CANYON THEATRE GUILD PRESENTS
THE 2020-21 SEASON
JUL - AUG 2021
It's 1942, and the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotel is under siege as two of Hollywood's biggest divas vie for the same suite. Mistaken identities, overblown egos, double entendres, and one pampered little lap dog round out this fall-down-laughing riot of a comedy. An all-out love note to those wonderful farces of the 30's and 40's.
PRIDE & PREJUDICE
The Bennet sisters look for love under the watchful eye of their mother, for whom love takes a backseat to social placement. Mrs. Bennet has her work cut out for her - her daughters have their own very specific ideas on who might make an appealing husband. But as the young ladies seek their fortunes, they may find that what they're looking for may not really be what they want. An irresistible romantic comedy based on the novel by Jane Austen.
SEP - OCT 2021
Featuring the hits of the famous pop rock group, ABBA, this musical comedy tells the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.
NOV - DEC 2021
MIRACLE ON 34th STREET
In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain's main store in midtown Manhattan. When Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity. Filled with laughter and heartwarming moments, this show will definitely get you into the Christmas spirit!
JAN - FEB 2022
Based off the classic Charles Dicken’s novel, Oliver Twist, this beloved musical adaptation brought us classic hits such as "Food Glorious Food," "Consider Yourself," and many more! The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. Adventure follows Oliver at every turn in this energetic, expressively-brilliant musical comedy!
MAR - APR 2022
LILIES OF THE FIELD
When traveling African-American handyman Homer Smith stops by a farm in rural Arizona, he is welcomed by a group of Roman Catholic nuns who have emigrated from Germany. Realizing that the farm needs a lot of work, Homer takes on a number of repair projects for the women, who are led by the headstrong Mother Maria. Impressed by Homer's kindness and strong work ethic, the nuns come to believe that he has been sent by God to help build them a chapel. Renowned actor Sidney Poitier starred in a hit film adaption of LILIES in 1963.
MAR - APR 2022
LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL
This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with comedy, heartache, hope, and everlasting love. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, this musical adaptation follows the life of the March Sisters in Civil War America, including Jo March, an idealistic aspiring writer longing for the publication of her stories.
MAY - JUN 2022
Set against the dramatic background of an idyllic South Pacific island during WWII, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific intertwines the themes of romance, duty, and prejudice to create a story that is all at once hilarious, heartbreaking, and thought-provoking.