2022/23 Mainstage - 70th Season

2022-23 season at Lakewood


  • With a subscription, you can purchase the best seats for all the shows at a substantial discount. Click on the links below to order. We begin single-ticket sales for individual shows at different times during the year. For our fall opener tickets go on sale in mid-July. Other shows in our season generally go on sale in September. Questions: Call our Box Office at 503-635-3901.



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Questions? Call our Box Office Mon - Fri. between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM at 503-635-3901.


All shows, dates, and seating are subject to change



Elf the musical at Lakewood Theatre Company, Nov 4 - Dec 18, 2022ELF, THE MUSICAL
Nov. 4 – Dec. 18, 2022
Book by Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Directed by Thomas C. Graff

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Based on the film by David Berenbaum, this hilarious fish-out-of-water musical follows Buddy the Elf in his search for his father. Faced with the harsh reality that his dad is on the naughty list, Buddy wins over his birth family and helps New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
Title Sponsor: Marilyn & Ron Nutting
Directorial Sponsor: Samantha Richardson
Guest Artist Sponsor: Stephen & Nancy Dudley

The Ghost of David Belasco at Lakewood Theatre Company, Jan 6 - Feb 12, 2023THE GHOST OF DAVID BELASCO
Jan. 6 – Feb. 12, 2023
an Original Comedy by C.S. Whitcomb
Directed by Stephanie Mulligan
In a haunted theatre in 1927, a group of interesting characters hire a famous medium to contact the long-dead theatre impresario David Belasco. Things go hilariously astray, including freak lightning storms, murder, and mayhem.  Will this historic theatre be exorcised?  Will the actual audience escape with their lives?
Title Sponsor: Andy & Nancy Bryant
Directorial Sponsor: Bonnie Conger
Guest Artist Sponsor: Stephen & Nancy Dudley

Doubt, a Parable at Lakewood Theatre Company March 3 - April 8, 2023DOUBT, A PARABLE
Mar. 3 – Apr. 8, 2023
By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Antonio Sonera
Based upon a few circumstantial details and a lot of intuition, a stern nun believes that one of the priests at her Church and school has been inappropriate with a 12-year-old boy named Donald Muller, the school’s only African American student. Is truth what we believe or what we choose to believe?
Title Sponsors Sen. Bob Packwood & Elaine Franklin
Directorial The Duffy Family
Guest Artist Sponsor: Lakewood Center Associates

Something Rotten at Lakewood Theatre Company April 28 - June 11, 2023SOMETHING ROTTEN!
April 28 – Jun. 11, 2023
Book by Karey Kirkpatrick
& John O’Farrell
Music & Lyrics by Wayne
& Karey Kirkpatrick
Directed by Alan Shearman
This shamelessly silly parody of Broadway musicals is a spoof of all things Shakespeare. Set in 1595, it follows the Bottom brothers, Nick, and Nigel, who struggle to find success in the theatre as they compete with their contemporary William Shakespeare.
Title Sponsor: Don & Jessie Adams

Lost Treasures Collection - Curated by Dennis Corwin
A series of obscure and rarely performed musicals presented in concert/cabaret version for one weekend only on our Side Door stage. No sets, no props — none of the usual trappings of a fully staged production. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:00 PM and a Saturday matinee at 2:00 PM.  Series Sponsor: Fritz Camp

Roar of the Greasepaint, Smell of the Crowd at Lakewood Theatre Oct 21-22, 2022ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT, THE SMELL OF THE CROWD     CLICK HERE for show info
Oct. 21 & 22, 2022
Book, Music, and Lyrics by
Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Sir has everything, and Cocky has nothing. Two clowns fiercely compete in a “Game of Life.” The rag-tag players rely on humor, song, and dance to try to build a new life. But can show tunes and music hall merriment revive the human spirit?

The Happy Time, Feb 17-18, 2023THE HAPPY TIME
Feb. 17 & 18, 2023
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb Book by N. Richard Nash
based on the Broadway play, The Happy Time by Samuel A. Taylor
A world-traveling prize-winning photographer returns to his 1920s French-Canadian village, after five years away, seeking the happy time of his childhood.

Celebration, the musical at Lakewood Theatre Company, April 14-15, 2023CELEBRATION
April. 14 –15, 2023
Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones
Music by Harvey Schmidt
A young orphan stumbles into the home of the richest man in the world, whose bizarre
entourage includes a beautiful fallen Angel. With the orphan’s help, the jaded Mr. Rich regains his humanity, only to find himself locked in a ritualistic battle with the youth for Angel’s love.







All shows, dates, and seating are subject to change

The Kiss at Lakewood Theatre CompanyJ uly 15 - August 22, 2022THE KISS
July 15 – Aug. 21, 2022
an original musical

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Story conceived and original script by Will Vinton
Music and Lyrics by David Pomeranz
Book by Will Vinton, Jesse Vinton, Greg Tamblyn
Directed by Greg Tamblyn
a Will Vinton fairytale about love… and a frog
An outrageously original fun musical comedy for theatre audiences of all ages. Based loosely on the legendary “The Frog Prince” story originally penned by the Brothers Grimm.
Production Sponsor: Lauren Hasson Homes - Cascade Hasson Sotheby's International Realty 
Title Sponsors: CJ & Peter Glazer
Directorial Sponsor: Drs. Bill & Ricky Korach
Added Sponsors: The Duffy Family

Blithe Spirit at Lakewood Theatre Company, Sept 9 - Oct 16, 2022BLITHE SPIRIT
Sept. 9 – Oct. 16, 2022
By Noel Coward
Directed by David Sikking
Socialite novelist Charles Condomine invites the eccentric medium, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his annoying and temperamental first wife, Elvira.
Title Sponsors Bill & Barbara Warner     Directorial Sponsor: Bonnie Conger
Guest Artist Sponsor: Lakewood Center Associates