2019 - 2020 SEASON at The JOHN W. ENGEMAN THEATER in Northport, NY

Saturday Night Fever: July 11 – August 25, 2019

Based on the 1977 blockbuster film, Saturday Night Fever whisks you back to the 1970s, where open shirts, bell-bottoms, and disco were all the rage. Featuring music by the Bee Gees, this musical adaptation of the classic film is the story of a talented, streetwise kid from Brooklyn who attempts to escape his dead-end life through dancing. Packed with disco classics including “Stayin’ Alive,” “You Should Be Dancing,” “How Deep Is Your Love,” and many more, Saturday Night Feversizzles with explosive energy and sensational dancing.

 

 

 

Sunset Boulevard: September 12 – October 27, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning musical Sunset Boulevard weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition. In her mansion, faded silent-screen goddess Norma Desmond lives in a fantasy world. Impoverished screen writer Joe Gillis, stumbles into her reclusive world and is seduced by her and her luxurious lifestyle. Joe becomes trapped until his love for another woman leads him to try and break free, with dramatic consequences. With its much-loved score (“Sunset Boulevard,” “With One Look,” “As If We Never Said Goodbye,” “The Greatest Star Of All” and “The Perfect Year”) this production promises to be a spectacular event

 

 

 

Matilda: November 14 – December 29, 2019

The inspiring story of an extraordinary girl comes to life in Matilda, the Musical. Based on the beloved Roald Dahl novel, Matilda is the story of the courageous little girl with an unbounded imagination who proves that despite the odds, you can do anything you put your mind to—and change your destiny. Packed with high energy dance numbers and catchy songs, children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by this Broadway hit and winner of 16 Best Musical awards!

 

 

Million Dollar Quartet: January 16 – March 1, 2020

On December 4, 1956, an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Featuring a treasure trove of hits from these music legends, including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Walk The Line,” “Hound Dog,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Great Balls of Fire,” and many more, Million Dollar Quartet not only plays the music that made the Golden Age of Rock and Roll, it tells the stories of the men who created it.

 

 

 

Sister Act: March 12 – April 26, 2020

When the witness protection program sends aspiring disco diva Deloris Van Cartier to a struggling convent after she sees her boyfriend commit a murder, Deloris takes her act to the nun’s choir where she finds an unexpected sisterhood. Based on the hit 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), Sister Act is a sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship and will give audiences reason to REJOICE!

 

 

 

Anything Goes: May 7 – June 21, 2020
 
Music, dance, laughs, and the age-old tale of Boy Meets Girl – no musical puts it on stage better than Anything Goes! Featuring such unforgettable songs as “It’s De-Lovely,” “Friendship,” “I Get A Kick Out Of You,” “All Through The Night,” “Anything Goes,” “You’re The Top” and “Blow, Gabriel, Blow,” this 1930s classic established Cole Porter as America’s premier writer of sophisticated songs and swept the country with its magical score and mesmerizing dance numbers. A hilarious shipboard romp, Anything Goes is Delightful, Delicious, and De-Lovely.

Actor Profiles - Most Recent Additions 2

Monica Cioffi - Actor Profile

Get To Know Dancer / Actor Monica Cioffi backstage at The Gateway Playhouse in Bellport, NY

Eddie Gutierrez - actor profile

Eddie attended NYU for acting, training at the Stella Adler Studio and the Experimental Theatre Wing, and while he was there, he picked up a minor in Music, while also enrolling in the dance program at Peridance in Union Square.

Jason Simon - Actor Profile

At a petite 6'3, Jason Simon is a presence!

Lance E. Hayes - Actor Profile

Lance is currently a working actor out of New York City, and is loving every minute.

Cait Crowley - Actor Profile

Cait is a New York City based actor, dancer and singer who was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Montclair State University.

Carina Avila - Actor Profile

Meet Carina Avila got her start in Los Angeles working on TV and music videos. She is now focused on transferring her early success to the theatre.

Gina Milo - Actor Profile

Gina is a Long Island born, actor/singer based in New York City. She most recently appeared as Martha Vail in the York Theater's Mufti production of Subways are for Sleeping and Tanya in Mason Street's production of Mamma

Richard LaFleur - Actor Profile

Richard Lafleur is a Canadian born actor, singer, dancer, and aspiring writer.

Equity Theatres - Most Recent Additions

True Colors Theatre Company

When Artistic Director Kenny Leon and Managing Director Jane Bishop teamed up in 2002 to design a new theatre, they envisioned a smartly-managed, inclusive theatre company that would achieve…

Atlanta, Georgia
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Gift Theatre

Conceived while students at The University of Iowa in 1997 by Michael Patrick Thornton and William Nedved, the idea for The Gift was to grow and nurture an ensemble and lay roots in an…

Chicago, Illinois
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Nora Theatre Company

The Nora Theatre Company began in 1987 with a production of Edna O’Brien’s play, Virginia, about the celebrated author, Virginia Woolf, at the former Lyric Stage space on Charles Street.…

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Studio Tenn Theatre Company

Studio Tenn is a professional regional theatre company and a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Franklin, Tennessee. Its programming centers around innovative, custom-designed…

Franklin, Tennessee
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Theatrical Outfit, Inc.

Set in a historic building, this theater stages plays based on classic & contemporary literature.

Atlanta, Georgia
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Lyric Stage Inc

Dedicated to the development and preservation of the American musical, Lyric Stage is Dallas County’s only locally produced, professional musical theater company.

Pearl Theatre Company

The Pearl Theatre Company explores, expands, and enriches the theatrical canon with a company of resident actors by presenting mainstage productions, providing educational programs and…

New York, New York
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FreeFall Theatre Company

The mission of freeFall Theatre is to pursue art’s greater purposes and the transformative power of theatre – as a builder of community, a source of upliftment, and a builder of cultural…

Saint Petersburg, Florida
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