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La Comedia is turning 40 and we would love for you to celebrate
with us in 2015! We are proud to have provided the region with "A Taste of Broadway"
since 1975, and it is our hope to continue for
at least another forty years!
There have been many talented performers
on our stage over the years - many of whom
have gone onto very successful Broadway
careers. We have staged numerous highly
acclaimed and technically challenging productions, and even world premieres.
I have been a part of La Comedia for thirtyone years, since starting as a server back in 1984. Eventually, I
became the director of service and then the general manager. I have
worked for all three previous owners, including my brother David,
who purchased the theatre in 1995. Since January 2013, I have
been the owner and producer and am proud to continue my family's
involvement in the long, wonderful history of La Comedia.
As we begin our next forty years, we are excited to announce the
addition of our new "Lunch & Learn" Children's Theatre. We feel
this will be the perfect way to introduce your children to their first
"Taste of Broadway." We will also be holding the first ever "Camp
Comedia" Musical Theatre Camp for children wanting to explore
drama, music, and dance.
Your dining experience begins...
by being served our house signature salad, crowned with our
own papaya chutney dressing. Once invited to our buffet, you
will find chef-carved meats, our famous Norwegian cod deep
fried in a premium beer batter, a variety of pastas and vegetables, including our famous sweet potato souffle, freshly baked
breads, and some dishes to represent the “flavor” of the current
To top it all off, our pastry chef creates a feature dessert specifically for each show. We also offer a scrumptious Sunday
brunch menu that’s sure to satisfy the heartiest appetite!
Coffee, tea, or milk are included with your dinner.
La Comedia’s mixologists, working from our full-service bar,
have designed an exciting beverage guide. Select from a wide
variety of unique and original recipes as well as your traditional favorites including many without alcohol and ice cream
drinks...and don’t forget, our specialty show drink comes with
a souvenir glass!
I am very proud of La Comedia's 40 year history and grateful to
have been here for most of it. I am also excited about the future and
look forward to providing you with "A Taste of Broadway" for
many more years to come.
Joseph K. Adkins
Owner & Producer
* No Wednesday productions for this show
Somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, North
Carolina, way down on Highway 57, the ‘Pump
Boys’ sell high octane and the ‘Dinettes’ serve up
plenty of pie and sass at the Double Cupp Diner next
Together they perform a rousing, down-home mix of
country western, rock 'n' roll, and blues in this charming tale of friendship, romance, and heartbreak.
Packed with hummable, hilarious songs like "Be
Good Or Be Gone," "Tips," and "The Night Dolly
Parton Was Almost Mine," Pump Boys and Dinettes
is a foot-stomping good time.
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Set on a tropical island during World War II, South
Pacific tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the
realities of war and their own prejudices. Considered
by many to be the finest musical ever written, the
score’s songs include such classics as "Some Enchanted
Evening," "I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My
Hair," "Younger Than Springtime," "Bali Ha’i,"
"There Is Nothin’ Like A Dame," "This Nearly Was
Mine" and "A Wonderful Guy."
The original Broadway production won ten Tony
Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score. The
2008 Broadway revival won seven Tonys including
Best Musical Revival. Don't miss this all time classic
appearing on our stage for the first time since 1997.
July 6
They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and
spooky! The Addams Family features an original
story and it's every father's nightmare. Wednesday
Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has
grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart
young man from a respectable family. And if that
weren't upsetting enough, she confides in her
father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now,
Gomez must do something he's never done before
- keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia.
Everything will change for the whole family on
the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's
"normal" boyfriend and his parents.
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In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, a beautiful
young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean
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children alike! musical score by Alan Menken and
Howard Ashman. Revel in favorites including “Part
of Your World,” “Under the Sea,” “Les Poissons,”
“Poor Unfortunate Souls,” “Kiss the Girl” and more!
* Due to popular demand, we have added Friday matinees for this
production. There will not be Wednesday evening performances.
The year is 1979, the day of the church's Centennial
Celebration, and past parishioners have gathered to
share hotdish, bars and stories from the last 100
years. As our favorite Church Basement Ladies work
in the kitchen, these shared memories burst into life
through a series of flashbacks.
Travel back to 1897 and meet Vivian's grandmother,
one of the founding members of the church; see
Karin as a newlywed, cautiously navigating her way
throughout the politics of the kitchen; and be there in
1944 when Mavis first barreled her way through the
swinging door.
As they time-jump through a Century, these ladies
manage to serve up a rib-tickling panorama of the
changes in the kitchen, without spilling a drop of
their egg coffee!
