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Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol, The Musical’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre by Steve Charing at MD Theatre Guide
For Immediate Release: Contact: Mark Minnick (o) 410-730-8311 x3006 firstname.lastname@example.org A CHRISTMAS CAROL – THE MUSICAL AT TOBY’S DINNER THEATRE NOVEMBER 17th – JANUARY 8th, 2016. “SURE TO BRIGHTEN YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON!” After many memorable performances at Toby’s Dinner Theatre (Father in Ragtime, Captain Hook in Peter Pan and Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof) [...]
This musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge became a ten year tradition at New York’s Madison Square Garden and now this wonderful musical version returns to the Toby’s stage. Filled with beautiful melodies, dazzling choreography and grand ‘spirits’, A Christmas Carol is pure joy and is sure to brighten everyone’s holiday season!
Celebrate 100 years of Dr. Seuss! In this story the beloved Seuss characters are brought to life. The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains Whoville (the tiniest planet in the sky), including one little Who named Jojo, who is always in trouble for thinking too many thinks! Horton is faced with protecting the Whos from a dangerous world and the Sour Kangaroo, but also finds himself protecting an egg that was abandoned by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. The faithful Horton is able to overcome ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial with the help of his trusty neighbor Gertrude McFuzz. Friendship, loyalty and the community are challenged, but ultimately win! This fits in beautifully with lessons in: MAKING A DIFFERENCE, FACING INJUSTICES, ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS, INVESTIGATING PERSONAL STRENGTH, DETERMINATION, COMMUNITY, HOW THINGS CHANGE, RHYTHM AND RHYME, and CARING ABOUT MYSELF AND OTHERS.
The Ugly Duckling October- December 2016 Adapted by Gayle Cornelison/ Music and Lyrics by Eli Baer and Brian Bennett Based on the classic tale of the Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen. The awkward, gray, large bird is mocked by his siblings. He sets off on a journey meeting wild ducks, Spanish [...]
Most Valuable Player January – March 2017 Book by Mary Hall Surface/ Conceived by Gayle Cornelison In this fast paced show, we meet Jackie Robinson, the man who broke the color barrier in professional baseball. Audiences will enjoy this portrayal of his determination, despite seemingly insurmountable racism. The story is driven [...]
There’s some serious jiving going on at Toby’s Dinner Theater. No need to dress up too much- just grab your rosary and hymnal, and head out the door to Sister Act. It’s— yes, yes, wait for it- paradise. Based on the original 1992 movie ‘Sister Act’ with Whoopie Goldberg, this Broadway version has a rollicking [...]
Who knew nuns could be so much fun? In “Sister Act,” currently playing at Toby’s Columbia, nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier shows an order of nuns that there’s more to life than penance and genuflection. And if this musical is good enough to get those serious nuns moving and grooving, what chance does the audience have?