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June 2 - 18, 2017

It's the kind of show where you might find yourself un-selfconsciously singing along to some of your favorite Broadway tunes

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Why See Damn Yankees?

The quintessentially American musical comedy

The classic 1955 musical comedy by Adler and Ross is a modern version of the story of Faust, the legendary sorcerer who sold his soul to the devil in exchange for magical powers. Set in the 1950s, this tale focuses on Joe, a devoted baseball fan in his forties, and a mysterious figure who calls himself "Applegate". And it seems that Applegate has an offer too good to refuse! Combining the age-old fable warning against making deals with the devil, with an all-American sports background in baseball, this musical is about as American as it can get! Featuring the popular songs, Goodbye Old Girl, A Man Doesn't Know and Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo.

Joe is offered the gift of youth; he can be twenty-two again, join his favorite team, the Washington Senators, and become a hero by helping them beat a team that then seemed invincible; the New York Yankees. Joe agrees to leave his wife and home behind, but he insists on an escape clause so that he can return; The Senators' last game is on September 25, and if he plays in it, he is to stay young and alone forever. If not, he has until the night before to walk away from the deal, and return to real life.

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Opening night: 2 June 2017

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Suitable for ages 10 and up and contains mild profanity.

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