October 16, 2021

PAA | THE METROPOLITAN

After writing twelve albums of songs in styles ranging from folk/rock to Tin Pan Alley to gospel, country and chamber music, what might a woman deemed by National Public Radio as “The Empress of the Unexpected” try next?

October 22, 2021 - October 24, 2021

RRT | MISSOURI THEATRE

Rock got no reason, rock got no rhyme…You better get me to school on time! School of Rock, with its sensational live kids’ rock band, is a loving testimony to the transforming power of music. May the spirit of rock be with all who pledge allegiance to Lloyd Webber’s newest hit!

November 4, 2021 - November 6, 2021

CHS | Central HS Theatre

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

November 4, 2021

PAA | MISSOURI THEATRE

Catapult is a magical production that features incredible dancers who work behind a screen to create shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us. Be amazed as you watch their bodies transform into a mountain, an elephant, a dragon, even a helicopter! You will leave this show dazed and happy, and you will never look at your own shadow the same way again!

November 20, 2021

DAC | MISSOURI THEATRE

An original contemporary settler ballet. Experience the seasons, the hardships, the love, the grief, perseverance and celebration of renewal, progress and the future from the viewpoint of the early American Settlers.

November 26, 2021 - December 5, 2021

RRT | RUBY THEATRE

It’s Christmas Eve, and a young newspaper reporter on the brink of being fired has been assigned a last-chance story about a typical family Christmas – his family’s Christmas. He goes home to his recently widowed mother, his crazy uncle, his eccentric grandmother, and his battling siblings and their neurotic spouses, who provide no shortage of material.

December 18, 2021

SJS | MISSOURI THEATRE

No holiday season is complete without hearing the Saint Joseph Symphony's season concert - Holiday Cheer! Festive songs of the Christmas holiday paired with season favorites and Chanukah tunes; this concert promises to put you, your friends and family in a cheerful mood.

December 18, 2021

RRT | RUBY THEATRE

Everybody in their pajamas (you too, grownups) as The Polar Express steams off on a journey to the North Pole. Entering the Ruby, you’ll be greeted by our train conductors, and receive your special train ticket. Our dining car servers will welcome you to the preshow cocoa party, where our young travelers will enjoy some hot cocoa before embarking on their journey, a special screening of the film The Polar Express.

December 19, 2021

IDC | MISSOURI THEATRE

Join us to enjoy dance performances of ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, tumbling, musical theatre and more from dancers age 2 and up on stage at the beautiful, historic Missouri Theatre.

January 7 - January 9

RRT | MISSOURI THEATRE

HOLIDAY INN is a celebration of all the holidays, so we are going to kick off 2022 with a whole year of holidays in one song and dance spectacular! Based on the classic film, this joyous musical features thrilling dance numbers, laugh-out-loud comedy and a parade of hit Irving Berlin songs!

January 15

RRT | RUBY THEATRE

Come one, come all to the Prince Tea Ball! This Royal Tea Party will include sipping on royal tea or apple juice “tea”, small finger snacks, a coronation and best of all, time with a few of you and your child’s favorite Royal Princesses!

January 30

SJS | ASHLAND UMC

Come enjoy performances featuring Symphony musicians through accessible and inviting formats in spaces perfectly suited to chamber music.

March 4 - March 6

RRT | MISSOURI THEATRE

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.”

March 10

PAA | MISSOURI THEATRE

Church Basement Ladies is a celebration of the church basement kitchen and the stalwart, stable, sturdy, ladies who live and breathe the church basement protocol while attempting to solve the problems of a rural Minnesota church.

March 20

SJS | ASHLAND UMC

Come enjoy performances featuring Symphony musicians through accessible and inviting formats in spaces perfectly suited to chamber music.

March 25 - March 27

RRT | RUBY THEATRE
Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR. It's a "big bright beautiful world" as everyone's favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.

March 26

SJS | MISSOURI THEATRE

Once upon a time, there were two Russian composers. One came from a tradition of the Tsar, composing music to the age old tale of Scheherazade. While the other learned to write music that featured the tale of Peter and the Wolf. Rimsky-Korsakov and Prokofiev team up in this concert to tell Tales from Russia from their music.

April 2

DAC | MISSOURI THEATRE
Annual Dance Concert featuring various local dance companies to raise funds for our Voices of Courage Child Advocacy Center.

April 7

PAA | MISSOURI THEATRE

Neil Berg’s 50 Years of RockN-Roll will have you singing, dancing and cheering into the night. Neil Berg brings with him top Broadway performers plus the stories behind the songs. This is not a tribute show but an artistic performance of the powerful music and memories of perhaps the most exciting era of your life.

April 8 - April 10

CHS | CENTRAL HS THEATRE
Charlotte’s Web is based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman. Charlotte weaves a solution which not only makes Wilbur a prize pig but also ensures his place on the farm forever.

April 22

PAA | MISSOURI THEATRE
7th Annual Griffon Film Festival to be held downtown at the historic movie palace, Missouri Theatre.

April 29 - May 1

RRT | RUBY THEATRE

In this comedy with a heart, Mom has been dead for 11 months and shows up at her husband’s birthday party as a ghost with a mission. The problem is complicated by the fact that the only person who can hear or see Mom is her daughter who has been ordered by the court to spend Dad’s birthday with him as part of her Anger Management Program.

April 30

SJS | MISSOURI THEATRE

The name that says it all - Beethoven! Our 2021/2022 season closes with Beethoven's epic Symphony No. 5 in C minor. This symphony has stood the test of time because its sounds begin with struggle and end in triumph. Ludwig van Beethoven gives us good over evil and everything in between.

May 13 - May 14

IDC | MISSOURI THEATRE
The annual dance recital featuring dancers from Inspirations Dance Center. The talents of these dancers will be showcased over four performance offerings.