Musical Comedy The Drowsy Chaperone From Runaway Stage Productions
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The last date listed for The Drowsy Chaperone was Friday September 23, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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It's "comedy tonight" in Stephen Sondheim's laugh-out-loud musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Travel to ancient Rome and experience the zany antics of Pseudolus, a slave on a quest for freedom. This slapstick musical sings and dances its way through mistaken identities, a house full of courtesans and an elaborate web of lies that all lead to an uproarious night in the theater. The winner of six Tony Awards, this is one of the funniest musicals ever written. Sondheim and comic writer Larry Gelbart (M*A*S*H, Tootsie) seamlessly combine situations from the timeless comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the fast-paced, slapstick energy of classic vaudeville to create a nonstop entertainment extravaganza. Learn More
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The show revolves around one musical theatre fan’s obsession with a fictional show from the 1920s — The Drowsy Chaperone. As he listens to the recording, the characters come to life in his apartment. This is the story of a Broadway actress, Janet Van De Graaf, who wants to marry the debonair Robert Martin and give up her stage career. Janet’s producer, Mr. Feldzie, must stop the wedding because if she quits show business, he’ll lose his job! Further, gangsters threaten Mr. Feldzie since if Janet quits, they lose their investment.
About the Ticket Supplier: Runaway Stage Productions
Runaway Stage Productions (RSP) began serving the region’s theatre community in 1997 at the Eagle Theater in Old Sacramento and now performs at the 24th Street Theater at the Sierra 2 Center. It is the only Community Theatre Company in the greater Sacramento Area that is priveleged to have an 18 piece Resident Orchestra dedicated to providing “live” music during performances.
The company stages six Broadway style productions each season, and six original Storybook Children’s Theater shows, which are tailored towards younger audiences yet enjoyable for the whole family.
Past Elly Awards for best overall productions include All Shook Up (2008), Cinderella (Children’s Play – 2008) Chicago (2007), The Wiz (2003), and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2000).
Runaway Stage Productions also offers education and enrichment of all audiences through its Youth Musical Theatre Workshops which introduce school age children to the theatrical experience. RSP provides a new learning opportunity through the “Broadway Kids” series, which introduces children between the ages of five to nine to the stage in a fun and nurturing environment.