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August 27th - September 13th - The Wizard of Oz
February 11th - 28th, 2016 - A Time To Kill
October 8th - 25th - The Trip to Bountiful
April 21st - May 7th, 2016 - The 39 Steps
December 3rd - 20th - A Charlie Brown Christmas

2015-2016 Season - Celebrating 40 Years
Old Courthouse Theatresm presents

The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz 

By L. Frank Baum


  August 27, 28, 29, September 4, 5, 11, 12; 2015 @ 8pm
August 29, September 5, 12  @ 2:30pm Saturday Matinee 
August 30, September 6, 13
@ 2:30pm Sunday Matinee

Go ‘somewhere over the rainbow’ with Dorothy and her friends; Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow, and Tin Man as they battle the Wicked Witch of the West and her flying monkeys over Dorothy’s ruby slippers. Travel with them as they 'follow the yellow brick’ road to meet ‘The Wizard of Oz’ in hopes of finding a way back to Kansas!


With Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg Background Music by Herbert Stothart
Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard - Orchestration by Larry Wilcox

Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company

Based upon the Classical Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.


The Trip
                                        to Bountiful
The Trip To Bountiful

by Horton Foote


  October  8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24; 2015 @ 8pm
  October 11, 18, 25  @ 2:30pm - Sunday Matinee

Carrie Watts is an aging widow living in post WWII Houston and is determined to live out her dream to have one last visit to her childhood home in the small town of Bountiful, Texas. But to make her dream come true she must escape the watchful eyes of her weak willed son and her daughter-in-law, who can not stand her. As Carrie attempts to get home and to her childhood friend she meets several people who befriend her along the journey. Will Carrie make it home this time or will her daughter-in-law stop her once again from reaching her happiness.


The Wall Street Journal calls Foote’s masterpiece “unforgetably excellent.”



                                        Brown Xmas
A Charlie Brown Christmas

by Charles M. Schulz


  December 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 19, 20; 2015 @ 8pm
December 5, 12, 19 @ 2:30pm - Saturday Matinee
December 6, 13, 20 @ 2:30pm - Sunday Matinee

It is not Christmas without Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus and the Peanuts gang TV Christmas special. Now you can enjoy the classic animated television special, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS as it comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where the Peanuts gang learn the real meaning of Christmas.

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of this beloved

Christmas story with Old Courthouse Theatre as it makes a REGIONAL PREMIERE!!



A Charlie Brown Christmas By Charles M. Schulz

Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson

Stage Adaptation by Eric Schaeffer

By Special Arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson


A Time to
                                        a Kill

A Time To Kill 

by Rupert Holmes
based on the novel by John Grisham


  February 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27; 2016 @ 8pm
  February 14, 21, 28 @ 2:30pm - Sunday Matinee

Carl Lee’s 10 year old daughter was brutally raped. He killed the two men who did it.
Now it is the job of Jake Brigance to defend Carl on capital murder charges. In 1984 Mississippi what is justice when a black man kills two white rapists?  The town is divided between the Klan and the NAACP, with the National Guard between them in the street. But the real battle is in the courtroom, between Jake and the District Attorney, for Carl Lee's life. See John Grisham’s best selling novel come to life on the stage!



  *This is a Regional Premiere*

The 39

The 39 Steps
By Patrick Barlow & John Buchan


April 21, 22, 23, 29, 30, May 6, 7; 2016 @ 8pm
May 7 @ 2:30pm - Saturday matinee
  April 24, May 1 @ 2:30pm - Sunday Matinee

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance!


The classic 1935 film “The 39 Steps” is recreated with only 4 actors portraying over 150 characters for a comedic spoof. Hitchcock meets Monty Python!

Winner of 2 Tony Awards and Drama Desk Awards!

Winner Best New Comedy - Laurence Olivier Award

“Riotous and Marvelous!” New York Post



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