Welcome to our Main Stage Season!
A Season with Spirit and Moxie! In Season 49 our stage features some of the world’s most beloved characters. Come witness their antics as they raid Mr. McGregor’s garden, dumbfound a king, outwit a cat, sail a boat in Central Park and feed the peasants of Nottingham! Rabbits, princesses, ducks, mice and outlaws all facing big challenges while staying true to themselves in the process! Subscriptions for Pumpkin Theatre’s 49th Season on sale now! All performances at Har Sinai Congregation, 2905 Walnut Ave, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117. All shows will take place at 1:00pm and 3:00pm unless otherwise notated. Please note all tickets are non-refundable, exchanges are available only for some productions and must be made 24 hours in advance of the ticketed performance.
April 1, 2, 8 & 9, 2017
The classic tale of a mouse, living with his human family in New York. As a small creature in a much larger world, he has no short supply of adventures! Some lead him to trouble, some bring him great friends, but all are great fun in this funny and touching story of a fearless little mouse in the big city! Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, IL
Adapted by Joseph Robinette
Based on the book by E.B. White
Directed by James Hunnicutt
May 13, 14, 20 & 21, 2017
Sir Robin of Locksley has given up his titles to help the peasants of Nottingham. Stealing from the rich to give to the poor, he and his merry band are hunted by the Sheriff of Nottingham. In order to flush him out of Sherwood Forest, the Sheriff hatches a plan to capture Robin by staging an archery contest. Can the clever Maid Marion help him escape? Produced by special arrangement with I.E. Clark Publications.
Dramatized by Cathryn Pisarski
Musical Score by Phil Smith
Directed by Bobby Harris
Peter Rabbit and Me
September 17, 18, 24 & 25, 2016
Peter Rabbit can’t help himself! He must get those delicious vegetables from Mr. McGregor’s garden. Disobeying his mother’s orders, he does just that! From the imagination of Beatrix Potter emerge all of our favorite characters from Peter Rabbit, including: Mother Rabbit, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, old Mr. McGregor, and Peter Rabbit himself! Join Peter and his friends and their hare raising adventures!
Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, IL
By Aurand Harris
Directed by Jeremy Scott Blaustein
The Dancing Princesses
December 3, 4, 10 & 11, 2016
Five princesses, each more fascinating than the last, sleep in five beds in the same room. Each night, their doors are locked. But each morning, their shoes are worn out and their father, the King must buy them new ones. Perplexed and growing tired of buying shoes each day, he enlists the help of a spy with an enchanted cloak who aims to discover the princesses’ midnight secret. Just what is going on?
By Jimi Kinstle
Directed by Courtney Proctor
Our 4th Annual Kids for Kids Production
February 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2017
Based on Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Ugly Duckling.” Ugly looks quite different from his brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother’s protective flapping. The little guy finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry cat. Along the way Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out being different is not a bad thing to be. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
Book by Anthony Drewe
Music by George Stiles
Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Directed by Erin Confair
This season was has been funded by Mayor Stephanie-Rawlings Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts