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The Drowsy Chaperone

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - Sunday, September 29, 2019

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Drowsy Chaperone

BurlOak Theatre Group

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 7:30 p.m. to Saturday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m.

Oakville Centre, AEG Liebherr Auditorium

$35 Regular Seating

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 choir 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 Jaun 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!”

For more information about The Drowsy Chaperone, visit www.oakvillecentre.ca.


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