Tuesday, August 14, 2018

FSPA presents 42nd Street at THE BLACK BOX - Aug 16-17

FSPA Summer Theater will present an all-student production of the classic musical 42nd Street on August 16 and 17 at 7:30 pm at THE BLACK BOX in Franklin.

The ultimate show-biz musical, 42nd Street celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown PA, and soon lands her first big job in the ensemble of a glitzy new Broadway show. But just before opening night, the leading lady breaks her ankle. Will Peggy be able to step in and become a star? The score is chock-full of Broadway standards, including “You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me,”“Dames,” “We’re In the Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off to Buffalo” and “Forty-Second Street.”

42nd Street will feature musical theatre students in grades 8‐12. The Summer Theater students grades 3‐8 will present a musical revue entitled 21st Street. Their show will include songs from 42nd Street along with dance numbers in the style of Gower Champion’s iconic chorus numbers. 21st Street will be presented August 17 at 5 pm at THE BLACK BOX.

The Summer Theater program at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts is an immersive experience in the production of a fully staged musical at THE BLACK BOX. Students will work with FSPA’s music, drama, and dance faculty for two weeks on staging, character development, choreography, and singing culminating in public performances of their shows at THE BLACK BOX.

Tickets for 42nd Street are $20 for students and $24 for adults. Tickets for 21st Street are $12 for students and $15 for adults. To purchase tickets, call 508.528.8668 or visit www.fspaonline.com.

FSPA presents 42nd Street at THE BLACK BOX  - Aug 16-17
FSPA presents 42nd Street at THE BLACK BOX  - Aug 16-17

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