Crighton Theatre Newsletter
January-February 2012

See Barefoot in the Park
at the Crighton!

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MCPAS Presents Suzy Bogguss

Suzy Bogguss had a revelation on stage with Garrison Keillor in 2008. Everyone loves to sing along on "Red River Valley" - except the children who somehow don't know the song. Folk songs are the scrapbook of the American experience, but as music education fades from our public schools, she worried; these beautiful melodies are in danger of being overlooked. She resolved to record these timeless songs in an updated but reverent way - so that everyone can sing along on "Red River Valley."

And who better than the golden throated Suzy? The platinum selling songstress already has a full bookshelf of Grammy and CMA awards and now with the release of American Folk Songbook she can put her own book up there too. The CD and companion songbook were be released on August 2, 2011.

See Suzy Bogguss on January 14, 2012 at 7:30 PM at the Crighton Theatre!

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Annie Jr.

CYT presents Annie Jr.: one of the most beloved musicals in history. Annie Jr. tells the story of a Depression-era orphan determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago at a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, befriends President Franklin Roosevelt and finds a new family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

See Annie Jr. on January 20-29, 2012 at the Crighton Theatre!

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Del McCoury Band with Milk Drive Opening

The Del McCoury Band is a Grammy Award-winning bluegrass band. In 2004, nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album, "It's Just the Night", and in 2006, won that category for "The Company We Keep". In 2011, the Band's "Old Memories" Tribute to Bill Monroe, "The Father of Bluegrass Music", was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. The Del McCoury Band has garnered critical raves for their latest effort, "Old Memories: The Songs of Bill Monroe". MilkDrive, the Austin alt-folk-progressive acoustic string band, released its debut studio album in April 2011, "Road from Home" in 2011.

See the Del McCoury Band on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at the Crighton Theatre!

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Barefoot in the Park

Based on the hit Broadway play by Neil Simon, who made his screenwriting debut with this adaptation, Barefoot In The Park follows the lives of newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter as they adjust to married life in a tiny Greenwich Village apartment. Paul is a buttoned-down, straight-arrow lawyer who's wound a little too tight, while Corie is an effervescent free spirit who won't let anything disturb her romantic bliss. Aside from the five-flight climb and the hole in their skylight, the Bratters must also contend with eccentric upstairs neighbor Victor Velasco, who must go through their apartment to get to his. Corie hatches a plot to get her mother together with Mr. Velasco, but the entire evening goes awry.

See the light-hearted comedy Barefoot in the Park from Feb. 17- March 4, 2012 at the Crighton Theatre!

STAGE RIGHT | Buy tickets online! | Dockline | Posters | Podcasts | Playbills | Gallery

The Carol Burnett Show

Auditions for the variety show based on Carol Burnett's show during the 1970's will take place at the historic Crighton Theatre on February 19-20, 2011 at 7 PM. Come prepared to dance and sing solo or with a group! Prepared group acts reminiscent of the 1970's that would be typical of Carol's guests are encouraged. Try out as one of the guest stars that frequented Carol's show or as one of her regulars. Audition details can be found on the website.

See The Carol Burnett Show from April 17- May 6, 2012 at the Crighton Theatre! Note that Carol Burnett is NOT in the show.

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Deadly Murder

Camille Dargus has fought her way up from humble beginnings to a glittering Manhattan lifestyle. She has beauty, brains, wealth, and a successful career as a jewelry designer for the leading lights of New York society. She also has a penchant for attractive young men. One night at a society gala she meets Billy, a handsome young waiter, and brings him back to her Soho apartment. But there's more to Billy than meets the eye, and Camille finds herself held hostage at gunpoint by a man who seems frighteningly familiar with the past Camille has struggled to forget. Over the course of one explosive night, Camille must use all her wits and cunning to save her life--and to prevent the dark secrets of her past from destroying everything she's worked for.

See Deadly Murder at Theatre Suburbia from Jan.6 - Feb. 4, 2012.

Theatre Suburbia

Heritage Museum of Montgomery County

The Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, a sesquicentennial project started in 1985, features exhibits chronicling the county's roots, from the lumber and oil industries to the everyday lives of Montgomery County residents. The Museum is housed in the historic Grogan/Cochran home, built in 1924.

The Museum is composed of three permanent galleries including Glimpses of Montgomery County, featuring a time line chronicling the area's entire history, from prehistoric times to the building of Lake Conroe and The Woodlands in the late 1970's.

Call us today at 936-539-6873 to reserve your Group Tour and learn more about Montgomery County's History - by reservation, please.

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