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Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas:
An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot
Range Model Air Rifle! A Christmas Story The
Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts
ends up under his tree this Christmas.
This new Broadway musical based on the classic
1983 movie, features funny and heartfelt songs and
a faithful yet inventive book.
The New York Times says, “I was dazzled” and the
Associated Press calls it, “A charming triumph
infused with utter joy.”
A Christmas Story captures holiday wonder with
such deliciously wicked wit that it is sure to delight
children and grown-ups alike!
To accommodate your busy holiday schedule, we
have added Friday and Saturday matinee performances.
Wednesday, Thursday
Matinee & Evening
Sunday Evening
Friday Evening
Sunday Brunch
Saturday Evening
•Buy-One-Get-One-Free for two shows with our new"Taste of Savings" Loyalty Card sold exclusively through our box office. (Cannot be applied for A Christmas Story, Children's Theatre,
or concerts.)
Wednesday & Thursday
Wednesday, Thursday
& Sunday Evening
Friday Evening &
Sunday Brunch
Saturday Evening
•“4 for 3” discount for Sunday brunch performances - buy three
adult tickets and the fourth ticket is free!
“Early Bird Savings” of $2.00/person when
•“Early Bird Savings” of $4.00/adult when attending a show
the month it begins.
Every 26th person is FREE! Groups arriving on a motorcoach receive a
complimentary ticket for the driver.
Children 11 and under are $30 for any regular show. A maxi-
mum of 2 children’s rates may be applied for each adult ticket purchased. Every person regardless of age must have a ticket (including infants). As a courtesy to other guests, we discourage very young children from attending performances. Any party with a young child creating a disturbance will be asked to step to the lobby until the child is composed.
• All parties totaling 20 or more must use group ticket pricing and place their reservation through the group sales department.
•Only one discount may be used.
Individual Pricing Policies
* Full payment is required at the time reservations are placed. Phone reservations
are accepted with MasterCard, Visa, Discover or La Comedia gift certificates. Cash
and personal checks are also accepted for reservations placed at the box office.
Tickets are non-refundable. A minimum of 24 hours notice is required to reschedule
ONCE for a date that is within 30 days of the original reservation. When rescheduling you are subject to available seating. ALL performances will go on as scheduled
regardless of any inclement weather conditions. Gratuity not included.
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attending a show the month it begins.
“4 for 3” discount for Sunday brunch performances.
Block the House - Reserve the entire
theatre for your group of 350 or more.
Educational Special - Student groups
(K-12) of 20 or more can attend for as low
as $30/person! Price includes one Coca-Cola.
A reservation of 20 or more qualifies for group discount pricing. A nonrefundable deposit of $1/person is required to hold the seats and is due
no later than 30 days from the date the reservation was placed. The final
number attending and full payment are due 30 days prior to the show
date. If the deposit and/or full payment is not received by their respective
due dates, the reserved seats will be released to the public. Groups may
cancel no earlier than 30 days before the show date, transfer the deposit ONE TIME ONLY, and apply it to a group reservation made for one of
the next two productions. If not used within the next two productions, the
deposit will be forfeited by the group. All performances will go on as
scheduled regardless of any inclement weather conditions. Only coffee,
tea and white milk are included with your meal. All payments and deposits are non-refundable and reservations are non-exchangeable. Children's
pricing and "A Taste of Savings Loyalty Card" discounts do not apply
toward group pricing. Gratuity not included.
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Left Balcony
Right Balcony
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La Comedia is the perfect place to celebrate
most any occasion! To help set an even more
festive atmosphere, we offer...
Birthday, Anniversary &
Congratulations Packages!
“The Premiere”
This subscription package is perfect for the bargain hunter with
savings of up to 50% off the regular price! You will also get to
be one of the first to see each production.**
Each package includes a
personalized six inch cake,
mylar balloon, and a split
of champagne to toast
your special event. We
also will make a special
announcement to congratulate you on your
birthday or anniversary!
You receive all this for only $20 in addition to your
regular ticket price.
“The Marquee” This subscription package allows you the most flexibility in
scheduling. As a member of the “Marquee Club,” you will enjoy
great savings and be able to come to all six shows whenever
you wish! You can also cancel your reservation anytime before
the show begins and reschedule at your convenience.*
“The Five-Star” You will enjoy your choice of five of our excellent shows with
excellent savings off the regular price.**
Subscriber Benefits:
• Priority Renewal for season subscribers.
• 10% savings on gift shop purchases, special birthday and
anniversary packages, seats for concert series and special
events, and additional reservations for your guests (excluding
children's theatre tickets).
