SHOWS

 
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Disney's Moana Jr.

July 17, 2021

 

Pulaski Elks Lodge

Music and 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.

Disney’s Moana Jr.

Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). 

All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 

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Disney’s Moana Jr. is a 60-minute musical adaptation of the 2016 Disney animated film, bringing the adventures of Moana and her village of Motunui to life onstage. Moana Jr. features all the beloved songs from the film, including “How Far I’ll Go,” “Shiny,” and “You’re Welcome.”

 

This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about 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. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us.

 
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Peter Pan

July 31, 2021

Pulaski Elks Lodge​

Adapted by Keith McCoy & Kendall Payne

Based on the 1904 play by J. M. Barrie , Peter Pan, Or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up.

Peter Pan

Is presented through special arrangement with Adaire Theatre.

www.adairetheatre.org

Based on J. M. Barrie’s classic tale Peter Pan is the story of boy who never grows up. Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a band of bungling pirates and, of course, the villainous Captain Hook.

 
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Broadway Melody

August 13 - August 22

Pulaski Elks Lodge​

Edited and Compiled by Kendall Payne

Inspired by the Ziegfeld Follies, a series of elaborate theatrical revue productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907-1931.

Broadway Melody 

Is presented through special arrangement with Adaire Theatre.

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Broadway Melody is an original musical revue of some of Broadway’s biggest hits! From the classics of Rodgers and Hammerstein, to contemporary pop-inspired hits, there is sure to be a little something to delight Broadway fans from every generation. Join us on our journey through the eras of Broadway history and be transported to the bustling streets of the Big Apple as you enjoy some of the best Broadway has to offer.

 
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Quiet Courage

September 16 - September 19

Pulaski Elks Lodge​

Book by Keith McCoy

Edited and Compiled by Kendall Payne

 

Based on the 1995 Norman Wayne Tripp dissertation, Chauncey Depew Harmon, Senior: A Case Study In Leadership for Educational Opportunity and Equality in Pulaski, Virginia. Additional source material supplied by Dr. Marylen Harmon, daughter of Chauncey Depew Harmon, Sr.

Quiet Courage

Is presented through special arrangement with Adaire Theatre and Dr. Marylen Harmon.
All authorized performance material supplied by Adaire Theatre.
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In the early 1900s, segregation and discrimination were an ongoing battle for the black community around the country. Hidden amongst the facade of “separate but equal” injustices against blacks perpetrated America. But unforeseen, a hero was birthed in the small town of Pulaski, Virginia who would make his life’s work a fight against racial discrimination. Quiet Courage is the story of Chauncey Harmon, Sr. and his fight for the equalization of salaries and facilities for African Americans. It is the story of one man’s journey and the path he helped lay for equal rights in the community in which he was raised and later served.

 
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The Last Five Years

October 22 - October 31

Pulaski Elks Lodge​

Written and Composed By Jason Robert Brown

Original Produced for the New York Stage by Arielle Tepper and Marty Bell

 

Originally Produced by Northlight Theatre Chicago, IL

The Last Five Years

Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

All authorized performance materials are supplied by MTI.

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An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, the show's unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man, tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.

 
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Driving Miss Daisy

November 19 - November 28

Pulaski Elks Lodge

Written by Alfred Uhry

Original Music Composed by Robert Waldman

Driving Miss Daisy was first produced Off-Broadway by Playwrights Horizons, New York City, in 1987. It was subsequently produced by Jane Harmon/Nina Keneally, Ivy Properties, Ltd./Richard Frankel, Gene Wolsk/Alan M. Shore and Susan S. Myerberg in association with Playwrights Horizons, Off-Broadway in 1987.

Driving Miss Daisy

Is presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Services, Inc.

All authorized performance material supplied by DPS.
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The place is the Deep South, the time 1948, just prior to the civil rights movement. Having recently demolished another car, Daisy Werthan, a rich, sharp-tongued Jewish widow of seventy-two, is informed by her son, Boolie, that henceforth she must rely on the services of a chauffeur. The person he hires for the job is a thoughtful, unemployed black man, Hoke. Winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Play. A warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken black man. A long-run Off-Broadway success and an Academy Award-winning film. “The play is sweet without being mawkish, ameliorative, without being sanctimonious.” —NY Times. “…a perfectly poised and shaped miniature on the odd-couple theme.” —NY Post. “Playwrights Horizons has a winner in this one…gives off a warm glow of humane affirmation.” —Variety. “DRIVING MISS DAISY is a total delight.” —NY Daily News.

 
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Simply Christmas

December 16 - December 19

Pulaski Elks Lodge​

Book by Keith McCoy

Edited by Kendall Payne

Inspired by Adaire Theatre's original Christmas Variety Show, Home for the Holidays.

Simply Christmas 

Is presented through special arrangement with Adaire Theatre.

All authorized performance material supplied by Adaire Theatre.

www.adairetheatre.org

What do you get when you add happiness, joy, and a dash of holiday spirit — Simply Christmas. We are thrilled to raise our curtain again and begin welcoming you back to experience our Christmas tradition. Simply Christmas is a joyful, smile-inducing musical filled with singing and dancing. Through the nostalgia of holiday favorite Christmas tunes, Simply Christmas invokes images of snowy country hillsides, warm cozy firesides and idyllic and light-hearted memories of the holidays with family. Endearing from start to finish, we guarantee this show will make your holiday merrier and brighter while reminding you of the true meaning of Christmas!