CELEBRATE OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY SEASON!
Entering into our 10th year, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals is pleased to be able to provide the Lubbock area with extremely diverse artistic offerings. From the immense Moonlight Broadway productions to Moonlight Musicals outdoor creations to the innovative youth-oriented shows produced by Moonlight Directions, every effort is given to create something enjoyable for all theatregoers.
Beyond shows, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals also provides a summer-time educational opportunity via the Moonlight Arts Academy where youth, ages 5-17, may participate in camps focusing on a vast assortment of artistic disciplines. Another outreach program experiencing significant growth is our audition-only performance ensemble, Moonlight Directions, comprised of area high-school students who wish to increase their talents in every aspect of performing. Register here to receive our emailed newsletter.
Mary Poppins MAY 7-10, 2015
Add a "spoonful-of-sugar" to your Mother's Day weekend when everyone's favorite "practically perfect" nanny takes the stage in Lubbock Moonlight Musicals' production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's "Mary Poppins"! Following in the footsteps of "Les Miserables" and "CATS", this heart-warming musical adventure will be presented as a Moonlight Broadway production on May 7, 8, 9 at 7:30 PM, as well as a matinee performance on May 10 at 2:00 PM. Performances will be held at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre. Don't miss this cheerful and timeless musical production!
Shrek, The Musical June 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, 2015
This June, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals will present "Shrek, The Musical" in the stunning outdoor setting of the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre (formerly the Wells Fargo Amphitheatre) in Lubbock's Mackenzie Park. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, "Shrek, The Musical" brings all the beloved film characters you know to life on stage, and tells the tale of an unusual hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a gingerbread man with an attitude, and many other fairy tale misfits, and you've got a musical like none you've ever seen! Gates open at 7 PM, and the show begins at 8 PM. Picnic suppers welcome, though our newly expanded concession building will be open immediately prior to and during the shows.
Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. June 20 & 27, July 11 & 18, 2015
"Be our guest" for this enchanted musical tale as Lubbock Moonlight Musicals debuts our newest outreach: a theatrical production supported entirely by members of our youth performance ensemble, Moonlight Directions! Based on our love for education and family-fun, this production shall provide additional performance practice for Moonlight Directions and an entertaining experience for all guests! Featuring music from the classic film, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast Jr." tells a "tale as old as time" of young provincial woman, Belle, and her search to find the love she has only glimpsed among the pages of her beloved books. Similarly searching, though for vastly different reasons, a spell-bound young prince, now only known as the Beast, must learn the true meanings of love before time runs out. "Be our guest" and enjoy Saturday morning performances and budget-friendly tickets for Disney's "Beauty and the Beast Jr."!
Tickets will soon be available through Select-A-Seat. Click here for additional information.
1776 July 3, 10-11, 17-18, and 24-25, 2015
Witness the birth of a nation as our forefathers struggle to craft the American Declaration of Independence. This pivotal event in the pages of American history blazes to vivid life as we see men determined to do the right thing for their fledgling nation. "1776" is a humorous, insightful, and historic musical that follows John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson as they attempt to persuade the members of the second Continental Congress to vote for and sign the Declaration of Independence. Step back to the summer of 1776 and a nation ready to declare independence...if only our founding fathers can agree to do it! Gates of the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre open at 7 PM, and the show begins at 8 PM. Picnic suppers welcome, though our newly expanded concession building will be open immediately prior to and during the shows.
Oklahoma! August 7-8, 14-15, and 21-22, 2015
Don't miss Lubbock Moonlight Musicals' 10th anniversary production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic, "Oklahoma!", against the beautiful outdoor setting of Lubbock's Mackenzie Park. Set in the Oklahoma territory of 1906, "Oklahoma!" tells the stories of not one, but two pairs of crossed lovers, and their respective trials, tribulations, heartaches, and happiness. With much ado about impending statehood, the farmers and cowboys continual rivalry, and young love, "Oklahoma!" is a musical masterpiece not to be overlooked. Gates of the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre open at 7 PM, and the show begins at 8 PM. Picnic suppers welcome, though our newly expanded concession building will be open immediately prior to and during the shows. Click here for additional information.
For the third summer, the Moonlight Arts Academy will offer four-day youth camps containing classes in music, theater, visual art, and technical arts. For ages 5-11, each day contains a preselected assortment of instruction within all four disciplines. For ages 12-17, students are able to choose their preferred courses to create a more customized experience. Family and multi-camp discounts are available, and registration is now open for all camps. Click here for additional details, dates, camp schedules, and registration.