2010 Ogunquit Playhouse Season

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 2010 Ogunquit Playhouse Season

Five productions at Ogunquit Playhouse are slated for the 2010 season, running from June 9 through October 24. This year every one of the shows is a Tony award winner: Best Musical, Best Script, Best Score, Best Costumes, Best Sets – each of these shows has won some of all of these accolades. .

new musical comedy was the darling of the Tony Awards, winning the most statues in 2006. The show-within-a-show begins when a die-hard musical fan plays his favorite cast album, a 1928 smash hit called the Drowsy Chaperone and the show bursts to life.

“The Sound of Music” graces the stage from June 30 through July 24. This final collaboration between Rodgers and Hammerstein is considered to be the world’s most beloved musical and is the winner of five Tony Awards, including best musical. It’s a love story set in Austria at the dawn of World War II. Come hear songs such as “Edelweiss”, “Do-Re-Mi” and “The Sound of Music”.

Main Street meets “Sunset Boulevard” July 28 through August 14. This story is based on the film noir classic by Billy Wilder, the winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical and features Andrew Lloyd Webber’s melodies including, “With One Look” and “As If We Never Said Goodbye”. The show features Norma Desmond and the handsome young screenwriter, Joe Gills, who stumbles into the life of the ex-film goddess brushed into obscurity by the outsized glory of Hollywood.

August 18 through September 11 is Monty Python’s Spamalot”, a musical ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” This was the recipient of three Tony Awards, including Best Musical and 14 Tony Award nominations.

And she’s back! Sally Struthers is featured in the role of Big Mama in the Broadway musical “Chicago”, wrapping up the season, Sept 15 through Oct 24. This Tony award-winning tale about corruption and celebrity, inspired by the sensationalized trials of 1920s Chicago buzzes with great music and lyrics.

Prices range from $47 to $67 per show!

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One Response to “2010 Ogunquit Playhouse Season”

  1. James Shaw Says:

    Arriving late this week. What production is playing

    What matinee/evening times

    two perons

    what cost

    Thank you

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