Weekly musings from Jeff Long, public relations manager for the Fox Valley Park District.
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Friday, January 11
There’s something magical about seeing a vintage show come to life, when yesterday’s classic is transformed into a fresh-yet-familiar masterpiece by talented new performers. That would certainly describe the upcoming Winter Stage performance of Anything Goes, set for four performances Friday through Sunday at the Prisco Community Center. “This show will feature some of the best theatre talent we’ve assembled in 11 years of Winter Stage performances,” promised Kyle Donahue, performing arts manager. The cast of 40 performers range in age from 7 to 76, with lead roles played by adults, teens and even some of the youngest in the cast. Collectively, they blend their uniquely bright talents to create a light-hearted, fluffy show of catchy tunes…
The cast consists of 40 members, ages 7 to 76.
Editor's note: The following is a press release from Fox Valley Park District. The Fox Valley Park District's Winter Stage production of Anything Goes will be performed Jan. 11, 12 and 13 at the Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Avenue, in Aurora. Tickets are $7 and may be purchased in advance at the Prisco Center. Seating is reserved, so advanced tickets are suggested. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Anything Goes is classic, 1930s era musical theatre; an amusing story of love, mistaken identity, elaborate disguises, harmless gangsters, flashy celebrities and tap-dancing sailors. Set aboard a luxury ocean liner, the plot follows a stowaway who is in love with an engaged heiress. A series…