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2024-2025 Season

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Join us for the 2024-2025 Season

This year, we’re flipping the script with vibrant takes on iconic works, brand new plays, and reframed classics, with a 9-play lineup that celebrates the electrifying power of storytelling. Scroll down, and join the party!

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September 29 – November 3, 2024

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage
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Single tickets go on sale August 2.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

  • Book by Hugh Wheeler
  • Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • Directed & Choreographed by Chip Miller
  • Musical Directed by DeReau K. Farrar

After 15 years in exile on a trumped up conviction, Sweeney Todd returns to the grit and grime of Victorian London, bent on reclaiming his life and exacting bloody retribution. With the help of his trusty razors and his plotting landlady and pie-shop owner, Mrs. Lovett, Sweeney tears through a corrupt society proving revenge is a dish best served piping hot. This Sondheim classic is to die for!

Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score, 1979.

“...Sweeney Todd may well be the greatest of all Broadway musicals: an epic combination of disparate ingredients—horror and humor, cynicism and sentiment, melodrama and sophisticated wit—with a central core of grounded, meaty humanity.” - Time Out New York

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November 10 – December 22, 2024

In the Ellyn Bye Studio
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Single tickets go on sale August 2.

Liberace & Liza: Holiday at the Mansion (A Tribute)

  • By Jillian Snow & David Saffert
  • Directed by Chip Miller

Local favorites David Saffert and Jillian Snow are BACK! Join them as they sparkle in this exhilarating night of musical and comical fireworks. Settle in for a glamorous evening as they bring two icons to life. Liberace & Liza delights in some of show business’ wildest and most well known personalities, sharing iconic musical numbers, enchanting costumes and unforgettable laughs. Make your visit to the mansion a holiday tradition!

“...their comic banter shines as brightly as their glittering outfits. It’s a delight.” - Oregon ArtsWatch

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November 24 – December 22, 2024

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage
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Single tickets go on sale August 2.

Twelfth Night, Or What You Will

  • By William Shakespeare
  • Directed by Marissa Wolf

When Viola washes ashore, her twin brother Sebastian is lost at sea. Disguises, mistaken identities and unrequited love show them that shipwrecks may be the least of their problems. In one of  Shakespeare’s most enduring comedies, everything — love, mischief, music and libations — exists in exciting excess! 

Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play, 2014.

“It is impossible to overstate the level of ridiculous fun…” - The Chicago Sun Times

“Shakespeare’s most perfect comedy” - Broadway World

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January 19 – February 16, 2025

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage
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Single tickets go on sale August 2.

Jaja’s African Hair Braiding

  • By Jocelyn Bioh
  • Directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene

Fresh off of a celebrated Broadway run, Jocelyn Bioh (writer of School Girls: Or the African Mean Girls Play) brilliantly brings the bustling world of a Harlem braiding shop to life! This universal story full of heart and hilarity centers a vibrant group of West African Stylists who create hair magic, community, and comedy in Jaja’s shop. As these “capital S” Stylists and their zany assortment of patrons navigate the complexities of culture, politics, love, and beauty, they illuminate how one finds, builds, and maintains home, even when home feels far away.

“A hot and hilarious workplace sitcom.” - The New York Times

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March 2 – 30, 2025

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage
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Single tickets go on sale August 2.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

  • By Edward Albee
  • Directed by Marissa Wolf

George and Martha have invited a young couple — Nick and Honey — over for a nightcap. As the drinks start flowing and skeletons claw their way out of their closets, the couples soon learn that marriage isn’t all fun and games. Hilarious and harrowing, one of the theater’s beloved classics, Edward Albee’s dark comedy is as fresh now as it was at its premiere more than 60 years ago.

Tony Award for Best Play, New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play, 1963.

“At its heart, it is a twisted living room comedy… both sharp and poisonously funny.” - Entertainment Weekly

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March 9 – April 20, 2025

In the Ellyn Bye Studio
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Single tickets go on sale August 2.

The Light

  • By Loy A. Webb
  • Directed by Chip Miller

Today should be the happiest day of Rashad and Genesis’ lives — he’s planned it all out — the perfect proposal before the perfect concert from the couple’s favorite artist. Things, however, almost never go as planned and when old secrets put their relationship at risk, they are forced to confront their commitment to each other and to justice. This intimate and moving play set amid the Kavanaugh hearings makes the political quite personal, in a real time rollercoaster ride of romance and reckoning.

Outer Critics Circle nomination for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play, 2018.

“An exploration of truth, pain, and ultimately, the power of love.” - Playbill

The Light is the full package - great writing, superb acting, sensitive direction, excellent production values and timely, relevant subject matter presented with honesty, humor, dignity, passion and love. A powerful and affecting combination.” - New York Theatre Guide

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April 20 – May 18, 2025

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage
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Single tickets go on sale August 2.

The Brothers Size

  • By Tarell Alvin McCraney
  • Directed & Choreographed by Chip Miller

From Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, Choir Boy) comes a story of freedom and family. Steadfast and responsible, Ogun Size fights to connect with Oshoosi, his aimless younger brother,  who has recently been released from prison. Weaving together the mundane and the mystic, this play invites us into the Louisiana Bayou, showing us a world of poetry, African mythology, and music. A fresh and contemporary tale of belonging, brotherhood and the ties that bind. 

New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award, 2009.
Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, 2007.

“Combines urgently rhythmic dialogue with the lingering strangeness of a dream.” - The Standard

“The greatest piece of writing by an American playwright under 30 in a generation or more.” - The Chicago Tribune

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May 11 – June 22, 2025

In the Ellyn Bye Studio
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Single tickets go on sale August 2.

Chris Grace: As Scarlett Johansson

  • By Chris Grace
  • Directed by Eric Michaud
  • A co-production with Boom Arts

Chris Grace is Scarlett Johansson. Or maybe Scarlett Johansson is Chris Grace. Either way, only one of them played a Japanese cyborg in Ghost in the Shell.  In a tour-de-force one-person farce that The Guardian describes as “mind and character bending,” Asian American actor and comedian Chris Grace explores the bounds of an artist’s identity. With the help of an ever-growing pile of wigs, Chris Grace: As Scarlett Johansson celebrates two of Hollywood’s most beloved Asian actors. 

Winner, Hollywood Encore Producer’s Award, 2023.

“Consistently hilarious…. An insightful hour of comedy that is also deeply funny.” - BroadwayWorld

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June 1 – 29, 2025

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage
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Single tickets go on sale August 2.

The Importance of Being Earnest

  • By Oscar Wilde
  • Adapted by Kamilah Bush
  • Directed by Josiah Davis

A world-premiere adaptation!

What’s in a name? For some people — everything. A new, exciting spin on an old classic, this adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s satire sparkles with wit and whimsy. To become the gentlemen they believe they’re meant to be, Jack and Algernon must live double lives. Country mice and city mice collide in this comedy that will woo you from the very start!

“The rare work of art that achieves perfection on its own terms.” - The New York Times

Most productions at The Armory are recommended for high school age and up.

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