Past Shows

Container of Sharks

Welcome to Container of Sharks, a TV show where entrepreneurs put their ideas to the test in the hopes of winning start-up money from a panel of billionaire investors and one actual shark.  The stakes are high—any business hopeful who fails to convince the panel their idea is worth investing in gets thrown to the sharks . . . literally!

Show info:
April 26-27, 2024
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

Shrek The Musical Jr.

Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical.  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.

Show info:
February 29 – March 2nd 2024
 SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

Frozen Jr.

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart! 

Show info:
December 7-9, 2023
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

101 Dalmations KIDS

Based on the classic animated film, Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS is a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil, Disney’s most outrageous villain, and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. With a high-spirited score and lovable characters, this stage adaptation is certain to charm and delight all audiences.

Show Info:
October 5-7
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

Newsies Jr.

Based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, this musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city. After publishing giant Joseph Pulitzer raises newspaper prices at the newsboys’ expense, Kelly and his fellow newsies take action.

Show info:
July 19-22, 2023
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde follows the story of sorority president Elle Woods as she crosses the country on a mission to find love at Harvard Law School. After discovering how the law can be used to help others, she uses her new found skills to save the day!

Show info:
June 15-17, 2023
Sentry Theatre @1800

Mary Poppins Jr.

Get ready for a SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS good time!  This production of “Mary Poppins JR” will feature over 60 Central Wisconsin youth.

Show info:
February 23-25, 2023
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Amidst the chaos will the Herdmans, along with the rest of the town, stumble upon the true meaning of Christmas and transform the unruly production into the best Christmas pageant ever?

Show Info:
December 1 – 3, 2022
SPASH Theatre, Stevens Point

Peter Pan Jr.

Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget.

Show info:
Sep. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022 
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

Footloose

It’s the early 80s and Ren McCormack, a teenage boy from Chicago, and his mother move to the small town of Bomont.  With the help of Ariel and Willard,  Ren attempts to convince the Reverend to let the teenagers dance.

Show info:
June 8 – 11, 2022
Ben Franklin Jr High Theater

The Wizard of Oz

Come with us “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” to the Merry Old Land of Oz, when the Playhouse Theatre Group of Central Wisconsin presents “The Wizard of Oz,”

Show info:
February 24-26, 2022
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

Willy Wonka Kids

This whimsical production of “Willy Wonka KIDS” features the characters you know and love! Follow the enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka’s rules in the factory — or suffer the consequences.

Show info:
December 3-4, 2021
Ben Franklin Jr High Theater

All Together Now!

A fantastic selection of songs are featured in this brand new musical revue from MTI’s beloved catalogue of musicals, including “Rent,” “Matilda,” “Hairspray,” “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” “Annie,” “Disney’s Frozen,” “Mamma Mia!” and many more!

Show info:
November 12-13, 2021
Ben Franklin Jr High Theater

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Come with us as Ariel transforms from a mermaid to a human; trading her life “Under the Sea” for something she’s always longed for- life in the world above. This production features approximately 50 talented area youth.

Show info:
July 14-17
SPASH Theatre

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is quickly approaching! Who will earn the coveted trophy and be declared the champion this year?  Witness this hilarious competition and don’t forget to study up in case you’re asked to join in!

Show info:
June 3-5, 2021
Ben Franklin Jr High Theater

Winnie The Pooh KIDS!

This classic Disney title features 3 new songs from the hit film as well as classic Sherman Brothers songs from “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.” WINNIE THE POOH KIDS! is a story about friendship as Pooh and his fellow friends go on an adventure in search of Christopher Robin.

Show info:
May 5-8, 2021
Ben Franklin Jr High Theater

Frozen

When newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally sets off an eternal winter in the town of Arendelle, her younger sister Anna (along with her friends Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven) goes off on a thrilling adventure to find her sister and save the kingdom.

Show info:
February 20-22, 2020
Ben Franklin Jr High Theater

Elf: The Musical

A young orphan child named Buddy mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

Show info:
December 5-7, 2019
Ben Franklin Jr High Theater

Annie

Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy Oliver Warbucks. Quickly, she charms the hearts of the household staff, and even the seemingly cold-hearted Warbucks cannot help but learn to love this wonderful girl.

Show info:
July 12 – 13, 2019
Sentry Theatre @1800

The Rockin' Tale of Snow White

The tale of Snow White has never felt so fresh with this funny adaptation that will make the whole family laugh out loud! 
Directed by kids, for kids!

Show info:
April 2019
Ben Franklin Jr High Theater

Singin' in the Rain Jr.

In silent movies, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a hot item, but behind the scenes, things aren’t always as they appear on the big screen!  Lina’s squeaky voice might be the end of her career in “talking pictures” without the help of a talented young actress to do the talking and singing for her.

Show info:
February 15-16, 2019
Sentry Theatre @1800

Grease

Experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s.  Welcome to the singing and dancing world of “Grease”.

Show info:
July 13-14, 2018
Sentry Theatre @1800

Peter Pan

Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael and John. But when her father announces she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to take them away to Neverland. It’s Peter to the rescue when Wendy is taken captive by the dreaded Captain Hook.

Show info:
February 9-10, 2018
Location: SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Playhouse Theatre Group presents ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”.  Performances are free and open to public to enjoy this hilarious holiday classic!
Come and share in the Christmas Spirit!

Show info:
December 7-9, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

A young prince and his castle’s servants fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress, who turns him into the hideous Beast until he learns to love. Stuck in his castle, Belle begins to draw the cold-hearted Beast out of his isolation.

Show info:
July 14-15, 2017
Sentry Theatre @ 1800

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL

Come see Ralphie navigate through trials and tribulations on his quest for the ultimate Christmas gift- an Official Red Ryder Range Model Carbine Action BB Gun!

Show info:
December 2 – 3, 2016
SPASH Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The story of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a tale that follows the journey of a dreamer.  Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat is filled with music and laughs for the whole family.

Show info:
July 15-16, 2016
Sentry Theatre @ 1800

Seussical the Musical

Seussical takes us into the world of Dr. Seuss, where we revisit beloved characters including The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie, and JoJo.

Show info:
February 26 – 27, 2016
SPASH Theatre

Princess Whatsername

Our first installment of after School Programming at Plover Whiting Elementary, Princess Whatsername tells the story of young girl who awakes in the middle of a forest with no memory at all, not even her own name!  A rocking musical score adds even more fun to new takes on the classic stories everyone loves.

Show info:
November 20, 2015
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

The Wizard of Oz

Young Kansas farm girl Dorothy Gale is taken by a tornado to the marvelous Land of Oz. Together with her strange new friends, she will free the people of Oz from the rule of wicked witches and false wizards in her search for a way home.

Show info:
July 17 – 18 
Sentry Theatre @ 1800

Willy Wonka

Based on the Book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl

Show info:
February 20 – 21, 2015
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Playhouse will be offering four community performances that are free and open to public to enjoy this hilarious holiday classic!
Come and share in the Christmas Spirit!

Show info:
Various Venues
December 2014

Little Women: The Musical

Louisa May Alcott’s LITTLE WOMEN, The Musical

Show info:
September 26 – 27, 2014
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point

The Music Man

Meredith Willson’s THE MUSIC MAN!

Show info:
July 11 – 12, 2014
SPASH Theater, Stevens Point