2022-2023 WLT Season

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

By Simon Stephens and Mark Haddon 

Directed by Sally Anderson

SEPTEMBER 9-24, 2022

Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptional at mathematics but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. One night, finding his neighbor’s dog dead, Christopher decides to solve the mystery of the murder. But, his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a thrilling journey that upturns his world.

A Christmas Carol

Based on the novel by Charles Dickens 
Adapted by Lydia Stewart 
Music and Lyrics by Paul Keew 
Orchestrated by Paul Keew and Brian Buda 

Directed by Sara Gomez 

NOVEMBER 11-DECEMBER 3, 2022

We are thrilled to present this musical adaptation of the beloved Christmas classic with a new twist in the storytelling and a new home on our WLT stage! From “Bah, humbug!” to “God bless us every one!” if anyone knows how to keep Christmas…we do!

Nuts

By Tom Topor 

Directed by Theresa Apple

JANUARY 13-28, 2023

A psychiatric competency hearing is being held for a high-priced call girl charged with killing one of her clients. Motives and family secrets are revealed as her parents push to have her declared mentally incompetent and she counters to prove she is not “nuts” in this gripping courtroom drama. Called the  best courtroom melodrama since Witness for the Prosecution and The Caine Mutiny Court Martial.

This show contains mature themes and content.

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

By Neil Simon 

Directed by Pat Markland 

MARCH 10-25, 2023

Writing a weekly TV show for a famous comic in the 1950’s is anything but easy. Inspired by Neil Simon’s experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar’s Your Show Of Shows, this comedy will have you rolling in the aisles as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top each other while competing for the attention of star madman Max Prince. 

Contains mature language.

Enchanted April

By Matthew Barker
from the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim 

Directed by Roxie Orndorff 

MAY 12-27, 2023

Feeling lost in the shadows of marriage and 1920s post-war society, two London housewives rent a villa in Italy for a ladies-only holiday getaway. Reluctantly recruiting a pair of difficult upper-class women to share the cost and the experience, the four women clash—and then begin to bond and bloom—until men, once again, upset the balance.

WLT For Kids – The Three Little Pigs (Kinda)

By Jack Neary 

Directed by Sara Gomez 

JUNE 17-18 & 20-24

Another crazy adaptation designed to delight kids and adults alike! Playwright Jack Neary creates a whole new world for these traditional characters, where we meet a large cast of looney animals involved with the plight of the pigs – and the canine critics, Siskel and Ebert, who provide us with their assessment of the whole situation!

WLT For Kids – Disney Moana, Jr

Music & Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa‘i & Mark Mancina 
Book Adapted by Susan Soon He Stanton 
Music and Orchestrations Adapted and Arranged by Ian Weinberger 

Based on the 2016 Disney film Moana 

Directed by Joette Orndorff 

JULY 15-16 & 17-22

This heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sails across the Pacific to save her village and discover her heritage. Moana and the legendary demigod, Maui, embark on an epic journey of self-discovery and camaraderie as both learn to harness the power that lies within.