Browse through history and see all the shows that have been staged by TTC.

April 1987 – First Performance

Name: ‘magination Station
Formation: 9 Adults in August 1986
Theatre Location: Vacant store in Manor East Mall. However, after 2 weekends of performances forced to move. Intended to occupy a vacant store at Post Oak Mall, but a last-minute switch forced another move. College Station ISD came through and offered the A&M Junior High School auditorium as an alternate venue, in which the audience actually sat on the stage with the actors.

    • Animal Tales: 2 weekends in April

1987 – 1988: Trial Season

Location: A&M Junior High, 200 Anderson Street, College Station
Times: Friday nights 7 PM, Saturdays Noon, 2 PM, & 4 PM
Cost: $3 Children, $1.50 Adult with a child. Tickets sold at door.
Troupe Members: 9 Adults (audition in August and perform in all 4 plays)
Storytelling Radio Broadcast: Up the Golden Stairs on KAMU-FM, Last Tuesday of each month
Board of Directors: 9 members; Steven Young (President), David & Judy Williams (two of the original founders)

    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: October (Director: Donnie Wilson)
    • Androcles and the Lion: Nov. 27 – Dec. 12 (Director: Kathy Schultz)
    • Cinderella: A Metamorphosis: Feb. 5 – 20 (Director: Robbin Major)
    • Aladdin and His Magical Lamp: Apr. 1 – 16 (Director: Judi Blanke)

1988 – 1989: Season 1

    • The Ghost of Canterville Hall: Sep. 30 – Oct. 15
    • Rumplestiltskin: Nov. 25 – Dec. 10
    • The Ransom of Red Chief: Feb. 3 – 18
    • Nightingale: Mar. 31 – Apr. 22
    • Summer Youth Troupe

1989 – 1990: Season 2

Location: Jane Long Middle School
Times: Friday nights 7 PM, Saturdays 2 PM & 4 PM
Cost: $3 General Admission
Troupe Members: 15 Adults
Stage Setting: 4 plays per year; “In the Round” (audience encircling the performers, adults in chairs and children on floor next to performers; kids occasionally talk and even ask actors questions during the play!); Found Theater (using things found around the house); Plays average < 50 minutes; No intermission; Actors greet audience after play
Board of Directors (Finances/Planning): Kay Clayburn (President), Pam Wiley (VP Programs Board)
Production Board (Deciding plays, Managing productions)
Play Reading Committee (Looks for new material for upcoming season)

    • Charlotte’s Web: Oct. 6 – 14
    • The Bremen Town Musicians: Dec. 1 – 9
    • The Adventures of Pecos Bill: Feb. 2 – 17
    • Pecos Bill Rides Again: Mar. 2 – 3
    • Hansel and Gretel: May 4 – 19

1990 – 1991: Season 3

Location: ‘magination Station Theatre, 302 N. Bryan Street, Bryan (6,000 square foot theatre)
Cost: $3 General Admission, $8 Season Ticket
Troupe Auditions: Aug. 1 – 3 at C.S. Community Center

    • The Velveteen Rabbit: Nov. 30 – Dec 15
    • Clown’s Play (Jack and the Beanstalk Retold): Jan. 20
    • Puss in Boots: Feb. 22 – Mar 9
    • The Fabulous Fable Factory: May 3 – 18
    • Annual Polka Dot Tie Awards: Jun 8 ($5 Tickets; Spoof of Oscars; Vignettes from prior season tales, Children vote for their favorite tale, refreshments served)

1991 – 1992: Season 4

Major $20K Renovation of ‘magination Station Theater
Board of Directors: Barbara Haynes, Angelique Gammon, Pam Wiley

    • Not Very Scary Stories: Oct. 11 – 26
    • The Elves and the Shoemaker: Dec. 6 – 21
    • Scraps, The Ragtime Girl of Oz: Feb. 14 – 29
    • Sinbad’s Marvelous Sea Voyage: May 1 – 16
    • Summer Youth Troupe: Jun. 8 – 26; Ages 4 – 9; Randy Wilson led the Summer Youth Troupe; he would subsequently be hired as TTC Artistic Director prior to the 1993-94 season.
    • ‘Maginitive Afternoons (Puppet Production): Jul 12, 19, 26; Ages 4 – 9.

