Lees-McRae Summer TheaterLees-McRae Summer Theatre is committed to producing quality theatre experiences.
This 2022 season we present:
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE MUSICAL
7 p.m. Shows: June 28 and July 1, 2 2 p.m. Shows: June 26, 29, 30 and July 3
When a lover of classic musicals puts the vinyl of his favorite 1920s productionâ€”The Drowsy Chaperoneâ€”on his turntable, the record comes to life and the zany characters come busting through his refrigerator door! Often referred to as â€œa musical within a comedy,â€ The Drowsy Chaperone won five Tony Awards and was called â€œthe perfect Broadway musicalâ€ by The New York Magazine, praised for its humor and heart. This production will have audiences sore from laughing as they tap their toes to one show-stopping song and dance number after another.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL
7 p.m. Shows: July 21, 22, 23, 26 2 p.m. Shows: July 23, 24, 27
Based on the award-winning book, Matilda tells the story of a bright young girl who decides to right the wrongs in her world by using her wit and cleverness. Teaming up with her school chums, Matilda takes on Miss Trunchbull, the evil headmistress of the school, and in the process discovers just how powerful believing in yourself can be. Full of high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, this musical has won more than 47 international awards, with critics raving that it is â€œbrilliantâ€ and â€œnot just for the kids.â€
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