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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 DISNEY'S THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS
PERELMAN JEWISH DAY SCHOOL - FOREMAN CENTER
2/2-2/4/2013
The jungle is jumpin' with jazz is this exciting Disney classic! Join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures and thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan. Specially adapted from the beloved film, this musical includes all your favorite Disney tunes, like "The Bare Necessities,"? and "I Wan'na Be Like You."? With colorful characters and that toe-tapping jungle rhythm, Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for audiences of all ages.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 DISNEY'S ALADDIN JR
MONTGOMERY COUNTY CULTURAL CENTER
1/30-2/4/2013
Welcome to Agrabah, City of Enchantment, where every beggar has a story and every camel has a tail! All of your favorite characters are here in Disney's ALADDIN JR., a stage adaptation of the Disney hit film. Filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides, audiences' spirits will soar with excitement. Most of all, the tuneful, Academy award-winning score with songs including "A Whole New World" and "Friend Like Me" will certainly make this musical a favorite for many years to come!
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013Andrew Jackson in Broadway" border="0" height="100" width="100" align="right"> BLOODY BLOODY Andrew Jackson
PLAYS AND Players Theatre
1/17-2/9/2013
BLOODY BLOODY Andrew Jackson tells the story of America's first political maverick. A.J. kicked British butt, shafted the Indians and smacked down the Spaniards all in the name of these United States--who cares if he didn't have permission? An exhilarating and white-knuckled look at one of our nation's founding rock stars, BLOODY BLOODY Andrew Jackson recreates and reinvents the life of "Old Hickory," from his humble beginnings on the Tennessee frontier to his days as our seventh Commander-in-Chief. It also asks the question, is wanting to have a beer with someone reason enough to elect him? What if he's really, really hot?
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MASTER CHOREOGRAPHERS
Empie Theatre, Baker Center for the Arts
2/7-2/9/2013
A spectacular evening of ballet, contemporary dance, tap and jazz, Master Choreographers showcases exciting new dance works choreographed by nationally and internationally acclaimed guest artists and faculty. This season's Master Choreographers concert will feature a restaging of the second movement of Viva Vivaldi, the Joffrey Ballet's signature work, choreographed by Gerald Arpino and restaged for Muhlenberg by Trinette Singleton, co-artistic director of Repertory Dance Company and longtime Joffrey dancer. The evening will also feature works by: Charlotte Boye-Christensen, artistic director of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company; Corrie Franz Cowart, co-artistic director of Co-Art Dance; Heidi Cruz-Austin, alumna of the Pennsylvania Ballet; Dorrell Martin, founder of LEON Dance Arts NY; Jeffrey Peterson, former dancer with Danny Buraczeski's JAZZDANCE; and Shelley Oliver, director of Shelley Oliver Tap Dancers.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL
2/7-2/9/2013
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a contemporary, Caribbean-flavored musical by the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based upon the book My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy.ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the highly original and theatrical adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid. In almost non-stop song and dance, the show tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island guide Ti Moune on a quest to test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and death.ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a director's dream, with achievable requirements. Its small band and minimal sets and costumes will capture the imagination of the audience. Its catchy, contemporary, tender ballads and rousing celebratory numbers are ideal for an ensemble cast of strong singers.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
BRYN ATHYN COLLEGE
2/2-2/9/2013
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a contemporary, Caribbean-flavored musical by the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based upon the book My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy.ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the highly original and theatrical adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid. In almost non-stop song and dance, the show tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island guide Ti Moune on a quest to test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and death.ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a director's dream, with achievable requirements. Its small band and minimal sets and costumes will capture the imagination of the audience. Its catchy, contemporary, tender ballads and rousing celebratory numbers are ideal for an ensemble cast of strong singers.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 LEGALLY BLONDE
