From the same theatrical production company that brought you The Rocky Horror Show and Evil Dead: The Musical, comes a Halloween treat that should not be missed. Egads! Theatre Company brings to the stage of the Off Center Theatre in Crown Center, Carrie: The Musical, from the book by Lawrence D. Cohen. The play will run from October 4 to November 2.
This musical is based on the bestselling novel by the master of horror, Stephen King. The music of Academy Award winner Michael Gore and lyrics by Academy Award winning writer Dean Pitchford is a tale of a high school dance gone terribly bad. Chelsea Anglemyer plays the prom queen pushed over the edge by high school bullying.
Directed by Steven Eubank the pop/rock musical guides the energetic young cast with a compelling vision and gift of gore. The audience will be horrified at the mother-daughter relationship that according to Egads! Theatre Company, “will make you hold your breath.” “The visuals will stay with you long after the bloom is off the pumpkin.”
October is designated as National Bullying Prevention Month with a message of, “STOP The Drama…END the Hate…STOMP Out Bullying.” Informed students can make a difference is the belief of Egads! Theatre Company. They will hold two Teen Nights, October 12 and 19, featuring a “talk back” conversation on bullying with the cast and crew.
The cast of Carrie: The Musical features; Chelsea Anglemyer as Carrie, Tara Varney as Margaret White, Lyndsey Agron as Miss Gardner, Megan Herrera as Sue Snell, Stefanie Weinecke as Chris Hargensen, Christopher Carlson as Tommy Ross and Samuel Parish as Billy Nolan. Other members of the cast include: Daniel Beeman, Jeff Berger, Emma Carter, Christiana Coffey, Coleman Crenshaw, Shelby Floyd, Michael Golliher, Emmy Hadley and Seth Jones.
Steven Eubank is joined by associate director Dustin West, musical director Kevin Bogan, choreographer Tiffany Powell, Jeff Eubank sets and sound, Alex Perry sets and lights, Courtney Perry costumes and props by Caitlin Hall.
Tickets can be purchased by calling 816-842-9999 or visit www.egadstheatre.com.