June 12th - 28th, 2015
Like so many girls her age, little Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world, where she meets a good witch, and a friendly village of munchkins. Her journey is not without peril, as she also encounters a wicked witch and a series of her enchantments. Aided by her newfound friends, Dorothy makes her way to Oz to see the wizard in the hopes that he will be able to send her home. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto too as they travel the universe of Dorothy’s imagination.
April 17th - 18th, 2015
This classic comedy by William Shakespeare tells the story of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors, a duke and his soon-to-be queen, and their interactions with woodland fairies. Taking place in a mythical Athens and an enchanted forest, the handsome fairy king, a misguided parent, star-crossed lovers, a weaver who's transformed into a half-donkey, wood sprites and elves bring forth magic, action, love and humor as the ingredients for this unforgettable spell.
April 24th - 25th, 2015
Based on Arnold Lobel's well-loved books, this whimsical show follows two great friends -- the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad -- through four, fun-filled seasons. Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe, all charm, A Year With Frog And Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures, weathering all seasons. The jazzy, upbeat score of A Year With Frog And Toad bubbles with melody and wit, making it an inventive, exuberant, and enchanting musical for the whole family.
April 25th - 26th, 2015
The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make. This musical takes everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless yet relevant piece and rare modern classic. The TONY Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. The Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.
Matthews Community Center
100 McDowell Street East
Matthews, NC 28105