It’s Christmas-time in the small town of Fayro, Texas, and the Futrelle Sisters — Frankie, Twink and Honey Raye — are not exactly in a festive mood.
On the heels of their critically praised production of “Christmas Belles”, STAGE RIGHT, Montgomery County's newest theatre company, is pleased to announce their upcoming production of “Love Letters.”
For the 75th birthday bash of for the Crighton Theatre STAGE RIGHT will do what has never been done before at the Crighton – a vaudeville show! Singing, Comedy acts, juggling, and more!
The Futrelle Sisters – Frankie, Twink, Honey Raye and Rhonda Lynn – are in trouble again.
This time, the problem is bigger than ever: their beloved hometown, Fayro, Texas, is in danger of disappearing and it’s up to the sisters to save it from extinction.
So what is Mrs. Bob about? Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge is a musical parody of the Charles Dickens story, A Christmas Carol. The premise of the parody is the question, "What if Dickens' Mrs. Cratchit wasn't so goody-goody, but instead was an angry, stressed-out modern-day American woman who wanted out of this harsh London 1840s life?"
This night in September of 1934 is the biggest in the history of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company world famous tenor Tito Morelli is to perform Otello, his greatest role, at the gala season opener. Saunders, the General Manager, hopes this will put Cleveland on the operatic map. Morelli is late; when he finally sweeps in it is too late to rehearse with the company. Through a hilarious series of mishaps, Il Stupendo is given a double dose of tranquilizers which mix with the booze he has consumed and he passes out. His pulse is so low that Saunders and his assistant Max believe he is dead. What to do? Max is an aspiring singer and Saunders persuades him to get into Morelli's Otello costume and try to fool the audience into thinking he's Il Stupendo. Max succeeds admirably, but Morelli comes to and gets into his other costume. Now two Otellos are running around in costume and two women are also running around, each thinking she is with Il Stupendo! A sensation on Broadway and in London's West End, Lend Me a Tenor is guaranteed to leave you teary eyed with laughter.
If you haven't seen Hairspray yet, then you need to join the 3300+ that have seen it or will see it! Over 85 minutes of fast paced, 60's style music, singing, and dancing! For a glimpse of the action during the show, check out our production photos or the commemorative poster from Hairspray! Thanks to Dave Clements of DWC Photography for the wonderful memories of the show!
If you prefer the magazine articles, see the June and July Dockline articles. Don't forget we will be doing the drawing for the cruise on Sunday - the last performance of Hairspray. Get your raffle tickets during the show before the drawing.
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The cast and crew of Hairspray marched, danced, and sang their way around the Market Street area in the Woodlands, TX. If an award was given for the greenest entry (i.e. least carbon footprint) they would have won as the vintage car they used had to be pushed all the way around the parade route. That did not deter or detract from the energy that the cast had while dancing, singing, and giving out rack cards to push the show. The parade was simulcast on Sunny 99.1 and the Woodlands Online website. See this video clip on the Hairspray cast. You can also read more about the show in the Dockline magazine.
After the show those that still had energy went to Red Robin for lunch. See pictures from the parade here.
Hairspray open this Friday on the 11th of July. Get your tickets today!
Standing ovations every night?! Yes and more! Patrons have enjoyed the incredible performances and the preshow videos so much they don't want to leave the theatre.
Over 600 patrons came to the opening weekend of Anything Goes. Critics claimed they had never seen that much dancing on the Crighton stage in 30+ years. Food, flowers, comedy, fantastic singing, tap dancing, and a chance to win a cruise! There is no better way to spend an evening. To see some of the production pictures click here.