Past Shows

9 to 5 Read more

9 to 5

7/11/2014 8:00 PM - 7/20/2014 7:00 PM


July 11-20 2014

By: Dolly Parton (Composer, Lyricist), Patricia Resnick (Author)

An adaptation of the film by Colin Higgings (Screenplay), Patricia Resnick (Screenplay)

Legally Blonde Read more

Legally Blonde

6/28/2014 7:00 PM - 7/14/2014 5:00 AM


By: Heather Hach (author), Laurence O’Keefe (composer, lyricist), Nell Benjamin

(composer, lyricist)

June 28-July 14, 2014

The Desk Set Read more

The Desk Set

6/13/2014 8:00 PM - 6/22/2014 8:00 PM


The Desk Set

By: William Marchant

June 13-22, 2014

Oklahoma! Read more


7/15/2013 8:00 PM - 8/1/2013 5:00 PM



By: Richard Rodgers (Composer), Oscar Hammerstein II (Lyricist, Author)

Harvey Read more


7/13/2012 8:00 PM - 7/22/2012 5:30 PM


By: Mary Chase

July 13-22 2012
Grease Read more


7/8/2011 8:00 PM - 7/24/2011 5:30 PM



By: Jim Jacobs (author, composer, lyricist) and Warren Casey (author, composer,


July 8-24 2011

Gypsy Read more


2/5/2011 8:00 PM - 2/13/2011 5:00 PM


By: Arthur Laurents (Author), Jule Style (Composer), Stephen Sondheim (Lyricist)

February 5-13 2011


Sweet Charity Read more

Sweet Charity

8/6/2010 8:00 PM - 8/15/2010 10:30 PM


Sweet Charity

By: Neil Simon (author), Cy Coleman (composer), Dorothy Fields (lyricist)

August 6-15 2010

Kiss Me Kate Read more

Kiss Me Kate

7/31/2009 8:00 PM - 8/8/2009 4:00 PM

Kiss Me Kate
By: Cole Porter (composer, lyricist), Sam Spewack (author), Bella Spewack (author)
July 31-August 8 2009


Godspell Read more


7/10/2009 8:00 PM - 7/18/2009 5:00 PM



By: Stephen Schwartz (lyricist, composer) John-Michael Tebelak (author, conceived by)

July 10-18 2009

Tartuffe Read more


8/2/1996 7:00 PM - 8/11/1996 5:00 PM

by Molière (author)
August 2-11 1996
Annie Get Your Gun Read more

Annie Get Your Gun

7/12/1996 8:00 PM - 7/28/1996 5:00 PM


Annie Get Your Gun
by Irving Berlin (composer, lyricist), Herbert Fields (author), Dorothy Fields (author)
Naperville Central High School
July 12 – 28, 1996
Man of LaMancha Read more

Man of LaMancha

6/21/1996 8:00 PM - 6/30/1996 5:30 PM

Written by: Dale Wasserman

Music by: Mitch Leigh

Lyrics by: Joe Darion

The Diary of Anne Frank Read more

The Diary of Anne Frank

2/9/1996 8:00 PM - 2/25/1996 8:00 PM


The Diary of Anne Frank
by Frances Goodrich (author), Albert Hackett (author)
an adaptation of
The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank (author)
Naperville Central High School
February 9 – 25, 1996
Guys and Dolls Read more

Guys and Dolls

7/21/1995 8:00 PM - 8/6/1995 6:00 PM


Guys and Dolls


by Frank Loesser (composer, lyricist), Jo Swerling (author), Abe Burrows (author)

Naperville Central High School


July 21 – August 6, 1995

Dracula Read more


7/7/1995 8:00 PM - 7/16/1995 5:00 PM


by Hamilton Deane (adaptation), John Balderston (adaptation)
an adaptation of
the book
by Bram Stoker (author)
Naperville Central High School
Naperville, IL
Jul 7 – 16, 1995
Little Shop of Horrors Read more

Little Shop of Horrors

6/16/1995 7:00 PM - 6/25/1995 5:00 PM


Little Shop of Horrors
Book and Lyrics by: Howard Ashman
Music by: Alan Menkin
Naperville Central College
June 16-25 1995
The Music Man Read more

The Music Man

7/22/1994 7:00 PM - 8/7/1994 5:00 PM


by Meredith Willson (author, composer, lyricist)
Naperville Central High School
Naperville, IL
Jul 22 – Aug 7, 1994
The Nerd Read more

The Nerd

7/8/1994 8:00 PM - 7/17/1994 5:00 PM


The Nerd
By: Larry Shue
Naperville Central High School
July 8-17 1994
Jesus Christ Superstar Read more

Jesus Christ Superstar

6/10/1994 7:00 PM - 6/19/1994 6:00 PM


Jesus Christ Superstar
By: Tim Rice (Lyricist, Author) Andrew Lloyd Webber (Composer)
Naperville Central High School
June 10-19 1994
Heidi Read more


2/4/1994 7:00 PM - 2/20/1994 3:00 AM


Book  by: William Friedberg & Neil Simon
Lyrics by: Carolyn Leigh
Music by: Clay Warnick
West Side Story Read more

West Side Story

7/23/1993 8:00 PM - 8/8/1993 6:00 PM


West Side Story

By: Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, based on a concept by: Jerome Robbins


