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Cardinal Stage Company announces live performances, celebrates 15th anniversary

The opening scene to Act 2 of Sherlock Holmes begins dress rehearsal Wednesday evening at the Waldron Theater for Cardinal Stage Company's production of Sherlock Holmes. Cardinal Stage Company announced its upcoming live performances last week.
The opening scene to Act 2 of Sherlock Holmes begins dress rehearsal Wednesday evening at the Waldron Theater for Cardinal Stage Company's production of Sherlock Holmes. Cardinal Stage Company announced its upcoming live performances last week.

Cardinal Stage Company announced its schedule for the 2021-2022 season Tuesday. This season will mark both Cardinal Stage Company's return to live theater and 15th anniversary, according to a press release. 

The 2021-22 Cardinal season will feature contemporary plays, family-friendly classics and previously cancelled productions. 

Health and safety protocols will evolve with current conditions and guidelines from the Monroe County  Health Department, according to the release. 

Tickets will be available for purchase about a month before each production, at which time Cardinal will publish information on that production’s seating arrangement, mask mandates and other health and safety protocols. 

Subscriptions for the season are on sale at the company's website. Packages and prices range from $85-$145 and benefits include booking tickets early and an add-on for premium seating at the Holiday Family Musical. 

This season’s lineup includes: 

Mainstage Season 

“Every Brilliant Thing” 

Starring Cardinal veteran Diane Kondrat, “Brilliant Thing” narrates the story of a young girl who eases her mother’s depression by creating a list of all that makes life worth living.

▪ Playwright: Duncan MacMillian

▪ Date: Sept. 5-12, 2021 

▪ Location: McCormick’s Creek Amphitheatre 

“The Mountaintop” 

“The Mountaintop” reimagines the night before Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, where a mysterious stranger brings surprising news and King must confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.

▪ Playwright: Katori Hall 

▪ Date: Feb. 17-March 6, 2022 

▪ Location: Waldron Auditorium

“Ada and the Engine” 

At the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, brilliant female mathematician Ada Byron Lovelace partners with Charles Babbage, inventor of the analytical engine. Together they dream of the future and struggle to navigate treacherous water of friendship, legacy and ambition. 

▪ Playwright: Lauren Gunderson 

▪ Date: March 31-April 16, 2022 

▪ Location: Waldron Auditorium 

Family Holiday Musical 

“A Year with Frog and Toad”

Celebrate the holidays with the whimsical play that follows the well-known cheerful, popular Frog and the grump Toad through four adventurous seasons. A Year with Frog and Toad is based on the books by Arnold Lobel.

▪ Playwrights: Robert Reale (music), Willie Reale (book and lyrics)

▪ Based on the books by Arnold Lobel 

▪ Date: Dec. 21, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022 

▪Location: Buskirk-Chumley Theater 

Summer Rock Musical

“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Hedwig Schmidt is an “internationally ignored song stylist” who fled East Germany after a botched sex-change operation and emerged from a Kansas trailer park as a rock and roll goddess. Backed by her band, The Angry Inch, Hedwig recounts her moving journey to wholeness through funny stories and undeniable rock music.

▪ Playwrights: John Cameron Mitchell (text), Stephen Trask (music and lyrics)

▪ Date: June 9-26, 2022 

▪ Location: Waldron Auditorium 




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