The production of Once On This Island has been postponed from its Jan. 15 scheduled opening night. In an abundance of caution, the cast have been rehearsing virtually. As you can imagine, this is a challenging experience for both adult and children actors. DFT values the commitment and hard work of this team and has decided to postpone the production to give both cast and crew more time to tell this delightful story. We will announce new dates soon!
February 19-28, 2021
Pivoting around the lively Truvy Jones' Louisiana beauty parlor, a tightly-knit band of friends, confront griefs, loss, life's unforeseen tragedies and heartaches with what they do best: gossiping and sharing. These warm Southern belles will delight audiences in surviving life's challenges with their unwavering friendship.
Lies ripped from actual headlines that smeared the reputation of the reclusive heiress, Sarah Winchester, come back to haunt five people who wrote them. The characters and their sto-ries are based on documented facts. The plot is fiction: A mysterious host traps them in a graveyard behind Sarah Winchester’s notoriously haunted mansion, where they must either admit to their complicity in a hoax that haunts Mrs. Winchester’s legacy to this very day, or else…
Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parents' divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school. Interesting note: 13 is the only Broadway musical ever with a cast and band entirely made of teenagers!
At the behest of John the Baptist, young men and women forsake their jobs and take up the mantle of Jesus Christ -- becoming his disciples -- in a musical retelling of the Gospel of Matthew set in modern-day New York City. Using song and dance, the apostles traverse the city, spreading Christ's message of love and tolerance as the time moves ever closer to his betrayal at the hands of Judas and, ultimately, his crucifixion. The play's message is one of unity and faith. It is about the coming together of diverse communities, finding a way to get along with one another in peace and harmony.