July 23-August 8

Look Homeward Angel Read more

Look Homeward Angel

7/8/1993 7:00 PM - 7/18/1993 8:00 PM


Look Homeward Angel

By: Kitty Frings


July 8-18 1993

Naperville Central High School

Noises Off Read more

Noises Off

6/11/1993 8:00 PM - 6/27/1993 3:00 PM

Noises Off
by Michael Frayn (author)
Naperville Central High School
Jun 11 – 27, 1993
Peter Pan Read more

Peter Pan

4/9/1993 7:00 PM - 4/18/1993 4:00 PM

Peter Pan
Peter Pan - The Musical
by Mark Charlap (composer), Carolyn Leigh (lyricist), Jule Styne (additional music), Betty Comden (additional lyrics), Adolph Green (additional lyrics)
an adaptation of
Peter Pan
by J. M. Barrie (author)

Big River Read more

Big River

7/24/1992 8:00 PM - 8/2/1992 4:30 PM

Music and Lyrics by: Roger Miller

Book by: William Hauptman (adapted from the novel by Mark Twain)

Kismet Read more


8/2/1990 8:00 PM - 8/12/1990 2:00 PM

Music and Lyrics by: Robert Wright and George Forrest (from themes of A. Borodin)

Book by: Charles Lederer and Luther Davis (Based on the play by Edward Knoblock)

Born Yesterday Read more

Born Yesterday

7/5/1990 8:00 PM - 7/15/1990 5:00 PM


Born Yesterday
A Comedy in Three Acts
By: Garson Kanin
Donald R. Jamison Pavillion
July 5-15 1990
Side by Side by Sondheim Read more

Side by Side by Sondheim

6/8/1990 7:00 PM - 6/17/1990 2:00 PM


Side by Side by Sondheim
A Musical Entertainment 
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Donald Jr. Jamison Pavillion
A Little Night Music Read more

A Little Night Music

7/10/1987 7:00 PM - 7/26/1987 11:00 PM

Music by: Stephen Sondheim

Book by: Hugh Wheeler

Suggested by a film by Ingmar Bergman

Originally produced and directed on Broadway by Harold Prince

The Pajama Game Read more

The Pajama Game

7/27/1984 7:00 PM - 8/10/1984 10:30 PM

A Musical Comedy
(Based on the novel 7 1/2 Cents" by Richard Bissell)
Music and Lyrics by: Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Book by: George Abbott and Richard Bissell

The Most Happy Fella Read more

The Most Happy Fella

7/10/1981 7:00 PM - 7/19/1981 5:00 PM

The Most Happy Fella
Based on Sidney Howard's "They Knew What They Wanted"
Book, Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Guys and Dolls Read more

Guys and Dolls

8/7/1979 7:00 PM - 8/12/1979 7:00 PM

Guys and Dolls
A Musical Fable of Broadway
Based on the Story and Characters of Damon Runyan
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

A Streetcar Named Desire Read more

A Streetcar Named Desire

7/5/1979 7:00 PM - 7/15/1979 5:00 PM


A Streetcar Named Desire
by Tennessee Williams (author)
North Central College
Naperville, IL

July 5-15 1979
The Sound of Music Read more

The Sound of Music

8/6/1978 8:00 PM - 8/13/1978 6:00 PM

Music by: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics by: Oscar Hammerstein II

Book by: Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse

Suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by: Maria Augusta Trapp

Oklahoma Read more


7/7/1976 8:00 PM - 7/20/1976 6:30 PM

A Musical based on the play "Green Grow the Lillacs"
by Lynn Riggs

As originally produced by The Theatre Guild

Music by: Richard Rodgers
Book and Lyrics by: Oscar Hammerstein II

Kiss Me, Kate Read more

Kiss Me, Kate

7/1/1975 7:00 PM - 7/20/1975 10:30 PM

by Cole Porter (composer, lyricist), Sam Spewack (author), Bella Spewack (author)

Show Boat Read more

Show Boat

7/10/1974 7:00 PM - 7/20/1974 9:30 PM

Music by Jerome Kern

Book and Lyrics  by Oscar Hammerstein II

Enter Laughing Read more

Enter Laughing

7/1/1974 8:00 PM - 7/2/1974 10:00 PM

Enter Laughing
by Joseph Stein (author)
based on
the book
by Carl Reiner (author)

Crossroads Read more


8/4/1973 6:30 PM - 8/7/1973 5:00 PM

by Brian Way
Presented August 4,5,6 1973

My Fair Lady Read more

My Fair Lady

7/1/1973 7:00 PM - 7/10/1973 6:00 PM

by Alan Jay Lerner (author, lyricist), Frederick Loewe (composer)

"Barefoot in the Park" Read more

"Barefoot in the Park"

7/10/1969 2:00 AM - 7/20/1969 2:00 AM


Summer Place Players Open With Funny Opus

By Robert Barclay
Beacon-News Staff Writer

"Barefoot in the Park" Read more

"Barefoot in the Park"

7/10/1969 2:00 AM - 7/20/1969 3:00 AM


Summer Place Players Open With Funny Opus

By Robert Barclay
Beacon-News Staff Writer

About The Summer Place

The Summer Place, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and receives our funding through sales of affordably priced tickets, program ads, concessions, grants, and from the kind donations of our patrons.

We are Naperville's Community TheatreSM. Our all-volunteer board, crew and cast work hard together to produce entertaining plays and musicals for the Naperville area. We invite you to get involved! We are a proud member of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce

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