Productions at Bastrop Opera House

Oct. 11 - Oct. 26
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Clue, the musical by Bastrop Opera House

Clue, the musical
by Bastrop Opera House

Based on the board game Clue. The plot concerns a murder at a mansion, occupied by several suspects, that is solved by a detective ...

Aug. 23 - Sep. 07
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Helium by Bastrop Opera House

Helium
by Bastrop Opera House

 

Helium is the moving and uplifting story of a brilliant, humorous and creative chemistry teacher who braves the trials of frailty and aging ...

Jul. 12 - Jul. 27
 
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Disney's Newsies by Bastrop Opera House

Disney's Newsies
by Bastrop Opera House

Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of ...

May. 17 - Jun. 01
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Dearly Beloved by Bastrop Opera House

Dearly Beloved
by Bastrop Opera House

 

The Futrelle Sisters, Frankie, Honey Rae and Twink, are throwing a wedding. Frankie has almost made herself sick with elaborate preparations for her daughter ...

Mar. 29 - Apr. 07
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Dracula: the musical? by Bastrop Opera House

Dracula: the musical?
by Bastrop Opera House

 

Melodic, rollicking, and hilarious, this show is a delightful spoof of the classic horror tale and an unparalleled romp from start to finish.  With an ...

Feb. 08 - Feb. 17
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Steal Away Home by Bastrop Opera House

Steal Away Home
by Bastrop Opera House

In this moving drama of escape from slavery and flight to freedom, two young slave boys escape from a South Carolina plantation. With the help ...

Jan. 11 - Jan. 26
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The Cemetery Club by Bastrop Opera House

The Cemetery Club
by Bastrop Opera House

Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands’ graves. Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 15, 2018
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Nuncrackers by Bastrop Opera House

Nuncrackers
by Bastrop Opera House

Directed by Chester Eitze

Musical direction by Les Young

Oct. 06 - Oct. 27, 2018
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Bastrop Opera House

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Bastrop Opera House

In the quaint village of Sleepy Hollow, stories of wonder and strangeness surround the legend of a mighty headless Hessian. When the humble schoolteacher Ichabod ...

Sep. 14 - Sep. 29, 2018
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OZ! the musical by Bastrop Opera House

OZ! the musical
by Bastrop Opera House

The timeless “Wizard of Oz” tale has been adapted into a dazzling musical.  A cyclone carries Dorothy and Toto to the magical ...

Aug. 10 - Aug. 25, 2018
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Clinically Undepressed by Bastrop Opera House

Clinically Undepressed
by Bastrop Opera House

Anger is just a state of mind.

A boy is born without the ability to feel anger or sadness.

But what he can do. . .  is ...

Jul. 13 - Jul. 28, 2018
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum by Bastrop Opera House

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
by Bastrop Opera House

Broadway's greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written. This musical romp through Rome has desperate lovers ...

Jun. 08 - Jun. 16, 2018
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Murder at Rutherford House by Bastrop Opera House

Murder at Rutherford House
by Bastrop Opera House

Served with a side of murder? Join us in humor and horror, as we bring you this murder mystery. Included with your meal is a parade ...

May. 11 - May. 26, 2018
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The Fantasticks by Bastrop Opera House

The Fantasticks
by Bastrop Opera House

The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world. There's always time to remember this romantic fable about a boy, a girl, their two ...

Apr. 27 - Apr. 29, 2018
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A Perfect Murder in Smithville by Bastrop Opera House

A Perfect Murder in Smithville
by Bastrop Opera House

 

The State of Texas vs. Rosa Waybourn

On March 11, 1927 near midnight in a little boarding house on Olive Street in Smithville, Warren W. Waybourn ...

Apr. 06 - Apr. 15, 2018
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Kitchen Witches by Hasty Retreat Productions

Kitchen Witches
by Hasty Retreat Productions

 

Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two "mature" cable-access cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for 30 years, ever since Larry Biddle ...

Feb. 09 - Feb. 18, 2018
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Completely Hollywood (Abridged) by Bastrop Opera House

Completely Hollywood (Abridged)
by Bastrop Opera House

The cast take on America's largest cultural and economic export (well, except for weapons) in this seriously silly show biz satire. Get your clapper ...

