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The Drowsy Chaperone

June 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 26, 2020

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 20, 2020

One event on June 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm

The Drowsy Chaperone
Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar
Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison

Directed by Frank Shutts

Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. With the houselights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delight. Hailed by New York Magazine as “The Perfect Broadway Musical,” The Drowsy Chaperone is a masterful meta-musical, poking fun at all the tropes that characterize the musical theatre genre.

Dates: May 29-June 28, 2020
Time: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
*Sat June 27 is a 2pm matinee, no evening performance that date.
Venue: Workhouse Theatre (in Building W3)
Tickets: $20-$35
*Ticket prices may rise with demand, advance purchase strongly recommended.


June 5
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Building W-3 (Theatre)
Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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