School of Music

The Drowsy Chaperone

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, March 9, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, March 10, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursday, March 15, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, March 16, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, March 17, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, March 11, 2012, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Sunday, March 18, 2012, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham
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USM Department of Theater
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Musical Theater

Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison

Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar

Directed by Assunta Kent

Choreography by Raymond Dumont

Musical direction by Edward Reichert

Who says they’re not making great musicals anymore? This smash hit received more 2006 Tony awards than any other musical. When a die-hard fan plays his favorite cast album, the show miraculously comes to life. Enjoy the hijinks as mobsters try to force a Broadway producer to sabotage his leading lady’s wedding. Toe-tapping tunes and silly situations abound in this hilarious valentine to the golden age of musicals.

Directed by Assunta Kent; musical direction by Ed Reichert; choreography by Ray Dumont. A co-production with the USM Department of Theatre.

$21 general public; $15 seniors/USM employees and alumni; $10 students. Call the USM Theatre Box Office at 780-5151 or reserve online at There is a $1.50 fee for online reservations.

Auditions for Community Area Musicians

Youth vocalists, Southern Maine Children's Choir (treble voices grades 4 and up) and Southern Maine Youth Chorale (middle/high school mixed voices) will hold auditions on Wednesday, September 3 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Schedule online.

Adult musicians, Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra auditions will be held on Wednesday, September 3 at 7 p.m. More information.

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