Tony-Winning Musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” to light up the Haskell this weekend

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DERBY LINE – The Borderline Players theatre group is gearing up for a sensational run of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a Tony-winning musical farce directed by Todd Cubit. With performances scheduled from June 21 to 30, this hilarious production promises to blend nostalgic charm with a contemporary flair, much to the delight of theater enthusiasts.

When a die-hard theatre fan plays their favorite cast album, the characters leap to life, performing one show-stopping number after another. The musical, with music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, and a book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar, delivers an enchanting mix of laughs and memorable tunes under the music direction of Mark Violette.

The show will take place on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m., offering ample opportunities for audiences to catch the performance. Mary S. Hoadley, the production manager, oversees this dynamic staging.

Ticket prices are accessible for all, ranging from $10 for Community Circle members to $30 for those opting for the Generous Ticket, which provides added support for the local arts. Standard adult tickets cost $20, with special pricing for youth and seniors at $15.

Please note, children under 12 will not be admitted. The Haskell Opera House straddles the border between Derby Line, Vermont, and Stanstead, Quebec. This unique venue is an ideal setting for a musical that celebrates and satirizes the golden age of theater. For more info visit: https://borderlineplayers.org/

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