Dec. 01 - Dec. 16, 2017
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The Christmas Carol Rag by Bastrop Opera House

The Christmas Carol Rag
by Bastrop Opera House

In a spunky take on the Dickens classic, the story of Scrooge's redemption is set in the exciting, ragtime world of New York, circa ...

Nov. 03 - Nov. 11, 2017
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The War of the Worlds, a Radio Play by Bastrop Opera House

The War of the Worlds, a Radio Play
by Bastrop Opera House

"So terrifying in its accounts of invading Martians wielding deadly heat-rays that it is remembered like no other radio programme."

 BBC News magazine

Oct. 06 - Oct. 28, 2017
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Bastrop Opera House

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Bastrop Opera House

In the quaint village of Sleepy Hollow, stories of wonder and strangeness surround the legend of a mighty headless Hessian. When the humble schoolteacher Ichabod ...

Sep. 16 - Sep. 30, 2017
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The Stories of Scheherazade by Bastrop Opera House

The Stories of Scheherazade
by Bastrop Opera House

Take a dazzling trip on a musical magic carpet ride through the colorful legend of Scheherazade, the greatest storyteller of the ancient Arabian world. Scheherazade ...

May. 05 - May. 20, 2017
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The Glass Mendacity by Hasty Retreat Productions

The Glass Mendacity
by Hasty Retreat Productions

THE GLASS MENDACITY

By Maureen Morley and Tom Willmorth

Story by Doug Armstrong, and Keith Cooper

Directed by AJ Fuex

and featuring

The Hasty Retreat Players ...

Apr. 28 - Apr. 30, 2017
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The Cedar Creek Shootout by Bastrop Opera House

The Cedar Creek Shootout
by Bastrop Opera House

Orange w. Wicks was the first African American elected as justice of the peace in Bastrop County. The competing forces in Cedar Creek collided with ...

May. 13 - May. 29, 2016
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Nunsense by Bastrop Opera House

Nunsense
by Bastrop Opera House

Nunsense follows the crazy antics of five nuns from the Little Sisters of Hoboken convent. When their cook accidentally serves up some tainted soup, 52 ...

Mar. 13, 2016
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Camberwell House by Bastrop Opera House

Camberwell House
by Bastrop Opera House

 Elderly neighbors Annie and Olive have been friends since they were children. At twenty, they agreed to "knock each other off" if they were still ...

Dec. 11 - Dec. 19, 2015
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World War II Radio Christmas by Bastrop Opera House

World War II Radio Christmas
by Bastrop Opera House

by Pat Kruis Tellinghusen

Directed by: Chester Eitze

This moving holiday show recreates the experience of attending a recording of a 1940s radio show broadcast ...

Apr. 24 - Apr. 25, 2015
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Who Killed William Gamble Griffon, The State of Texas vs. Haywood Batey by Bastrop Opera House

Who Killed William Gamble Griffon, The State of Texas vs. Haywood Batey
by Bastrop Opera House

The Bastrop County Bar Association will present its second annual murder trial production at Bastrop Opera House during Yesterfest Weekend on Saturday evening, April 25 ...

Mar. 06 - Feb. 08, 2015
 
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I Do! I Do!, musical by Bastrop Opera House

I Do! I Do!, musical
by Bastrop Opera House

A two-character musical by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, directed by Chester Eitze and featuring Lisa Holcomb and David-Anthony Burger. 

 

I Do! I ...

Dec. 19 - Dec. 20, 2014
 
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Cinderella
by Harms Marionettes

The puppeteer writes, "Kathy Piper's Cinderella has always struck me as one of the best puppet plays written in America in the 20th century ...

Aug. 22 - Aug. 30, 2014
 
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
by Bastrop Opera House

Produced by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing, New York, N. Y. Danne and Jason's head shots are by A. L. Scott Paul Christian ...

May. 03 - May. 04, 2014
 
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Who Killed Deputy Sheriff Isaac “Bose” Heffington?
by Bastrop Opera House

The shooting of Heffington ignited the infamous McDade Christmas Eve lynchings on December 24, 1883. 

Jeff Fitzpatrick was indicted for the murder of Deputy ...

Mar. 28 - Apr. 13, 2014
 
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Bingo! The Winning Musical  by Bastrop Opera House

Bingo! The Winning Musical
by Bastrop Opera House

Undeterred by a raging thunderstorm, a trio of Bingo-playing devotees refuse to stay home and miss the special anniversary celebrations at the local VFW hall ...