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Parkland Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season Lineup

Four productions filled with lively comedy, music

Friday, January 12, 2018
The Parkland College Theatre announces the following productions as part of its 2018-2019 season lineup:

The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni
Sept. 27–Oct. 7, 2018
Second Stage Theatre
A modern mash-up between traditional Italian commedia del’arte and modern day sit-coms, this new version of Goldoni’s classic pits the madcap servant Truffaldino against masters, mistresses, lovers, lawyers and 27 plates of fast food. Imagine a Bob Hope comedy written by Monty Python and performed with likes of Chaplin or Keaton.

The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 by John Bishop
Nov. 8–18, 2018
Harold and Jean Miner Theatre
When their latest Broadway musical closes after the murder of three chorus girls, the writers and stars escape to Westchester to work on their next hit. Unfortunately, the murderer has followed them upstate! A comedy about murders, secret identities, and the Golden Age of Broadway, The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 is a modern classic in the vein of Clue and Murder by Death.

Come Blow Your Horn by Neil Simon
(The 28th Annual Student Production) 

Feb. 7–17, 2019
Second Stage Theatre
Our 28th Annual Student Production will feature a student director and all-student staff. Come Blow Your Horn is the story of Alan and Buddy Baker, two brothers who could not be more different. Younger brother Buddy longs for the playboy lifestyle his elder brother Alan leads. However, as Buddy transforms into the swinging mirror image of Alan, Alan finds himself falling in love for the first time. This hilarious comedy launched the career of its internationally famous playwright, Neil Simon.

The New Mel Brooks Musical: Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks
April 4–21, 2019
Harold and Jean Miner Theatre 
Welcome to Transylvania! A hilarious musical adaptation of the beloved Mel Brooks movie, Young Frankenstein is the story of Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous mad scientist. When Frederick inherits his grandfather’s castle—complete with mysterious passages and secret labs—he decides to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps by bringing the dead back to life.

For more information visit http://theatre.parkland.edu/.

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