Friday, 24 January 2014 13:14
Maple Avenue Musical Club Present “Shrek The Musical”
SARATOGA SPRINGS - Members of the Maple Avenue Middle School Musical Club take the stage in January and February to perform Shrek The Musical, which brings the well-loved movie characters to life in a spectacular production based on the story and characters from the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. Director Candace Calvin says she expects Shrek The Musical to be a popular show. Among the highlights, in addition to the loveable ogre are a life-sized dragon that will be controlled by 4 puppeteers. Students are busy preparing for opening night at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 31. The show will also be performed at 1 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 1; at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 7, and 1 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 8. Tickets are $7 each and can be purchased at the door or pre-ordered through this website: https://sites.google.com/site/mapleavenuemusicalclub Of note is that there are nearly 100 students in the production’s cast and crew. In addition to the director, other adults filling key roles are Kathy Fogarty, producer; Karen Munski, musical director; Amanda Banner, choreographer and Maureen Hodges, sound.