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2019

Plaza Suite

Plaza Suite features three stories set in the same suite in New York’s famed Plaza Hotel: a married couple teetering on the edge of divorce, a Hollywood producer attempting to seduce his old flame, and two parents attempting to talk their daughter into getting married.

A Year with Frog and Toad

Arnold Lobel’s treasured characters hop from page to stage in a story of friendship and adventure. The jazzy, upbeat score of A Year with Frog and Toad bubbles with melody and wit, making it an inventive, exhuberant, and enchanting musical for the whole family.

Company

From Musical Theatre’s most renowned composer, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of seven Tony Awards.

Company is a sophisticated and honest look at modern adult relationships.

Evita

Evita charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between 1934-1952, this Tony-winning musical follows Eva on her journey from poor illegitimate child, to the most powerful woman in Latin America.

The Crucible

Set in Salem during the witchcraft trials of 1692, The Crucible is a masterful melding of fact and fiction. Now highly regarded as a central work in the canon of American drama, this play was also winner of the Tony Award for Best Play in 1953.

A Children's Christmas Carol

This holiday season, Ebenezer Scrooge’s prophetic Christmas Eve is reborn. From the pages of Charles Dickens comes this adaptation of Yuletide classic paired with numerous carols and songs of Christmas.

2018

True West

Sons of a desert dwelling alcoholic and suburban wanderer clash over a film script. Austin, the achiever, is working on a script he has sold, when Lee, a reckless thief, drops in.

Honk! Jr.

A Children’s Workshop Production

Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery.

The Robber Bridegroom

In The Robber Bridegroom, the backwoods bandit, Jamie Lockhart, falls for the daughter of the richest planter in the country. 

Fifth of July

Set in rural Missouri in 1977, Fifth of July revolves around the Talley family and their friends, and focuses on the disillusionment with America in the wake of the Vietnam War.

The Music Man

Susquehanna Stage celebrates ten years of magic with a reprise of our original production, The Music Man

1940's Radio Hour

1940’s Radio Hour is full of 1940’s music, dancing, and old-time sound effects! The play portrays the final holiday broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on the New York radio station WOV in December 1942.

2017

The Diary of Anne Frank

As Jews in German-occupied Holland, the Frank family fears for their lives. When Anne’s sister, Margot, is called to appear before the authorities—which would almost surely mean she was being sent to a concentration camp—Anne and her family go into hiding. 

Next to Normal

Next to Normal is a rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that her illness and the attempts to alleviate it have on her family.

Once Upon a Mattress Jr.

A Children’s Workshop Production

Carried on a wave of beguiling songs,  romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans.

Crimes of the Heart

In this tearjerker based on a successful stage drama, an untimely death haunts a trio of sisters, yet their love proves stronger than any familial tragedy. But when one of the siblings is pushed to the brink by desperation, they pull together during a makeshift reunion.

A Chorus Line

A celebration of those unsung heroes of the Musical Theatre, the chorus dancers: valiant, over dedicated, underpaid and highly trained troopers who back up the star. This singular sensation of a musical tells the story of 19 dancers at a final audition, vying for a spot in a Broadway show.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Set on a Mississippi Delta plantation home, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof examines the relationships between members of cotton tycoon Big Daddy Pollitt’s family.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

In this musical, ambitious J. Pierrepont Finch, who, with the help of the book How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, climbs the corporate ladder of the World Wide Wicket Company.

2016

The Boys Next Door

Set in the Boston area, The Boys Next Door deals with four men with various mental disabilities who live in a group home. The play provides a humorous commentary on the men’s lives, taking a surprising turn as Barry’s father comes to visit and as Jack (their caretaker) accepts a new job.

Godspell

At the behest of John the Baptist, young men and women forsake their jobs and take up the mantle of Jesus Christ — becoming his disciples — in a musical retelling of the Gospel of Matthew set in modern-day New York City. 

Seussical Jr.

A Children’s Workshop Production

The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing Whos, including Jojo, a Who child who gets in trouble for thinking too many “thinks.”

Big River

Based on the book by Mark Twain, Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a musical with a book by William Hauptman and music and lyrics by Roger Miller

Little Shop of Horror

Meek flower shop assistant Seymour pines for co-worker Audrey. During a total eclipse, he discovers an unusual plant he names Audrey II, which feeds only on human flesh and blood.

All is Calm

The Western Front, Christmas, 1914.
Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace.

2015

Almost Maine

One cold, clear Friday night in the middle of winter, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways. 

Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr.

