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MLWGS Drama Presents ‘Sweet Charity,’ February 28 – March 2, 2019

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Inspired by Federico Fellini’s ‘Nights of Cabiria,’ SWEET CHARITY explores the turbulent love life of Charity Hope Valentine, a hopelessly romantic but comically unfortunate dance hall hostess in New York City. With a tuneful, groovy, mid-1960s score by Cy Coleman, sparkling lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and a hilarious book by Neil Simon, SWEET CHARITY captures all the energy, humor, and heartbreak of Life in the Big City for an unfortunate but irrepressible optimist.

SWEET CHARITY

Book by Neil Simon

Music by Cy Coleman Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

Based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini,

Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano

Produced for the Broadway stage by: Fryer, Carr and Harris

Conceived, Staged and Choreographed by Bob Fosse

SWEET CHARITY is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK, www.tamswitmark.com

Drama Club Sponsor Devon E. Mattys and the Maggie L. Walker Drama Department are thrilled to announce their production of the Broadway musical SWEET CHARITY, directed by renown local director Foster Solomon, Musical Director Roy George, Choreographer Aza Raine, Set Designer, Rebekah Barnett, Technical Director Henry Gizzi, and Set Construction Dan Giorgis, this show features a talented cast of Maggie Walker students.

 TICKETS AND PERFORMANCES: February 28 – March  2 at 7 P.M. at Maggie L. Walker High School auditorium, 1000 N. Lombardy Street, Richmond, VA 23220.

Tickets are $7 for Students and $12 for Adults. Tickets can be purchased at the door, cash or check only or online here: 

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4100844