2023-2024 WLT Season

2023-2024 Season Reveal Video

Silent Sky

By Lauren Gunderson

Directed by Roxie Orndorff

SEPTEMBER 8-23, 2023

Henrietta Leavitt, a 19th-century astronomer, begins work at the Harvard Observatory but she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women who chart the stars for a renowned astronomer who calculates projects in “girl hours.” As she attempts to measure the light and distance of stars, she must also take measure of her life on Earth, trying to balance her dedication to science with family obligations.

The Humans

By Stephen Karam

Directed by Amy Thomas

NOVEMBER 10-25, 2023

Erik Blake has brought his family from Pennsylvania to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s new apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside the crumbling pre-war duplex, mysterious things start to go bump in the night and family tensions reach a boiling point. Filled with equal parts humor and hurt, The Humans is a Tony-award winning play from popular playwright Stephen Karam.

*Contains mature language

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield

Directed by Joette Orndorff

JANUARY 5-20, 2024

A brave few actors weave their wicked way through all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays. It is an irreverent, riotous romp through the Bard’s plays performed in under two hours. Fast paced, witty, and physical, it’s full of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike.

Clybourne Park

By Bruce Norris

Directed by Amy Urbanski

MARCH 8-23, 2024

This razor-sharp satire pulls the covers on racism, privilege, bias of all sorts, PTSD and the intricacies of community in America. Hysterically funny and wincingly revealing, this mature, thought provoking “comic-drama” is Mr. Norris’ response to Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun. Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play.

*Contains mature language.

The Spitfire Grill

Music & Book by James Valcq; Lyrics & Book by Fred Alley, Based on the Lee David Zlotoff 1996 film

Directed by Sara Gomez

MAY 10-25, 2024

A heartwarming and inspirational musical tale of redemption, perseverance and family. Set in a small Wisconsin town and full of soulful, engaging music, it depicts the journey of a young woman looking for a second chance, and the multidimensional townspeople who end up embarking on a journey of their own. Based on the hit 1996 film.

WLT For Kids – Alice in Wonderland

Adapted from Louis Carroll by Jack Neary

Directed by Joette Orndorff

JUNE 15-22, 2024

In this adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale, we find the misplaced Alice on trial, charged by the Queen of Hearts with complicity with the Knave of Hearts over some pilfering of tarts. As Alice makes her defense by recounting her astonishing trip through Wonderland, a familiar cast of characters bring the classic story to vivid life!

WLT For Kids – Mary Poppins Jr.

A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film; Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman; Book by Julian Fellowes; New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe; Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh; Adapted by iTheatrics under the supervision of Timothy Allen McDonald

Directed by Theresa Apple

JULY 13-20, 2024

The wind is shifting and something magical is about to happen. A practically perfect nanny is coming to join the Banks family. Join Bert, the chimney sweeps, the bankers, Jane, Michael, and, of course, Mary Poppins herself for a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious time in this beloved musical.