Kentwood Players Upcoming Shows
Onstage in Los Angeles

July 13 – August 18, 2018
Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got the Will?
by Del Shores
Directed by Kirk Larson
Produced by Alison Boole and Elizabeth Summerer

Set in a small Texas town, this comedy stages the reunion of a family gathered to await the imminent death of their patriarch, who has recently suffered a physically as well as mentally disabling stroke. They’ve wanted their father’s love, but they’ll settle for his money! Winner of the LA Weekly Theater Awards for Best Production and Best Playwriting. It is not so much the story of the impending demise of the father or of the drafting of his will, but of a rebirth of the spirit of the family unit.

Produced by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
September 7 – October 13, 2018
Dangerous Obsession
by N.J. Crisp
Directed by Kathy Dershimer
Produced by Jenny Boone

Dangerous Obsession takes place on a sunny afternoon in the Home Counties. Sally Driscoll is watering her plants in the conservatory of her luxurious home. Suddenly, John Barrett appears at the door. Sally does not recognize John, but it seems that the Driscolls and the Barretts have met before. After Sally’s husband, Mark, arrives it becomes apparent that someone has a very dangerous obsession. Audiences will twist and turn with the plot in this psychological thriller.

Produced by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
November 9 – December 15, 2018
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater
Book by Doug Wright
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film
Directed by Catherine Rahm
Produced by Gypsy Foster

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea”, “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World” Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)
January 11 – February 16, 2019
Our Town
by Thornton Wilder
Directed by Stanley Brown
Produced by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
March 15 – April 20, 2019
Sunday in the Park with George
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by Susan Goldman Weisbarth
SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)
May 17 – June 22, 2019
Pippin
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Roger O. Hirson
Directed by Alison Boole
PIPPIN is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)
July 19 – August 24, 2019
Blithe Spirit
by Noël Coward
Directed by Gail Bernardi
Produced by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
Note: All announced shows are subject to change
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