1992 – 1993: Season 5

    • The Ugly Duckling: Oct. 17 – 25 (Director: Lynn McDaniel)
    • Gift of the Magi: Dec. 12 – 20
    • Alice and the White Rabbit (An Alice In Wonderland Story): Feb. 27 – Mar. 7
    • Aesop’s Fables: May 8 – 15
    • Summer Fantastic Shakespeare: Jul. 19 – 23, 26 – 30; Ages 12 – 18
    • Midsummer Night’s Dream: Jul. 9 – 18
    • Romeo and Juliet: Aug. 13 – 21

1993 – 1994: Season 6

Fundraiser Show: Performed “Taming of the Shrew” as a January fundraiser in lieu of a Christmas
Artistic Director, Randy Wilson, was hired by TTC’s Board of Directors just prior to the 1993-94 season
Shakespeare Factory: Holds its first performance a the ‘magination Station theater. “The black-tie opening is $50 a ticket and includes hor d’oeurves and champagne at intermission . Proceeds benefit ‘magination Station’s seventh season and the Shakespeare Factory’s debut season.” The summer performances were Fri/Sat 7 PM, Sun 2 PM

    • Tom Sawyer & Huck Finn (adapted by Randy Wilson): Oct. 2 – 10
    • Taming of the Shrew (Fundraiser): Jan. 7
    • The Little Prince (Adapted and directed by John Cairne): Feb. 12 – 20
    • It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s Me!: Apr. 17 – 24
    • Play with Music (written and directed by Jo Spiller, music by Randy Wilson): May 28 – Jun 5
    • Shakespeare Factory 1994 Summer Festival: Jun 20 – Jul 1, Jul 25 – Aug 5; Ages 5 – 15
    • The Tempest (Shakespeare Factory 1994 Summer Festival): Jul 22 – Aug 14
    • As You Like It (Shakespeare Factory 1994 Summer Festival): Aug 19 – 28

1994 – 1995: Season 7

Acting Classes: Tuesdays in Feb/Mar taught by Jo Spiller. $175 per person.
Directing Classes: Mondays in Feb/Mar taught by Randy Wilson. $175 per person.
Opening Gala: “An opening night gala held on Feb. 3, with a champagne reception following the show. $50 tickets are required for the gala. Tickets for other shows: $5”
Cost: $4 Tickets
Times: Fri. 7 PM; Sat. 11 AM, 2 PM, 7 PM; Sun 2 PM

    • Cinderella: Oct. 14 – 22
    • Here’s Love (by Meredith Wilson; musical version of Miracle on 34th Street): Dec. 9 – 17
    • The King and I (Shakespeare Factory): Feb. 3 – 11
    • The Sword and the Stone: Mar 3 – 11
    • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Apr. 28 – May 6
    • Shakespeare Factory Summer Shakespeare Festival: Jul. 7 – Aug. 26
    • a. Measure for Measure: Jul. 7 – 15
    • b. Shakespeare Fair (Renaissance music, crafts and a recitation of Shakespeare’s works): Jul. 8
    • c. Shakespeare Acting Workshop for Young People: Jul. 17 – 28; Children grades 3 – 9
    • d. Works in Progress (Workshop performance): Jul. 28 – 29
    • e. Movement and Voice Class: Mon – Fri Jul. 31 – Aug 7 and Aug 7 – 11; Grades 4 – High School
    • Much Ado About Nothing: Aug. 18 – 26 ($5 Tickets)

1995 – 1996: Season 8

Gala: Feb. 23 The Sound of Music Gala; Tickets $50
Cost: $5 Tickets

    • Annie: Oct. 20 – Nov. 4
    • Oliver: Dec. 1 – 16
    • The Sound of Music: Feb. 23 – Mar. 9
    • The Wiz: May 10 – 25
    • Adult Theater Workshop: Jun. 1, 8; $30 per person
    • Summer Shakespeare Festival
      • a. Children’s Musical Theater Workshop: Jun 10-14, 17-21, 24-28; $125 Registration
      • b. Hamlet: Jul. 12 – 20
      • c. Shakespeare Children’s Workshop: Jul. 15 – 26; $250 Registration
      • d. As You Like It: Jul. 26 – 37
      • e. Youth Acting Studio: Jul. 29 – Aug 2; $125 Registration
      • f. A Comedy of Errors: Aug. 16 – 24

1996 – 1997: Season 9

Location: Camelot was the last show performed at ‘Magination Station downtown theatre location.

