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the DROWSY CHAPERONE
November 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until November 10, 2018
Western Illinois University Department of Theatre & Dance Presents”
The Drowsy Chaperone
Music & Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar
Directed by Carolyn Blackinton
Musical Direction by Lynn Thompson
General Admission $15.00
WIU Students Free with ID
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.