The Drowsy Chaperone

Opens FRIDAY, February 17th!
Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets. 
or call:  (760) 487-8568


Directed by Pamela Laurent      Musical Direction by Scott Gregory

Choreography by Susie Dycus

PERFORMANCES:  February 17th-19th
February 17 - 7pm
February 18 - 2pm
February 18 - 7pm
February 19 - 2pm


(
Brubeck Theater, Palomar College - San Marcos)

Drowsy Chaperone PR 2

Back:  Grant Goates - Rocco Polanco - Jillian Strattman - Colin Gasperoni - Anna Forgét - Rami Ibrahim
Front: Janae Vigil - Piper Bingham - Elena Mangiamele - Jacob Morilak - Dashiell Gregory - Morgan Zuccaro - Mariel Alexander


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When a die hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce!

Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another.

With the houselights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delight.

Hailed by New York Magazine as "The Perfect Broadway Musical," The Drowsy Chaperone is a masterful meta-musical, poking fun at all the tropes that characterize the musical theatre genre.


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