ALL SHOWS AT THE HISTORIC GARDEN THEATER
Ring Of Fire
From the opening chords of vintage country to rockabilly, rock n’ roll, searing ballads and gentle songs of love and deep faith, RING OF FIRE packs a score that provides a rich fabric in which to lay down the story of Johnny Cash. The great bio-pic “Walk the Line” told the story of the events of Cash’s life and the incredible struggles and triumphs of his life.
January 19, 20 2024 at 6:30pm, January 23-27, 30-February 3 2024 at 7:30pm
Little House on the Prairie
This heartwarming musical follows the Ingalls family’s journey westward and settlement in De Smet, South Dakota where Ma and Pa Ingalls hope to make a better life for their children. It tells the story of their struggle to keep their land claim. In story, song, and dance, we see the Ingalls weathering the hardships of winter blizzards and prairie ﬁres as well as rejoicing in the settlement of land and town. Most of all, the story follows Laura as she grows from a wild child who loves to run free into a woman who embraces the responsibilities of her own future while struggling to remain true to herself.
March 1, 2, 2024 at 6:30pm, March 5-9, 12-16 2024 at 7:30pm
Grease School Edition
In 1959, Rydell High School’s students are starting a new year. Sandy Dumbrowski, the new girl at school and Danny Zuko, the leader of the ‘Burger Palace Boys’, had a brief romantic fling over the summer. Sandy and Danny soon bump into each other at school, and while Sandy is happy to see him, he plays it cool. Sandy realizes that Danny is putting her off to be cool and wishes she had never met him. After a school year of many ups and downs, all ends happily.
May 3, 4, 2024 at 6pm, May 9-11, 2024 at 7pm
When Im Gone
On the night Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys came to Fort Gay, the lives of two teenage musicians were changed forever. After arriving late to a New Year's Eve gig at a local bar in 1969, Ralph Stanley hears fifteen-year-old Ricky Skaggs and Keith Whitley singing the songs he himself made famous with his deceased brother and singing partner, Carter. Ralph is so moved by their performance that he takes the two young musicians under his wing and on the road with him, jump-starting their professional music careers and setting them both on the path to world fame. The other people who came to the bar that New Year's Eve may not have become celebrities. But that night had profound, life-changing consequences for everyone who saw Ralph Stanley play.
May 28-June 1, June 4-6, 2024 at 7:30pm, June 7, 8, 2024 at 6:30pm
Finding Nemo Jr.
Marlin, an anxious and over-protective clownfish, lives in the Great Barrier Reef with his kid Nemo, who longs to explore the world beyond their anemone home. But when Nemo is captured and taken to Sydney, Marlin faces his fears and sets off on an epic adventure across the ocean. With the help of lovable characters such as optimistic Dory, laid-back sea turtle Crush, and the supportive Tank Gang, Marlin and Nemo both overcome challenges on their journey to find each other and themselves.
June 21, 22 at 7pm, June 22 at 3pm
Tarzan The Stage Musical
Washed up on the shores of West Africa, an infant boy is taken in and raised by gorillas who name him Tarzan. Apart from striving for acceptance from his ape father, Tarzan's life is mostly monkey business until a human expedition treks into his tribe's territory, and he encounters creatures like himself for the first time. Tarzan struggles to navigate a jungle, thick with emotion, as he discovers his animal upbringing clashing with his human instincts.
July 5, 6, 2024 at 6:30pm, July 9-13, 16-20, 2024 at 7:30pm
The Lion King Jr.
The Lion King JR. tells the story of the epic adventures of a curious cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destiny as king. Along the way, the young lion encounters a colorful cast of characters including spunky lioness Nala, charismatic meerkat Timon, and loveable warthog Pumbaa. To claim his rightful place on the throne and save his beloved Pridelands , Simba must find his inner strength and confront his wicked Uncle Scar. The Lion King JR. features classic songs from the 1994 film such as “Hakuna Matata” and the Academy Award®-winning “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” as well as additional songs penned for the Broadway production.
August 2, 3 2024 at 7pm, August 3 at 3pm
Through a series of flashbacks, Victor Frankenstein recalls the birth of his incredible, deadly creation to a team of arctic explorers. When his mother dies, Victor becomes determined to discover a way to bring life back to the dead. Through years of secret study and experiments, and the help of a magnificent lighting storm, Victor revives a corpse. But instead of creating a beautiful, strong, invincible man, Victor had created an ugly, terrifying monster. Should Victor create a mate for the monster, who suffers from aching loneliness, and send them into exile? Or should Victor destroy the monster before he causes more death and destruction?
October 18, 19 2024 at 6:30pm, October 22-26, 29-31, November 1, 2 2024 at 7:30pm
With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
September 20, 21 at 6pm, September 26-28 at 7pm