Peninsula Youth Theatre Presents Footloose: The Musical
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The last date listed for Footloose: The Musical was Saturday August 7, 2010 / 7:30pm.
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Now, more than ever, Agustín Anievas stands alone. His few peers having long ago faded into retirement, the virtuoso pianist continues to play brilliantly, his technique as enviable as ever, his passion magically undiminished since the days when Time praised his "rhapsodic, deeply felt musical vision." One of the greatest American pianists alive, the man whom The New York Times called "the lion of the keyboard" comes to Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts to play Schubert, Beethoven and Chopin. Hear live some of the very pieces Anievas recorded for EMI -- albums which are now considered to be among the treasures of American classical music. See the event description for more details about the astonishing program of this sure-to-be memorable concert. Learn More
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The lead playing Ariel and the wife of the preacher were bright spots in the performance because they could carry a tune. The preacher was passable. The others I needed earplugs!
On a positive note, it was high energy and the kids gave it...continued
Written by Dean Pitchard and Walter Bobbie
The first incarnation of Footloose was the 1984 film that tells the story of Ren McCormack, a teenager who was raised in Chicago. Ren moves to a small town where the local government has banned dancing and rock music. Ren and his classmates want to have a senior prom with music and dancing. First, though, they must figure out a way to get around the law and the Reverend Shaw Moore, who blames rock music’s influence for the death of his first child.
The film received two Academy Award nominations for Best Music/Original Song — “Footloose” and “Let’s Hear It for the Boy.”
The stage adaptation opened on Broadway in 1998 and receive four Tony Award nominations for Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Musical Score, Best Actress/Musical, and Best Choreography.
About the Ticket Supplier: Peninsula Youth Theatre
Peninsula Youth Theatre’s unique family atmosphere successfully uses theater performances and classes to develop a strong sense of self-esteem and to nurture social and communication skills that are useful in all walks of life. Peninsula Youth Theatre is committed to providing an enriching theatrical experience in their schools, thereby reinforcing the positive role the arts play in academic success.