By William Shakespeare Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre
The season ends with William Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, an imaginative and fantastic romp about love and its many complications. As the Duke of Athens prepares to wed his Amazonian queen, four lovers flee from their overbearing parents into an enchanted forest, where they become unknowingly embroiled in the battle between high-spirited sprites Oberon and Titania, the king and queen of the faeries. The delightfully, madcap antics of Shakespeare’s cast of characters provides a magical exploration of love, lust and marriage and illustrates just how other worldly love can be.
Join us at the barricade, fly with us to Neverland and lace up your roller-skates for an incredible summer of theatre with three shows the entire family will enjoy – Les Misèrables: A Musical Celebration, Peter Pan and Xanadu.
Terrence Mann in Broadway’s PIPPIN
Three-time Tony Award Nominee Terrence Mann returns to CRT this summer! Broadway’s original Javert in Les Misèrables and the Beast in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Terrence Mann most recently closed the run of the Tony-winning revival of Pippin, starring as King Charles. Terrence Mann has starred in Broadway productions of CATS as Rum Tum Tugger, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Addams Family, and Barnum. See this Broadway legend in your own backyard.
Terrence Mann reprises the role of Javert in LES MISERABLES: A Musical Celebration
May 28 – June 7
A Musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michael Schonberg
Based on a novel by Victor Hugo
Music by Claude-Michael Schonberg
Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
PETER PAN June 18 – July 3
A Musical Based on the Play by Sir J.M. Barrie
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Music by Morris (Moose) Charlap
Additional Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Additional Music by Jule Styne
Originally directed, choreographed and adapted by Jerome Robbins Starring Terrence Mann as Captain Hook
July 9 – 19
Book by Douglas Carter Beane
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar
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CRT, part of the School of Fine Arts at the University of Connecticut, is the professional producing arm of the Department of Dramatic Arts. CRT stages an array of the best in theatre, from classic plays and musicals to premieres of the latest contemporary work, featuring some of the nation’s finest theatre professionals on stage with the department’s most promising students. The synergy between professionals and advanced student artists creates extraordinary theatre and a unique learning environment.