    • Heart of the Valley (an original musical by Randy Wilson): Sep. 7 at Bryan High School
    • Flower Drum Song: Oct. 4 – 19
    • Fiddler on the Roof: Dec. 6 – 14
    • To Kill a Mockingbird: Feb. 14 – Mar. 1
    • Follies (ACBV FestiFall benefit): Mar. 8; $50 tickets; concert, champagne and dessert buffet
    • Camelot: Apr. 19 – May 3
    • King Lear: July 11 – 19
    • 5 separate Acting & Singing Classes: Throughout the summer; Ages 5 – High School; $125 – $250
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Aug. 1 – 2 (at ‘Magination Station Manor East Mall location)

1997 – 1998: Season 10

Location: ‘Magination Station @ Manor East Mall

    • My Fair Lady: Sep. 26 – Oct. 11
    • Miracle of 34th Street: Nov. 28 – Dec. 13
    • Romeo and Juliet: Feb. 6 – 14
    • The Fantasticks: Mar. 20 – Apr. 4
    • Little Women: May 1 – 16
    • The Merchant of Venice

1998 – 1999: Season 11

Cost: $6 Tickets

    • The Unsinkable Molly Brown: Sep. 25 – Oct. 10
    • A Christmas Carol: Dec. 4 – 19
    • Macbeth: Feb. 12 – 21
    • 42nd Street: Apr. 23 – May 8
    • Into the Woods: Jul. 9 – 24
    • Youth Musical Studios: Jul. 26 – 30; Ages 5 – 10; $65 registraton; Max 20 students
    • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Aug. 7; Annual fundraiser; $50 tickets; Served fajitas and margaritas

1999 – 2000: Season 12

Name: The Theatre Company of Bryan/College Station (first usage in advertising Godspell)
Gala Opening: Special Gala Opening on October 15 complete with food and drink.
Cost: $7 for evening performances, $4 for matinees

    • Godspell: Oct. 15 – 31 (Sat. Oct. 16: 2 for 1 tickets)
    • A Christmas Carol: Dec. 3 – 19; On Dec. 4 (Sat. Dec. 4: 2 for 1 tickets)
    • Heart of the Valley (an original musical by TTC artistic director, Randy Wilson; incorporated the talent of artists from TTC, KAMU, BV Symphony Orchestra, and Brazos Heritage Society): Feb. 18 – Mar. 5
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Mar. 24 – 26
    • Gypsy
    • Guys and Dolls: Jul. 14 – 30

2000 – 2001: Season 13 - Dream Season

Location: Referred to the Manor East location as “the Former Theater Complex at Manor East Mall)
Advertising: Announced season in Sep. 2000 issue, but very few shows featured in the What’s Happening section.

    • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Sep. 29 – Oct. 8 (Features special guest choir B/CS)
    • Carousel: Nov. 17 – 26 (Choreographed by Robert Gonzales)
    • A Child’s Christmas Carol: Dec. 16 – 22
    • Annie Junior: Feb. 16 – 25
    • Man of La Macha: Mar. 23 – Apr. 1
    • I Remember Mama: May 4 – 13

2001 – 2002: Season 14 - Timeless Season

Times: Due to the enormous demand for Grease, additional shows were added on the Thursday night and Sunday night of the second week. Evenings at 7 PM and matinees at 2 PM.
Tickets: “For information, show times and ticket reservations, call the Theatre Company Box Office at (979) 779-1302.” Starting with Annie Warbucks, tickets were obtained through the ACBV or the MSC Ticket Office.

    • Grease: Sep. 7 – 16
    • Little Shop of Horrors: Oct. 12 – 25
    • Show Boat: Nov. 16 – 25
    • Annie Warbucks: Feb. 15 – 24
    • Cabaret: Apr. 5 – 7
    • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown: May 24 – Jun. 2
    • 1776

2002 – 2003: Season 15

Tickets: Tickets available at both ACBV and the MSC Box Office
Cost: $5 matinees, $7.50 evening performances

    • Oklahoma: Aug. 30 – Sep. 8
    • Wizard of Oz: Oct. 11 – 20
    • Zorba the Greek (features Randy Wilson as Zorba): Feb. 21 – Mar. 2
    • Jesus Christ Superstar: Apr. 4 – 12
    • The Secret Garden: Jun. 6 – 15
    • Annie Get Your Gun: Jul. 18 – 27
    • Mame
    • Bye Bye Birdie

