Posts Tagged ‘Crown City Theatre’

SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE (OR GUESS WHO’S COMING FOR PASSOVER)

A Catholic mom, her Jewish husband and mother-in-law, and a couple of kids raised somewhere in the middle. Meet the protagonists of Gary Lamb’s Somewhere in the Middle (or guess who’s coming for Passover), a World Premiere Crown City Theatre Company dramedy that transcends its “Very Special Episode” premise to make for a discussion-prompting, terrifically acted look at the religious ties that rarely bind in today’s polarized world.
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I’M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY

I’m Just Wild About Harry, Gary Lamb and William A. Reilly’s Americanized musicalization of Brandon Thomas’s classic 1892 British farce Charley’s Aunt, is back for the holidays with an all new cast but the same proven blend of gender-bending screwball fun and frolic, early 20th-century song hits, and happily-ever-after romance that have made it a crowd-pleasing Crown City hit not once but twice.
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NOSFERATU, A SYMPHONY IN TERROR

A silent horror movie classic inspires Crown City Theatre’s excitingly original Nosferatu, A Symphony In Terror, arriving just in time to greet the Halloween season with its stunning blend of movement and dance performed to a gloriously symphonic soundtrack.
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NUNSENSE

The gals in black-and-white are back as Crown City Theatre celebrates three decades of Nunsense with a crowd-pleasing 30th-anniversary revival that makes it abundantly clear why Dan Goggin’s Singing-Nuns Musical took New York by storm back in ’85 before going on to become the 2nd-longest-running show in off-Broadway history. (Talk about Fantastick!)
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I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE


Men may be from Mars and Women from Venus, but the twain do meet … and fall head over heels … and then decide it’s time to fix each other’s flaws in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts’ smash off-Broadway musical revue, now getting a sparklingly performed 17th Anniversary revival at North Hollywood’s Crown City Theatre.
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NIGHT HAWKS


A pair of aging partners in murder-for-pay meet in a rundown diner for breakfast (and playwrights-only-know what else) in Dennis A. Pratt & Robert Vincent O’Neil’s crackerjack comedy-mystery-suspense thriller Night Hawks, now getting a much deserved extension at North Hollywood’s Crown City Theatre.
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