Center Stage and S.T.A.G.E Troupe, a local theater group based in Pleasant Hill, will present eight showings of the classic musical “Babes in Arms” from March 23 to April 1, 2011 at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, in Walnut Creek.
This endearing musical comedy by Rodgers and Hart is a socio-political satire that has been entertaining audiences for decades. A story about a group of young performers who would do anything to bring their original revue to Broadway, ”Babes in Arms” boasts one of the most famous musical scores ever written. With lyrics and music by Rogers and Hart, the show includes beloved standard tunes such as “My Funny Valentine,” “Where or When,” “The Lady is a Tramp” and “Johnny One Note.”
The productions will be held on Friday evenings, March 23 and 30 at 7:15 p.m.;
Saturday afternoons and evenings on March 24 and 31 at 2:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.; and Sunday afternoons on March 25 and April 1 at 2:15 p.m.
Young actors for “Babes in Arms” come from all over Contra Contra Costa County, including Martinez.
The show is Directed by Stephen Foreman, and features Musical Director Gregg Klein and Choreographer Doña Foreman.
To purchase tickets ($14.00), please contact the Lesher Center for the Arts at
(925) 943-7469 or purchase them on the web at www.lesherARTScenter.org.