2016/17 Season

Single tickets for OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, DADDY LONG LEGS, and CRIMES OF THE HEART are on sale now. At this time, tickets for the remainder of the 2016/17 Season are available as part of a subscription only.

To exchange your subscription tickets, please call 650.463.1960 or email boxoffice@theatreworks.org. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.

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Please note: If you call or email within 24 hours of your performance, we will still honor your exchange, although you may not hear from us until after the performance.

Outside Mullingar

A Wry Romantic Comedy

Outside Mullingar

By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Robert Kelley

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

October 5—October 30, 2016

Tony Award Nominee, Best Play 2015 / Regional Premiere

With a touch of blarney and a wealth of heart, the Oscar, Pulitzer, and Tony Award-winning author of Moonstruck and Doubt conjures up a wry and wondrous romantic comedy with a dark Irish twist. Family feuds and rustic fences have kept two eccentric, lovelorn neighbors apart since childhood, but in this passionate, compassionate Broadway hit it’s never too late to take a chance on love.



Daddy Long Legs

A Musical Romance for the Holidays

Daddy Long Legs

Book by John Caird
Music & Lyrics by Paul Gordon
Based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster
Directed by Robert Kelley

Lucie Stern Theatre

November 30—December 31, 2016

Reprising TheatreWorks’ World Premiere

From the creator of Jane Austen’s Emma and the adaptor of Les Misérables comes an intimate musical valentine that captivated the Bay Area and has since charmed audiences in London, Tokyo, and New York. Its joyous return for the holidays is set in suffragette-era New England, where a spirited orphan girl is sent to a prestigious college by a mysterious benefactor. Her heart-warming journey to independence, education, and romance is chronicled in a wealth of witty letters and glorious songs.

 


Crimes of the Heart

A Classic American Comedy

Crimes of the Heart

By Beth Henley
Directed by Giovanna Sardelli

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

January 11—February 5, 2017

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize & NY Drama Critics Circle Award

Three hard-luck Mississippi sisters are betrayed by their passions in this Southern Gothic classic—a zany, warm-hearted, and brilliantly imaginative tale of relationships run amok and dreams gone awry. In a hurricane of hilarity and hurt, Lenny’s turning 30, Meg’s fresh from rehab, and Babe’s out on bail, testing the boundaries of sisterhood in a world full of pitfalls and a town without pity.



Calligraphy

An East/West Comic Drama

Calligraphy

By Velina Hasu Houston
Directed by Leslie Martinson

Lucie Stern Theatre

March 8—April 2, 2017

Regional Premiere  

Two continents, two cultures, two estranged sisters, and the two cousins determined to bridge the gap between them—all are boldly calligraphed in this international comic drama set in Los Angeles and Tokyo, past and present. East and West collide as biracial American Hiromi and Japanese free spirit Sayuri confront tradition, prejudice, and their heritage of filial duty in one final attempt to reunite their aging parents. 

“Intimate, sensitive…the emotional stakes are high.”
Los Angeles Times  



Rags

A Musical Saga of Immigrant America

Rags

Book by Joseph Stein
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Robert Kelley

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

April 5—April 30, 2017

America’s Greatest Unknown Musical

Hope, good will, and fierce determination light the ragtag journey of Jewish immigrant Rebecca and her son from European persecution to new lives in the teeming, turn-of-the-century tenements of New York in this exhilarating musical from the creators of Fiddler on the Roof and Wicked. A soaring, tuneful score highlights this sweeping saga of dreams and disillusion, love lost and inspiration found, of the heart and soul of the American character.


Hershey Felder, BEETHOVEN

An Extraordinary Musical Play

Hershey Felder, BEETHOVEN

By Hershey Felder
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Directed by Joel Zwick

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

June 7—July 2, 2017

Regional Premiere

Following his triumph as Irving Berlin, the brilliant Hershey Felder now brings Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of a Viennese Doctor who as a boy spent Beethoven’s last years by the Maestro’s side. Featuring some of the composer’s greatest works, from the “Moonlight Sonata” to the “9th Symphony” and the “Emperor Concerto,” this intense, illuminating, and unforgettable journey through time will immerse you in the astounding life of the Maestro and his genius that transcended it all.