CARRIE THE MUSICAL to Open 10/18 at Milburn Stone Theatre
The Milburn Stone Theatre at Cecil College presents the notorious horror novel about the bloody consequences of bullying turned musical, CARRIE The Musical, opening October 18th at 8pm.
CARRIE The Musical is based on Stephen King's novel, CARRIE and has been adapted for the stage by Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford and Lawrence D. Cohen. Originally, CARRIE The Musical was one of the most expensive shows in Broadway history, costing $7 million dollars to produce. The Broadway production was met with diverse reactions and received standing ovations and choruses of jeers nightly. Due to such mixed reactions, the original show closed after only 5 performances. In 2012 the creative team joined together once again and completely revamped the music, lyrics and book and had a successful, sold out, off broadway run. Milburn Stone's production of CARRIE features direction for Milburn Stone's artistic director, S. Lee Lewis, Musical direction by Shane Jensen and Choreography by Jackie Kappus.
CARRIE The Musical runs October 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th at 8pm and the 20th and 27th at 3pm. Tickets for CARRIE are$18 for adults and $15 for Seniors and Students, there will be twenty select "Student Rush" tickets available on a first come, first serve basis a half hour before the show begins at 7:30 / 2:30pm for $5 with a College ID.
CARRIE stars Megan Valle of Bel Air, MD as the fragile and tormented Carrie White, Kristen Kunkle of West Chester, PA as her overbearing mother Margaret White, Christy Wyatt of Newark, DE as Sue Snell, AJ Melendez of Newark, DE as Tommy Ross, Jackie Kappus of Fallston, MD as Chris Hargensen, Matt Peterson of Bel Air, MD as Billy Nolan, Lauren Spencer Harris of Churchville, MD as Miss Gardner, and Phil Hansel of Aberdeen, MD as Mr. Stephen and Rev. Bliss. Carrie also features Bevin Hensley of Churchville, MD as Frieda, Colleen Scott of New Castle, DE as Norma, Lyndie Moe of Wilmington, DE as Helen, Drew Scott of as George, Alex VanderLek of as Stokes, Ron Jones of New Castle, MD as Freddy, Kashana Roberts of as Rhonda, Matt Lucatamo of Newark, DE as Kenny, Amanda Deflippis of Newark, DE as Cora and Zack Langrehr of Wilmington, DE as Ernest.
The high school students of Chamberlain, Maine, are about to learn the bloody consequences of bullyinG. Carrie White can't escape; at school she's the target of the popular crowd and at home the victim of her overbearing mother. But Carrie has just discovered she has a powerful gift and, if provoked, she's not afraid to use it. Based on the story by Stephen King that inspired the cult classic horror movie, this new reimagined version of Carrie will rise from the ashes to begin a wicked Halloween season.