STATE COLLEGE COMMUNITY THEATRE
2/8-2/9/2013
Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat musical about self-discovery. Based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL stays true to form with a peppy score and playful book. This musical is ridiculously enjoyable from start to finish.Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside-down, however, when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her charm to get into Harvard Law. At school, she struggles with peers, professors, and Warner Huntington. With the help of Paulette and Emmett, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.This musical is relatively new to the theatre world, catering to the present-day's generation and culture. LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL is perfect for high school and community theatre, featuring a large ensemble and several big song-and-dance numbers.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
WESTTOWN SCHOOL
2/8-2/10/2013
Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser.THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is a hilarious tale of overachievers' angst chronicling the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show's Tony Award winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
PENNSBURY HIGH SCHOOL
2/8-2/10/2013
In the Little Village of Anatevka, Tevye, a poor dairyman, tries to instill in his five daughters the traditions of his tight-knit Jewish community in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF has touched audiences around the world with its humor, warmth and honesty. The universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.The show features a star turn in Tevye, among the most memorable roles in musical theatre. Original director/choreographer Jerome Robbins' staging is legendary, and available from MTI in a comprehensive choreographic guide. Its celebrated score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, features songs loved the world over: "Sunrise, Sunset," "If I Were A Rich Man" and "Matchmaker," to name a few. FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is simply Broadway at its very best.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 ASSASSIN
InterAct Theatre Company
1/18-2/10/2013
Inspired by true events, this taut-drama opens thirty years after a brutal on-field hit left a professional football player paralyzed for life and his on-field attacker, "the Assassin," is battling diabetes and alcoholism, and seeking a televised mea culpa with his victim. But, what begins as a careful cat-and-mouse game between the retired football star and the now- quadriplegic's lawyer quickly degrades into a volatile evening of stinging accusations and startling confessions.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 GUYS & DOLLS
DOWNINGTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL
2/8-2/10/2013
Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, this oddball romantic comedy - considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy - soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of vivid characters who have become legends in the canon: Sarah Brown, the upright but uptight "mission doll," out to reform the evildoers of Time Square; Sky Masterson, the slick, high-rolling gambler who woos her on a bet and ends up falling in love; Adelaide, the chronically ill nightclub performer whose condition is brought on by the fact she's been engaged to the same man for 14 years; and Nathan Detroit, her devoted fiance, desperate as always to find a spot for his infamous floating crap game.Everything works out in the end, thanks to the machinations of Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling's hilarious, fast-paced book and Frank Loesser's bright, brassy, immortal score, which takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, and even into the sewers of New York City. Funny and romantic, GUYS AND DOLLS is ideal for audiences and performers of any age.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 WEST SIDE STORY
SHADY SIDE ACADEMY SENIOR SCHOOL
2/8-2/10/2013
The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmarkBroadway musical that is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments.Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet istransported to modern-day New York City, as two young idealistic loversfind themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American"Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a worldof hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative,heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.Highlighting the talents of a young ensemble cast, WEST SIDE STORY has found popularity in schools as well as professional theatres throughout the world. Its exciting, sophisticated score by Bernstein and Sondheim is often considered Broadway's finest--its songs part of the nation's musical heritage. As originally staged by the legendary Jerome Robbins, the show is an impressive showcase for accomplished dancers (a guide featuring the original choreography is available for rental). And with a reduced orchestration and transpositions on demand, this masterpiece is easier to mount than ever before!
