Acadia Players’ ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ to open tonight

CROWLEY - The Acadia Players will proudly present “Some Enchanted Evening - The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” at the Grand Opera House of the South, located at 505 N. Parkerson Ave. in Crowley, tonight through Sun., May 19.

The songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein are a constant in everyday life. They are sung in the shower, danced to in ballrooms and heard on radios. Audiences still thrill to them on the live stage in their respective shows, and children learn them early on.

The Acadia Players musical production includes favorites from “The Sound of Music,” “Oklahoma,” “Carousel,” “South Pacific,” “The King and I” and many others.

This stunning collection of show tunes places five performers in a theatrical setting — first “backstage” as they prepare for the show, then “onstage” to present a glorious parade of genuine hits.

While allowing the performers an opportunity to explore the songs within their own styles and sensibilities, it offers the audience a glorious parade of genuine hits.

Directed by Logan Frederick, with assistance from Carolyn Patrick, “Some Enchanted Evening” is a heartwarming production that will take you back to scenes from your favorite musicals.

Providing musical direction is Susan Comeaux, assisted at the two-piano score by Judy LeJeune.

Choreographer for the show us Desiree Doucet.

The Acadia Players, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1979 with the intention of introducing community theater to local communities. First called the Acadia Arts Council, the Acadia Players tries to introduce classic plays and musicals as well as new plays. The Acadia Players is a family-oriented theater group and strives to include everyone who wishes to be involved in its productions.

Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. this evening through Saturday, May 18, with a 2 p.m. matinee scheduled for Sunday, May 19.

Tickets are available online at www.thegrandoperahouse.org, or by calling the Opera House at 785-0440.

Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $10 for children.

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