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17 year old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is on holiday with her family in the Catskill Mountains in the summer of 1963, and bored out of her mind. That is until she encounters charismatic Johnny Castle, who teaches dance at the resort. When Johnny takes her back to the staff's after-hours secret party, she discovers a vibrant underworld of 'dirty dancing'. This rock 'n' roll music is totally at odds with the kind of music that Baby has so far experienced and certainly wouldn't meet with approval from her conservative parents. It's exciting and fresh, and she begins to fall for...
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If you have ever felt utterly ordinary in your life and wondered what the true meaning of everything is, this is the show for you!  Creating a spectacle of acrobatics, dazzling costumes, magic acts, uplifting songs and more, PIPPIN is truly a feel-good musical!  In the opening act you are taken "under the big top" to meet a group of eclectic and colorful performers.  The Lead Player, portrayed by Lisa Karlin, invites you to be a part of the story because there is Magic to Do.  By breaking the 4th wall and interacting with the audience, the players take you on a...
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PIPPIN is back on Broadway for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago… With a beloved score by Tony nominee Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory. This captivating new production is directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Hair and The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess). It features sizzling choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation of breathtaking acrobatics by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts...
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“Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street at CenterStage is the new MUST-SEE Thriller this Halloween season!    Time for a Date Night, make it a thriller this Halloween season!  Last night I had the opportunity to sit in the audience at CenterStage of Louisville and I was blown away by it!  CenterStage artistic director, John R. Leffert does a phenomenal job of bringing a large cast together to create a perfect balance between a spooky story and a heartbreaking love story.  Sweeny Todd brings murder and mayhem to the stage, along with some singing, and comedy!  The 1979 musical is based...
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