Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE

Limelight Performing Arts presents "Thoroughly Modern Millie," a madcap adventure filled with fun-loving flappers, dashing gentlemen, and a devious villainess audiences will love to hate. The show runs April 11-22, 2018.

Based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film and winner of six Tony Awards, "Thoroughly Modern Millie" transports you to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City.

Set in 1922, the show tells the story of Millie Dillmount, a young girl who leaves her home in Kansas for the bright lights of New York City. Her plan is to get a job as a stenographer and marry her wealthy boss, but things go awry-and hilarity ensues-thanks to a meddling suitor, a scheming hotel owner, and a case of mistaken identity.

Produced in conjunction with Studio 3 Performing Arts, the production features 55 youth actors from across the Valley, who will sing and dance to show-stopping musical numbers featuring toe-tapping choreography, beautiful set design and costumes, and some of Broadway's most iconic songs.

Tickets are $17 (plus $3.25 service fee) and can be purchased online at mesaartscenter.com or by calling 480-644-6500. The service fee is waived if purchased in person at the Mesa Arts Center box office. Children under the age of 2 are free (ticket from box office required). Group discounts are available.

Thoroughly Modern Millie is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). New lyrics by Dick Scanlan, new music by Jeanine Tesori, book by Richard Henry Morris and Dick Scanlan, original story and screenplay by Richard Morris for Universal Pictures Film. All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

Limelight Performing Arts was created to provide meaningful and artistic experiences that build character and confidence, and give students the building blocks to pursue a career in the performing arts. Through its theatrical programs, kids of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to learn about the many avenues theater has to offer, both on and off stage. They are given quality experiences with theater professionals who mentor and guide them. For information, visit limelightyouththeater.org.

Studio 3 Performing Arts Academy is committed to helping youth achieve their dreams through performing arts classes in dance, drama, voice and music. The academy also develops confidence, responsibility, teamwork and other life skills that will benefit them for many years to come. To schedule private auditions for Studio 3 productions and performing groups, visit studio3arts.com or email info@studio3arts.com for information.

The Mesa Arts Center mission is to inspire people through engaging arts experiences that are diverse, accessible and relevant. Owned and operated by the City of Mesa, Arizona's largest arts center is recognized as an international award-winning venue. The unique and architecturally stunning facility is home to four theaters, five art galleries, 14 art studios and an artist cooperative gallery. For more information, visit mesaartscenter.com.

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Hailey Gates (Millie Dilmount) in Limelight Performing Arts' production of Thoroughly Modern Millie on stage at the Mesa Arts Center thru April 22, 2018.

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Austin Porter (Jimmy Smith) and Jimmy's Girls (Emma Kozel, Jordan Brent, Abby Kozel, and Shaye Duncan) in Limelight Performing Arts' production of Thoroughly Modern Millie on stage at the Mesa Arts Ce

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Gillian Elliott (Muzzy Van Hossmere) in Limelight Performing Arts' production of Thoroughly Modern Millie on stage at the Mesa Arts Center thru April 22, 2018.

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Gabrielle Martinez (Miss Dorothy Brown), Hailey Gates (Millie Dilmount) and Manuel Adam Edrozo (Mr. Trevor Graydon) in Limelight Performing Arts' production of Thoroughly Modern Millie on stage at the

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Emily Jacoby (Bun Foo), Connor Brigola (Ching Ho), and Kendall Kingdeski (Mrs. Meers) in Limelight Performing Arts' production of Thoroughly Modern Millie on stage at the Mesa Arts Center thru April 2

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Kendall Kingdeski (Mrs. Meers) and Gabrielle Martinez (Miss Dorothy Brown) in Limelight Performing Arts' production of Thoroughly Modern Millie on stage at the Mesa Arts Center thru April 22, 2018.

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Hailey Gates (Millie Dilmount), Gabrielle Martinez (Miss Dorothy Brown), Gracie Gamble (Alice), Kendall Kingdeski (Mrs. Meers), Shayna Padjen (Ruth), and Reagan Plank (Gloria) in Limelight Performing

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
The cast of Limelight Performing Arts' production of Thoroughly Modern Millie on stage at the Mesa Arts Center thru April 22, 2018. Purchase tickets at www.mesaartscenter.com


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