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 THE BOY FRIEND
MERCERSBURG ACADEMY/STONY BATTER
2/8-2/10/2013
The Jazz Age lives on in this light, romantic spoof of 1920's musical comedy. The setting is the French Riviera. Polly, an English heiress attending Mme. Dubonnet's Finishing School, falls in love with Tony, a delivery boy. Recalling her father's warning to beware fortune seekers, she posses as a working girl, unaware Tony is in fact the missing son of the wealthy Lord Brockhurst. Things get complicated with the unexpected arrival of Polly's parents and Lord and Lady Brockhurst--but not to worry, a happy ending is in store for all!The show's many memorable roles include the flirtatious Mme. Dubonnet, her boy-crazy students and Polly (the role which turned Julie Andrews into an overnight sensation). With its catchy tunes, period dances (including the inevitable Charleston) and winning sense of humor, THE BOY FRIEND is a sparkling, tongue-in-cheek 1920's romp.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 INTO THE WOODS
CHESTNUT HILL COLLEGE
2/8-2/10/2013
The Brothers Grimm hit Broadway with an epic fairytale where worlds collide. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and brings them together for a timeless yet relevant piece and rare modern classic.The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King's Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.One of Sondheim's most popular works, INTO THE WOODS is a musically sophisticated show with the opportunity to feature actors adept at dark comedy. Designers will especially enjoy highlighting the fantastical elements of this magical word.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 DISNEY'S MY SON PINOCCHIO
GEYER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
2/7-2/10/2013
The classic tale of an aging toymaker and his puppet,Pinocchio, takes on timely issues in Disney's MY SON PINOCCHIO. GrammyAward-winner and master melodist Stephen Schwartz adds a compelling score oforiginal songs to the beloved classics "When You Wish Upon a Star" and "I'veGot No Strings." Join the Blue Fairy, Stromboliand a lively cast of characters as Geppetto journeys beyond the Toy Shop todiscover what makes the "perfect child." This family-friendly musical is appropriate for allaudiences and is a magical mix of heartwarming fairytale and action-packed adventure.Audiences will love following Pinocchio's journey from an awkward wooden puppetto a real, live boy and will be charmed by Geppetto's transformation from demandingcreator to a real, live father.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 DISNEY'S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
VAGABOND ACTING TROUPE
2/1-2/10/2013
This page is for the full-length edition of Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL.Also available:Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - ONE ACT EDITIONDisney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR. Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical comes to life on your stage! Troy, Gabriella, and the students of East High must deal with issues of first love, friends, and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities.  It's the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes find their cliques, recount their vacations, and look forward to the new year. Basketball team captain and resident jock Troy discovers that the brainy Gabriella, a girl he met singing karaoke on his ski trip, has just enrolled at East High. They cause an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical, led by Ms. Darbus. Although many students resent the threat posed to the "status quo," Troy and Gabriella's alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well. HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL is fun for the whole family. Its large cast size and upbeat numbers make it the ideal show for middle and high school productions or the highlight of any community theatre's season!
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 ANNIE JR
EPHRATA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
2/1-2/10/2013
Leapin' Lizards! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan ANNIE charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, ANNIE escapes to the wondrous and magical world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, ANNIE foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations and befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.ANNIE JR. is ideal for productions involving different grade levels, or for middle schools where students may be maturing at different rates. The cast size and age range of the parts are flexible and the bright, tuneful score is easy to sing and filled with familiar numbers.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 ANNIE
BETH SHOLOM CONGREGATION
2/2-2/10/2013
Leapin' Lizards! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan ANNIE charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan.With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, ANNIE escapes to the wondrous and magical world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, ANNIE foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations and befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. ANNIE is the perfect family-friendly musical, and an ideal show for a largely female cast. Middle Schools and elementary schools should also take notice of ANNIE JR - a special version of this title expressly designed for younger performers. 
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ASSASSIN
InterAct Theatre Company
1/18-2/10/2013
- David Robson; dir: Seth Reichgott.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
THEATRE HARRISBURG
2/1-2/17/2013
A rare combination of unprecedented originality and blinding talent, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE boldly addresses a great unspoken desire in all of our hearts: to be entertained. If you've ever sat in a dark theatre and thought, "Dear Lord in heaven, please let it be good," this is the show for you!It all begins when a die-hard musical-theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable, and the musical literally bursts to life in his living room, telling the rambunctious tale of a brazen Broadway starlet trying to find, and keep, her true love. Order your copy of "Showing Off with THE DROWSY CHAPERONE" - an informative DVD with advice and production tips from the show's authors and creative staff.  Email licensing@mtishows.com to request your FREE copy!
