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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, presented by CenterStage and Hilliard Lyons, shines the spotlight on the business world, as a young window-washer rises from the mail room to Vice President of Advertising at World Wide Wicket Company.  I had the pleasure of seeing this fun production over the weekend and I highly recommend it!   Michael Detmer, as J. Pierrepont Finch, leads this lively cast, in an infectious, upbeat, way that keeps you smiling!  His lovely co-star, Lauren Crawford, who plays the sweet Rosemary Pilkington, only has eyes for him but tries to stand her ground and...
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, presented by CenterStage and Hilliard Lyons, will shine the spotlight on the business world, as a young window-washer rises from the mail room to Vice President of Advertising at World Wide Wicket Company. This heart and humor-filled saga, perfect for the whole family, runs Thursday, March 31 through Sunday, April 10, at the Jewish Community Center of Louisville’s Linker Auditorium. The show is based on Shepherd Mead’s 1952 satirical book of the same name and the revival on Broadway in 2011 staring Daniel Radcliff as J. Pierrepont Finch. Upon following the book’s advice,...
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CenterStage has another new musical that opens this week and you are sure to have a great time at this upbeat show!    Tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen… and laugh out loud  with us as we present Dolly Parton’s brand spankin’ new musical 9to5.  Based on the hilarious blockbuster iconic 80’s film, 9to5 tells the story of  three quirky secretaries from the 1970’s rolodex era who stand up for themselves by taking revenge on their chauvinistic boss. What ensues is pure hilarity.  Featuring Parton’s driving upbeat score and witty clever lyrics partnered with a smart book by Partricia Resnick, 9to5, Broadways...
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Opening this week at CenterStage  THE WHO’S TOMMY PRESENTED BY J MICHAEL’S SALON Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, music and lyrics by  Pete Townshend, additional music and lyrics by  John Entwistle and Keith Moon. July 9-19A six-time TONY Award-winning Broadway musical, based on The Who’s  iconic hit 1969 rock concept album of the same name, will blow your minds as it explodes onto our stage in this high-energy, mind blowing theatrical event. TOMMY is the exhilarating story of a pinball-playing, deaf, dumb and blind boy who triumphs over insurmountable adversities. Join us as we celebrate The Who’s 50th anniversary and their sold...
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  Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s Once on This Island is one of my favorite musicals!  Many people have never heard of it, I was in the same boat until we did it as our Senior Show in high school.  After that, I was hooked! This enchanting musical fable, which is the newest production in the 100th anniversary season at CenterStage of Louisville,  tells the story of forbidden love between people from two different worlds, a calypso-flavored re-telling of the traditional “Little Mermaid” tale.  The Caribbean vibe you get from the music immediately takes you away to the beach and warmer weather!  This...
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