Season Subscription Policies
* “The Marquee” – “Marquee Club” members are not required to attend each show during certain
dates and may attend any performance within their price category. When rescheduling, seating
is subject to availability. If cancellation is necessary, notice prior to the beginning of the reserved
show is required and a new reservation must be made to attend the same production. Tickets
MAY NOT be rolled over to another performance. Tickets are non-refundable.
** “The Premiere”/”The Five-Star” – The following are the dates that Premiere and Five-Star
season ticket holders must attend each production during these dates: Pump Boys & Dinettes,
Jan. 15 – Jan. 31; South Pacific, March 5 – March 29; The Addams Family, May 7 – May 31;
Little Mermaid, July 8 – July 31; Church Basement Ladies, Sept. 3 - Sept. 30; A Christmas Story,
Nov. 4 - Nov. 29. A minimum of 24 hours is required to reschedule ONCE for a date that falls in
the available subscriber dates for the current production. You may reschedule outside of the
available subscriber dates ONCE per show. You may not do so prior to the show opening date
and a $5.00 per ticket service charge will be applied. When rescheduling, seating is subject to
availability. Tickets are non-refundable.
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Our Stage Left Gift
Shop has all of
those hard to find
gifts you’ve been
looking for. Musical
and show-related
items, collectibles,
great gift ideas, and
La Comedia merchandise are just
some of the treasures you will find
“stage left!”
La Comedia Gift Certificates
Gift certificates are available in any amount, are
valid for two full years from the date of purchase,
and may only be applied to ticket purchases.
The Van-Dells
Monday, February 9
Evening: $50-$52
The Van-Dells are the
nation's #1 Rock & Roll
review. Backed up by
a five piece band,
they combine comedy
with hits from the
Rock and Roll era of
the 50's and 60's.
“The Ultimate Tribute”
with Mike Albert as Elvis
Tuesday, August 4
Evening: $50-$52
Accompanied by the Big "E" Band, Mike
Albert and his award-winning tribute to "The
King" return to La Comedia for an encore
Christmas with the Hoppers
Monday, November 23
Matinee/Evening: $40-$42
The Hoppers return to La
Comedia for two inspirational holiday shows. With
their unique blend of voices
and insatiable desire to
share the gospel, they are
America's favorite family of
gospel music.
New Year’s Eve Bash
Thu., December 31, Evening: $95
Ring in the New Year with a A Christmas
Story, champagne for your midnight toast,
party favors, dancing to a live band, an early
morning breakfast, and more!
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By Robert Kauzlaric, Paul Gilvary and William Rush
Adapted from
by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
Friday matinees: April 10, 17, 24
Saturday matinee: April 18
This time the wolf gets to tell his side of the tale but do you believe him? Bring your reporter's
notebook and have fun solving this wacky whodunit. This first ever production of La Comedia's
"Lunch & Learn" Children's Theatre is a perfect
way to give school groups, or any kids, their first
"Taste of Broadway." All tickets are just $10 and
include a hot dog, apple sauce, chips, cookie &
"Camp Comedia" is an 8-day performing arts camp for students ages 7-17 exploring
drama, music and dance. Taught by La Comedia theatre professionals and focusing
on creative dramatics and scenes, songs, and dance from Broadway musicals, the
camp concludes with a live performance on the La Comedia stage.
Dates: Monday, June 8, Tuesday, June 9, Friday, June 12, Saturday, June 13, Monday,
June 15, Tuesday, June 16, Friday, June 19, Saturday, June 20. 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Cost: $130 - Registration begins Monday, March 9th.
- Space is limited.
For more information, email
[email protected]
Comfortably seating
over 600 guests,
La Comedia is one of
the largest in the US
and Ohio’s only
professional dinner
theatre. Located just
1/3 mile east of I-75
on Rt. 73, Springboro,
Ohio, La Comedia is
five minutes south of
the Dayton Mall, 20
minutes north of I-275.
All encompassing policies apply.
All tables are subject to sharing. Prices are tax-inclusive.
There are no additional processing or handling fees. Shows,
menus, times and prices are subject to change without
notice. Use of photographic or recording equipment of any
kind is strictly prohibited during the performances. Phone
reservations may be recorded for training purposes.
La Comedia is a smoke-free facility.
Listening devices for the hearing impaired are available at
the box office.
Arrival times: Matinees: 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Evenings: 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
765 W. Central Ave. (St. Rt. 73) P.O. Box 204
Springboro, OH 45066
[email protected]
Box office hours:
Mon. and Tues. 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wed. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sat. and Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Call 1-800-677-9505 or 1-937-746-4554
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