— from Susannah Weaver —
Beginning Mar. 16 Orcas Center will feature the award winning musical Monty Python’s Spamalot, on Center Stage with Doug Bechtel directing an all-island cast. Bring the whole family for a laugh out loud night of theatre. Spamalot will run for six performances, Mar. 16-18 and 23-25, 7:30 pm at Orcas Center!
The musical comedy adapted from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend and the mythic Search for the Grail. The original 2005 Broadway production, directed by Mike Nichols, won three Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical of the 2004-2005 season. Bechtel’s Spamalot at Orcas Center is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.
Orcas Center has been planning this extensive musical theater production for over a year, with a cast of 25 Orcas Islanders, directed by Doug Bechtel along with music director Jim Shaffer-Bauck, choreographer Suzie Fraser, Stage Manager Lynda Sanders, costume designer Kathy Walsh, set construction lead Dan Walker, Prop Master Thelma McTavish and dozens of volunteers making set pieces, sewing, painting, and working back stage. We hope you will join us for the reception following the Opening Night production Mar. 16. Get your tickets now. (Parental discretion advised – some adult language.)
Friday, Mar. 17, 6 – 10 p.m. Kaleidoscope is offering a childcare option for families in need of some “kid-free” time for date night. All ages accepted. Minimum participant requirement. Only $25 per child. Reservations required. Please call 376-2484 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Tickets for Monty Python’s Spamalot are $17, $13 for students, $2 off for Orcas Center members, and may be purchased now at www.orcascenter.org or by calling 376-2281 ext. 1 or visiting the Orcas Center Box Office open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12-2 pm. $5 subsidized tickets available at the Box Office. For more information about Orcas Center’s 2017 season visit www.orcascenter.org.
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