Ride the Cyclone


cyclone hero image with magic ball and man with hat
Event Status
Oct. 25, 2023, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 26, 2023, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 27, 2023, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 29, 2023, 2 to 4 p.m.
Nov. 1, 2023, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Nov. 3, 2023, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Nov. 5, 2023, 2 to 4 p.m.
B. Iden Payne Theatre (map)

Book & Music & Lyrics by Jacob Richmond and Brooke Maxwell

Directed by Jenny Lavery

In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other — the chance to return to life. A funny, moving look at what makes a life well-lived!

Each musical number in Ride the Cyclone showcases a different musical genre – from glam rock to pop to rap and folk, there’s truly something for everyone!

"Both eerie and funny, as well as subversive, serious, touching, and great." - Vulture

Contains mature content, language and themes including discussion of untimely death and mature situations including references to sex, drugs and violence; recommended for ages 13+. This performance also contains strobe and haze effects. 

Runtime is 90 minutes with no intermission.

View the Ride the Cyclone playbill.


October 25 at 7:30 p.m. (Preview)
October 26-27, November 1, 3 at 7:30 p.m. 
October 29, November 5 at 2:00 p.m.


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