Ready to Rock: Children’s Theatre Presents “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”
April 19 - May 4, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte takes audiences back to the
‘70s with “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”. The classic Saturday morning cartoons
that taught millions of Americans about history, grammar, math, and science come
to life in this toe-tapping musical.
junction, what's your function?" "Lolly, lolly, lolly get your adverbs
here!" "I'm just a Bill..." If you want to sing along while
reading these lines, you might be one of the millions of Americans who grew up
with the Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series “Schoolhouse
Rock”. The musical version revives the best of these tuneful, animated songs,
wrapped into the storyline of a young teacher terrified of facing his first
class and looking for a way to really inspire his students. Whether you have
fond memories of watching the originals in pajamas, discovered the cartoons on a
retro-hip website or are excited to introduce a new generation to these catchy
musical lessons, “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” is the show for you.
professional cast includes Caroline Bower, Kashanna Brown, Nicia Carla, Robbie
Jaeger, Lawrence Levine and Mark Sutton as the nerve-wracked teacher.
Children’s Theatre’s Artistic Director
and Ron Chisholm are co-directing “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” with Drina Keen
as Music Director.
the Schoolhouse Party for Ages 21 and Up!
first time ever, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte is excited to present a one
night only performance of “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” just for adults! Join us
on Saturday, April 26 to relive being a kid and experience all the fun of this
pop culture phenomenon. The party begins at 6:30 with a pre-show reception
featuring pizza and appetizers from Brixx and a ‘70s costume raffle with
fabulous prizes, including travel from US Airways for the two best male and
female costumes. Tickets are $25 and include food, two drinks (beer, wine and
soft drinks available) and an 8:00 pm showing of “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”
performance times and dates are:
7:30 pm (SOLD OUT)
2:00 pm (SOLD OUT)
7:30 pm (SOLD OUT)
8:00 pm (Rock the Schoolhouse Party at 6:30 pm - 21+ only!)
will be held in the McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn,
300 East 7th Street
. Front Orchestra tickets are $21.00; General Admission tickets are $16.00. For
tickets to the production, call the Children’s Theatre Box Office at
704-973-2828 (10 am-5 pm, Mon.-Fri.) or visit our website: www.ctcharlotte.org.
Recommended for ages 5 and up.
Theatre of Charlotte is supported by the Annual Fund Drive of the Arts &
Science Council, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc., ArtsTeach, and the North Carolina
Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina and the National
Endowment for the Arts.
The media sponsor for the 2007-08 season is WCNC-TV.
Airways: the 2007-08 Official Airline of Children’s Theatre of Charlotte.