FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 23, 2010
The Grand Theatre
Delightful, Family Musical based on Charles Dickens' Classic Novel
By Lionel Bart
Salt Lake City, UT - Oliver! is kicking off The Grand Theatre's the 2010-2011 season and features Max Robinson, who has graced the stages of Pioneer Theater, Salt Lake Acting Company, and the Utah Shakespearean Festival, as Fagin. This British musical also includes a cast of 30 actors and actresses and stars Cayden Maynes in the title role with Max Huftalin as Artful Dodger.
Oliver!, one of the most beloved musicals and winner of many Tony and Academy awards for the original production and 1968 film, vividly brings to life Dickens’ timeless characters with its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more. This production was the first musical adaptation of a Dickens' novel and premiered in London's West End in 1960. This production features such well-known songs as Food, Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, Where Is Love? and As Long as He Needs Me.
Anne Stewart Mark, professional director and actress, directs and this production with Shannon Musgrave as choreographer and Kevin Mathie, musical director, leading a full orchestra.
Play dates: October 6-23, 2010
Times: Evening performances 7:30pm Wednesday - Saturday, Saturday matinees 2:00pm
Location: The Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Tickets: Prices range from $8.00 to $24.00 with discounts for groups, seniors, and students available.
Reservations: 801-957-3322 or online at www.the-grand.org
Photos attached: Max Robinson as Fagin; Fagin, Oliver, and Dodger (left to right)
Photos by: Debra Macfarlane