OUR 2021 Season
September 16 – November 6
The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits.
September 23 – October 23
Based on the hit teen movie, Cruel Intentions is the perfect jukebox musical to satisfy the 90’s child in all of us. Two diabolically charming step-siblings place a bet on whether one of them can seduce the incoming headmaster’s daughter. As the two set out to destroy the innocent girl—and anyone who gets in their way—they find themselves entangled in a web of secrets, temptation, and the cruelest game of all: love.
September 29 – November 3
The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death. Interlaced with more than a dozen musical numbers are salty, often humorous, reminiscences, projecting a riveting portrait of the lady and her music.
November 18 – December 23
The classic tale of the power of imagination, childhood fantasy, and a boy who can fly comes to Seacoast Rep with a new treatment to modernize this magical piece of the Broadway canon. Perfect for the family.
December 15 – 30
Mainstage Special: Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s award winning novella, this original musical adaptation by Seacoast Rep Resident Artist Jason Faria, recounts one pilot’s journey to find his inner child. After crashing his plane in the Sahara desert, the stranded pilot meets a small boy who has traveled to many planets trying to get back to his home. A musical fable for every age!
What People are Saying
“We have been members for many years and have enjoyed each moment”“We have been members for many years and have enjoyed each moment. The dedication, talent and professionalism of each and every performer, not to mention all the support staff is truly amazing. Love you all.”
“Wish we had discovered the theater earlier.”“We saw In the Heights last spring and it was so good – we were hooked. We traveled from Portland to see Tommy, Billy Elliot, A Christmas Carol, West Side Story and Once. Every show was amazing – wish we had discovered the theater earlier.”
“I can’t say enough about the Rep — it is worth the trip EVERY time! ”“I have seen a handful of shows at Seacoast and have never left disappointed. As a lifelong theater nut who is also a musical director and music teacher, I am always impressed with the professional level of this little gem of a company from the sets to costumes to the INCREDIBLE talent displayed every time. Favorites so far are Avenue Q, Titanic, Spamalot, and Once — but I am sure that list will continue to grow. I can’t say enough about the Rep — it is worth the trip EVERY time!”
“Such an amazing assortment of shows and talent displayed.”“My husband has gifted me tickets to a couple of shows here, once as a date with him and once as a date with our oldest daughter. Both were as different as they could possibly be but each was amazing in their own rights. Such an amazing assortment of shows and talent displayed.”
Past 2021 Season Shows
Stokley & Martin and Navaeh’s Brother
January 28 – March 21
Two one-act dramas, back to back, authored by the curator of our Sol Series, Najee A. Brown, devoted to telling diverse stories. Brown’s “The Bus Stop” was a hit with audiences in 2020, and we’re thinking you’ll love these stories about the African American experience in America.
Stokely & Martin tells the story of a prophetic conversation that took place in late 1966 between Martin Luther King, a young Stokely Carmichael, and others, on the topic of black power and the Vietnam war. Nevaeh’s Brother tells a beautiful story of love between an African-American woman and her troubled younger brother. This conversation in the middle of the night leads them on an emotional life journey where they open up about things that they’ve never expressed to anyone before.
Next to Normal
February 4 – March 20
Winner of three Tony Awards and a Pulitzer, Next to Normal takes a musical dive into family crisis and mental illness in Suburban America. A direct grab at the heart and the secret lives of modern families.
February 11 – March 28
The longest running musical in the world! The Fantasticks is the timeless, transcendent tale of a boy, a girl, and their fathers that bring them together by keeping them apart.
April 8 – May 28
Winner of 5 Tonys, Fun Home is a groundbreaking musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel. In this tragicomedy, Alison sets out to unravel the many mysteries of her childhood through a series of memories and conversations – from her coming out story to her moving journey of acceptance.
April 15 – May 30
The story is a simple one. A young man named Jesus shares stories, parables, and songs with his followers, imparting the many lessons of his spiritual awakening. With a score by three time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (also author of the Broadway phenomenon Wicked), Godspell features a parade of hit songs including the international hit, “Day by Day,” “All Good Gifts,” “Turn Back, O Man” and “By My Side.” Based on The Gospel According to Matthew, love and forgiveness never go out of style in this stylish reinterpretation of the beloved rock musical.
June 10 – July 18
Filled with acrobatics, fantastic music, and plenty of laughs – Pippin tells the story of the heir to the Frankish throne as he meanders through life trying to find the secret of fulfillment and happiness, aided by a troupe of performers that may or may not have his best interests at heart.
July 22 – September 5
Based on the writings of Christopher Isherwood, it follows Cliff, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, who falls in love with English singer Sally Bowles. Winner of eight 1967 Tony Awards, Cabaret has been revived countless times, it has been given the Hollywood treatment, and over the years has become synonymous with the very idea of the “Broadway Musical.” A perfectly marvelous evening of theatre!