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Playing January 12 – March 19, 2017

An American classic! Show Boat follows life aboard The Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi River show boat. This timeless musical spans generations, telling a powerful story of hope, freedom and love while celebrating the music of vaudeville, jazz and gospel with some of the most beautiful songs ever written, including “Ol’ Man River,” “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man” and “Make Believe”.

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2501, 2017

Howard County’s Hidden Dinner Theatre Gem by: Barbara Harrison at NBC News Channel 4 Washington

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2001, 2017

For the First Time on Toby’s Stage The American Classic Show Boat

For Immediate Release: Contact: Mark Minnick  (o) 410-730-8311 x3006 ap@tobysdinnertheatre.com An American classic, Show Boat follows life aboard The Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi River show boat. This timeless musical spans generations, telling a powerful story of hope, freedom and love while celebrating the music of vaudeville, jazz and gospel with some of the most beautiful songs ever written including “Ol’ Man River,” “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man” and “Make Believe”. You won’t want to miss this triumph of the American stage! Based on Edna Ferber’s best-selling novel, Show Boat with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II premiered in 1927. Awards for Broadway shows did not exist when this classic premiered but recent revivals across the world have continued to garner numerous awards and high praise from critics and audiences! Russell Rinker returns to the Toby’s stage as Gaylord Ravenal after portraying Emile De Becque in 2016’s  production of South Pacific and Toby’s is thrilled to welcome Abby Middleton as Magnolia Hawks. The Show Boat cast features many Toby’s favorites and Helen Hayes nominees including Robert Biederman 125, Jane C. Boyle, Jeffrey Shankle, Elizabeth Rayca, Julia Lancione, Samantha Deininger and Marquis White as Joe who [...]