In this five-day workshop we will rehearse and perform a short show for family and friends! The student actors will be challenged throughout the week to deepen their understanding of the craft of acting, character development, and work as an ensemble to put on a show. All rehearsals and performances will be held on the Wagon Wheel Theatre stage.
On the Wagon Wheel Stage, February 24, 2024, at 7pm the Symphony of the Lakes Wind Quintet will perform as part of the Symphony of the Lakes season. A wind quintet is a chamber music ensemble consisting of five wind instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn. This instrumental combination creates a distinctive and versatile sound that allows for a wide range of musical expressions and textures. Wind quintets have a rich history in classical music, and composers have written a significant amount of repertoire for this ensemble. The range of timbres within the ensemble allows for a diverse exploration […]
"The Man Who Came to Dinner" is a classic American comedy play written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. It premiered on Broadway in 1939 and has since become a popular and enduring piece in the world of American theater. The play revolves around the character of Sheridan Whiteside, a famous and acerbic radio personality, who, while on a lecture tour in the small town of Mesalia, injures himself and is forced to convalesce in the home of a local family, the Stanleys. The Stanley family's lives are turned upside down as Whiteside takes over their house, turning it […]
Highlighting the talents of the Performing Arts Club from Cardinal Services, this unique performance, crafted collaboratively and scripted by Kira Lace Hawkins, will showcase each actor as they express their cherished moments with the audience through acting, dance, and song. This sincere production is sure to leave you grinning and instill a refreshed gratitude for the simple joys that bring happiness to our lives.
An Audience-Participation Murder Mystery! As the audience enters, a sign informs them that they are going back in time to 1928 and joining the Mob sendoff for the late Vito “The Gut” Marzetti. Your location becomes a speakeasy, “Ruby’s Place,” where the grieving family is holding “services” for the Don. They include Joey “The Lump,” Frankie “Marbles” and the proprietor of the club, Ruby “Fingers” Marzetti. And, of course, Lena, the “Gut’s” heartbroken widow. Or is she? Maybe she just wants to find the Godfather’s stash and needs her stepchildren (and the audience) to help figure out Vito’s last game. […]
Symphony of the Lakes will present “Hobbits and Fairies” at the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts on April 27, at 7pm. Music from Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a musical composition created by Howard Shore and orchestrated by John Whitney. It is derived from Shore's original score for the 2001 film "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," directed by Peter Jackson and based on J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy novel. Howard Shore's score for "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy is renowned for its complexity, depth, and ability to enhance the […]
Clown Tower Comedy Presents “Comedy at the Wagon Wheel” Featuring Ryan Niemiller! With special guest host Maxwell Tidey Nationally known comedic presences on one fantastic night. About our Comedians! Ryan Niemiller: You may know Ryan Niemiller as the disarmingly handsome comedian and 3rd place finalist from America's Got Talent Season 14. Despite being born with a disability in both arms, Ryan, the self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat of Comedy”, shares his views of the world from the perspective of the handicapped (and very handsome). Ryan began his comedy career in Los Angeles, California, and hasn’t looked back since. He's a favorite performer […]
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has been produced in 37 countries worldwide. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end, and he […]
"Kiss Me, Kate" is a classic musical comedy that intertwines the backstage antics of a theater production with a Shakespearean play. The story revolves around a divorced couple, Fred Graham and Lilli Vanessi, who are talented actors cast as the leading roles in a musical adaptation of "The Taming of the Shrew." As they prepare for the show, Fred attempts to win back Lilli's affections, but their fiery personalities lead to constant clashes both on and off the stage. Meanwhile, the supporting cast faces their own romantic entanglements, adding further comedic complications.
"The Wedding Singer" is a lively and humorous musical set in the 1980s, based on the 1998 film. It follows Robbie Hart, a wedding singer whose own love life takes a hit when he's left at the altar. As he navigates heartbreak and disillusionment, he meets Julia Sullivan, a waitress engaged to someone else. Together, they discover the true meaning of love while navigating the comical and nostalgic world of weddings and '80s pop culture. The show's catchy songs and charming storyline make it a delightful and entertaining theatrical experience.
"Murder on the Orient Express" is a thrilling murder mystery play based on Agatha Christie's classic novel of the same name. The story unfolds aboard the luxurious and iconic Orient Express train, where the renowned detective Hercule Poirot finds himself on a journey with an eclectic group of passengers. When a murder occurs on the train, Poirot must use his brilliant deduction skills to unravel the complex web of clues and motives that surround the crime. As the train becomes stranded in a snowstorm, Poirot interviews each passenger, revealing their secrets and connections to the victim. Suspicion falls on everyone, […]