Summer 2015

Shrek, The Musical

June 12-13, 19-20, 26-27; July 2-3, 2015

This June, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals will present “Shrek, The Musical” in the stunning outdoor setting of the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre (formerly the Wells Fargo Amphitheatre) in Lubbock’s Mackenzie Park. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, “Shrek, The Musical” brings all the beloved film characters you know to life on stage, and tells the tale of an unusual hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short tempered bad guy, a gingerbread man with an attitude, and many other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got a musical like none you’ve ever seen! Making use of Texas Tech and community talent, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals always strives to create high quality, family-friendly entertainment that all ages may enjoy.

“Shrek the Musical” Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig. Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. Music by Jeanine Tesori. Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions. “Shrek the Musical” Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. Tel.: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 www.MTIShows.com

1776 ~ The Musical

July 10-11, 17-18, and 24-25, 2015

Join Lubbock Moonlight Musicals this July as they present the history-rich musical “1776” in the stunning outdoor setting of the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre in Lubbock’s Mackenzie Park. Making use of Texas Tech and community talent, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals always strives to create high quality, family-friendly entertainment that all ages may enjoy. Attendants to “1776” shall witness the birth of a nation as America’s founding fathers struggle to craft the American Declaration of Independence. This pivotal event in the pages of American history blazes to vivid life as we see the men behind the national icons: proud, frightened, irritable, charming and ultimately noble figures determined to do the right thing for their fledgling nation.

“1776” is a humorous, insightful, and historic musical that follows John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson as they attempt to persuade the members of the second Continental Congress to vote for and sign the Declaration of Independence. Step back to the summer of 1776 and a nation ready to declare independence…if only our founding fathers can agree to do it!

“1776” America’s Prize Winning Musical. Music and Lyrics by SHERMAN EDWARDS. Book by PETER STONE. Based on a concept by SHERMAN EDWARDS. Original Production Directed by PETER HUNT. Originally Produced on the Broadway Stage by STUART OSTROW. “1776” Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. Tel.: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 www.MTIShows.com

 

Oklahoma!

August 7-8, 14-15, and 21-22, 2015

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Come out to the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre (previously the Wells Fargo Amphitheatre) in the beautiful outdoor setting of Lubbock’s Mackenzie Park this August as Lubbock Moonlight Musicals presents their 10th anniversary production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” Music by RICHARD RODGERS. Book and Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II. Making use of Texas Tech and local talent, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals always strives to create high quality, family-friendly entertainment that all ages may enjoy. “Oklahoma!” is a musical masterpiece not to be missed!

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian Territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, love’s journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road. That they will succeed in making a new life together we have no doubt, and that this new life will begin in a brand-new state provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA! www.rnh.com

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “OKLAHOMA!” is based on the play “Green Grow the Lilacs” by Lynn Riggs. Original Dances by Agnes de Mille.

 

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ARTS ACADEMY

Musical Arts Center (the MAC)
2806 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX

 

THEATRE LOCATION

Moonlight Broadway:
Lubbock Civic Center Theatre
1501 Mac Davis Blvd.
Lubbock, TX 79401