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Chance Theater Postpones Opening Of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Until 2/4

Chance Theater Postpones Opening Of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Until 2/4

The Chance Theater has announced that it has postponed the opening of Stephen Sondheim's musical Merrily We Roll Along by one week. Instead of previewing January 29 and opening January 30, the new performance dates are Thursday, February 4 - Sunday, March 7. The February 4 show is a preview performance. Opening night/press night is now February 5.

This time-defying, Tony-nominated classic offers an exuberant behind-the-scenes journey through the triumphs and failures of three friends. Most famously revered for its 1994 off-Broadway revival and West End production, Merrily We Roll Along spans the years 1976-1957 as it progresses backward in time while examining the life of Franklin Shepard, a one-time Broadway composer, and his friends Mary and Charley. The show captures the milestones of Frank, Mary, and Charley's lives and leads to the beginning of their shining careers when any dream was possible.

New Performances Dates: February 4 - March 7, 2010
Friday & Saturday evenings at 8 pm
Saturday matinees at 3 pm
Sundays at 2 pm & 7 pm
Thursdays Feb 4 & 25 at 8 pm

Ticket Prices
$30 to $45

Information
(714) 777-3033
www.chancetheater.com

Theatre Address
5552 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim Hills, CA 92807

Recently nominated for six Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Awards (including Best Season), and named "Outstanding Arts Organization" for the second time in five years by Arts Orange County, the Chance is proud to be one of the leading ensemble based theatre companies in Southern California. Voted "Best Theater Group" by MyFoxLA for two years in a row and "Best Small Theater" by Orange Coast Magazine, the Chance is a recipient of the 2007 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle's (LADCC) Polly Warfield Award for Excellence. Founded in 1999, the Chance Theater's mission has always been to intimately present personally meaningful, uniquely engaging stories that promote dialogue within our community and provide a visceral experience for theatergoers. As a constituent member of Theater Communications Group (TCG), Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET), and the Los Angeles Stage Alliance (LASA), the Chance continues to bring national attention to the Southern California and Orange County theater scene through its recent achievements, which includes a 2006 GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Los Angeles Theater.

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