Six friends bond in a beauty shop. Facing the challenges of life together, they prove that women are both as delicate as magnolias and as tough as steel!
Presented by the Waterloo Community Playhouse. In a Louisiana beauty shop, six varied women share the gamut of emotions from joy to misery. Live on stage, STEEL MAGNOLIAS is even funnier and more moving than on screen. The audience will be taken from laughter to tears and back again in this play that has already earned a special place in the hearts of American theatre-goers.
Presented by the Black Hawk Children's Theatre. James is miserable. His aunts are cruel, he has few friends, and very little to do. All this changes when he receives a mysterious bag of glowing green crocodile tongues from a little man who promises fabulous, marvelous things. Join us as James and the creatures in the giant peach escape the ordinary and journey into the extraordinary.
Presented by the Black Hawk Children's Theatre. Romeo and his crew are up to no good when they crash the party of their rivals, the Capulets. Little does he know that one escapade leads to love with Juliet. This meeting sets up a series of events that leads to a tragic ending for this star-crossed pair. With passion and poetry, we share Shakespeare’s timeless tale of young love that brings unity to fighting factions.
Presented by the Waterloo Community Playhouse. Based on the Works of Dr. Seuss. Follow the adventures of Horton, an elephant who one day hears voices coming from a speck of dust. He discovers that within this tiny speck exists the smallest planet in the universe! On this tiny planet live a tiny race of creatures known as Whos. Although ridiculed by the other animals in the Jungle of Nool for believing in something he cannot see, Horton stubbornly persists in his belief that the Whos exist. Traveling everywhere from the Jungle of Nool to McEligott’s Pool, some of the characters fall in love, some have desperate adventures and some even save the world.
We're making a play for you! In our version of Speed Theatre, teams of up to 12 people create an original 10-minute (or less) play in just 24 hours. Teams will gather at the WCP/BHCT Walker Building to randomly draw a song title as the topic of their play. Teams then have 24 hours to write, cast, rehearse and perform in front of a live audience. This year's theme is: Questions
Presented by the Waterloo Community Playhouse. "Structured as a prize fight between two starkly ambitious men in professional crisis, FROST/NIXON makes it clear that the competitor who controls the camera reaps the spoils." - New York Times
Presented by the Black Hawk Children's Theatre. Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Well, we all know the answer will not be good in this fairy tale classic as the vain and wicked Queen seeks to destroy her rival in beauty. Snow White escapes to find seven dwarfs whose personalities run the gamut from obstinate to generous, mean to kind. They are all, however, totally appealing. The Prince is a true Prince, sometimes foolish, always brave, and Snow White is as lovely and lovable as legend says.
Presented by the Waterloo Community Playhouse. The announcement in the local paper states time and place of a murder to occur in Miss Blacklocks’ Victorian house. The victim is not one of several occupants, temporary and permanent, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution – at some risk to herself – in a dramatic confrontation scene just before the final curtain.
Presented by the Black Hawk Children's Theatre. Ever been stuck inside when the weather is blue? The Cat in the Hat has fun in store for you. His hijinks and tricks can help escape the gloom. But Things 1 & 2 will make a mess in your room.
Presented by the Waterloo Community Playhouse. Aubrey Henry Maitland Allington is an unsuccessful inventor who has accrued numerous debts. He inherits the interest on a fortune that will go to his cousin George Maitland on his death. George is rumored to have died. Rather than allow his creditors to take his newly gained riches, Aubrey and his wife concoct the idea of his dying and coming back as George. However, plans to not proceed as expected and the appearance of George’s wife necessitates another “death.” Another imposter arrives and requires yet another “death” and new identity. Finally the real George Maitland appears.