Chicago: Tony-Winning Broadway Sizzler Comes to Davis
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A jolly green giant sings a lot more than "Ho Ho Ho" in Shrek the Musical, the sensational stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks movie. With 'guest stars' from nearly every children's classic on the shelf -- including the likes of Pinocchio, Gingerbread Man and the Three Little Pigs -- Shrek is a zesty comedy caper that celebrates and lampoons the Land of Make Believe. Join Shrek, a green swamp-dwelling ogre, on his life-changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his land. Accompanied by a wise-cracking donkey, this unlikely hero fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess and learns that real friendship and true love aren't just for fairy tales. Davis Musical Theatre Company opens its 30th season with this Tony-nominated tale by directed by Steve Isaacson. Learn More
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I had seen the original Broadway Play, and then the movie. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the Orchestra and the singing. The low point, although totally acceptable, was the dance. Well Done DMTC. You'll see be back for more.
Quotes & Highlights
“Stop what you’re doing right now and call for tickets to the Davis Musical Theatre Company’s amazing new production of Kander & Ebb’s Tony Award-winning Chicago. This is one of the best DMTC productions I’ve seen in a long time.” —_Davis Enterprise _
Directed by John Ewing, choreographed by Pamela Lourentzos, with music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, and musical direction by Steve Isaacson and Jonathan Rothman, Chicago is based on actual scandalous headlines from 1924. Set during prohibition, the satirical musical re-tells the tale of two murderous females whose sensational stories created a media frenzy. The musical was originally a play written by a Chicago Tribune reporter, Maurine Dallas Watkins, who used her own news stories about two real-life femme fatales and turned them into a fictionalized accounting of the events. Today, the musical resonates with audiences more than ever as it foreshadowed America’s love affair with celebrity criminals and justice.
Recommended for mature audiences.
About the Ticket Supplier: Davis Musical Theatre Company
DMTC’s Mission is to conserve the Classic American Musical art form. DMTC will endeavor to produce quality, affordable, family-oriented theatrical musicals open to all peoples. DMTC will provide a proving and training ground for amateur theatrical performers, directors, choreographers, musicians and technicians. DMTC will strive to involve a multitude of people and families seeking to make a contribution toward the preservation of the musical theatre art form.