Tommy Tune: Taps, Tunes & Tall Tales
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Our 64th Season!
BIGGER & BETTER THAN EVER!
Comedy & Concerts Children’s Theatre
Tommy Tune: Taps, Tunes, and Tall Tales
Accompanied on Piano by his Music Director, Michael Biagi
Sunday, May 26, 8PM ~ BENEFIT CONCERT
One Night ONLY!!!
Reception immediately following
Catering by “The Gables”
Tickets – $25 donation available at the door
Tommy Tune, (actor, dancer, director and producer) has won 9 Tony Awards! Broadway’s tallest tapper will bring his acclaimed show about 50 years of big time showmanship to Surflight Theatre.
Opening Night Saturday May 25
The Jazz Age lives on in this light, romantic spoof of 1920′s musical comedy.
Set in the carefree world of the French Riviera, Polly, an English heiress attending Mme. Dubonnet’s Finishing School, falls in love with Tony, a delivery boy…but not to worry, a happy ending is in store for all!
Opening Night Thursday June 20
Book by Michael Stewart, John and Francine Pascal
Music and Lyrics by George M. Cohan
The Yankee Doodle Dandy musical hit tells the life story of George M. Cohan, a giant of the American musical theater who gave us such songs as “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” “Over There!,” “You’re A Grand Old Flag,” and “Give My Regards to Broadway.”
Opening Night Thursday July 11
TONY AWARD BEST MUSICAL
1949 PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
Based on James A. Michener’s, Tales of the South Pacific
Considered to be one of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time and all time favorite show! Nellie Forbush, an American nurse, stationed at a U.S. Naval base during World War II falls in love with a French plantation owner but struggles to accept his mixed-race children. Songs include,” Some Enchanted Evening” and “Younger than Springtime.”
Opening Night Thursday August 1
TONY AWARD BEST MUSICAL 1987
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo
Book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg
Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
The International Musical Hit makes it long-awaited Surflight Premiere! Discover convict Jean Valjean who is on the run, he must leave his past behind and keep his vow to raise the young orphaned Cosette. Jean Valjean has no choice but to fight and sacrifice everything to protect the people he loves.
Opening Night Thursday August 29
Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
A musical comedy based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. The show tells the story of an average day in the life of the famous comic strip child hero, Charlie Brown. The audience is introduced to the whole Peanuts gang: Patty, Schroeder, Lucy and of course their extraordinary pup, Snoopy.
Opening Night Thursday September 26
By Thornton Wilder
Written by the great American playwright Thornton Wilder, Our Town is a story about an average town’s citizens in the early twentieth century as depicted through their everyday lives. This classic heartwarming drama, celebrating its 75th anniversary, will include a cast made up of local citizens from LBI and professional actors…we can’t wait to see you in Our Town.
Opening Night Saturday November 30
Book by David Ives and Paul Blake
Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
A delightful new Broadway musical based on the 1954 smash hit Paramount movie. The musical tells the story of two showbiz buddies who put on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and find their perfect mates in the bargain The show features classic Berlin hits such as “Sisters,” “Happy Holiday,” “Count Your Blessings,” and the unforgettable title song, “White Christmas.”
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