SPLASH INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH THE PLAYERS CENTRE AND THE BELOVED MUSICAL, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Sarasota, Jan. 10 2017 – From Jan. 17 through Feb. 4, celebrate Hollywood in the days of the silent screen with Singin’ In The Rain! The "Greatest Movie Musical of All Time" is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, from their original award-winning screenplay, with lyrics by Arthur Freed, and music by Nacio Herb Brown. Most audience members will remember the 1952 romantic-comedy directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds. Each unforgettable scene, song and dance is accounted for in this stage version, including the show-stopping title number and the always-anticipated rain! Hilarious situations, snappy dialogue and tap dances like none other make Singin' in the Rain the perfect entertainment for any fan of the golden age of movie musicals.
Story: Singin' in the Rain has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline – the starlet, the leading man and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers! In silent movies, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a hot item but, behind the scenes, things aren't always as they appear on the big screen! Meanwhile, Lina's squeaky voice might be the end of her career in "talking pictures" without the help of a talented young actress to do the talking and singing for her.
Directed by Kathy Junkins and choreographed by Brian Finnerty, musical director Berry Ayers and stage manager Alisha Tyler-Lohr, costumes by Tim Beltley, lighting design by Patrick Bedell and set design by Michael Newton-Brown, you’ll escape to a different time with Don Lockwood, Cosmo Brown and Kathy Selden, who’ll have you singing right along to this amazing score.
Jan. 17 – Feb. 4, 2018
Jan. 17 at 7:30pm – Preview Night
Jan. 18 at 7:30pm – Opening Night
January 20, 23-27 and Feb. 1-3 at 7:30pm Jan. 21, 27-28 and Feb. 4 at 2pm
$14 Students 24 and under with valid ID
Groups of 10 – 24 25% off ($20.25 each)
Groups of 25 – 74 30% off ($18.90 each)
Groups of 75 or more 35% off ($17.55 each)
Don Lockwood– Logan Junkins
Kathy Seldon– Jessie Tasetano
Cosmo Brown– Brian Finnerty
Lina Lamont– Vera Samuels
R.F. Simpson– Ken Junkins
Roscoe Dexter– Scott Ehrenpreis
Production Tenor– Rik Robertson
Zelda Zanders– Stacy Gilson
Rod– Craig Engle
Male Diction Coach/J Cumberland Spendrill III– Bob Fahey Dora Bailey- Peg Harvey Miss Dinsmore– Riselle Bain Olga Mara– Kay Siebold Mary Margaret– Allyson Robertson Sid Phillips– Patrick Wilson Young Don-Auggie Toynton Young Cosmo- Tyler Gevas Ensemble Sami Wilde, Kristina Marier, Siobhan Boyle, Sarah Baron, Annika Bush, Laura Swartzendruber, Elicia Sacco Ali McManamy, Ricky Bizzaro, Max Vitkus, Nancy Creighton, Linda Roeming, Riselle Bain, Carson Maschmeier
Artistic Director – Jeffery Kin
Director – Kathy Junkins
Choreographer – Brian Finnerty
Musical Director – Berry Ayers
Production Manager – Alyssa Goudy
Costumes – Tim Beltley
Set Design – Michael Newton-Brown
Lighting Design – Patrick Bedell
Stage Manager – Alisha Tyler-Lohr
Props – Yvonne Perez
Technical Director – Ken Junkins
Asst. Tech Director – Matt Neier
AVE – Josh Linderman
Promotional Images available at the following URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o8vf3ot2ajklbyb/AAAaDH_snAi60-ZlJe_niU7Aa?dl=0
Additional images will be available after Jan. 15. Please request.
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The Players Centre For Performing Arts
838 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota FL 34236, 941-365-2494, Fax: 941-954-0282 www.theplayers.org. Box Office: Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and one hour prior to curtain time.
The Players Box Office is located on Tamiami Trail between 10th Street and Blvd. of the Arts.