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SubscribeOur 42nd season offers an exquisite mix of music and drama. You can save up to 33% on your seats, get guaranteed tickets to the hottest shows in town, and go to the front of the line when you arrive. Even better, subscribers are the only ones who can switch their tickets to a different date for free. So you'll have total flexibility!

With the Full Season package, you save so much that you see a play for free. The discount for seniors and youth is so big that they see two shows for free! You can also choose to see just three plays or three musicals... and still save up to 20 percent!

Discounts are also available for the new Sunday Concert Series: see four concerts for $94, six for $136, or all eight for $168 .

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Read about this season’s shows by clicking on the tabs below:

 
 
 

MUSICAL Fiddler on the Roof
Sept 5 - 21, 2014

Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Book by Joseph Stein
Music direction by Mary Chun
Stage direction by John Shillington

This fall, Cinnabar celebrates the 50th anniversary of Fiddler on the Roof. The original Broadway incarnation of this beloved musical racked up an astonishing 10 Tony Awards by introducing unforgettable songs like “Tradition” and “If I Were A Rich Man.” It’s message of family, faith, and flexibility has never gone out of style.

Experience the happiness and tears of Fiddler with 40 incredible singers, dancers, and musicians in our intimate theater. Stephen Walsh of La Cage aux Folles plays Papa Tevye with Cinnabar’s own Elly Lichenstein as his wife. Talk about a match made in heaven! Don’t miss this joyous and beautiful show.

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“Now and forever... It is remarkable how contemporary nearly every moment of this musical remains.” – Chicago Sun-Times

Underwritten by Clyde & Kim Schultz and Sandra O'Brien

 

PLAY Driving Miss Daisy
Oct 17 - Nov 2, 2014

Written by Alfred Uhry
Directed by Nathan Cummings
When an elderly widow crashes her car, her son insists that she hire a driver – and the result is a unique friendship formed across the barriers of class and race. Driving Miss Daisy became a huge success on stage and on film. Alfred Uhry’s poignant script won the Pulitzer Prize, the Golden Globe, and the Academy Award on its way to becoming an American classic.

Cinnabar favorite Laura Jorgensen returns to partner with Dorian Lockett from Of Mice & Men for this heartwarming and humorous show. Come for a ride with Cinnabar and enjoy the story that has delighted millions of people around the world.

“Rich and real… A classic clash of wills that melts into something like love.” – New York Times

Underwritten by Dick & Edith Kapash with Frank Schomer

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CABARET Edith Piaf: Under Paris Skies
December 31, 2014 - January 18, 2015

World premiere!

Featuring the songs of Edith Piaf
Music direction by Al Haas & Robert Lunceford
Stage direction by Melissa Weaver

Let Cinnabar seduce you with hypnotic songs of dreams and desire. Edith Piaf’s unlikely life in the bars and brothels of Paris made her both tender and tough, a distinctive mix that mesmerized the world. When she shot to stardom in the 1930s, her haunting voice and heartbreaking ballads earned international acclaim.

With this world premiere, four superb performers and a five-piece band take you on an enchanting trip to Europe. See Paris through Piaf’s eyes with the artists who created last season’s sensational tribute to Jacques Brel. Bon chance! Et bon voyage.

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"Piaf's own story is almost as remarkable as her musical legacy.” – LA Times

Underwritten by Michel Snethlage & Barbara Howell

PLAY I Am My Own Wife
Feb 6 - 15, 2015

Written by Doug Wright
Directed by Jennifer King

I Am My Own Wife burst onto Broadway in 2004 and won every major honor, including the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Play. Now, in a tour de force performance, Steven Abbott portrays all 36 characters in this astonishing solo show.

Experience the incredible tale of a “deviant” German who survived – even thrived – despite the Nazi and Communist regimes. It’s a compelling and entirely true story that celebrates resilience and pride.

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"Triumphant... A startling tale of endurance.” – Associated Press

Underwritten by Bergin Glass Impressions

PLAY Arcadia
April 3 - 19, 2015

Written by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Sheri Lee Miller

Cinnabar proudly presents Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece Arcadia, a dazzling play that is equal parts comedy, mystery, and love story. In this brilliant and witty show, which won London’s coveted Olivier Award, 12 talented actors take you on a thrilling ride through two centuries of passion, poetry, and science.

Director Sheri Lee Miller delighted audiences with sold-out hits such as Of Mice & MenThe Price, and La Cage aux Folles. Now she’s back to stage this remarkable play of heady ideas and heartfelt emotion.

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"A masterpiece... The finest play written in my lifetime.” – The New Yorker

Underwritten by Dr. David Noorthoek

OPERA Falstaff
June 12 - 28, 2015

Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Arrigo Boito
Music direction by Mary Chun
Stage direction by Elly LIchenstein

Cinnabar’s scintillating season ends on a high note with Falstaff. Performed entirely in English, this irreverent opera combines Verdi’s glorious score with Shakespeare’s uproarious rogue. Falstaff schemes to get rich by bedding his neighbors’ wives, but the ladies turn the tables with a mischievous series of tricks and disguises.

Following on their flawless Figaro, Artistic Director Elly Lichenstein and Music Director Mary Chun unveil another sumptuous and sonorous show. Beloved baritone Jo Vincent Parks embodies the irrepressible rascal in this rollicking tale of wine, women, and song.

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"Hilarous... Verdi's score is a miracle of ingenuity.” – New York Times

Underwritten by Emily & Walter Roeder



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