The Drowsy Chaperone


Date: November 4, 2010 — December 5, 2010
Days & Times:

Thursdays through Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays at 2pm, except Sunday, November 7th
Wednesday performances at 7pm: November 10th, 17th, and December 1st


Price: $30

Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar
Directed and Choreographed by Keith Coughlin
Musical Direction by Scott Storr
Set Design by Ryan McGettigan
Costume Design by Robin McLaughlin
Lighting Design by Herrick Goldman and Susan Nicholson
Sound Design by Maura Hanlon
Props by Mary Fritz
Stage Manager, Heather Lannen


Summary

A man, a bit lonely and weary of the modern world, beats the blues by dropping the needle on his favorite vinyl recording, a 1928 smash hit musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. Its star, Janet Van De Graaff, steps into his living room with her handsome fiance, her tipsy chaperone, her producer, an aviatrix, and two gangsters disguised as chefs and they play out a twisted plot employing a shameless raft of theatrical devices including mistaken identity, spit takes, tap dancing, show-stoppers, flagrant upstaging, and rousing anthems. A homage to the Broadway musical, The Drowsy Chaperone won 4 Drama Desk and 5 Tony Awards in 2006, including Best Book and Best Original Score.


*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, appearing under Special Appearance Contract.


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Reviews

Cape Rep’s ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ is just plain fun
November 6, 2010
“…delivers with nonstop hilarity, over-the-top musical numbers and pitch-perfect casting.” -Laurie Higgins, Cape Cod Times

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