Beck Center Announces 2011-12 Schedule

New season includes four regional premieres and some big names.

A night at the prom with a quartet of 1950s dreamers. The story of an old woman who just wants to spend her last days in her own home. The improbable combination of the life story of our seventh President with two hours of punk music.

What in the world do these three stories have in common? What could they have in common? They are all part of the 2011-12 professional season at the .

“Six of our seven productions are either brand new to local audiences or have only been seen in national tours,” artistic director Scott Spence said in a news release. “As always, we are trying to offer great diversity in both titles and content.”

The season includes four regional premieres, including Race by David Mamet, and also boasts Spring Awakening, which won eight Tony Awards and features music by Duncan Sheik.

Subscriptions for the season can be purchased after May 15. Individual tickets sales begin Aug. 1.

The 2010-11 season, scheduled to end in August, has already set Beck Center sales records and been among the most successful in its history, theater officials said in a release.


The Marvelous Wonderettes (regional premiere)

Opens Sept. 16

Mackey Main Stage


Race (regional premiere)

Opens Oct. 21

Studio Theater


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Opens Dec. 2

Mackey Main Stage


Spring Awakening

Open Feb. 3, 2012

Mackey Main Stage


The Velocity of Autumn (regional premiere)

Opens March 23, 2012

Studio Theater


Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (regional premiere)

Opens May 25, 2012

Studio Theater


Legally Blonde: The Musical

Opens July 6, 2012

Mackey Main Stage

Bryan April 30, 2011 at 06:31 PM
Looks like a great season. We're lucky to have the Beck right here in town.
Mara Carney September 17, 2011 at 03:23 PM
Went to see the Marvelous Wonderettes last night & they were wonderful- what a talented group!


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