2003 – 2004: Season 16

Name: The Theatre Company
Location: Located in the Tejas Center in Bryan
Cost: $10 evening shows, $8 matinees, $5 children 12 and under

    • Hello, Dolly!: Sep. 5 – 14
    • Oliver: Dec. 5 – 13
    • Sweeny Todd: Feb.
    • Nine: Jun. 4 – 6
    • Smokey Joe’s Café

2004 – 2005: Season 17

Cost: $10 Evenings, $8 Matinees, $5 Children 12 and under, $50 Season tickets
Information: For more information call Phyllis Lair at (979) 696-4634 or visit www.thetheatrecompany.com.
Capital Campaign: Received $25K 3-year pledge from ACBV for its capital campaign to raise $200K for renovation of the TTC stage, lobby and auditorium.

    • South Pacific: Sep. 3 – 12
    • Beauty And The Beast: Oct. 22 – 31
    • Seussical The Musical: Dec. 3 – 12
    • Evita: Feb. 18 – 27
    • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: Apr. 8 – 17
    • The Music Man: Jun. 3 – 12
    • Our Town
    • Footloose

2005 – 2006: Season 18

    • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Sep. 9 – 18
    • A Chorus Line: Oct. 21 – 30
    • The Sound of Music: Dec. 2 – 11
    • Aida: Feb. 24 – Mar. 5
    • Cats: Apr. 28 – May 7
    • Summer Youth Workshop: Jun 1 – 22; Grades 6 – 12; $100 Registration; Contact Janet Cross
    • Aladdin Jr.: Jun 23 – 25
    • Paint Your Wagon: Jun 11 – 18
    • Singin’ in the Rain: Jul. 28 – Aug. 6

2006 – 2007: Season 19

Cost: $12 Evenings, $10 Matinees, $5 Children 12 and under
    • Peter Pan: Sep. 15 – Oct. 1
    • The King and I: Dec. 1 – 17
    • The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas: Feb. 16 – 25
    • Fiddler on the Roof: Apr. 13 – 29
    • Sweet Charity: (need performance dates)
    • Thoroughly Modern Millie: Jul. 27 – Aug. 5 (Ticket sales are cash or check only, ACBV not able to reserve tickets)

2007 – 2008: Season 20

Cost: Ticket sales are cash, check, or credit card and for the first time ever, can be purchased online at www.theatrecompany.com or at the ACBV.
    • Grease
    • Funny Girl: Oct. 12 – 21
    • A Christmas Carol: Dec. 7 – 16
    • Camelot: Mar. 1 – 9
    • Merrily We Roll Along: Apr. 17 – 27
    • Seven Brides For Seven Brothers: Jun. 6 – 15
    • The Pajama Game: Aug. 1 – 10

2008 – 2009: Season 21

    • Cinderella, the Musical: Sep. 19 – 28
    • Jekyll & Hyde: Nov. 14 – 23
    • Chicago
    • Big River
    • The Producers
    • Damn Yankees

2009 – 2010: Season 22

    • Guys and Dolls: Oct. 2 – 18
    • It’s a Wonderful Life
    • My Fair Lady
    • Taking Liberty (an original musical by TTC Artistic Director, Randy Wilson)
    • Willy Wonka
    • The Light in the Piazza
    • Into the Woods

2010 – 2011: Season 23

    • The Wizard of Oz: Oct. 1 – 17
    • White Christmas
    • Esther: For Such a Time as This (an original musical by TTC Board President, Mark Taylor)
    • Follies
    • Annie
    • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
    • Chess

2011 – 2012: Season 24

    • The Sound of Music
    • The Rocky Horror Show
    • Meet Me in St. Louis
    • Two By Two
    • The Drowsy Chaperone
    • Doctor Dolittle
    • Gypsy
    • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

2012 – 2013: Season 25

    • The Music Man: September 21-October 7, 2012
    • The Rocky Horror Show: October 26-27, 2012
    • A Christmas Carol: November 30-December 16, 2012
    • Promises, Promises: January 18-20, 2013
    • Sunset Boulevard: March 1-10, 2013
    • The King and I: April 19-May 5, 2013
    • 9 to 5: The Musical: June 14-23, 2013
    • Spamalot: August 2-11, 2013

2013 – 2014: Season 26

2014 – 2015: Season 27 - Musical Families

2015 – 2016: Season 28 - Big Broadway Blockbusters

2016 – 2017: Season 29 - Something For Everyone