What’s new at Theatre Arlington? Plenty!
Under the direction of Executive Producer Steven D. Morris, Theatre Arlington enters its 47th season with something for everyone, including an inaugural Cabaret Series and all new holiday show.
During the 2019-20 season, audiences will be treated to musical comedies, family-friendly children’s programming, and era-defining dramas. This season’s holiday production will be completely reimagined as a classic TV variety show with an all-modern take as the stage is filled with singing, dancing and special guest stars at every performance. Between each production, Theatre Arlington host a new Cabaret Series featuring talented local musicians performing in a relaxed and fun setting.
To support this ambitious schedule, Morris has announced that the Theatre will be hiring more professional Equity actors in each production as well as skilled designers and talented live musicians.
This season Theatre Arlington will continue to work hard to improve the patron’s experience and the quality of every production. The Theatre is excited to announce that they will be hiring more professional Equity actors in each production as well as skilled designers and talented live musicians. That’s not all Morris is happy to announce – this season will be the inaugural year for a new Cabaret Series which will bring the metroplex’s best singers and musicians to Theatre Arlington to perform in an intimate environment.
2019-2020 PERFORMANCE SEASON
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
September 20 – October 13, 2019
This super-popular musical, loosely based on real-life events at the Chicken Ranch, is sure to make you smile. Great musical numbers, political satire, religion and football… this musical has it all. This one is for mature audiences, but don’t worry. As Miss Mona says, “There’s nothing dirty going on.” Appropriate for audiences ages 16 and up.
Winnie The Pooh
October 25 – November 10, 2019
Take a trip into the 100-acre woods with Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and all your favorites in this delightful musical adaptation of the classic story. Appropriate for audiences aged 3 and up.
HOORAY FOR HOLIDAYS: Theatre Arlington’s Musical TV Special
November 22 – December 15, 2019
We still love gathering around the television to watch holiday specials and movies. Join Theatre Arlington as they imagine what it would be like to have their own TV variety show complete with singing, dancing, and special guest stars at every performance. Appropriate for audiences ages 3 and up.
January 10 – 26, 2020
Abby and Marilyn are sharing a room in the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility. The ladies do not get along and begin to hilariously, and then dangerously, prank each other in the hopes of having the room to themselves. Appropriate for ages 16 and up.
A Raisin in the Sun
January 18 – February 3, 2020
A Raisin in the Sun portrays a few weeks in the life of the Youngers, an African American family living on the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s. When the play opens, the Youngers are about to receive an insurance check for $10,000. Each of the adult members of the family has an idea as to what he or she would like to do with this money. This landmark play was the first play on Broadway written by an African American woman. Appropriate for audiences ages 13 and up.
March 27 – April 19, 2020
This wonderfully fun musical is about a baseball fan who makes a bet with the devil so his team can win the pennant. This great musical score features popular tunes like You Gotta Have Heart, Whatever Lola Wants and more. Appropriate for all audiences ages 13 and up.
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.
May 8 – 24, 2020
Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary ten-year-old until the bulletin board on the wall above his bed falls on top of him. The next morning, Stanley wakes up flat. In a whirlwind musical travelogue, Stanley scours the globe for a solution to his unusual problem. He’s stamped, posted and cancelled from France to Honolulu and beyond, all to become a three-dimensional boy once more. Appropriate for audiences ages 3 and up.
August 7 – 30, 2020
This is the second in a trilogy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon. When we last met Eugene Jerome in Brighton Beach Memoirs, he was coping with adolescence in 1930’s Brooklyn. In Biloxi Blues, he’s a young army recruit during WWII, going through basic training and learning about life and love while enduring boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1943. Appropriate for audiences ages 13 and up.
Various dates from December 2019 -July 2020
The stage might be dark, but you can still hang out with some of the best Theatre Arlington talent for a relaxed evening of music and fun!
Tickets available now
Visit the Theatre Arlington website to get your season tickets now. Group tickets also available.
305 W. Main St.
Arlington, TX 76010
About Theatre Arlington
Located in the center of Downtown Arlington, which was designated the Arlington Cultural District by the State of Texas, Theatre Arlington is one of the largest semi-professional, non-profit theaters in the Southwest. With roots dating back to the 1973, Theatre Arlington is dedicated to its mission of enhancing the quality of life in North Texas by presenting superior, diverse, artistic experiences through performance, production and education.