Our 2017-2018 Season of Nostalgia



From the 1940s through the 1980s, our season will remind you of happy times from our collective pop culture past.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE 2018November 30 – December 10, 2017
Chanhassen High School Auditorium
The story of George Bailey and his wonderful life in Bedford Falls remains a timeless fable of dreams, disillusionment and the power of love.  An uplifting chronicle of the extraordinary lives of ordinary people, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE exhilarates the mind and heart as it celebrates the innate goodness in us all.

SCHOOL HOUSE ROCKFebruary 16-25, 2018
Chaska Community Center Theater
The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs will instruct a whole new generation with songs such as “Conjunction Junction” and “I’m Just a Bill,” from the Chaska Valley Family Theatre stage.

FOOTLOOSEJune 14-24, 2018
Chaska High School Auditorium
Based on the 1984 movie, a city kid attempts to adapt to life in an ultra-conservative backwater Midwestern town. Once there, he ends up leading the repressed teenagers into a rebellion against the town fathers, who have outlawed rock & roll and dancing.

WONDERS squareSeptember 13-23, 2018
Chaska High School Auditorium
And a special surprise for you this season. CVFT will premiere an original piece that we’re working on that will send you right back to the 1960s. The Wonders which is the musicalization of Tom Hanks’ hit 1996 movie, “That Thing You Do!”