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ASL Performances

As a service to our deaf and hard of hearing friends in the Coachella Valley, DTW has partnered with C4 Communication and will be providing ASL Interpreters at the following performances listed below.

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ASL Perfomances

As a service to our deaf and hard of hearing friends in the Coachella Valley, DTW has partnered with C4 Communication and will be providing ASL Interpreters at the following performances:

ASL Performances
The Wild Women of Winedale

Sat, Nov 2, 2024 at 7:30 PM
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Enter the realm of this contemporary comedy where three women navigate life's twists and turns. Meet the spirited sisters, Fanny and Willa, along with their delightfully eccentric sister-in-law, Johnnie Faye. Through laughter and tears, they've weathered life's storms, from losing spouses to the unexpected sinkhole swallowing their home in Florida. Join these remarkable women as they tackle life's clutter with wit and ingenuity, promising an uproarious journey filled with laughter and heart. Don't miss out on the hilarity - DTW brings this fresh comedy to life with signature flair in our intimate Blackbox theater.

Genre: Play, Comedy

Rating: PG for mild language and adult humor.

Runtime: Approximately 2 hours 15 minutes including intermission.

ASL Performances
Jersey Boys

Sat, Nov 30, 2024 at 7:30 PM
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Experience Desert Theatreworks' electrifying production of "Jersey Boys: The Musical" on the DTW Mainstage! With innovative staging and dynamic performances, this fresh take on the classic tale of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons promises an unforgettable night of rock 'n' roll and nostalgia. Get ready to sing along to hits like "Sherry" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" in a show you won't want to miss. Join us as we journey from the gritty streets of New Jersey to the heights of musical stardom, celebrating friendship, loyalty, and the power of dreams. Don't miss your chance to witness this iconic story reimagined with passion, energy, and pure entertainment!

Genre: Musical

Rating: PG-13 for strong language and adult themes.

Runtime: Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including intermission.

ASL Performances
Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical

Sat, Dec 28, 2024 at 7:30 PM
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DTW's annual Christmas production is back, and this time it's the uproarious Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical." Join the zany sisters of Nunsense as they spread holiday cheer, yuletide laughs, and a dash of festive mischief. Broadcasting live from the basement of Mount Saint Helen’s Convent, the sisters take to the airwaves for a cable access Christmas special like no other. With (mostly) traditional holiday songs such as "Here We Come-a-Waffle-ing" and "We Three Kings of Orient Are Us," a hilarious secret Santa contest, a quirky rendition of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet, and plenty of laughs courtesy of the Little Sisters of Hoboken, this show promises non-stop entertainment. Will they manage to get their act together? Join us for an evening of laughter and find out, as you'll be chuckling your way through the holidays and into the New Year with "Nuncrackers"!

Genre: Musical

Rating: PG – for mild adult humor

Runtime: Approximately 2 hours 15 minutes including intermission.

ASL Performances
Legally Blonde the Musical

Sat, Feb 8, 2025 at 7:30 PM
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DTW's exhilarating production of "Legally Blonde The Musical" lights up the stage to ring in the new year. Follow Elle Woods as she takes on Harvard Law, fueled by the desire to win back her ex-boyfriend. With infectious energy and catchy tunes, the show captures Elle's journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Along the way, she faces challenges from peers, professors, and her former flame, but with the help of newfound friends, she proves her resilience and determination. Don't miss this fabulously fun musical extravaganza that will have you cheering for Elle every step of the way!

Genre: Musical

Rating
: PG-13 for mature language and themes

Runtime: Approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes including intermission.

ASL Performances
Neil Simon's: The Odd Couple (Female Version)

Sat, Mar 1, 2025 at 7:30 PM
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DTW proudly presents Neil Simon's timeless comedy "The Odd Couple," reimagined in its female version. Join Olive Madison and Florence Unger and their group of girlfriends for their weekly Trivial Pursuit night in Olive's cluttered apartment. When freshly dumped Florence arrives, Olive invites her to move in, what could go wrong? Everything! Total opposites, Olive's laid-back demeanor clashes with Florence's neurotic cleanliness, putting their friendship to the test. Tensions escalate when Olive arranges a double date with the Costazuela brothers, leading to hilarious misunderstandings and uproarious moments. Don't miss this uproarious comedy that explores the quirks of friendship and the chaos of mismatched personalities!

