GREAT has made the heartbreaking decision to postpone our 20/21 Broadway Series at the Paramount Center for the Arts. New dates will be announced when mass gatherings are deemed safe for our community and financially feasible. GREAT will perform all the shows announced and updated dates will be shared through email and social media when it is determined to be safe.
This production will be postponed. Please stay tuned for an update when we are able to announce our new dates. An immersive storytelling experience blends comedy, improv, and audience interaction to tell the story of an adult growing up in the shadow of mental illness, and learning to grapple with his own experiences with love, loss and depression. Every Brilliant Thing provides a life-affirming jolt of humanism, reminding us that hope comes from the miracles of life’s minutiae.
Meet the hero of our story, young Akeelah, who has a gift for words and hopes to make it to the National Spelling Bee. With the help of her community, she might just have what it takes to make her dream come true. This Inspirational drama for elementary students and adults celebrates community and tenacity.
Broadway musical for the entire family. It's up to Buddy the Elf to save Christmas! Find your inner elf and make your Christmas sparklejollytwinklejingley with the hit musical based on the movie starring Will Ferrell.
Comedy based on children’s literature. A modern retelling of the classic tale! Lewis Carroll’s trip to Wonderland brings Alice into the 21st century with sharp-edged humor as she traverses the land of the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, and the blustery Queen of Hearts.
Broadway musical for adults, mature contentOur season begins with Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash hit, a recipient of six Tony Awards®, a Grammy®, and now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history. Mature content including language, gun shots, alcohol, and adult themes.
GREAT was founded in 1998. Additional past seasons and plays include:
2018-2019 – My Fair Lady, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, A Christmas Carol, The Giver, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
2017-2018 – Singin’ In The Rain, Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook, It’s A Wonderful Life, Nine Who Dared: Courage At Little Rock, Anne of Green Gables, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Clue The Musical
2016-2017 – Sister Act, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, A Christmas Story The Musical, James and the Giant Peach, The BFG, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding
2015-2016 – Ragtime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!, Mary Poppins, The Diary of Anne Frank, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and Grease
2014-2015 – Children of Eden, Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5, Disney’s Mulan Jr., Frosty the Snowman, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Peter Pan, The Addams Family, Babe the Sheep Pig and Tarzan
2013-2014 – Les Miserables, Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr., White Christmas, The Wizard of Oz, To Kill A Mockingbird, Dr. Seuss’s the Cat in the Hat, Secret Life of Girls and Shrek the Musical
2012-2013 – Hairspray, The Hobbit, A Christmas Carol, Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells, Annie, Charlotte’s Web and The King and I
2011-2012 – The Wiz!, A Christmas Carol, Winnie the Pooh, Pirates of Penzance, West Side Story, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Broadway in the Park
2010-2011 – Footloose, Pippi Longstocking, The Sound of Music, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Oliver!, The Brothers Grimm: A Musical Adventure and No, No, A Million Times No
2009-2010 – Willy Wonka, Rent, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr., Fiddler on the Roof, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, The Producers, Miss Nelson is Missing, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?
2008-2009 – Peter Pan, Madeline’s Christmas, Disney’s Aladdin, Disney’s High School Musical 2 and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
2007-2008 – The Wizard of Oz, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, High School Musical, Seussical the Musical and Pollyanna!
2006-2007 – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Charlotte’s Web, Miracle on 34th Street, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Honk – The Ugly Duckling Musical and Annie!
2005-2006 – The Music Man, Bunnicula, A Year with Frog and Toad, Ramona Quimby, James and the Giant Peach and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
2004-2005 – Miss Nelson is Missing, Seussical the Musical, Cinderella, The Rented Christmas, Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day, Grease!, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, The Real Story of Little Red Riding Hood, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Nunsense
2003-2004 – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Charlotte’s Web, Little Shop of Horrors, Velveteen Rabbit, Inspecting Carol, Forever Plaid, Aladdin, Little House on the Prairie, Green Eggs and Ham, West Side Story and The Miraculous Disappearance of Marilyn Moo
2002-2003 – Grease!, Annie, The Hobbit, A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Amazing Grace, Pippi Longstocking, Groovy!, Robin Hood, The Wizard of Oz and Pollyanna
2001-2002 – Big—the Musical, Fiddler on the Roof Jr, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, Nuncrackers, Cinderella, 101 Dalmatians, Fame, Henry and Ramona, The Bard is Back, Stuart Little, 101 Dalmatians, Wizard of Oz, Nunsense II and The Music Man
2000-2001 – Oliver!, Little Shop of Horrors, James and the Giant Peach, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The Wiz, Into the Woods, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, once Upon a Mattress, Joseph…, Nunsense, Guys and Dolls
1999-2000 – Peter Pan, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Pollyanna, Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas, Charlotte’s Web, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Joseph…, Rock ‘n Roll, The Little Mermaid, Oklahoma
1998-1999 – Winnie the Pooh, Pollyanna, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Beauty and the Beast, Miracle on 34th Street, Annie Jr, Schoolhouse Rock Live!, Grease!