Huron Country Playhouse has a bunch of really great shows on this summer. Check them out below, or visit: http://www.draytonentertainment.com/theatre_information/huroncountryplayhouse/
Hairspray – June 8 – July 2, 2011 – The Broadway Musical
Ian Deakin stars as Edna Turnblad and Stephanie Pitsiladis stars as Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray
Get ready for something big with Hairspray, Broadway’s musical-comedy phenomenon that inspired a major motion picture and won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
It’s 1962 … the ’50s are out and change is in the air. Baltimore’s Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion – to dance. She wins a coveted spot on the popular Corny Collins Show, and overnight is transformed from social outcast to irrepressible teen celebrity. But can a trendsetter in dance and fashion vanquish the program’s reigning princess, win the heart of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a television show … without denting her ‘do?
Join us for Broadway’s big fat musical hit!
Blood Brothers – July 6 – July 23 –Paul McQuillan stars as Mickey in Blood Brothers
Their lives were worlds apart … but their destiny joined them together.
Regarded as one of the all-time great British musicals, Blood Brothers has touched the hearts and minds of a generation dealing with two of the most pressing social issues of our time – inequality and unemployment.
In this haunting rags-to-riches story, fraternal twins separated at birth are driven by prophecy to cross paths later in life and fulfill a tragic fate when they both fall in love with the same girl.
A powerful tale that deftly combines humour with pathos, Blood Brothers is a thrillingly original production that has earned its rightful place as one of the most successful musicals to emerge from London’s West End.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – July 27 – Aug 13 – A Big Business Musical
Power, ambition, greed … it’s just another day at the office in this Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy about one man’s climb up the corporate ladder of success.
After reading a life-changing book, humble window washer J. Pierpont Finch decides to put its principles to the test. He takes a job in the mailroom at the World Wide Wicket Company, and quickly rises to the top of the executive heap by following some rather dubious tactics. But when he suffers a crippling career setback, the handy how-to guide no longer has any answers.
Can Finch succeed on his own merit, or will his dreams go down in flames?
Guys and Dolls – August 17 – September 3, 2011 – The Musical Fable of Broadway
Jackie Mustakas returns for her role as Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls Roll the dice and take a gamble on love with this perfect musical comedy.
A slick high-roller agrees to woo an upright but uptight “mission doll” as an elaborate bet … but unexpectedly raises the stakes when he ends up falling in love.
Rich in romance, humour, and exuberant dance sequences, along with bright, brazen musical numbers, Guys and Dolls is rightly regarded as one of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time. You’ll walk away a winner.