A comedy by Lisa Collins
Directed by Lisa Collins
May 10-May 26

Sponsored by Cornerstone Community Bank
and the Redding Cultural District

Cheer for the hero, boo for the villain and sigh for the sweet young thing in this hysterical western comedy inspired by the melodramas and vaudevillian shows of years past. The story takes place right here in Shasta County - French Gulch to be exact - and is chock full of fun and familiar figures, including the infamous Ruggles Brothers, the French Gulch Hotel, colorful cowboys, sultry saloon girls, and the return appearance of that elusive musical phenom: The Oak Bottom Boys! Just in time for the Redding Rodeo, Fowl Play in French Gulch is the perfect addition to your Rodeo month activities. Wear your western duds to get in the spirit, whet yer whistle with the custom cocktails at the bar and prepare to whoop it up at the Riverfront Playhouse in May 2024!

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Wizard Of Oz
By L Frank Baum
Directed by Maureen Sanders
Kids from 7-16 Years Old
June 10-30
Performances June 28-30

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A comedy by Donald Churchill
Director TBD
July 26-August 11

Sponsored by the Redding Cultural District

Audrey and Tony are a middle-aged ex-couple meeting at their old weekend retreat to decide who gets what. Tony is eager to get this matter cleared up. He has re-married and his new wife, who is only eighteen but very mature for her years, is pregnant. She has come along for the ride, but she goes into labor and is rushed to the local hospital, where it transpires that the baby is not Tony’s! He is going to stand by Stella anyway, but what really unsettles him is finding out that Audrey is planning to get married again. He still loves her, you see, and she still loves him. The question, is will they ever admit this to each other...or themselves?

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A dark comedy by Tracy Letts
Director John Welsh
September 13- September 29

The Minutes take a hard look at the inner workings of a city council meeting and the hypocrisy, greed and ambition that bubble to the surface when a newcomer to the small town of Big Cherry starts to ask the wrong questions. Why is someone on the council mysteriously missing? What happened to all those bicycles? Is there skullduggery afoot with the city’s finances? What’s the deal with the available parking space? Part Parks & Recreation, part Twilight Zone. this powerful, resonant, and funny portrayal of democracy in action proves that everything you know can change—it’s just a matter of minutes. After all, the smallest towns keep the biggest secrets.

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Around the World in 80 Days
A comedy adapted by Mark Brown

From the novel by Jules Verne
Directed by Cheyenne Harrah
October 18-November 3

Stampeding elephants! Raging typhoons! Runaway trains! Unabashedly slapstick! Hold onto your seats for the original amazing race! Join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they race to beat the clock! Phileas Fogg has agreed to an outrageous wager that puts his fortune and his life at risk. With his resourceful servant Passepartout, Fogg sets out to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. But his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he’s a robber on the run. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portraying 39 characters traverse seven continents in Mark Brown’s adaptation of one of the great adventures of all time.

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A musical comedy by Katherine Byrnes & Mike Yarema
Director TBD
November 29- December 15

All Mark Grinsworth wants is to provide the best Christmas ever for his family. He looks forward to celebrating Christmas in his small town every year, especially since he wins the annual holiday lights contest. This year, he has some competition from his neighbors Rod and Karen, who hate Christmas (and who are instigated by the out-of-town villain Danny). Will Mark be able to spark up the Christmas Spirit in this oddball bunch? Can he even get his Christmas Lights to work? Find out in this Merry Musical Melodrama that is perfect for all ages. In this fun musical spoof of National Lampoon’s famous movie originally written by Katherine Byrnes & Mike Yarema, and produced by Gaslight Theater, we learn the true meaning of a loving, yet chaotic, family Christmas.

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