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Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd at the Cabaret Theatre Aug 29 - Nov 10, 2019

Sweeney Todd Poster for the Oregon Cabaret Theatre

August 29th – November 10th

The Story

Stephen Sondheim’s Gothic, Tony Award-winning masterpiece tells the story of Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, who returns to 19th century London seeking vengeance on the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, whose fortunes rise when Todd’s thirst for blood inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London lining up.

The Music

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Content Rating

Were it a movie, Sweeney Todd would be rated PG-13

Mamma Mia! at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre June 6 - August 18, 2019

Poster for Mamma Mia! at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland OR

June 6th – August 18th

This smash hit musical, featuring the music of ABBA, tells the story of a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father on the eve of her wedding. She brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they had last visited 20 years ago. “Dancing Queen," "The Winner Takes It All," "Money, Money, Money" and "Take a Chance on Me" are all featured in this feel good night of fun and laughter.

The Music

Featuring music by ABBA, including “Dancing Queen”, “The Winner Takes It All”, “Money, Money, Money”, and “Take a Chance on Me”.

Content

Were it a movie, Mamma Mia! would be rated PG-13.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival: "Cambodian Rock Band" and "Mother Road"

Everyone in town is raving about “Cambodian" and "Mother" and it’s easy to see why! I too really enjoyed these plays. They are set in different cultures and on two different continents — Cambodia and Southwest US — each tells a powerful, compelling, multi-generational story.

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"Sherlock Holmes and The Sign of the Four" Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland April 11 - May 26, 2019

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson portrait

April 11th – May 26th

The Story

Holmes and Watson return to the Cabaret for an adventure that takes the audience from a prison in India to 221B Baker Street and on to the Thames for a thrilling onstage boat chase! What is the mysterious ‘Sign of the Four’ that’s been left at the scene of multiple murders? And will longtime bachelor Dr. Watson find an unlikely love in their new client, Miss Morstan? Find out in this thrilling small cast version of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic.

Content

Were it a movie, Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of the Four would be rated PG.


Beehive, the 60s Musical at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre

Poster of Beehive the 60s Musical playing at Oregon Cabaret Theater in Ashland OR

January 31st – March 31st

The Story

The ultimate celebration of 1960s female empowerment, Beehive recalls the days of miniskirts, transistor radios, and flower power. Told from the perspective of six young women who came of age in this enigmatic decade, now taking a look back on a host of issues ranging from their first Beehive Dance to the challenges we faced as a nation.

The Music

Featuring music from Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Dusty Springfield, including such timeless classics as “My Boyfriend’s Back”, “Be My Baby”, “Son of a Preacher Man”, and “Me and Bobby McGee”.

Content Rating

Were it a movie, Beehive would be rated PG, with only very mild references to drug culture, alcohol and violence in some of the songs.

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