3 Event(s) Found in "Lauren K. Woods Theatre"

BIG: THE MUSICAL

Jul 8-25

BIG: THE MUSICAL 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 8 PM

The classic 1987 motion picture fantasy bursts onto the stage in the unforgettable theatrical experience, Big The Musical. Featuring a witty, moving, and insightful book by John Weidman (Assassins, Pacific Overtures, Road Show) and a dazzling, energetic, heartfelt, contemporary score by David Shire and Richard Maltby, Jr. (Baby, Closer Than Ever, Starting Here, Starting Now) Big is a perfect show for audiences of all ages!

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Anything Goes

Nov 4-15

Anything Goes 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 8 PM

In olden days, a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking, now, heaven knows, ANYTHING GOES!" The classic American musical by Cole Porter will be the first musical presented in the fall semester at historic Woods Theatre by Monmouth University's Department of Music and Theatre Arts. The show, which debuted in 1934, introduced such classic American standards as "You're the Top", "I Get A Kick Out of You", and the title tune, "Anything Goes". Proof of its popularity is the repeated revivals on Broadway, most recently in 2011 by the Roundabout Theatre Company in NYC.

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Bus Stop by William Inge

Mar 2-10

Bus Stop by William Inge 

Lauren K. Woods Theatre - 8 PM

Stop is a romance drama written by one of the great, if underappreciated, playwrights of the 20th century: William Inge. Inge won the Pulitzer Prize for Picnic and his Come Back, Little Sheba won a Tony Award as a play and two Academy Awards for its film version. Bus Stop tells the story of Cherie, an aspiring nightclub singer, and her brash young cowboy suitor, stuck in a Kansas diner during a snowstorm. Its original production in 1955 was nominated for 4 Tony Awards. The film version starred Marilyn Monroe as Cherie.

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