Our 2016 - 2017 Season

How to Eat Like a Child 

and Other Lessons in Not

Being a Grown-Up 

Book by Delia Ephron, John Forster, and Judith Kahan 

Music and Lyrics by John Forster 

July 8-9, 15-16, 2016 

 This musical romp through the joys and sorrows of being a child is hilarious. Children give 23 lessons in such subjects as how to beg for a dog, how to torture your sister, how to act after being sent to your room, and how to laugh hysterically. 

Directed by Sheri Tieben and Miguel Rodriquez

Depot Theater
Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Curtain up at 7:30 p.m. 

Dodge City Days Turn Into

Dodge City Nights

July 30 and Aug. 6, 2016 

We welcome back Karaoke Kabaret for our second year! Join us for a fresh take on the classic karaoke setup with performances by local performers bringing you classics from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Audience participation is encouraged! 

 Harvey Hotel Lobby inside the Santa Fe Depot - 101 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd.
Cash Bar & Hors d’oeuvres Extra 
Happy hour at 7 p.m. Karaoke begins at 8 p.m 
 

Tea For Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty

By Eric H. Weinberger and Elaine Bromka 

 September 9-10; 16-17; 23-24, 2016 

What is it like for a woman when her husband becomes the President of the United States—and she is suddenly thrust into the spotlight? This witty, sly and deeply moving script explores the hopes, fears and loves of Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. 
 
Directed by Jennifer Vierthaler
 
Cash Bar 
Harvey Hotel Lobby inside the Santa Fe Depot - 101 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd.
Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Curtain up at 8 p.m. 

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure

By Steven Dietz

Based on the original 1899 play by William Gillette and Arthur Conan Doyle

 October 7-9*; 14-16*; 21-22, 2016 
 
The world’s greatest detective has seemingly reached the end of his remarkable career when a case presents itself that is too tempting to ignore: The King of Bohemia is about to be blackmailed by a notorious photograph.
 
Directed by John Stuff
 
Sponsored by Boot Hill Feeders
 
Dinner Theater & Cash Bar
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Matinee Doors Open at 12 p.m.

Raising Spirits: A Classic Fundraiser

 November 12, 2016 

 Depot Theater Company’s Raising Spirits will celebrate its fourth annual Raising Spirits: A spirit/hors d’oeuvres pairing with the Depot Theater Company, Comanche Beverage Outlet Mix Shop & Cocktails, 365. Ticket price includes spirit tasting, two cocktails, and paired hors d’oeuvres! 

Depot Theater 
All Proceeds Benefit the Depot Theater Company 
Doors open at 7 p.m. 

A Mostly Minnesota Christmas

By Brian Mitchell

December 2-4*; 9-11*; 16-17, 2016
 

‘Tis the season to be merry... and annoyed by your family. As Bill and Abby prepare for Christmas in frigid northern Minnesota, long-estranged relatives start showing up on their doorstep to heal old wounds and reconcile irreconcilable differences. 

Directed by Doug Austen
 
Dinner Theater & Cash Bar
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Matinee Doors Open at 12 p.m.

 

Nana's Naughty Knickers

By Katherine DiSavino

 Sponsored by Western Plains Medical Complex 

 February 3-5*; 10-12*; 17-18, 2017 

Bridget and her grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling hand-made naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five borough area! 

Directed by Gayla Kirmer

Dinner Theater & Cash Bar 
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Matinee Doors Open at 12 p.m. 
 

Urinetown:The Musical

Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman 

Book and Lyrics by Greg Kotis 

 Sponsored by Brenda Hemken Lumpkins Memorial, Benton Accounting, Coast Health Services, and Medical Center Pharmacy

April 7-9*; 21-23*; 28-29, 2017 

In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20- year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for the most basic of needs. Until a hero plans a revolution. 

Directed by Jennifer Vierthaler

Dinner Theater & Cash Bar 
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Matinee Doors Open at 12 p.m.