Genre: Play, Comedy

Rating: PG for mild language and adult themes

Runtime: Approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes including intermission.

ASL Performances
Tootsie the Musical

Sat, Mar 29, 2025 at 7:30 PM
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Dive into the uproarious world of TOOTSIE, dubbed "musical comedy heaven" by Rolling Stone and "the most uproarious new musical in years!" by The Hollywood Reporter. This laugh-out-loud extravaganza, inspired by the beloved Academy Award-winning film starring Dustin Hoffman, is a heartfelt love letter to the stage. Meet Michael Dorsey, a talented actor whose knack for job-hopping is legendary. When faced with the ultimate career crisis, Michael concocts a harebrained scheme: transform into the fabulous actress Dorothy Michaels. Suddenly, Michael finds himself on a wild Broadway adventure, winning hearts, stealing scenes, and even catching feelings for his leading lady, Julie. But as the curtain rises on this comedic caper, Michael soon discovers that juggling dual identities is no easy feat. Join us for a whirlwind of comedy, romance, and theatrical shenanigans in TOOTSIE!

Genre: Musical

Rating: PG-13 for mature language and themes

Runtime: Approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes including intermission.

ASL Performances
The Diary of Anne Frank

Sat, Apr 12, 2025 at 7:30 PM
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This new adaptation of the classic Broadway play interweaves firsthand survivor accounts with recently discovered excerpts from Anne Frank's diary, creating a modern and emotionally charged narrative of the Nazi era. Anne Frank is portrayed not just as a historical figure, but as a vibrant and talented young girl who confronts the challenges of her time with honesty, humor, and determination. Set in a hidden attic where eight individuals seek refuge from Nazi persecution, "The Diary of Anne Frank" vividly captures the daily struggles and emotions of their existence – from fear and hope to laughter and sorrow.

Anne's voice echoes throughout the narrative, expressing her desire to use her writing to transcend personal troubles and bring joy to others, even strangers. Crafted for a contemporary audience, this adaptation pays homage to Anne's enduring spirit and her message of resilience.

Rating: PG for strong subject matter.

Runtime: Approximately 90 minutes no intermission

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Kidsworks Programs

Summer Musical Theatre Camp

Track A – June 12-23,2023 (Mon-Fri)
Disney On Broadway A:
Grades 1-3
– 8AM-10:30AM, final performance Friday June 23 at 10am

Broadway On The Edge A: Grades 4-8
– 1PM-5PM, final performance Friday June 23 at 4pm

Leadership A: Grades 7 and up
– 8am-5pm

Track B – AM July 10-21,2023 (Mon-Fri)
Disney On Broadway B:
Grades 1-3
– 8AM-10:30AM, final performance Friday July 21 at 10am

Broadway On The Edge B: Grades 4-8
– 1PM-5PM, final performance Friday July 21 at 4pm

Leadership B: Grades 7 and up
– 8am-5pm

Desert Theatreworks’ KidsWorks Summer Musical Theatre Camp Program offers three choices of 2-week performing arts summer camp for grades 1-8 and extended leadership opportunities for High School Students. Every summer students learn singing, dancing, and acting or technical theatre and be a part of a staged musical production.

Tuition
Desert Sands Unified Students grades 1-8 can attend for FREE
through the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELOP). All you need is your student’s name, school, grade and student ID number. Please note *George Washington Charter School is not included in the DSUSD funding for this program and is not eligible for FREE tuition.

*Students from surrounding districts can attend our 2 week camp for $600.

SPACE IS LIMITED! REGISTER TODAY!

Register Here!
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