IN THE UNDERGROUND
Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx | Book by Jeff Whitty | Based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
(adult content and language)
DATES: August 6 - 22. 2015
All shows @ 7:30 pm | Thurs - Sat.
Those naughty puppets are back after a sold-out run at The Playground. A coming-of-age tale of twenty-something humans and puppets learning the hard knocks of life and love after college in NYC. If PBS made Sesame Street for adults the characters would live on Avenue Q.
TICKETS: Adults - $20 | Students - $16
Presented in partnership by The Underground and UMD'S Stage 2 Theatre
CHILDREN'S THEATRE - TEEN INTENSIVES
After ten long years of fighting a war against the Goths, Roman general TITUS ANDRONICUS returns home with the bodies of his two sons and a crew of important war prisoners, including Tamora (queen of the Goths), her sons (Demetrius and Chiron) and Aaron the Moor. Before he places his slain sons in the Andronicus family tomb, Titus must sacrifice Tamora's eldest son in order to appease the spirits of his dead children.
August 13, 15, 20, and 22 @ 7pm
Sweeney Todd: School Edition
Music and Lyrics By Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Based on an adaptation by Christopher Bond
An infamous tale, Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to 19th century London seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, above which he opens a new barber practice. Mrs. Lovett's luck sharply shifts when Todd's thirst for blood inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London lining up, and the carnage has only just begun!
August 14 & 21 @ 7pm
August 16 & 23 @ 2pm
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