The Boy Friend
Book, Lyrics and Music by Sandy Wilson
Cantey V. Sutton Theatre (Reserved Seating)
June 8 – 24, 2012
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The Jazz Age lives on in this light romantic spoof of 1920’s musical comedy. With its catchy tunes, period dances (including the Charleston) and winning sense of humor, it is a sparkling, tongue-in-cheek 1920’s romp in the spirit of No, No, Nanette. Written in the fifties as “a new musical of the twenties,” this is still considered the most successful, and witty of the send-up musicals, with the style of earlier, lighter-hearted and more disarming days.
Read the reviews:
Tony Hefner as the Roué Lord Brockhurst Steals the Show in “The Boy Friend” at Raleigh Little Theatre -- Triangle Arts & Entertainment
"The sappy love songs, energetic choreography, and forced rhymes are a roaring good time"; "cheesy and over-the-top, everyone is guaranteed to laugh loudly and often" -- CVNC
Homage to 1920s British musical comedies in The Boy Friend -- The Independent Weekly
Read the preview by Triangle Arts & Entertainment.
In this photo: Misha Nikitine as Bobby and Sarah Winter as Maisie. Photo by Stuart Wagner.
Director: Haskell Fitz-Simons
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Tickets available now. Buy them online or from the box office on 919-821-3111.
First Sunday: $12 for all
Note: Students are up to and including college. Seniors are age 62 and up.
Shows are June 8 – 24, 2012.
Location: Cantey V. Sutton Theatre
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* Join us after the opening night performance for a wine and cheese reception in the main stage lobby where you can meet the cast. All opening night ticket holders are welcome.
In this photo: Sarah Winter as Maisie and Misha Nikitine as Bobby. Photo by Stuart Wagner.
For more information, please contact the RLT Box Office on 919-821-3111.
All performances are wheelchair accessible.
Assistive listening devices are available for all performances.
Audio description for those with visual disabilities. will be provided at the June 10, 3:00 pm performance upon request only. Request and ticket purchase must be arranged with the box office before May 25.
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