2002-03 broadway and more series
It is a grand night for theatergoers when a day at the fair becomes a sunny serenade of laughter and love in this blue ribbon winner! Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair is the foot stomping romantic adventure of the Frake family and their magical trip to the 1946 Iowa State Fair. Featuring such classic hits as "It's a Grand Night for Singing" and the Academy Award-winner, "It Might As Well Be Spring."
Sponsored in part by Lowes Foods and WKML 95.7.
LORNA LUFT STARRING IN "SONGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME:" A CELEBRATION OF THE MUSIC OF JUDY GARLAND
Luft lights up the stage in this passionate and show stopping tribute to her mother, Judy Garland. This passionately staged production immerses the audience into Hollywood's heyday using film and video clips accentuated with touching and humorous moments. From one of Hollywood's most legendary performers. Featuring a live orchestra, Ms. Luft presents a dazzling and heartfelt musical journey through the life of a performing legend.
Sponsored in part by Oldies 96.5.
The internationally acclaimed Native American Artist who recently won three Grammy Awards, takes the GPAC stage by storm in this exciting concert celebrating the spirit of the Native American. Featuring musicians, dancers and singers, Robert Mirabal and his band, the Rare Tribal Mob, blend Native American instruments as well as modern rock instruments to bridge the gap between traditional Native American values and those of modern society that creates a unique and spectacular concert.
Sponsored in part by Up and Coming Magazine.
Nominated for six Tony Awards, SWING! is an all singing, all-dancing evening of entertainment featuring over 30 joyful vignettes-some comic, some romantic, some nostalgic, some sexy. SWING! also features spectacular vocal performances with such classic swing tunes as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Harlem Nocturne, It Don't Mean a Thing (If You Ain't Got That Swing), Sing, Sing, Sing! and Blues in the Night.
Sponsored in part by The Robesonian and WFNC 102.3 FM.
A WONDERFUL LIFE
A holiday classic! A new musical based on the classic holiday film by Frank Capara with book and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Joe Raposo. Follow the exploits of George Bailey as he is guided by his bumbling guardian angel Clarence to discover what life in the sleepy town of Bedford Falls would have been like if he had never been born. This charming and heart-warming show sparkles with the true meaning of love and self worth. A family event not to be missed.
Sponsored in part by Jerry Johnson Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, Cadillac and GMC of Lumberton.
BARRY MANILOW'S COPACABANA
"Her name was Lola..." The unforgettable opening lyric of Barry Manilow's Grammy Award -winning song is the inspiration for this passionate and exciting new musical. Copacabana is a tale of love and romance set at the heart of the swinging nightclub scene of the 1940's. From New York City to Havana, Copacabana weaves passion, love, jealousy and murder into an exotic and entertaining new musical. "Copacabana, Where Music and Passion Were Always the Fashion!"
Sponsored in part by The Robesonian and Q98.
THE MIRACLE WORKER
Presented by the award-wining Montana Repertory Company. The Miracle Worker, by William Gibson is the classic American play that tells the story of Helen Keller, deaf and blind since infancy, who finds her way into the world of knowledge and understanding with the help of her gifted tutor, Annie Sullivan. In some of the most turbulent and emotion-packed scenes ever presented on the stage, Helen overcomes her rage and confusion to triumph over her physical disabilities.
Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2004
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