Author Archives: Mark Briner

2021 SUMMER CAMPS ARE HERE!

WE’RE BACK! Tidewater Players is excited to announce our season of youth summer camps for 2021. For our 16st season of youth education camps, ages 5-12 can for the first time partake in the ghoulishly funny world of Charles Addams immortal characters in our junior camp, The Addams Family (Young…  
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THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES — DREAM ON!

February 28-March 8, 2020 Created by Roger Bean Directed and Choreographed by Dickie Mahoney Our most popular franchise is back for their farewell tour! It’s 1969 and The Marvelous Wonderettes return to Springfield High (Go Chipmunks!) to throw a retirement party for their favorite homeroom teacher. As the girls sing their way…  
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9 to 5

Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 POSTPONED May 8-24, 2020 We regret that our production of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 has been postponed, and we are awaiting permission to mount the show at the start of our 2020-2021 season in the fall. Refunds are being issued through the Opera House…  
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ELF the musical is coming!!!!

ELF Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks…  
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AUDITIONS for A Few Good Men

Directed by Todd Starkey Auditions to be held Sunday June 23rd, 11am-2pm Monday June 24th, 7-9 pm Performance Dates: September 20-29, 2019 Needed: 15 men, ages range 18-60 1 woman, early 30s No monologue necessary. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script. Auditions will take place in the black box…  
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LOOKING FOR DIRECTORS & TECHNICAL STAFF

ATTENTION DIRECTORS and TECH DESIGNERS! Tidewater Players is looking to fill positions in our upcoming 2019-2020 season. If you are interested in potentially directing, stage managing, or designing set/costumes/lights/sound or general tech, please email your technical resume (or any questions or communication) to Tidewater1Productions@gmail.com. Our season is currently in development,…  
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THE CLASSIC 80s MOVIE LIVE!

HEATHERS February 22 – March 3, 2019 Music, Lyrics, & Book by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy Based on the motion picture Heathers, distributed by New World Pictures and written by Daniel Walters Heathers The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who…  
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THE FULL MONTY

May 4-19, 2019 (OPENING SATURDAY NIGHT!) Directed by Laurie Starkey Musical Direction by Chris Rose Choreographed by Elise Starkey We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit)…  
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A SPECIAL HOLIDAY EVENT–The Marvelous Wonderettes: WINTER WONDERETTES

BY POPULAR DEMAND You asked for it, we listened. One of our most highly requested audience favorite productions, by popular demand, returns in a new holiday version! The original cast and original production team of last season’s smash hit THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES return for the holidays with the WINTER WONDERETTES….  
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FOR THE HOLIDAYS: A CHRISTMAS STORY, the Musical

November 16 – December 2, 2018 Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story, distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash…  
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