22nd - 27th April 2024
Before she was hit-maker Carole King she was Carole Klein, a spunky young songwriter from Brooklyn with a unique voice. From the chart-topping hits she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, trailblazing success with Tapestry, Beautiful takes you back to where it all began — and takes you on the ride of a lifetime.
Featuring such unforgettable classics as "You've Got a Friend", "One Fine Day", "So Far Away", "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling", "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", and "Natural Woman", this Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning musical phenomenon is filled with the songs you remember — and a story you'll never forget.
Disney's High School Musical Jr.
27th - 29th June 2024
It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes all find their cliques. Basketball team captain and resident jock, Troy, discovers that the brainy Gabriella, a girl he met singing karaoke on his ski trip, has just enrolled at East High. The couple causes an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical. Although many students resent the threat posed to the "status quo," Troy and Gabriella’s alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well.
One of the biggest pop-culture phenomena in recent memory, High School Musical topped the music charts and broke records within weeks of its 2006 Disney Channel premiere. Follow the antics of East High’s most popular students as they come alive in this fun-tastic, family-friendly show that only Disney can bring you. Get’cha head in the game!
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
On the exotic French Riviera, smooth-talking con man Lawrence Jameson makes his lavish living by charming rich, single ladies out of their money. Freddy Benson is a hustler with a much more basic approach, swindling gullible women with emotional lies about his ailing grandmother. When the two men meet, Freddy is greedy for Lawrence's spectacular lifestyle and they initially agree to work together. But their egos soon clash and only one con artist can prevail: the first to cheat naive heiress Christine Colgate out of $50,000 wins while the loser must leave town. The two men pull out all the stops to outdo each other in an increasingly hilarious battle, but who will win the fortune, and possibly the heart, of poor Christine?
Based on the 1988 film starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin, this sophisticated, suave and hysterical musical features a delightfully jazzy score and was nominated for a staggering 11 Tony Awards.
Sister Act is the fabulous feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film.
When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique talents to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.
Filled with fantastic original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, Little Shop Of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical.
WCAODS have a proud history of great theatre, stretching back to 1928. Here is a complete list of all our musicals and plays. Click on any title to view the full details from the archives, including cast lists, posters and photographs.
We are delighted that so many of our productions have won awards. Any show with a STAR symbol denotes one or more awards or nominations. Click on the show for full details of the awards/nominations.
This part of the site is still a work in progress - the show titles below link to pages on the old site. New pages will be created and added to replace these over time.