The Drowsy Chaperone

Posted May 6, 2019 at 5:48 am by

San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Theatre’s Spring Musi­cal, The Drowsy Chap­er­one, opens THIS Friday!

Win­ner of five Tony Awards, includ­ing Best Book and Best Orig­i­nal Score, The Drowsy Chap­er­one is a lov­ing send-up of the Jazz Age musi­cal, fea­tur­ing one show-stop­ping song and dance num­ber after another.

With the house­lights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast record­ing of a fic­ti­tious 1928 musi­cal. The record­ing comes to life and The Drowsy Chap­er­one begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wed­ding, a bum­bling best man, a des­per­ate the­atre pro­duc­er, a not-so-bright host­ess, two gang­sters pos­ing as pas­try chefs, a mis­guid­ed Don Juan and an intox­i­cat­ed chap­er­one, and you have the ingre­di­ents for an evening of mad­cap delight.

Hailed by New York Mag­a­zine as “The Per­fect Broad­way Musi­cal,” The Drowsy Chap­er­one is a mas­ter­ful meta-musi­cal, pok­ing fun at all the tropes that char­ac­ter­ize the musi­cal the­atre genre. Don’t miss this hilar­i­ous musi­cal with­in a com­e­dy, direct­ed by Cathi Nett!

Fri­day & Sat­ur­day, May 10 & 11 7:30 pm
Thurs­days* through Sat­ur­days, May 16–18 & May 23–25 7:30 pm
Sun­days, May 12, 19 & 26 2:00 pm

Tick­ets: Adults: $23, Stu­dent Reserved: $12, $5 Stu­dent RUSH at door only 
*Thurs­days are “Pay What You Can” at the door

In addi­tion, we will be hav­ing an Open­ing Night Reception!

Fri­day, May 10 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Steele Memo­r­i­al Gar­den & Patio at SJCT.

Tick­ets: All tick­ets $25 each. Guests must be 21 years and older 

CATS requests the hon­or of your pres­ence at a Wed­ding Recep­tion! Fol­lies star, the beau­ti­ful and tal­ent­ed Janet Van De Graaff, is mar­ry­ing hand­some tooth­paste mod­el, Robert Mar­tin. It’s the wed­ding of the year, and you’re invit­ed! It’s 1928, but Pro­hi­bi­tion won’t stand in the way of a well-mixed Gim­let! Farhad Ghatan will be on the piano, and there will be hors d’oeuvres by King’s Deli. 1920’s cos­tumes are option­al but encour­aged! Tick­ets are limited!

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