2019-2020 Season

MainStage Shows at the Taft Theatre

CASPER The Friendly Musical

Public Dates: October 12-13 & 18-20, 2019
School Dates: October 15-18 & 21, 2019

​At the Taft Theatre. 

TCT takes Casper center stage in this world-premiere musical adaptation for young audiences! Everyone’s favorite friendly ghost and his three uncles live a rather uneventful existence in the family mansion. Fifty years after their lives were cut short in a lightning storm, Magdalena, their former maid, re-enters their (after)lives! Now a celebrity TV Host, she is looking for the deed to the mansion… not because she wants the house, but because she believes there's a message on the back that will lead her to a “great treasure”. As competition reality TV is all the rage, she hosts a live treasure hunt in the mansion on Halloween. One lucky young contestant could win $1 million if they find the deed! It is up to young Casper and his new friends, the contestants, to save the mansion from Magdalena, and discover the greatest treasure of all.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Public Dates: December 7-8 & 13-15, 2019
School Dates: December 10-13 & 16, 2019

At the Taft Theatre.

Back by popular demand, bring your family and celebrate the season with our live rendition of your favorite holiday TV special! Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays get you down. Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are here to remind us about what’s most important during the Yuletide season. 2019 marks the 54th anniversary of the animated TV special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. Produced by Lee Mendelson and directed by Bill Melendez, the CBS program debuted on December 9, 1965.  A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK. www.tamswitmark.com

Annie JR.

Public Dates: Feb 29-March 1 & March 6-8, 2020
School Dates: March 3-6 & 9, 2020

​At the Taft Theatre.

Leapin’ Lizards! Kick off Leap Year with us! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. 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. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan.

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

Public Dates: April 25-26 & May 1-3. 2020
School Dates: April 28-May 1 & May 4, 2020

​At the Taft Theatre.

Broadway’s biggest little hero, Matilda, is an extraordinary little girl with a vivid imagination. Unloved by her cruel parents, Matilda is armed with astonishing wit, intelligence and mysterious powers. At school, she catches the eye of her sweet schoolteacher, Miss Honey, but also the mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, who loves to think of clever ways to punish children. Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other and together they dare to take a stand against Miss Trunchbull to change their destiny.