Young Performers Workshop: Festival of Shows

Young Performers Workshop: Festival of Shows

Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 1:00pm



1:00pm: Once Upon A Matress

Book By Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, And Marshall Barer

Music By Mary Rodgers, Lyrics By Marshall Barer

If You Thought You Knew The Story Of 'The Princess And The Pea,' You May Be In For A Walloping Surprise! Did You Know, For Instance, That Princess Winnifred Actually Swam The Moat To Reach Prince Dauntless The Drab? Or That Lady Larken's Love For Sir Harry Provided A Rather Compelling Reason That She Reach The Bridal Altar Post Haste? Or That, In Fact, It Wasn't The Pea At All That Caused The Princess A Sleepless Night? Carried On A Wave Of Wonderful Songs, By Turns Hilarious And Raucous, Romantic And Melodic, This Rollicking Spin On The Familiar Classic Of Royal Courtship And Comeuppance Provides For Some Side-Splitting Shenanigans. Chances Are You'll Never Look At Fairy Tales Quite The Same Way Again. Once Upon A Mattress Is Presented Through Special Arrangement With R&H Theatricals.

7:00pm: Grease

Book, Lyrics And Music By Warren Casey & Jim Jacobs

Here Is Rydell High's Senior Class Of 1959: Duck-Tailed, Hot-Rodding "Burger Palace Boys" And Their Gum-Snapping, Hip-Shaking "Pink Ladies" In Bobby Sox And Pedal Pushers, Evoking The Look And Sound Of The 1950s In This Rollicking Musical. Head "Greaser" Danny Zuko And New (Good) Girl Sandy Dumbrowski Try To Relive The High Romance Of Their "Summer Nights" As The Rest Of The Gang Sings And Dances Its Way Through Such Songs As "Greased Lightnin'," "It's Raining On Prom Night," "Alone At The Drive-In Movie" Recalling The Music Of Buddy Holly, Little Richard, And Elvis Presley That Became The Soundtrack Of A Generation. An Eight-Year Run On Broadway And Two Subsequent Revivals, Along With Innumerable School And Community Productions Place Grease Among The World's Most Popular Musicals. Grease Is Presented By Special Arrangement With Samuel French, Inc.

4:00pm: The Clown

Book, Lyrics And Music By C. Robert Jones

The Clown Is The Story Of Mumbles, A Shy Clown, Who Falls In Love With The Beautiful Ballerina, Doria.  When Dr. Tutto, The Jealous Circus Owner Discovers This, He Frames Mumbles With The Theft Of The Circus Money Box, And Mumbles Is Banished. The Clown Is Presented Through The Robert A. Freedman Dramatic Agency, Inc.

Tickets: Adults $12.50, Child (-12) $10, Ypw Alumni $5