The Ritz Theatre Presents the 2021-2022 Ritz Players Season!
After a brief pause in performances due to COVID-19, The Ritz Theatre is proud to announce another outstanding season of events for 2021-22 presented by the Ritz Players. See below for the full line up of shows that will be sure to steal the stage featuring local community members. Season subscription sales begin August 2nd and single event tickets begin August 30th. Tickets can be purchased and more information can be found on their website at ritztheatre.org
The Ritz Players are a community theatre organization that strives to present high-quality performances, staged at The Ritz Theatre. They believe in the power of live theatre to ignite the imagination, stimulate thought, offer an avenue for creative expression, and provide entertainment. Through their productions, workshops for young people and outreach programs, they strive to integrate theatre into the lives of the people who come into contact with their organization.
September 10, 11 & 18, 2021 - 7:30 PM, September 19, 2021 - 2:00 PM | An event in The National Theatre at The Ritz
The laughter is nonstop in this hilarious comedy. Six church ladies arrive at Harmony Church’s fellowship hall to plan a small funeral dinner for a man they despised. While eating doughnuts, drinking coffee and gossiping on a variety of topics including Pastor Bob’s go-go dancing fiancée, the church ladies engage in a game of “what-ifs” and “I-wish-I-hads,” and in doing so, reveal several secrets about themselves. However, the biggest shock comes the next day when an unexpectedly large crowd of mourners arrive at the funeral dinner and the ladies have to endure their most embarrassing moment yet! | Sponsored by David Stover – Allstate Insurance & Reineke Family Dealerships
November 13, 2021 - 7:30 PM, November 14, 2021 - 2:00 PM | An event in The National Theatre at The Ritz
All Together Now! A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre, in which theatres around the world are empowered to locally produce and perform an exclusive musical revue featuring songs from MTI's beloved shows. Join us in this cavalcade of hit songs from some of the greatest musicals ever written including Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Fiddler on the Roof. | Sponsored by Baumann Chevrolet Buick GMC
February 11, 12 & 19, 2022 - 7:30 PM, February 20, 2022 - 2:00 PM | An event in The National Theatre at The Ritz
Under the guidance of their beloved mother, the four young March sisters -- tempestuous Jo, motherly Meg, shy Beth and spoiled baby Amy -- struggle to keep their family going while Father's away in the Civil War. In this beautifully dramatized adaptation of the classic novel, even as privation, illness, and sibling rivalry cast their shadows, each girl strives to find her true self. | Sponsored by Croghan Colonial Bank & Reineke Family Dealerships
May 13, 14 & 21, 2022 - 7:30 PM, May 22, 2022 - 2:00 PM
Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, CLUE is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. | Sponsored by Reineke Family Dealerships
July 8, 9 & 16, 2022 - 7:30 PM, July 17, 2022 - 2:00 PM
The S. S. American is sailing between New York and England with a comically colorful assemblage of passengers: Reno Sweeney, a popular nightclub singer and former evangelist, her pal Billy Crocker, a lovelorn Wall Street broker who has come aboard to try to win the favor of his beloved Hope Harcourt and a second-rate conman named Moonface Martin, aka “Public Enemy #13.” Song, dance and farcical antics insue as Reno and Moonface try to help Billy win the love of his life. | Sponsored by Reineke Family Dealerships & Your Legacy Federal Credit Union
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