September 23-25 & September 30-October 2, 2022
The Bottom Brothers, Nick and Nigel, desperately want to write a hit play, but find themselves in the shadow of “The Bard”, a Renaissance rockstar. Along comes a local soothsayer who looks into the future and sees Singing! Not singing! Dancing! Not dancing! Acting! Not acting! All wrapped up in one play. So, the Bottom Brothers step into a world they know nothing about—musicals.
November 4-6, 2022
Captain Hook and Blackbeard are threats on the high seas, but it’s Long John Silver who sails supreme on the crest of the highest waves in search of treasure island! A tale of danger, adventure, and scary humor on an island that holds more than treasure.
A Child’s Christmas in Wales
December 9-11 & 16-18, 2022
A totally delightful evening of whimsy and charm finds young Dylan trying to retell a “perfect” Christmas from his childhood in Wales. The audience can be sure of a warm and wonderful family, sweet moments from a time gone by, and lovely, lovely singing as only the Welsh would have it.
Peace Pox Film Showing
December 23, 2022
Locally produced history-based film “The Peace Pox” chronicles the Christmas Truce of 1914, when World War I soldiers on both sides temporarily stopped fighting when lives of two sergeants, one German and one British, reflect back on their lives and realize that they have a common connection
The Normal Heart
January 6-8, 2023
When AIDS first raised its fearful head in the States, there was a world of accusation, terror, horrible misunderstanding, and death. Based on the real-life experiences of the playwright, his world, his friends, and his lover.
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
February 3-5 & 10-12, 2023
It’s the Golden Age of Hollywood. Aspiring starlet Vera Stark works as maid to Gloria Mitchell, an aging star grasping at her fading career. Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage uses the pace and satire of 1930s movie comedies to take you on a seventy-year journey through Vera’s life and the cultural climate that shaped her.
Still Emmett Till
February 17 & 18, 2023
In the summer of 1955, an black Chicago teenager named Emmett Louis Till traveled to the small southern town of Money, Mississippi for what was to be a two week summer vacation. The events that ensued as a result would become the catalyst for the modern day civil and human rights movement.
March 17-19 & 24-26, 2023
Two housewives are feeling lost in the shadows of their marriages and forgotten in the rush of the 1920s. They pool what money they have, ask two well-to-do, upper-class ladies to round out a vacation at a villa in Italy. The women don’t get along at first, but eventually develop a warm friendship under the warm Mediterranean —until men enter the picture and upset the balance once again.
What a Swell Party
April 1, 2023
Join your host, pianist, KEVIN COLE for a musical tribute to LEEDS BIRD. Past Players performers will share songs and stories celebrating the years of entertainment Leeds brought to our community theatre.
Little Shop of Horrors
April 28-30 & May 5-7, 2023
An off-beat musical, audiences have grown to love the absurd humor, clever music, and magical moments found in a little flower shop in the depths of skid row. Seymour gets a job there. Well, more than a job. He meets and falls in love with Audrey. Then he (ugh) meets Audrey II…