Theatre Arts Division
The Stapleton Theatre Company is the Theatre Arts division of the Stapleton School of the Performing Arts. It is brought to you by the same team who operated the San Anselmo Town Players as part of the San Anselmo Recreation Department from 2001–2006. The same type of program, artistic quality, production values, instruction, nurturing and care that you came to know from the Town Players continues at Stapleton Theatre Company.
Annie: The Musical
Performances: May 4-13, 2018
Location: The Playhouse, San Anselmo
(Please note these are the revised dates from the season brochure.)
The musical based on the popular comic strip, Little Orphan Annie, has become a worldwide phenomenon. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts after she escapes from the orphanage run by the evil Miss Hannigan, and finds a home with billionaire Oliver Warbucks. This family friendly musical is filled with memorable scenes and songs.
Mary Poppins JR.
A Spring 2018 Musical Theatre Workshop for Young People Ages 8-15, in collaboration with Star Kids Productions
Directed by Ashley Kimball
Musical Direction by Judy Wiesen
Performances: April 5-6-7-8 at Drake High Little Theatre
One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical!
Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family members how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren't the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that "Anything can happen if you let it."