Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 8/03/2014

August 3
10:00 AM 2014
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SUMMERFEST MAINSTAGE:
Perseverance Theatre
6/28-8/6/2014
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeChristopher Durang; dir: Carolyn Howarth.
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Getting to Know... The Sound of Music in Broadway GETTING TO KNOW... THE SOUND OF MUSIC
First City Players
8/8-8/9/2014
The Getting To Know Series: Uniquely adapted musicals specifically for youth performers. The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world's most beloved musical. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain's immediate service in their navy. The family's narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in the theatre. The motion picture version remains the most popular movie musical of all time. In this adaptation for pre-high school students, the content has been edited to better suit younger attention spans, but all the elements that make this show a classic are still in place. You and your students will be enchanted by the timeless story and the dazzling score, while at the same time learning about theater and its production.Music by Rodgers, Richard; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse; Adapted by Tom Briggs & Timothy Allen McDonald; Suggested by
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University of Alaska Anchorage - UAA Mainstage Theatre
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