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Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON

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Arlington, TX, May 21, 2019: Theatre Arlington’s 47th season has something for everyone! Executive Producer, Steven D. Morris, is thrilled to announce the line-up for the 2019-2020 season. There will be great musical comedies, a fun new holiday show, wonderful family-friendly children’s programming and classic plays that need to be seen again. This season Theatre Arlington will continue to work hard to improve the patron’s experience and the quality of every production. The Theatre is excited to announce that they will be hiring more professional Equity actors in each production as well as skilled designers and talented live musicians. That’s not all Morris is happy to announce – this season will be the inaugural year for a new Cabaret Series which will bring the metroplex’s best singers and musicians to Theatre Arlington to perform in an intimate environment. If it has been awhile since you’ve visited downtown Arlington, now is the time to find your way and come home to Theatre Arlington!

Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON


By Carol Hall, Larry L. King, Peter Masterson


This super popular musical loosely based on real-life events at the Chicken Ranch is sure to make you smile. Great musical numbers, political satire, religion and football…this musical has it all. This one is for mature audiences but don’t worry as Miss Mona says, “there’s nothing dirty going on.”

Appropriate for audiences ages 16 and up

Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON


Children's Musical
Book and Lyrics by Steven D. Morris
Music by Don Powers

OCTOBER 25 – NOVEMBER 10, 2019

Take a trip to the 100-acre woods with Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and all your favorites in this delightful musical adaptation of the classic story.

Appropriate for audiences ages 3 and up

Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON

HOORAY FOR HOLIDAYS: Theatre Arlington’s Musical TV Special

By Steven D. Morris


We all loved gathering around the TV to watch the holiday specials each season. Join Theatre Arlington as we imagine what it would be like to have our own show complete with singing, dancing, and special guest stars every performance. It could be the start of a holiday tradition.

Appropriate for audiences ages 3 and up

Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON


By David Lindsay-Abaire

JANUARY 10 – 26, 2020

Abby and Marilyn are sharing a room in the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility. The ladies do not get along and begin to hilariously, and then dangerously, prank each other in the hopes of having the room to themselves.

Appropriate for ages 16 and up
Mild Adult language and situations

Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON


By Lorraine Hansberry


A Raisin in the Sun portrays a few weeks in the life of the Youngers, an African American family living on the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s. When the play opens, the Youngers are about to receive an insurance check for $10,000. Each of the adult members of the family has an idea as to what he or she would like to do with this money. This landmark play was the first play on Broadway written by an African American female.

Appropriate for audiences ages 13 and up

Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON


Book by Douglass Wallop George Abbott
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Ross Richard Adler
Based on the novel, The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop

MARCH 27 – APRIL 19, 2020

This wonderfully fun musical is about a baseball fan who makes a bet with the devil so his team can win the pennant. This great musical score features popular tunes, You Gotta Have Heart, Whatever Lola Wants and more. Fun Fact: the Washington Senators become our very own beloved Texas Rangers.

Appropriate for audiences ages 13 and up

Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON


All-Youth Musical
Lyrics by Timothy Allen McDonald, Jonathan K. Waller
Music by Timothy Allen McDonald, Jonathan K. Waller, David Weinstein & Stephen Gabriel
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Based on the book, Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown

MAY 8 – 24, 2020

Stanley Lambchop is your ordinary, everyday ten-year-old until the bulletin board on the wall above his bed falls right on top of him. The next morning, Stanley wakes up flat. In a whirlwind musical travelogue, Stanley scours the globe for a solution to his unusual problem. He's stamped, posted and cancelled from Hollywood and France to Honolulu and beyond, all to become a three-dimensional boy once more.

Appropriate for audiences ages 3 and up

Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON


Dramatic Comedy
By Neil Simon

AUGUST 7 – 30, 2020

The second in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon's trilogy which began with Brighton Beach Memoirs. When we last met Eugene Jerome, he was coping with adolescence in 1930's Brooklyn. Here, he is a young army recruit during WW II, going through basic training and learning about life and love along with some harsher lessons, while stationed at boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1943.

Appropriate for audiences ages 13 and up

Theatre Arlington proudly announces our 47TH SEASON


OCTOBER 31, 2019
DECEMBER 19-21, 2019
MARCH 13 & 14, 2020
APRIL 24 & 25, 2020
JULY 10 & 11, 2020
JULY 17 & 18, 2020
JULY 24 & 25, 2020

The stage might be dark, but you can still hang out with some of the best Theatre Arlington talent for a relaxed evening of music and fun! Stay tuned for more information about the individual performances.

About Theatre Arlington

Located in the center of Arlington's arts district, Theatre Arlington is one of the largest semi-professional, non-profit theaters in the Southwest, with roots that date back to the 1973. Forty-seven years later the staff and board of directors are still as dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in North Texas by presenting superior, diverse, artistic experiences through performance, production and education as they were during their humble beginnings.

Besides a regular season featuring eight - nine productions a year, TA runs a year-round theatre school including spring break and summer camps, and also partners with the Arlington ISD and local community organizations to provide free and low-cost art enrichment programs for area children and teens. Theatre Arlington has become a key player in enriching the city’s cultural environment. The remarkable pioneering vision of the theater’s early leaders to create and spearhead a true artistic community in Arlington has incredibly come to fruition!