The Music Man

Main Stage Musical at Jackson College’s Potter Center

November 2, 3, 4 & 9, 10, 11, 2018

The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain’s fall.

Auditions will be held in August or September 2018. Check out our Auditions Page or sign up for our email list to get Audition announcements throughout the year.


Wagon Wheels A-Rollin’

Youth Theater Play at Jackson’s First Presbyterian Church

November 16, 17, 18, 2018

Woe falls upon Chuck Wagon’s wagon train, stranded in the notorious Whistling Skull Rock outside the tiny town of Vinegar Bottle, famed for its “I’m O.K. You’re O.K. Corral” and crawling with villains and bandits! This fast-paced spoof of the Old West is filled with a goofy stable of hilarious characters. Then mix with mirth, action, and a laugh a minute, and you’ll be rollin’ in the aisle by the time the wagons start rollin’ out!
Youth theater productions are open to all Jackson County 3rd-9th grade youth, no experience necessary! Learn more on our Youth Theater FAQ page.

Auditions will be held in September 2018. Check out our Auditions Page or sign up for our email list to get Audition announcements throughout the year.


11th Annual Youth Singing Competition

January 2019, date to be announced

Open to Jackson County youth, ages high school senior and younger!
Application Deadline to be announced
No audition necessary!


Jeeves Intervenes

Main Stage Dinner Theatre at Sandhill Crane Vineyards
February 15, 16, 17, February 22, 23, 24, & March 1, 2, 3, 2019

1920s high-society London is once again thrown into chaos by hapless playboy Bertie Wooster, this time in cahoots with his old school chum Eustace Bassington-Bassington. The two hatch a brilliant plan to dupe their meddling relatives in order to save Bertie from an undesired marriage and Eustace from an unwanted job in India. But will the ever-faithful manservant Jeeves be able to rescue these bumbling fools from themselves?

Auditions will be held December 2018. Check out our Auditions Page or sign up for our email list to get Audition announcements throughout the year.


Rockin’ Robin Hood

Youth Theater Musical at The Middle School at Parkside’s Kiesel Auditorium

March 22, 23, 24, 2019

Nottingham rocks in this exciting take on the legend of Robin Hood — fresh yet traditional and loaded with female roles! Told as an origin story, we begin in a happier time when Nottingham is wealthy and prosperous. A young orphan Robin and his twin sister Hazel arrive with big hopes to open an archery shop, but immediately run into trouble. Loaded with action, chase scenes, prison breaks, and an archery tournament, you’ll love the timeless spirit of our outlaw hero!

Youth theater productions are open to all Jackson County 3rd-9th grade youth, no experience necessary! Learn more on our Youth Theater FAQ page. Auditions will be held in January 2019. Check out our Auditions Page or sign up for our email list to get Audition announcements throughout the year.


Dinner Cabaret

Dinner Theatre at Sandhill Crane Vineyards

April 5, 6, 7 & April 12, 13, 14, 2019

By popular demand, we’ve added a second weekend of dinner cabaret at the beautiful Sandhill Crane Vineyards this season.

Auditions dates to be announced. Check out our Auditions Page or sign up for our email list to get Audition announcements throughout the year.


Peter Pan

Main Stage Musical at Jackson College’s Potter Center

June 7, 8, 9 & June 14, 15, 16, 2019

Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates and, of course, the villainous Captain Hook.
Auditions to be held in March 2019. Check out our Auditions Page or sign up for our email list to get Audition announcements throughout the year.


Additional season events include various selections from the free Reader’s Theatre Series, dates to be announced.
Contact: Administrative Director Katie Meyers at admin@centerstagejackson.org or (517) 539-4118.