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NOW PLAYINGGrand Hotel – May 7-24, 2015

GRAND HOTEL, THE MUSICAL: by Luther Davis, Robert Wright, George Forrest and Maury Yeston Based on the 1929 Vicki Baum novel and play, and the subsequent 1932 MGM feature film, this sweeping musical focuses on events taking place over the course of a weekend in an elegant hotel in 1928 Berlin. The intersecting stories of the eccentric guests of the hotel, including a fading prima ballerina; a fatally ill Jewish bookkeeper, who wants to spend his final days living in luxury; a young, handsome, but destitute Baron; a cynical doctor; an honest businessman gone bad, and a typist dreaming of Hollywood success. The show’s 1989 Broadway production garnered 12 Tony Award nominations, winning five, including best direction and choreography

 

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COMING IN JULY: The Pirates of Penzance – July 16-26, 2015

The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a rollicking comic operetta in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.S.Gilbert. First produced in New York in 1879, Pirates has continued to entertain new generations of theatergoers, having been continually produced worldwide over the past 136 years. The many plot twists and complications lead to a high energy chase ad battle, followed by the inevitable happy ending!

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