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Urbana HS to perform Little Women musical

Per a press release:

Urbana High School Theatre Department presents Little Women, The Broadway Musical, based on the beloved classic novel by Louisa May Alcott November 5 through 9, 2014.  The musical is under the Direction of Tim Broeker, with Musical Direction by Cullyn Murphy.

The cast, crew, and orchestra feature a wealth of talent from well over 30 Urbana High School students.  The production team includes Technical Director Breanna Morton, Costume Designer Barb Hughes, Orchestra Conductor Darren Hicks, Assistant Director Jessica Elliott and Scenic Construction Lead Rick Broeker.

With book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, Little Women, the Broadway Musical follows the adventures of Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March as they grow up in Civil War America. Jo longs to publish a novel. Meg longs for a fiancé. Beth longs for a piano. Amy longs to be admired. This timeless tale has been given new life as an exhilarating new musical filled with glorious song, dance, and a few tears. It celebrates personal discovery and coming of age in a time of challenge and transformation.

Tickets are $5 for UHS Students and children under the age of 12 and $10 for adults and can be purchased by emailing or at the door beginning 30 minutes prior to each performance.

Performances will be in the Cobb Memorial Auditorium at Urbana High School on November 5, 6, 7 and 8 at 7:00pm and a matinee on November 9 at 2:30pm.

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