Mainstage Musical

A Little Night Music

The brilliant composer Stephen Sondheim created a stunning tour-de-force when he turned Ingmar Bergman's comedy-of-manners film, "Smiles of a Summer Night", into a musical of masterful execution and elegance. Nominated for 11 Tony Awards (and winner of five, including Best Musical of 1973), this Sondheim classic not only features one...

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The setting: ancient Rome. A slave wishes to be free, and will do anything to accomplish that goal. And "anything" includes lying, cheating, stealing, pimping, dressing his extremely nervous friend as a virgin, and, perhaps worst of all...sprinkling horse sweat around town (yes, you read that right...). Sound crazy? You...

It Shoulda Been You

“A delightfully giddy, goofy musical comedy!” (USA TODAY) follows the comings-and-goings of two crazy families on the morning of the impending nuptials between the Jewish Rebecca and the Catholic Brian. Tensions rise to the fore in this fast-paced farce featuring contemporary music that will appeal to anyone who has been...

Ragtime: The Musical

A compelling epic musical capturing the American “melting pot” experience at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime tracks three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream as they confront the contradictions inherent in American reality: experiences of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair. Nominated for...

RENT

One of the most impactful shows in the history of musical theater comes to the BCP stage. “...this contemporary answer to “La Boheme” rushes forward on an electric current of emotion that is anything but morbid. The styles include not only electric rock but salsa, Motown, be-bop and reggae, with a...

The Fantasticks

This allegorical story, concerning two neighboring fathers who trick their children into falling in love by pretending to feud, is the world’s longest-running musical, having run Off-Broadway for 42 years and 17,162 performances, with hundreds of thousands more presented around the world. “It’s hard to imagine a musical theater world without...