BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC
OPENING AND CLOSING! Broadway in Columbia presents MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL, with book by Berry Gordy and music and lyrics by various artists. The production is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, with musical direction by Matthew Croft, and choreography by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams. The production stars Kenneth Mosley, Trenyce, Justin Reynolds, Matt Manuel, Chase Phillips, Kai Calhoun, Nick Abbot, Tracy Byrd, Arielle Crosby, Alex Hairston, Devin Holloway, Quiana Holmes, Kayla Jenerson, Matthew Keaton, EJ King, Brett Michael Lockley, Jasmine Maslanova-Brown, Rpb McCaffrey, Trey McCoy, Alia Munsch, Erick Patrick, Eric Peters, Isaac Saunders Jr., Eran Scoggins, Ayla Stackhouse, Nate Summers, Cartreze Tucker, Dre' Woods, Jamari Johnson Williams, and Nazarria Workman. Arrangements by Ethan Popp, Bryan Crook, and Zane Mark. Scenic design by David Korins. Costume design by Emilio Sosa. Lighting design by Natasha Katz. Sound design by Peter Hylenski. Projection design by Daniel Brodie. Hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe. MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL opens Tuesday, April 3 at 7:30 PM, and runs Wednesday, April 4th at 7:30 PM, and closes Thursday, April 5th at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $45 - $69 and can be purchased at the door, online, or by calling the box office at 803-251-2222. All performances are at the Koger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29201. For more information, visit http://www.broadwayincolumbia.com/.
Trustus Theatre presents FUN HOME with music and lyrics by Jeanine Tesori and book by Lisa Kron, based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel. The production is directed by Chad Henderson and stars Robin Gottlieb, Paul Kaufmann, Marybeth Gorman, Cassidy Spencer, Clare Kerwin, LaTrell Brennan, Patrick Dodds, Chris Hionis, and Henry Melokomian. Musical direction by Randy Moore. Scenic design by Curtis Smoak. Lighting design by Marc Hurst. Costume design by Amy Brower. Property design by Cassie Ward. FUN HOME runs Thursday, April 5th at 7:30 PM, Friday, April 6th at 8:00 PM, Saturday, April 7th at 8:00 PM, and Sunday, April 8th at 3:00 PM, with performances continuing through April 14th. Tickets are $30 for adults on Tuesdays - Thursdays and Sundays, and $35 for adults on Fridays and Saturdays, and $25 for students, and can be purchased at the door, online, or by calling the box office at 803-254-9732, extension 1. Group rates also available. Trustus Theatre is located at 520 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201. For more information, visit www.trustus.org.