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Showing posts from September, 2018

The Lion King

The Lion King is one of the epic Broadway shows that everyone should see at least once in their life. It’s also one of the few stage productions based on a Disney movie that actually works. They never make the mistake of many movie-to-stage adaptations: sacrificing the heart of the story for the spectacle. It is a huge production. From Pride Rock to an elephant graveyard, the sets are so creative.

I can’t think of a single show where the costumes even come close to the grandeur of The Lion King. The animal kingdom comes alive as giraffes, elephants, and birds take to the stage. The costumes are impeccable, and manage to show the movement of cheetahs and antelopes with grace and beauty. Even the jungle plants are brought to life, played by humans in elaborate outfits.
Most kids are already familiar with the story from the movie, making this a very family-friendly show. It has that wow factor, and meshes a captivating plot, incredible sets, and an award-winning score together. There will …

Beef & Boards announces 2019 Season

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is thrilled to announce its 2019 season.
They’re Playing Our Song (Jan. 4 – Feb. 3., 2019) The season opens Jan. 4, 2019 with Neil Simon and Marvin Hamlisch’s They’re Playing Our Song, a funny, romantic show about an established composer and his relationship with a quirky aspiring female lyricist. Profesionally, their relationship is in harmony, but personally their relationship is out of sync!
Grease ( Feb. 7 – March 31, 2019) Grease is the word starting Feb. 7, as the popular movie-turned-musical cruises onto the Beef & Boards stage. It’s 1959 and Sandy’s the new girl at Rydell High School who happened to have a summer romance with the school’s coolest greaser, Danny. But the school’s social waters are tougher to navigate. The hit score includes “Greased Lightnin’,” “You’re The One That I Want,” and “Summer Nights.”
42nd Street (April 4 – May 19, 2019) Starting April 4, dance on over to spectacular 42nd Street, the Tony Award winner for Best Musica…