City Theatre 2019 – 2020 Season

Marc Masterson's First Season...Back!

The 2019 - 2020 City Theatre season begins with an epic tale that is part thrilling new play, part electrifying rock concert, and will continue with an imagining of a true night, an ominous, darkly intriguing new play, from Broadway’s most produced female playwright, and a comedy about being a new parent. Back-to-back world premieres end the line-up.
You've never seen anything like this. 


Cambodian Rock Band


Directed by Marti Lyons
City Theatre Main Stage
September 14 – October 6, 2019

Part thrilling new play, part electrifying rock concert, it’s an epic tale of family, love, and heritage featuring the Cambodian surf rock music of Dengue Fever.



One Night in Miami

ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… by Kemp Powers

Directed by Reginald L. Douglas
City Theatre Main Stage
November 9 – December 1, 2019

Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown together for a historic night in Miami. It’s 1964 and A Change is Gonna Come.




DOWNSTAIRS by Theresa Rebeck

Directed by Marc Masterson
City Theatre Main Stage
January 11 - February 2, 2020

This ominous, darkly intriguing new play – from Broadway’s most produced female playwright – confronts family secrets, regrets, and the threat of madness in the search of the good life.



Cry It Out

CRY IT OUT by Molly Smith Metzler

Directed by Kim Weild
City Theatre Main Stage
February 29 - March 22, 2020

When it comes to being a new parent, you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t. Brilliantly funny and painfully true, Cry It Out confronts the pressure to have it all when having it all is a giant lie.



PerkUp PerKup

PERKUP PERKUP by Isaac Gomez

Directed by Marc Masterson
Lester Hamburg Studio
April 4 - May 10, 2020

Welcome to the best coffee shop in town, where the biggest challenge is pushing the new cold brew – until someone new arrives…




F*CK7THGRADE Starring Jill Sobule |Music by Jill Sobule | Text by Liza Birkenmeier

Directed by Lisa Peterson
City Theatre Main Stage
May 9 - 31, 2020

In this world premiere production, award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Sobule – whose 1990’s hits include “Supermodel” and the original “I Kissed a Girl” – takes audiences through a Rock’n’Roll celebration of coming of age and coming out.



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