MID-LIFE! THE CRISIS MUSICAL Plays Crown Uptown, 6/25-8/15
MID-LIFE! THE CRISIS MUSICAL is set to play at The Crown Uptown Theatre June 25 through August 15. The show was created by Bob Walton and Jim Walton in 2006 and has been touring the country ever since. Older Daddy Music recently released the studio cast recording.
The show takes a look at the 'age' old' conditions and situations faced in middle age.
Bob and Jim Walton, co-wrote and performed in MY BROTHER'S KEEPER, which received the 1997 Bistro Award for best musical, as well as DOUBLE TROUBLE.
Bob was co-author of the critically acclaimed Off Broadway play GAME SHOW and has directed the play in Atlantic City and Toronto. As an actor in New York, Bob has appeared as Bert Barry in the revival of 42nd STREET, THE ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 1936, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, SHOW BOAT, CITY OF ANGELS, I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE, Forbidden Broadway STRIKES BACK and PREPPIES. He has many regional and stock credits, including CRAZY FOR YOU, THE PAJAMA GAME and Psuedolus in A FUNNY THING... FORUM at The Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park and the St. Louis Repertory Theater.
Jim also appeared with Bob in THE ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 1936 (revival) for Encore Presentations. His Broadway credits as an actor include: THE MUSIC MAN (2000 revival), SWEENEY TODD (1989 revival), 42ND STREET and MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, among others. Off-Broadway credits are: AND THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND, CLOSER THAN EVER and SCRAMBLED FEET. Jim also starred as ‘Bobby Child' in CRAZY FOR YOU, ‘Young Buddy' in FOLLIES: IN CONCERT and as a principal in THE ALL NIGHT STRUT, all taped by PBS.
Performances will be Thursday through Sunday evenings with Thursday matinees on July 15, 22 and August 5.
Tickets are $26.95 to $33.95. Children under 12 are $14.95. To reserve tickets call (316) 681-1566.
For more information visit http://midlifethecrisismusical.com/