Shows

2016-2017 Season

Next Step Concert Series

The Next Step Concert Series is intimate, spontaneous and inventive – everything you love about 11th Hour. New and seldom seen musicals are stripped down to their very essence…good storytelling and incredible music. This season we are bringing you four exciting pieces that challenge old notions of traditional musical theater. These shows will spark your imagination and touch your soul in new and unexpected ways!

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Broadcast

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book and lyrics by Nathan Christensen
music & lyrics by Scott Murphy
directed by Steve Pacek
Next Step Sponsor – Louis Bluver
June 23-25, 2017
Playing at Christ Church Neighborhood House

Broadcast takes us on a journey through the history of radio. This folksy, chamber musical weaves its wireless way thru the lives of telegraph operators, jingle writers, scientists, pilots, and many more who witnessed this technological evolution first-hand. The silent, invisible sound that had the power to reach out to people across the world is at the center of it all! Telling this tale of yesterday-year in the new age of social media, Broadcast can’t help but invite the question: Does this kind of world wide connectivity ultimately help to unite us as a people or does it facilitate our division?