Freddys Season Winds Down in the Lehigh Valley
By Samantha Perkins
The 2016 Freddy Awards season winds down over the next two weekends with three final high school musicals. However, with the musical performances ending next weekend, Freddy Awards nominations are just around the corner, and the 2016 Freddy Awards will be broadcasted live on WFMZ on Thursday, May 26! Liberty High School’s production of Pippin is the first of the last musicals of the season.
Liberty High School’s Pippin: The young son of the medieval ruler Charlemagne is encouraged by a troupe of players to find his “Corner of the Sky” by trying his hand at war, love, and other joys before settling down. Showtimes are 7 p.m. April 21-23. Tickets are $10.
Notre Dame High School’s She Loves Me: A store clerk and a salesgirl at a Hungarian perfumerie can’t stand each other in person, but they are actually conducting an anonymous romantic correspondence. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. April 21-22 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 23. Tickets are $8 for students and seniors and $10 for adults.
Dieruff High School’s The Producers: In Mel Brooks’ musical adaptation of his 1968 film, fading producer Max Bialystock convinces an accountant to partner with him in producing a musical titled Springtime for Hitler, a guaranteed flop, and then run off with the money they’ve raised. Showtimes are 7 p.m. April 28-29 and 2 p.m. April 30. Tickets are $8 for students and seniors and $10 for adults.