Porthouse Theatre is happy to present three spectacular musicals for its 49th season in 2017. The season opens on Thursday, June 15 and closes on Sunday, August 13.
9 to 5
June 15 - July 1, 2017
“9 to 5” is based on the hit 1980 movie starring Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. When three female coworkers are pushed to the boiling point, they craft a plan to get even with their sexist, egotistical boss. While their boss is away from his desk, the three women live out their wildest, hilarious fantasy – taking over the company and giving the boss the boot!
July 6-22, 2017
“Ain’t Misbehavin’” is a sassy, sultry musical celebration of the legendary jazz great, Fats Waller. Although not quite a biography, “Ain’t Misbehavin’” evokes the humor and energy of an American original whose career ranged from uptown clubs to downtown Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood and concert stages worldwide.
July 27 - August 13, 2017
Adapted from the Disney film of the same name, “Newsies” is the exhilarating tale of newsboy Jack Kelly who dreams of a better life far from selling newspapers on the streets of turn-of-the-century New York City. When publishing giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise prices and endanger the newsboys’ livelihoods, Jack and his band of newsies find a cause to fight for.