WATERVILLE — The Waterville Opera Home lately announced a return to stay theatre with its 2021-22 theatrical year. A single musical and four plays will reignite the stage of the historic 119-yr-previous theatre.
“After acquiring the stage dark for over a calendar year, we couldn’t be additional thrilled to open up the curtain and raise the lights for our astounding theater relatives as soon as once again,” claims Michelle Sweet, interim govt director of the Waterville Opera Residence, in accordance to a information release from Mary Ellms, Advertising and marketing Associate for Waterville Makes.
“We appear forward to bringing our group again jointly to be entertained by this season’s assortment of mysteries, musicals, and comedies. From our spouse and children-helpful musical “Tuck Everlasting” to the risqué farce “A Flea in Her Ear,” there really is some thing for absolutely everyone!”
Opening the 2021-22 period is “The Evening meal Party” (Sept. 3-12). In just one of the fanciest dining establishments in Paris, guests go to a dinner social gathering, unaware of the explanation for the bash or that the one particular issue they all have in widespread is their divorce lawyer. Laced with trademark wit, this comedic farce from Neil Simon proves that sometimes a relationship does not conclusion soon after the divorce.
Tickets charge $24-$26.
Based mostly on the common film and well known board match, “Clue” (Nov. 12-21) will retain audiences guessing till the ultimate curtain. On a darkish and stormy night, each and every evening meal bash visitor has an alias, the butler offers a range of weapons, and the host is, nicely … useless. So whodunnit? Be part of the legendary oddballs Scarlet, Plum, White, Eco-friendly, Peacock, and Mustard to find the murderer.
Tickets price $24-$26.
Setting up off the New 12 months is the enjoy “The Mousetrap” (Jan. 21-30) by the Queen of Mystery, Agatha Christie. Right after a neighborhood woman is murdered, the guests and workers of Monkswell Manor are stranded all through a blizzard. It soon turns into crystal clear that the killer is amongst them, and the seven strangers grow more and more suspicious of a person one more though doing the job to remedy the murder.
Tickets cost $24-$26.
Rescheduled from our 2019-20 time is “Tuck Everlasting” (April 1-10). 11-12 months-outdated Winnie Foster yearns for a everyday living of journey, and when she results in being unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family members, she receives more than she could have imagined. When Winnie learns of the magic guiding the Tuck Family’s unending youth, she have to struggle to guard their mystery and pick her have path: return to her everyday living or proceed with the Tucks on their infinite journey.
Tickets price $27-$27.
Rounding out the 2021-22 time is an additional rescheduled generation and just one of the biggest French farces, “A Flea in Her Ear” (June 17-26). Established in Paris, the tale facilities around a female who believes her spouse is obtaining an affair. She devises a trap in the form of an anonymous love letter to capture him in the act. Before long the letter will make its way by means of their good friends, placing off a chain of hilarity that includes jealousy, mistaken identities, and heaps of doorway slamming.
Tickets price tag $24-$26.
The box office is open up to in-individual guests at a new location, the Hathaway Imaginative Middle, 10 H2o St. in Waterville.
Thanks to the increase in COVID-19 scenarios in Kennebec County, visitors are questioned to dress in masks inside the Waterville Creates’ administrative workplace and studio parts, which includes the box workplace. Business several hours are midday-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
For much more facts or to obtain tickets, visit operahouse.org or get in touch with 207-873-7000.