Theatre on the Hill sets productions for season Performances: "The Sound of Music" leads off a schedule that includes five shows by the company in residence at Western Maryland College.

May 31, 1998|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

Theatre on the Hill, a professional summer theater company in residence at Western Maryland College, opens its 1998 season with "The Sound of Music," one of the best-loved musicals of all time.

Here's the 1998 season:

"The Sound of Music": The story of the von Trapp family and Maria, the young woman who enters their lives during World War II. Classic songs include "Edelweiss," "My Favorite Things" and "Do-Re-Mi."

Shows are at 8 p.m. June 19, 20, 26, 27, July 3, and at 2 p.m. June 28 and July 5. Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 for children.

"The House of Blue Leaves": A comedy about Artie Shaughnessy of Queens, N.Y., whose life is complicated by his wife, girlfriend, AWOL son and three nuns.

Shows are at 8 p.m. July 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 26 and 30, and Aug. 2, 5. Tickets are $13 for adults, $11 for seniors and students and $8 for children.

"Gypsy": The story of Gypsy Rose Lee. Songs include bTC "Everything's Coming Up Roses" and "Let Me Entertain You."

Shows are at 8 p.m. July 24, 25, 31, Aug. 1, 6, 7, 8, and at 2 p.m. Aug 2. Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 for children.

"Aladdin" (family matinee): This retelling of the classic children's story of a poor boy, a beautiful princess and two genies who bring them together features original songs and audience participation.

All shows are at 2 p.m. June 27, July 11, 18, 25, and Aug. 1, 8. All tickets are $6.

Fabulous Post Show Cabaret: Cast members come together for skits, music and fun. All shows are 45 minutes after Saturday performances June 27, July 11, 18, 25, and Aug. 1, 8. Tickets are $5.

Subscription tickets are available and include all four plays and the post show revue. Adults are $40, senior citizens $35 and children $25.

Birthday parties are available for children during performances of "Aladdin." Information: Ray Ficca at 410-848-9187.

Information: WMC Box Office at 410-857-2448.

Pub Date: 5/31/98

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