Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 EDGES
UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA - STUDENT ACTIVITIES
8/22-8/27/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 DISNEY'S THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS
MUSIC TRAINING CENTER
7/18-8/29/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 DISNEY'S SLEEPING BEAUTY KIDS
MUSIC TRAINING CENTER
7/25-8/29/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 DISNEY'S MULAN JR
HEDGEROW THEATRE
8/29-8/29/2014

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RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH
Shawnee Playhouse
6/4-8/30/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 DISNEY'S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR
MOTHER OF SORROWS SCHOOL
8/29-8/30/2014

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RING OF FIRE
Totem Pole Playhouse
8/8-8/31/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 OKLAHOMA!
Allenberry Playhouse
7/23-8/31/2014
The 'G2K' Getting To Know Series: Uniquely adapted musicals specifically for youth performers. Rodgers & Hammerstein's first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, love's journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road. That they will succeed in making a new life together we have no doubt, and that this new life will begin in a brand-new state provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA! 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; Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the play GREEN GROW THE LILACS by Lynn Riggs; Original Dances by Agnes de Mille
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 PARADE
FRONT PORCH THEATRICALS
8/21-8/31/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 GODSPELL
TOTEM POLE PLAYHOUSE
8/8-8/31/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 SHREK THE MUSICAL
COMTRA THEATRE
8/22-9/6/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
NEW HOPE PRODUCTIONS
8/14-9/7/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 THE BOOK OF MORMON- 1ST NATIONAL TOUR
Forrest Theatre
7/29-9/14/2014
THE BOOK OF MORMON features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of Comedy Central's landmark animated series, "South Park." Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q. The world premiere musical is choreographed by five-time Tony Award-nominee Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python's Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker. THE BOOK OF MORMON, which follows a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that's about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get, has been nominated for 14 Tony Awards, including Best Musical; 12 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical; 6 Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical and the Drama League Award for Best Musical. THE BOOK OF MORMON is also the recipient of the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 HAIRSPRAY
DUTCH APPLE DINNER THEATRE
8/14-9/20/2014
The 1950's are out and change is in the air! HAIRSPRAY, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs.It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!HAIRSPRAY is ideal for a large cast of strong singers and dancers. It provides great opportunities in terms of set design, costuming, and lighting choices.
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 DISNEY'S ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR
WALNUT STREET YOUTH THEATRE
7/31-9/27/2014
Join Alice's madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with the Tweedles, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game! Roles are plentiful, including three Cheshire Cats and dozens of other wonderfully wacky characters. Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR. is a fast-paced stage adaptation of featuring updated dialogue and new arrangements of such classic Disney songs as "I'm Late," "The Un-birthday Song" and "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah."
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/24/2014 9 TO 5, THE MUSICAL
WALNUT STREET THEATRE
9/2-10/19/2014
9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the 1980 hit movie Nine to Five.Pushed to the boiling point by their boss, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. They conspire to take control of their company and learn there's nothing they can't do -- even in a man's world. Set in the late 1970s, 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era. Outrageous, thought-provoking, and even a little romantic, 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL is about teaming up and taking care of business.This high-energy show is ideal for a large, mostly female cast. With its jubilant score and easily relatable characters, 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL is the perfect show for community theaters or high schools.
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