Local News: UpStage Theatre announces 2007 - 2008 Season

Posted by: digouton 2007/8/9 7:10:00 2238 reads
UpStage Theatre is excited to announce its 2007 - 2008 Season. All performances are at Lambert Hall. Audition information can be found on Upstage Theatre's website. The season includes the following productions...

The Pink Panther Strikes Again - Comedy by William Gleason. Based on the film by Blake Edwads and Frank Waldman
October 12 - 27, 2007

It's all here. Dreyfus threatens to use the Doomsday device if Clouseau is not eliminated. Can our famous Inspector save the day? Can Dr. Fassbender find a way to disarm the device? Will Olga stop Clouseau, or will Cato prove too much for him? Come join the fun for a night of non-stop laughs.

Santa's Magic Timepiece - By Ann Richie, Music and Lyrics by Arnold Richie and Alice Smith
December 8 - 23, 2007

Our Annual Christmas favorite. Santa and his workforce at the North Pole are running into a problem. It seems that there are too many good boys and girls in the world, and not enough time to make and deliver all the toys. Can an enterprising and inventive young man come to the rescue before time runs out? Join the North Pole's most mischevious elves, Holly and Jolly, in this musical delight for the holidays.

This Is Your Life, Judy Garland * TEXAS PREMIERE * - by Greer Firestone
Directed by Arnold Richie
February 8 - 23, 2008

Based on the 1950's TV Series, This Is Your Life. Join Frank Sinatra and Liza Minnelli as they honor Judy Garland with an evening full of song. Your heart will fill and your spirit will soar as you hear the familiar melodies performed by some of the most famous artists of our time.

Arpil 12 - 27, 2008

Based on the story by Carlo Collodi. The classic story of a wooden pupet who wants to be a real little boy. A heartwarming, fun and adventuresome story with wonderful music that will thrill the children and enthrall the adults.

Rumors - Comedy/Farce by Neil Simon
Directed by Sheryl Croix
May 9 - 24, 2008

Perhaps the funniest of Simon's fabulous works! Several affluent couples arrive at a party in an highly upper-class house in New York. When they get there, they discover that there are no servants, the hostess is gone, and the host has shot himself through the earlobe. The host, Charley Brock, is deputy mayor of New York, so they all want to keep it quiet. However, when the police arrive, they decide someone has to be Charley. Non-stop laughter!!

2nd Annual Houston Talent Showcase, "An Evening with the Stars" - Master of Ceremonies Chris Tritico -
Variety Show and Fundraiser
May 31, 2008

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY! Join UpStage Theatre for an evening with some of the most delightful talent from in and around the Houston area while we raise money that will go directly back into bringing you, our audience, some of the best quality theatrical productions in Houston. Bid on fantastic items generously donated by local business and individuals in our Silent Auction. An evening of pure fun and an event to be remembered.

Gilligan's Island, The Musical - *HOUSTON PREMIERE* by Sherwood Schwartz and Lloyd J. Schwartz.
Words and Music by Hope Juber and Laurence Juber
Directed by Mark Thibodeaux
June 13 - 28, 2008

Based on the popular TV Series by the original author. The tiny S.S. Minnow sets sail for an evening of sheer delight as Gilligan and all the rest of the crew end up stranded on an uncharted island. All the mishaps, mayhem and fun that you loved to watch will make you want this one to go on and on.

The Reluctant Dragon - Adapted By Mary Hall Surface
July 12 - 27, 2008

Based on the original story by Kenneth Grahame, this is a fun and exciting adventure for the young and young at heart. Do all dragons have to be horrible? Will St. George slay the peace-loving dragon?

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