Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater announces 2013 lineup
Ryan Summerlin January 3, 2013
Tickets for the 2013 Season go on sale March 6. For more information, visit the RMRT website at www.rockymountainrep.com or call the Box Office at 970-627-3421. Theatre-goers are strongly encouraged to order their tickets early this season.
RE: Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre Soars With its 2013 Season
Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre announced its 2013 season of summer and fall productions, and this summer promises to be an unprecedented year at the theatre with high-flying special effects and fun-filled entertainment for the whole family. “We always try to challenge ourselves and our audiences each season, and this year, we wanted to do something we’ve never done before – something our audience thought was never possible in Grand Lake,” said Artistic Director Michael Querio. “This summer, I think we’re going to turn some heads.”
Peter Pan – Music by Mark Charlap and Jule Styne, Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden and Adolph Green
The Repertory Theatre opens the 2013 season with a partnership with ZFX Flying Effects, bringing the magic of flight to Grand Lake for the first time. J.M. Barrie’s immortal story of a flying boy who wouldn’t grow up comes to life on the RMRT stage, enchanting audiences of all ages. This endearing musical is a thrilling and magical journey, full of delightful surprises. Join Peter and his band of Lost Boys as they soar through the air with the greatest of ease and battle the villainous Captain Hook. Beautiful costumes and breathtaking special effects highlight this timeless tale of childhood freedom and joy.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser, Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert
This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical follows the ambitious young J. Pierrepont Finch as he charms and schemes his way up the corporate ladder using a simple self-help manual. A glorious parade of Frank Loesser numbers highlights Finch’s spectacular and hilarious rise from mailroom clerk to Vice President of Advertising at the World Wide Wicket Company in New York City. This timeless comedy is full of show-stopping tunes you’ll be humming all night long, and is packed with catchy Broadway favorites such as “Happy to Keep His Dinner Warm,” “I Believe in You,” and “Brotherhood of Man.” Guaranteed fun for the entire family.
A Chorus Line – Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Edward Kleban, Book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante
Thousands audition in the world of Broadway, but only a few take the stage. This is the story of the ones that make it…and the ones who don’t. One of the most iconic musicals of all time, A Chorus Line showcases the ambitions, hopes and fears of a group of dancers as they bare their souls and compete for eight coveted spots in a Broadway chorus. Winner of nine Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this groundbreaking musical is for anyone who has put it all on the line for their dreams. Both wonderfully entertaining and deeply moving, A Chorus Line is an experience not to be missed.
Ring of Fire – Featuring the music of Johnny Cash, Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., Conceived by William Meade
From the songs and stories of a true American legend comes a musical journey that will lift your heart and stir your soul. A remarkable cast of performers and musicians take you on a powerful adventure of faith and love, struggle and redemption – with the spirit and electricity that made Johnny Cash one of the greatest storytellers of our time. A white-hot, string-popping musical that offers endless delight, Ring of Fire is the ultimate celebration of the legendary Man in Black.