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Award-Winning Blue Hill Troupe Launches Historic90th Season with 'The Drowsy Chaperone'
Tue, 24 Sep 2013, 10:00:31 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)-- Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd. (www.bht.org), the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity,launches its historic 90th season with "The Drowsy Chaperone." A rare combination of unprecedented originality and blindingtalent, "The Drowsy Chaperone" boldly addresses a greatunspoken desire in all of our hearts: to be entertained."The Drowsy Chaperone," which features music and lyrics byLisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and book by Bob Martin andDon McKellar, will run from November 1-9, 2013 at Theatre at St.Clement's, 423 West 46th Street, New York, NY. Stephen Agosto directs and choreographs, with musical direction by Andrew David Sotomayor. The show runs ninety minutes with nointermission.The Blue Hill Troupe produces a musical every fall and a Gilbert & Sullivan operetta every spring and has donated over $3.5million to local charities since its inception in 1924.Proceeds from "The Drowsy Chaperone" will benefit Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC). More information:http://www.qsac.com/ .WHAT: "The Drowsy Chaperone."If you've ever sat in a dark theatre and thought, "Dear Lord in heaven, please let it be good," this is the show for you! It allbegins when a die-hard musical-theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable, and the musical literally bursts to lifein his living room, telling the rambunctious tale of a brazen Broadway starlet trying to find, and keep, her true love.WHEN: Nov 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 at 8 p.m.Nov 2, 9 at 2 p.m.Nov 3 at 3 p.m.WHERE: Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between 9th and 10th Aves).1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R or S train to 42nd Street/Times Square. A, C or E train to 42nd Street/Port Authority.Please note: no elevator access to the theater; stairs must be negotiated.TICKETS: $29.50-$49.50 per person at www.bht.org or call 866-811-4111Payment in excess of $20 per ticket is tax deductible to the extent provided by law.For information about group discounts, email firstname.lastname@example.org.**Children's backstage tours: Saturday, November 2 at 12:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 3 at 1:30 p.m. Perfect for kids ages6-12, members of the cast and crew will share the story, the music, and demonstrate the backstage workings that create theonstage magic. No additional charge. Reservations are limited - reserve when purchasing.
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