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Some Enchanted Evening

May 17 - July 16, 2017

Enjoy the passion and beauty of Richard Rodgers’ music and Oscar Hammerstein II’s deceptively simple yet moving lyrics from Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific, Cinderella, Flower Drum Song, The Sound of Music, Oklahoma! and more.

 

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

July 26 - September 24, 2017

A rollicking adventure, set in 1850s Oregon, bursting with rambunctious energy, fun and romance.  Milly, a new bride, attempts to civilize her husband Adam’s six slovenly brothers at their wilderness ranch. The enthusiastic brothers soon take matters in their own hands as boisterous fun turns into desire, by kidnapping six women from town who become stranded at the ranch for the winter.

On Golden Pond

October 4 - November 19, 2017

A touching, warm, and witty drama. Norman is a retired professor nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memory who retains his tart-tongued, observant eagerness for life. His wife Ethel is ten years younger and the perfect foil for Norman, delighting in all the small things that have enriched their long life together. Their annual summer on Golden Pond takes on a different feel as a teenage boy comes to stay.

Riverside Christmas Spectacular

November 29 - December 31, 2017

Experience the excitement, memories, and joy of Christmas as our enthralling cast of singers and dancers present the very heart and essence of the holiday season.  Rekindle your Christmas spirit with your favorite holiday classics with this glittering celebration of everything that makes this “the most wonderful time of the year”!

Mamma Mia!

January 10 - March 4, 2018

On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

 

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

March 14 - May 6, 2018

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film, this epic story begins as the bells of Notre Dame sound through 15th-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer, is treated cruelly by all but the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda—who captivates not only him but also Archdeacon Frollo and the handsome Captain Phoebus. As the three vie for her attention, Frollo embarks on a mission to destroy the gypsies—and it’s up to Quasimodo to save them all.

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Always Patsy Cline

May 16 - July 15, 2018

The musical play, complete with down home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation, includes 27 of Patsy's unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight. The show is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger. The show’s title was inspired by Cline’s letters to Seger, which were consistently signed “Love ALWAYS…Patsy Cline.” 

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A Chorus Line

July 25 - September 16, 2018

Broadway gypsies bare their souls and put their lives "on the line" as they audition for an unnamed Broadway musical. The 1975 show won the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Musical.

 

 

 

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Disney's

Beauty and the Beast

September 26 - November 25, 2018

A beautiful young woman takes the place of her imprisoned father in the castle of a beast, who is really a cursed prince. She teaches him to be courteous and respectful, and they fall in love, in this stage adaptation of the animated Disney film, based on the classic fairy tale.

 

 
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A Rockabilly Christmas!

December 5 - December 30, 2018

Returning to our stage for a limited time, Todd Meredith and his band The Rave-Ons celebrate the holiday season with high-energy performances of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits along with those classic rock ‘n’ roll Christmas songs everyone loves like Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, Jingle Bell Rock, Blue Christmas, and Run, Run, Rudolph. Book early and treat your family and friends to an unforgettable “Rockabilly Christmas” at Riverside Center!

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La Cage Aux Folles

January 9 - March 3, 2019

Jerry Herman's musical, based on the French play of the same name, is the story of a flamboyant gay couple who must pretend to be straight for one night — with one of the men in drag — to dupe the conservative political family of their son's fiancee.

 

 

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The Color Purple

March 13 - May 5, 2019

From Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller and Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film comes a stage musical with a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues. This stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life.