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Never Grow Up!   Don’t we all wish we could just stay kids forever!  Carefree and fun times are what we wish for.  Head over to Derby Dinner Playhouse for a few hours and you can have just that!  In their new summer musical, Peter Pan, they are flying high and crowing their hearts out, fully immersing the audience in childlike contentment.  This is a show for the entire family!  I took my boys who are 4 and 8 and they laughed, giggled, and sang along during the entire show!  PETER PAN is the musical adventure about a mischievous boy who flies...
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We went to the opening performance of SLEEPING BEAUTY, the Musical, at Derby Dinner Playhouse this past weekend and had a great time!  As are all of the shows they produce, this was an exceptional show with top-notch performers and a story line the kids could easily relate to. A spinning wheel, an evil curse and true love’s kiss? All three are revealed in this musical adaptation of the story of Princess Aurora. Will her charming Prince break the spell in time? The show starts off with the lovable Lem Jackson as the Prince.  He has lost something and doesn't remember what,...
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A spinning wheel, an evil curse and true love’s kiss? All three are revealed in this musical adaptation of the story of Princess Aurora. Will her charming Prince break the spell in time? Derby Dinner Playhouse will open the musical SLEEPING BEAUTY on May 15 as part of their Children’s Musical Theatre Series.  Public performances run May 16, 23, 30, June 1, 6, 13, 2015.  For ticket information please call 812-288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.  We all know the story with a spinning wheel, an evil curse and true love’s kiss.   This musical adaptation of the story of Sleeping Beauty has all...
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Derby Dinner Playhouse opened SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS last week and I enjoyed every minute of this loud and big Broadway musical that once was also a big movie hit with MGM!  Set in the 1850's in Oregon, this is  a classic American musical that will take you back to the glory days of the movie musical.  Full of romance and foot-stomping dances, this is the saga of a young bride in the Oregon wilderness who finds herself in an unexpected situation after hastily marrying a mountain man!  She finds she has also gotten 6 rowdy brother-in-laws and she must make them more...
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  I had the opportunity to attend the new musical BONNIE & CLYDE at Derby Dinner Playhouse last week and it was phenomenal.  This was certainly different than most productions I have seen at Derby Dinner over the years, but I loved that it was new and electrifying.  I have previously heard stories of Bonnie & Clyde but never knew all the details of their history, their love story, and their crimes.  That story has been re-created into a thrilling and sexy new musical for the stage and I am thrilled that I had the opportunity to see it at...
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