FOOTLOOSE Opens at Augustana!
Posted on March 9, 2016 by Christopher Thrall
Wed – Sat, Mar 9-12 AND Mar 16-19 [7pm]; Sun Mar 13 AND 20 [2pm]
FOOTLOOSE, The Musical – Opening at Augustana!
Wednesday – Saturday, March 9-12 AND March 16-19 [7:00 pm]
Sunday Matinees – March 13 AND March 20 [2:00 pm]
Augustana Theatre Centre
One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results.
When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, determined to exercise the control over the town’s youth that he cannot command in his own home.
When the reverend’s rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story that emerges is of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him.
To the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score (the soundtrack album reached number one on the Billboard charts and has sold over 15 million copies!) and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, FOOTLOOSE celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind.
Presented March 9-12 and 16-19 at 7:00PM with matinees March 13 and 20 at 2:00PM. Held at the Augustana theater building with a cast full of Augustana Students and a live Footloose band! Directed by Jeff Page.
Tickets can be purchased in advance with a credit card by calling the Augustana Fine Arts Office (ph. 780-679-1532) during regular office hours only from Monday-Friday. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door. $20 general admission and $10 student admission. For further information, phone the Augustana Fine Arts Office.
Check out the Dagligtale’s coverage of FOOTLOOSE, The Musical.
Alumni are invited to a special Night at the Theatre!
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