring a salsa factory, while staging a pet costume parade, beauty pageant, craft show and battle re-enactment. In addition, the sisters deal with marital woes, mid-life crises, angry relatives, and other assorted high jinks. Directed by Kathleen Day.
Audition information TBA.