Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 60th season with the Tony Award-winning musicalGrand Hotel. Inspired by Vicki Baum's period novel of the same name, this multiple Tony Award-winning musical features music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, with additional lyrics and music by Maury Yeston, and a book by Luther Davis.
It is 1928 in Berlin, Germany. What schemes and dreams lie behind each of the doors of Europe's most opulent and extravagant hotels at one of history's most dangerous and thrilling times? Come, spend a night or two. Perhaps you will find your fortune there, perhaps you will find true love, perhaps all of your dreams will come true. Perhaps . . .
Lakewood's production of Grand Hotel, a premiere for the Portland metro area, is directed byBruce Blanchard and musical direction is by Mont Chris Hubard. The show sponsor is, appropriately enough, The Grand Hotel at Bridgeport Village.
Grand Hotel opens Friday, January 11 with performances running through February 17, 2013. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 7:00 PM (January 13, 20, 27) and Sunday matinees at 2:00 PM (January 20, & February 3, 10 and 17).
The theatre is located at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego. Ticket prices are $35/adults and $32/seniors. Other discounts are available for students and groups. For additional information and tickets, call the Lakewood Box Office at (503) 635-3901 or order online at www.lakewood-center.org