Main Stage

Performances: Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm; Sundays 2:00pm matinee

The Davis Musical Theatre Company proudly announces our current season of Broadway Musicals to be performed at the Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center, 607 Pena Drive, Davis.

We invite you to purchase season tickets to our entire engaging season of spectacular shows. Season ticket holders have many benefits. Learn more about the perks to becoming a season ticket subscriber: Season Subscriber Benefits

2017 - 2018 Season - Upcoming Shows

Disney's The Little Mermaid - June 15 through July 8, 2018

Underwritten by Underwritten by Dave & Rachel Lyman

(Note: The Performances on: Sunday, June 17, 2018; Sunday, June 24, 2018 & sunday July 1, 2018, are Sold Out. Tickets are going very fast so order early)

Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."

 

Recommended for all ages

Directed by Steve Isaacson
Choreographed by Allison Weaver
Musical direction by Adriel Cruz

Auditions: Apr 22, 2018 & Apr 23, 2018

2018 - 2019 Season - Upcoming Shows

Bye Bye Birdie - September 7 through September 30, 2018

When the draft selects rock star Conrad Birdie, his fans are devastated, but none more than struggling songwriter Albert Peterson, whose song Birdie was just about to record. Albert's longtime girlfriend, Rosie, pushes Albert to write a new tune that Birdie will perform on television to a fan selected in a contest. The scheme works, with young Ohio teenager Kim McAfee declared the winner, but no one counted on Kim's boyfriend.

Recommended for all ages

Directed by Jan Isaacson
Choreographed by Jan Isaacson
Musical direction by David Williams

Auditions: Jun 24, 2018 & Jun 25, 2018

Annie - November 2 through November 25, 2018

Underwritten by Underwritten by Dave & Rachel Lyman

Leapin' Lizards! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan ANNIE charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, ANNIE escapes to the wondrous and magical world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, ANNIE foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations and befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. 

Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by  Charles Strouse, Lyrics by  Martin Charnin. Based on Little Orphan Annie by permission of The Media Tribune Services, Inc.

Directed by Steve Isaacson
Musical direction by Angela Flanery

Auditions: Sep 9, 2018 & Sep 10, 2018

Disney, The Hunchback of Notre Dame - January 4 through January 27, 2019

The Hunchback of Notre Dame is the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical theater, composer Alan Menken and lyricist Stephen Schwartz. In this brand new production, a lush, emotionally rich score highlights the music’s orchestral power and choral beauty in an intimate retelling of the famous love story. Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz.

Recommended for theater goers 11 and up.

Directed by Steve Isaacson
Choreographed by Kyle Jackson
Musical direction by Jonathan Rothman

Auditions: Nov 4, 2018 & Nov 5, 2018

Oliver! - March 1 through March 24, 2019

Nothing entertains on stage like a well-crafted tale, and OLIVER! is just such a show. Based on the Charles Dickens novel, it engages you with its pathos and drama, while delighting you with its outstanding musical numbers. Food, Glorious Food, I’d Do Anything, Where is Love?, Consider Yourself, As Long As He Needs Me, Who Will Buy and Reviewing the Situation are musical theatre classics You will leave you saying ‘Please Sir, May I have some more?’

Recommended for audiences of all ages

Directed by Jan Isaacson
Choreographed by Jan Isaacson
Musical direction by Brian Sennello

Auditions: Jan 6, 2019 & Jan 7, 2019

The Pajama Game - April 26 through May 19, 2019

Conditions at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory are anything but peaceful as sparks fly between new superintendent, Sid Sorokin, and Babe Williams, leader of the union grievance committee. Their stormy relationship comes to a head when the workers strike for a 7 ½ cent pay increase, setting off not only a conflict between management and labor, but a battle of the sexes as well.

Featuring plenty of fun and splashy production numbers, including a comic "dream ballet," The Pajama Game is filled with standout featured roles and a large ensemble, making it a perfect choice for high schools and community theatres. This perennial favorite is a surefire crowd-pleaser and a glowing example of solid, classic musical comedy.

Directed by Steve Isaacson
Choreographed by Kyle Jackson
Musical direction by Jia-Min Rosendale

Auditions: Mar 3, 2019 & Mar 4, 2019

RENT - June 14 through July 7, 2019

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon. with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages. Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical.

Recommended for theater goers 13 & up

Directed by John Ewing
Choreographed by Terri Taylor
Musical direction by Kyle Jackson

Auditions: Apr 28, 2019 & Apr 29, 2019