A Children’s Workshop Production

Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr. uses the familiar songs from the cartoons to teach grammar, math, science, history, social studies and political science while telling the story of Tom, a young teacher nervously anticipating his first day on the job.

Lucky Stiff

Lucky Stiff is an offbeat, hilarious murder mystery farce complete with mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds, and a corpse in a wheelchair.

Into the Woods

When a Baker and his Wife learn they’ve been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door, they embark on a quest for the special objects required to break the spell.

The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

Supporting herself and her two daughters by taking in a decrepit old boarder, Beatrice Hunsdorfer wreaks a petty vengeance on everybody bout her. One daughter, Ruth, is a pretty but highly strung girl subject to convulsions; while the younger daughter, Matilda, plain and almost pathologically shy, has an intuitive gift for science.

Miracle on 34th Street

Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn’t want her six-year-old daughter Susan’s head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor Fred Gailey tries to woo Doris by charming Susan and taking her to see Santa Claus at Macy’s, where Doris works.

2014

Baby

Baby tells the story of three couples on a university campus as they deal with the painful, rewarding and agonizingly funny consequences of this universal experience.

Dear Edwina Jr.

A Children’s Workshop Production

Dear Edwina JR. follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver extraordinaire Edwina Spoonapple as she directs the neighborhood kids in a series of buoyant production numbers as part of the latest edition of her weekly “Advice-A-Palooza” extravaganza.

Peter Pan

James Barrie’s story lives on in the adventures of Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn’t grow up, and Wendy who, with poignantly mixed feelings, ultimately did.r.

Night Watch

Unable to sleep, Elaine Wheeler paces the living room of her Manhattan townhouse, troubled by unsettling memories and vague fears. Her husband tries to comfort her, but when he steps away for a moment Elaine screams as she sees the body of a dead man in the window across the way.

A 1940's Radio Christmas Carol

It’s Christmas Eve, 1943, and the Feddington Players are set to present their contemporary “take” on Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. Whether it’s the noisy plumbing, missed cues, electrical blackouts, or the over-the-top theatrics, this radio show is an entertaining excursion into the mayhem of a live radio show.

2013

That Championship Season

Following their annual custom, five men—a high-school basketball coach, now retired, and four members of the team that he guided to the state championship twenty years earlier—meet for a reunion.

Disney's Aladdin Kids

A Children’s Workshop Production

Welcome to the marketplace of Agrabah, where we’re about to begin the fantastic tale of the street rat who became a prince!

Is There Life After Highschool?

This is a “memory musical”. Our stalwart cast plays various characters remembering the joy, the laughter and the pain of what it was like to go through high school.

Steel Magnolia

Concerned with a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor, the play is alternately hilarious and touching—and, in the end, deeply revealing of the strength and purposefulness which underlies the antic banter of its characters.

2012

Disney's the Jungle Book Kids

A Children’s Workshop Production

Adapted from Disney’s beloved animated film and the works of Rudyard Kipling, the “man cub” Mowgli, bounds through the jungle and learns what it means to be human.

1776

The seminal event in American history blazes to vivid life in this most unconventional of Broadway hits. It’s the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to declare independence… if only our founding fathers can agree to do it!

Arsenic and Old Lace

The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn, NY, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves.

Annie

Annie is a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan.

2011

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Fans of Peanuts will recognize their favorite characters and situations in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Never fear, Snoopy still engages the Red Baron in heroic combat, and Lucy still charges just 5 cents for her psychiatric advice. If you like Peanuts, you’ll love this show!

Rumors

At a large, tastefully appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce.

Guys and Dolls

Set in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City, this oddball romantic comedy – considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy – soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of vivid characters

Urinetown

One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold.

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

The perennial favorite is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Five actors perform the dozens of characters in the radio play as well as produce the sound effects.

2010

Willy Wonka

Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory,” which features the songs from the classic family film “Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory.”

Our Town

The central values of the play—Christian morality, community, the family, appreciation of everyday pleasures—are traditional. Yet, Thorton Wilder’s methods of presenting these values on the stage are anything but.

The Sound of Music

When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain.

The Fantasticks

Neighboring fathers, having observed that their children do whatever they are told not to, conspire with El Gallo to have them fall in love. The bizarre plan is successful, and the “Happy Ending” comes at the end of Act One.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The pageant that should be doomed to fail becomes a rich story about the human spirit and the ability in times of crisis to become bigger and better than we think we are.

2009

The Music Man

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band he vows to organize

On Golden Pond

Themes of mortality, family relationships, marriage, and generations all play out at Norman and Ethel Thayer’s small lake house in Maine beside Golden Pond.