Amadeus

See Amadeus! at the County Players

by / 0 Comments / 36 View / January 28, 2017

There’s nothing like seeing a musical in person and the County Players does a great job of putting on some amazing performances. Amadeus will be performed starting February 3. Now all you need to do is buy your tickets and go see a show!

Written by Peter Shaffer
Directed by Christine Crawfis

The show will take place on February 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 2017

From the County Players website: In 18th century Vienna, music is the currency of power. And Court Composer Antonio Salieri is the toast of the town. That is, until a young prodigy by the name of Mozart comes on the scene. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play and the Academy Award for Best Film, Amadeus weaves a confrontation between mediocrity and genius into a tale of breathtaking dramatic power. Obsessively jealous of his God-given gift, Salieri realizes that his talent is no match for Mozart’s genius and sets out to destroy his rival. This theatrical masterpiece, part biography and part murder-mystery, is filled with some of the greatest music ever composed.

If you’re planning ahead,  Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, directed by MaryBeth Boylan, will take place on May 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 2017

From the County Players website: Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, based on the popular 1988 MGM film, takes us to the French Riviera for hijinks and hilarity. Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of mischief, this hysterical comedy features a delightfully jazzy score by David Yazbek (The Full Monty) and was nominated for a staggering 11 Tony Awards. Lawrence Jameson makes his lavish living by talking rich ladies out of their money. Freddy Benson more humbly swindles women by waking their compassion with fabricated stories about his grandmother’s failing health. After meeting on a train, they attempt to work together only to find that this small French town isn’t big enough for the two of them. They agree on a settlement: the first one to extract $50,000 from a young female target, heiress Christine Colgate, wins and the other must leave town. A hilarious battle of cons ensues that will keep audiences laughing, humming and guessing to the end!

For more information and to order your tickets, please visit the County Players website: http://countyplayers.org/

 

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