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City of Angels

 

WICA 2013-14 THEATRE SERIES

The WICA Theatre Series is pleased to offer world-class performances. Welcome to our 2013-14 Season! There's something for everyone: musicals, dance, all-ages shows. BUY TICKETS to the entire Season and receive a 10% discount!


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Action-packed Musical Comes to WICA! Winner of 6 Tony Awards!

Book by Larry Gelbart, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by David Zippel.

Set in the glamorous,seductive Hollywood of the 40’s —the world of film studios and flimsy negligees—City of Angels is a homage to the film noir genre of motion pictures, but also filled with sidesplitting comedy. The musical weaves together two plots, the “real” world of a writer trying to turn his book into a screenplay, and the “reel” world of the fictional film. The real-life scenes are in color and the movie scenes are in black and white.

The play boasts two musical scores with clever lyrics. One provides the cast with numbers to help reveal certain emotions or to celebrate particular moments in the way that only music can. The "other" score was written to emulate pure movie soundtrack music, 1940's vintage. And a good musical is made so much better with the addition of a live band or orchestra. Musical director Sheila Weidendorf says, “City of Angels is, hands down, the smartest musical I have ever encountered." The show result is that best-of-all Hollywood conventions—a happy ending.

FEB. 7 – 22 / 7:30 PM Friday & Saturday / 2 PM Sunday Youth $17 / Senior $20 / Adult $24

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Friday                           Saturday                     Sunday
2/07/14 7:30 PM       2/08/14 7:30 PM      2/09/14 2:00 PM
2/14/14 7:30 PM       2/15/14 7:30 PM      2/16/14 2:00 PM
2/21/14 7:30 PM       2/22/14 7:30 PM

Earlier Event: February 8
City of Angels
Later Event: February 13
City of Angels