Maples Repertory Theatre holds six mainstage productions each season. Below are the six shows featured in our 2019 season.
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June 12 – July 7, 2019
One truly unforgettable crowd-pleaser! After watching their wives revel in a bit of manly mischief during a “Girls’ Night Out,” six unemployed steel workers from Buffalo decide to go buff to pay their bills and get much more than they bargained for! Out of shape and out of step, can these unlikely performers pull it off when then decide to take it all off? Watch as these macho men develop meaningful friendships, take charge of their lives and overcome fear to become the most unlikely group of exotic dancers in history. The Full Monty will have you tapping your toes and rolling with laughter.
June 21 – July 27, 2019
In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate—and an impromptu happy hour— and decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years. Over the course of six months, filled with laughter, hilarious misadventures, and the occasional liquid refreshment, these middle-aged women successfully bond and find the confidence to jumpstart their new lives. Together, they discover lasting friendships and a renewed determination to live in the moment—and most importantly, realize it’s never too late to make new old friends. So raise your glass to these strong Southern women and their fierce embrace of life and say “Cheers!”
July 19 – August 11, 2019
Follow the incredible journey of Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise to the top of the record charts during the golden days of rock ‘n’ roll in this dynamic tribute musical. You’ll be cheering for more, with such rousing fifties favorites as “Peggy Sue,” “Oh Boy,” “Maybe Baby,” “That’ll Be the Day,” “Raining In My Heart,” Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.” This joyous celebration of a musical legend has audiences on their feet in every corner of the globe and it will explode on the Royal Stage in a toe-tapping, hand-clapping extravaganza! “Oh Boy!”
September 25 – October 13, 2019
Men in the Parish Basement? What’s a church lady to do? “Rise Up O Men” gives the gents a chance to shine in the latest installment of the Church Basement Ladies musical comedy series. Sixth in the Church Basement Ladies Series, “Rise Up, O Men” is a brand new musical comedy featuring the men of the church and your favorite church basement ladies who serve them. As these hardworking farmers discuss their scrap lumber piles and benefits of weld versus solder, they unintentionally disrupt the order of the kitchen. But that’s what happens when you let the rooster in the hen house.
October 23 – November 3, 2019
Sidney Bruhl, a once- successful writer of stage thrillers, is in the grip of chronic writer’s block. Out of the blue, young playwright Clifford Anderson sends Bruhl one of the only two copies of his brilliant new whodunit, Deathtrap. Desperate to set Broadway alight once more, Sidney spies his chance to invite Clifford to his remote country home. Oh, and to bring the only other copy of Deathtrap with him! If Bruhl can kill the newcomer and pass the play off as his own, he could once again be the toast of Broadway. A truly satisfying spine-chiller that is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat. One of the most successful plays in its genre, Deathtrap promises an ingenious maze of twists and turns that will keep you guessing until the very end.
December 4 – December 15, 2019
It’s back by popular demand! Weary of performing Charles Dickens’ expected holiday classic yet again, three actors are inspired to launch their own celebration by performing every Christmas story ever told — plus Christmas traditions from around the world — and seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop culture. Throw in every Christmas carol ever sung and you have a madcap romp through the holiday season.