Music, madcap comedy and an evening of murder highlight Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre’s 2015 season

May 19, 2015 | by Jacquie Lucy | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.761.2482 (cell)

“The Wedding Singer” and “Don’t Drink the Water” open in June 

Rosdale, MD – Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre offers something for everyone this season with “The Wedding Singer” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie” on the Mainstage. Woody Allen’s “Don’t Drink the Water” and an evening of murder (“Art of Murder” and “The Book of Murder”) in the Cabaret Theatre in the College Community Center. Young theatre fans will love the Court Jesters Young People’s Theatre production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” staged in the Lecture Hall in the Administration Building. Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre in residence at CCBC Essex, has all its performances at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard in Rosedale. Individual and season tickets and information are available at the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787) or online at

Cockpit follows its season with its annual fundraiser with a twist! GAME SHOW, an interactive theatre experience, puts attendees in the audience of a “live broadcast” of a fictional TV Game Show! Some lucky people will be picked as contestants and have a chance win real prizes. All ‘audience’ members will be able to witness the behind-the-camera antics of live TV production. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors (60+) and $15 for children and are available from the Box Office.



June 12-14, 19-21 and 25-28; times vary
Mainstage Theatre
A delightful musical based on the Adam Sandler film of love lost and found!
Adults - $22/ticket; seniors (60+) $20/ticket; children (12 years and younger) $14

June 13-14, 19-21 and 26-28
Cabaret Theatre
Woody Allen’s zany tale of tourists in the American Embassy behind the Iron Curtain in cold war Russia.
Adults - $17/ticket and seniors (60+) $15/ticket`


Court Jesters Young People’s Theatre production
July 10-12, 14-16, 17-19
Administration Building Lecture Hall, Room 120
Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production.
All seats - $10

July 17-19, 24-26, 30-31 and Aug. 1-2
Mainstage Theatre
Venture back to the Jazz Age in New York City with this high-spirited romp about modernity, the workforce and rewriting the rules of love!
Adults - $22/ticket; seniors (60+) $20/ticket; children (12 years and younger) $14

Art of Murder and The Book of Murder
July 18-19, 24-26, 31 and Aug. 1-2
Cabaret Theatre
Art of Murder – Is murder on the agenda when an eccentric painter awaits the arrival of his art dealer?
The Book of Murder – Henry T. Aythecliff, once a successful writer now heavily in debt, had meetings with each of his three ex-wives to exhort money from each of them. When he is found dead, each is suspected of his murder. Great detective work can sort out the crime. Join us as the tale unravels.
Adults - $17/ticket and seniors (60+) $15/ticket


An interactive theatre experience that is fun for the whole family!
Aug. 7, 8 p.m.
Cabaret Theatre
For one night only, you play an audience member for a “live broadcast” of a fictional TV Game Show. You may be picked as a contestant and win real prizes or just sit in the audience and witness all of the behind-the-camera antics of live TV. Either way, a great time can be had by all!
Adults- $25/ticket; seniors $20/ticket and children $15/ticket
All CCBC theatre venues are accessible; request special accommodations in advance when you purchase your tickets at the CCBC Box Office.

For additional information about the 2015 Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre season, call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787).


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