HUNTINGDON, Tenn. – Lerner & Loewe’s “Camelot: The Musical” rides across The Dixie Stage 7 p.m. Feb. 23; 2 p.m. Feb. 24; 7 p.m. March 2; and 2 p.m. March 3 at The Dixie Carter Performing Arts and Academic Enrichment Center.
“Camelot: The Musical” is based on the legend of King Arthur as told in the classic novel, The Once and Future King by T.H. White. Audiences can expect to get lost in the enchanting story of a young King Arthur and the knights of his Round Table as they seek to create an idyllic kingdom guided by honor and righteousness. With glorious music and enough swashbuckling action and wit to keep one on the edge of his seat, the pageantry of “Camelot” is sure to charm and delight.
The original production, which first appeared on stage in 1960, won four Tony Awards and enjoyed a celebrated Broadway run of 873 performances.
The original cast consisted of wonderful Broadway notables Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Roddy McDowell and Robert Goulet. The music of Camelot has memorable songs like “I Loved You Once in Silence” and “If Ever I Would Leave You.”
The Dixie’s production will be performed and produced by its very own Dixie Players with director, Kristin Klonowski and music directors, Andrea and Keith Cottrill. This community theatre troupe began performing in 2002 with a commitment to excellence and goals that are worth breaking a leg for.
The Dixie Players are dedicated to stimulating a community and area-wide interest in the dramatic arts for the purpose of advancing culture through the production of musicals, dramas, comedies, readings, shows, and dramatic arts in all forms. Previously, The Dixie Players have performed “The Wizard of Oz,” “The Diary of Anne Frank,” “Annie,” “The Foreigner,” and “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”
Tickets for “Camelot: The Musical” are $20 and can be purchased online at www.DixiePac.net or at The Dixie’s Box Office by calling 731-986-2100 or visiting 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays.
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