Saturday, May 17, 2014

LSSE Musical Theater Revue: May 31st & June 1st

For the second year, Amherst Leisure Services (LSSE) will be presenting the "Youth on Broadway" musical theater revue, showcasing the talent of Pioneer Valley youth between the ages of 9-17 and presenting nearly 40 songs and dances from more than 20 Broadway shows. From "Mathilda the Musical" to "A Chorus Line," "Oliver," "Wicked," and many other Broadway productions, the program will present three shows: Saturday May 31, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday June 1, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. All shows will take place at the Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium, located at 170 Chestnut Street, Amherst.

"We are so excited to showcase the abundant musical theater talent possessed by our young people in the Pioneer Valley!" said Becca Greene- Van Horn, the show’s director. "Although there are opportunities in our area to act and sing in large-scale musicals, there are only so many parts to go around for young people. We created ‘Youth on Broadway’ so that kids from 4th through 12th grade could get a chance to learn and perform leading and featured roles. Youth on Broadway was such a smashing success last year we just had to bring it back again so these amazingly creative kids have the chance to perform songs from many different Broadway shows."

Tickets for "Youth on Broadway" are available by calling 413-259-3065. Ticket prices in advance are $10 for adults, $5 for children/students/seniors. Tickets at the door are available for $12 for adults and $7 for children/students/seniors.