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Harper Ensemble Theatre Company Presents: Follies

Harper Ensemble Theatre Company: An incredible theatrical event, this Sondheim musical masterpiece is an epic exploration of past regrets and misplaced hopes. The time is 1971, New York City and theatrical impresario Dimitri Weissmann hosts “a first and final reunion” of The Weismann Follies showgirls before their old theatre is demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, they gather to have a few drinks, sing and dance their old numbers and confront their demons. The show features some of Sondheim’s most memorable songs including: “Losing My Mind,” “I’m Still Here,” and “Broadway Baby.” Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart-wrenching and epic in scope, FOLLIES is sure to provide an evening of meaningful entertainment.

Tickets: $15 Harper students, staff, faculty, seniors $20 general admission

Auditions (by appointment only): August 27 and 28: 7-10 p.m. Drama Lab Theatre Auditions are open to community, students, staff and faculty. Contact Director Kevin Long at klong@harpercollege.edu or 847.925.6944 for more information.

COFFEE WITH THE DIRECTOR: Sundays, 1 p.m. (pre-show) Performing Arts Center lobby Join us for coffee and a discussion about the performance with Director Kevin Long.

Friday, November 16 at 8:00pm

More dates through November 18, 2018

Building R, Performing Arts Center
1200 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067

Event Type

Cultural Arts

Website

http://harpercollege.edu/arts

Cost

$15 Harper students, staff, faculty, seniors: $20 general admission

Department
Cultural and Performing Arts
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