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A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
Messiah College, Department of Theater
2/7-2/17/2013
A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD is a family-friendly musical based on Arnold Lobel's well-loved children's book characters. The musical was conceived by Mr. Lobel's daughter, Adrianne Lobel, and remains true to the spirit of the original stories as it follows two great friends, the cheerful and popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad through four fun-filled seasons. Waking from hibernation in the spring, they proceed to plant gardens, swim, rake leaves and go sledding, learning life lessons along the way, including a most important one about friendship and rejoicing in the attributes that make each of us different and special.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 THE PAJAMA GAME
LAYMEN PLAYMEN INC
2/7-2/17/2013
The dangers of a workplace romance are explored to hysterical effect in this romantic comedy (from the creators of DAMN YANKEES). Conditions at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory are anything but peaceful, as sparks fly between new superintendent Sid Sorokin and Babe Williams, leader of the union grievance committee. Their stormy relationship comes to a head when the workers strike for a 7 and a half cent pay increase, setting off not only a conflict between management and labor, but a battle of the sexes as well. Bright and brassy, this unconventional, fast-paced Broadway favorite is every bit the embodiment of legendary director George Abbott at his very best. The energetic score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross is brimming with songs and dances, which have become popular and musical theatre standards (among them "Hey There," "Steam Heat" and "Hernando's Hideaway") and features plenty of splashy, fun production numbers, including a comic "dream ballet." For solid, classic musical comedy, it's hard to beat THE PAJAMA GAME!
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 ANNIE
MUSIC BOX PLAYERS DINNER THEATRE
2/1-2/17/2013
Leapin' Lizards! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan ANNIE charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan.With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, ANNIE escapes to the wondrous and magical world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, ANNIE foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations and befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. ANNIE is the perfect family-friendly musical, and an ideal show for a largely female cast. Middle Schools and elementary schools should also take notice of ANNIE JR - a special version of this title expressly designed for younger performers. 
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
MESSIAH COLLEGE
2/7-2/17/2013
Arnold Lobel's well-loved characters hop from the page to the stage in Robert and Willie Reale's Tony-nominated musical A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD. This whimsical show follows two great friends -- the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad -- through four, fun-filled seasons.Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe, all charm, A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD tells the story of a friendship that endures, weathering all seasons.The jazzy, upbeat score of A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD bubbles with melody and wit, making it an inventive, exuberant, and enchanting musical for the whole family. It is a perfect show to be performed by an ensemble group of actors and can be produced with either simple or extravagant staging and sets.
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DEATHTRAP
Bristol Riverside Theatre
1/29-2/17/2013
Bristol Riverside Theatre: - Ira Levin; dir: Richard Edelman.
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THE MOUNTAINTOP
Philadelphia Theatre Company
1/18-2/17/2013
Suzanne Roberts Theatre: - Katori Hall; dir: Patricia McGregor.
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SOPHISTICATED LADIES
Erie Playhouse
2/1-2/17/2013
The musical legacy of The Duke is celebrated in this stylish and brassy retrospective that has taken audiences and critics alike by storm throughout the world. Act I takes us from his early days at The Cotton Club through his widening acceptance abroad, while Act II explores the private man as captured in his music. It's a high-stepping salute inspired by the glamorous nightlife and sensuous highlife of a man who lived to love.Concept by Donald McKayle; Based on the music of Duke Ellington; Music and Dance Arrangements by Lloyd Mayers; Vocal Arrangements by Malcolm Dodds and Lloyd Mayers; Music by Duke Ellington
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I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
Community Theatre League
2/8-2/17/2013
This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum know as 'the relationship.' Act I explores the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, while Act II reveals the agonies and triumphs of in-laws and newborns, trips in the family car and pick-up techniques of the geriatric set. This hilarious revue pays tribute to those who have loved and lost, to those who have fallen on their face at the portal of romance, to those who have dared to ask, 'Say, what are you doing Saturday night?'Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro; Music by Jimmy Roberts
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 AMERICAN IDIOT
Merriam Theater
2/12-2/17/2013
The New York Times calls American Idiot 'thrilling and emotionally charged, as moving as anything on Broadway!' Based on Green Day's groundbreaking rock opera of the same name, this daring new musical tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia, and features the smash hits 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams,' 'Holiday,' and '21 Guns.'
