UPCOMING SHOWS
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The Addams Family
A New Musical Comedy
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams
Directed by Jessie Olson
Music Direction by Kallin Johnson 
Choreography by Hannah Hall
Friday & Saturday, October 28 & 29, 2016 at 7:30pm
Fridays & Saturdays, November 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2016 at 7:30pm
Sunday Matinees, November 6 & 13, 2016 at 2:00pm

This musical features an original story, and it's every father's nightmare.
Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up
and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable
family - a man her parents have never met. 
And, if that weren't upsetting enough, Wednesday confides
in her father and begs him not to tell her mother.
Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never 
done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia.
Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they
host a dinner for Wednesday's 'normal' boyfriend and his parents.

A Special Holiday Performance
The Nutcracker
A production of Next Step Studio of the Performing Arts
Performed at the Barre Players Theater
Directed & Choreographed by Hannah Hall
Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 5pm
Sunday, December 4, 2016, at 1pm and 5pm
Tickets for this Holiday Show are...
$12  General Admission
  $8  Children (age 12 and younger)
To purchase tickets, call Next Step Studio of the Performing Arts at 508.873.4433
Or, order tickets online at nsperformingarts.com/tickets

It's Christmas Eve at the Stahlbaum home and young Clara receives an incredible gift of a Nutcracker that comes to life and takes her on a magical Christmas journey to the Land of Sweets. This family friendly adaptation of the classic tale will run under 90 minutes in two acts and includes many genres of dance.   
2016 - 2017
A Season of Music, Magic, & Mayhem
Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?
A Musical Comedy for anyone who survived Middle School
Book by John R. Powers
Music and Lyrics by James Quinn and Alaric Jans
Directed by Kevin Baldwin
Fridays & Saturdays, March 24, 25, 31 & April 1, 2017 at 7:30pm
Sunday Matinees, March 26 & April 2, 2017 at 2:00pm

Focusing on eight children during their Catholic elementary and
high school education in the 1950s, it captures the funniest aspects of
youthful growing pains and the trying moments of adolescence.
Every number tickles the funny bone of anyone who ever went to school,
public or private. 

Dancing at Lughnasa
The love that they shared... and the summer that changed them forever
By Brian Friel
Directed by Diana Canterbury
Fridays & Saturdays, May 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2017 at 7:30pm
Sunday Matinees, May 21 & 28, 2017 at 2:00pm

August, 1936, rural Ireland.  Step into the kitchen of the five fiercely proud Mundy sisters, a place for talking, laughing, and lively dancing - moments that defy the hardships of their daily life. Their brother, a missionary, has just returned from Uganda, and the sisters find themselves each on the brink of momentous change.  Brian Friel's much loved masterpiece captures a beautiful and exuberant sliver of these women's lives, a summer where
love - and everything else - seemed possible.
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Winner of the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Broadway Play and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play. Chosen by Time magazine as one of the ten best plays for 1991.