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 ANNIE JR
EPHRATA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
2/8-2/23/2013
The upbeat plot and flamboyant characters have made ANNIE one of the most beloved musicals in history--what girl hasn't dreamed of performing the title role or playing the outrageous Miss Hannigan? ANNIE JR. is ideal for productions involving different grade levels, or for middle schools where students may be maturing at different rates. The cast size and age range of the parts are flexible and the bright, tuneful score is easy to sing and filled with familiar numbers.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 PINOCCHIO-PRINCE STREET PLAYERS VERSION
MEDIA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL
2/2-2/23/2013
Old Italy comes to life in this acclaimed musical adaptation of the classic tale of the wooden puppet who yearns to become a real boy. An evocative score, colorful costumes and exotic locales ? including the sinister Land Of The Toys and the interior of a genuine Italian whale ? made this fantastic adventure a wild success when it was shown on CBS television.
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LOVE'S LABOUR OF LOST
Pavilion Theatre
2/12-2/23/2013
By William Shakespeare Directed by Ed Stern (from Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park) Will King Navarre's men succumb to the game of love? Love and loquacity. Passion and puns. Rhetoric and romance. The Bard takes wordplay and wit to their most impressive in this clever comedy. The King of Navarre and his men take an oath to devote their lives to scholarship-without the company of women. But what they didn't anticipate was a visit from the beautiful Princess of France and her three gorgeous ladies-in-waiting. Will the oath hold? Or will the men succumb to the game of love?.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 1776
PITTSBURGH PUBLIC THEATER
1/24-2/24/2013
The seminal event in American history blazes to vivid life in this most unconventional of Broadway hits. It's the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to declare independence... if only our founding fathers can agree to do it! 1776 follows John Adams of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania, and Richard Henry Lee and Thomas Jefferson of Virginia as they attempt to convince the members of the second Continental Congress to vote for independence from the shackles of the British monarchy by signing the Declaration of Independence.1776 puts a human face on the pages of history as we see the men behind the national icons: proud, frightened, uncertain, irritable, charming, often petty and ultimately noble figures determined to do the right thing for a fledgling nation.The show features a striking score by Sherman Edwards, which is modest in its vocal requirements, and a book by Peter Stone, which is legendary in its craftsmanship. 1776 is a funny, insightful and compelling drama.  1776 STAGED CONCERT VERSIONThe MTI Marquee provides a number of articles on unique staging and casting ideas for 1776 in order to make the show more produce-able in your theatre while remaining engaging to audience members.  Of particular note is a Staged Concert Version of the show which allows for blind casting and minimal costumes.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013 ANNIE
MUSIC BOX PLAYERS DINNER THEATRE
2/1-2/24/2013
Leapin' Lizards! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan ANNIE charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan.With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, ANNIE escapes to the wondrous and magical world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, ANNIE foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations and befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. ANNIE is the perfect family-friendly musical, and an ideal show for a largely female cast. Middle Schools and elementary schools should also take notice of ANNIE JR - a special version of this title expressly designed for younger performers. 
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1776
Pittsburgh Public Theater
1/24-2/24/2013
O'Reilly Theater: - book: Peter Stone; lyrics: Sherman Edwards; music: Sherman Edwards; dir: Ted Pappas.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/03/2013Roald Dahl'S WILLY WONKA JR in Broadway" border="0" height="100" width="100" align="right"> Roald Dahl'S WILLY WONKA JR
HEDGEROW THEATRE
2/9-3/2/2013
Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which features the songs from the classic family film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA JR., featuring a memorable score by Leslie Bricusse (JEKYLL & HYDE, DOCTOR DOLITTLE) and Anthony Newley, follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory--or suffer the consequences.This scrumdidilyumptious musical is guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. With this show's flexible cast size, featuring roles for all ages, your production will take audiences on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination!
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ENDGAME
Arden Theatre Co
1/17-3/10/2013
Arcadia Stage: - Samuel Beckett; dir: Ed Sobel.
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(Runs 1/8 - 2/8)
Million Dollar Quartet in PhiladelphiaMillion Dollar Quartet
(Runs 2/13 - 2/13)
The Frog Prince
(Runs 1/21 - 2/14)

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