SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT at the Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach!

Posted on December 6th, 2016

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE and LYTHGOE FAMILY PANTO ANNOUNCE A VERY SPECIAL HOLIDAY EVENT!

COZI ZUEHLSDORFF, JOELY FISHER, BARRY PEARL,

BENJAMIN SCHRADER, JEFF SUMNER,

CONOR GUZMAN & VONZELL SOLOMON starring in

SLEEPING BEAUTY

AND HER WINTER KNIGHT

 

Book by Kris Lythgoe

Choreography by Spencer Liff

Musical Supervisor Michael Orland

Musical Direction by Michael Sobie

Directed by Linda Goodrich

Limited Engagement Opens Friday, December 9th

 at the Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach!

 

 

Cast of SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT at Pasadena Playhouse

PHOTO CREDIT: Lythgoe Family Panto

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Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Lythgoe Family Panto are thrilled to announce a very special holiday event, Cozi Zuehlsdorff (“Dolphin Tale” Films), Joely Fisher (Broadway: Cabaret, “Desperate Housewives”), Barry Pearl (“Grease”), The Book of Mormon’s Benjamin Schrader, Jeff Sumner (Genie in Disney’s Aladdin-A Musical Spectacular), “American Idol” finalist Vonzell Solomon and Conor Guzman (Pasadena Playhouse; The Fantasticks) starring in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT, book by Kris Lythgoe, choreography by Spencer Liff, musical supervisor Michael Orland, musical direction by Michael Sobie and directed by Linda Goodrich

“Last year’s holiday confection returns with an all-new Lythgoe Family Panto event on our stage!” comments Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham.  Remarks Becky Lythgoe, “We are delighted to be back at the Laguna Playhouse with our second show and with this extraordinary cast for a truly magical holiday show!”

SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT will begin performances on Wednesday, December 7; will open on Friday, December 9 at 7:30pm and will run through Friday, December 30, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach.                                                                                       

 

Broadway and TV stars perform in this interactive musical fairy tale with comedy, magic and pop music sure to delight children of all ages! SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT is based on the European fairytale where a Princess called Aurora has a curse put on her by an evil fairy Carabosse. By her 18th birthday, Aurora will prick her finger on a spindle and fall asleep for 100 years. The Royal family live under the protection from Silly Billy and Nanny Tickle but Aurora does prick her finger and falls asleep for 100 years. A handsome Prince saves the day by defeating the wicked fairy and giving Aurora a true love kiss.

 

Lythgoe Family Panto produces fun, musical theatre the whole family can enjoy. Known for their creativity and involvement in television hits “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” the Lythgoes are dedicated to bringing affordable theatre to families across America. Based on the Grimm fairytales and others, each story has been modernized with topical scripts for parents and well known pop songs for kids. The Lythgoes pride themselves on creating a memorable experience a family can share together.  Past Panto at Laguna Playhouse productions include A Snow White Christmas starring Marina Sirtis and Lindsay Pearce.

 

ABOUT THE SCHEDULE AND PRICING

SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT previews on Wednesday, December 7 & Thursday, December 8 at 7:30pm; will open on Friday, December 9 at 7:30pm and runs through Friday, December 30, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach.

 

Performances will be Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30pm; Saturdays at 11:30am; 3:30pm & 7:30pm; Sundays at 11:30am & 3:30pm. There will be additional performances on Tuesday, December 20 at 7:30; Friday, December 23 at 3:30pm & Thursday, December 27 at 11:30am; 3:30pm & 7:30pm.  There will be no performance on Saturday, December 24 at 7:30pm or Sunday, December 25.

    

Ticket prices range from $30 – $70 and can be purchased online at www.lagunaplayhouse.com or by calling (949) 497-ARTS (2787).  Ticket prices are subject to change. Group discounts are available by calling 949-497-2787 ext. 229.

 

The box office is open Mondays – Saturdays: 12p.m. to 5 p.m. (open until showtime on performance days); Sundays: 11a.m. – 4p.m.  For more information on all shows and programming visit www.lagunaplayhouse.com.   For more information on all shows and programming visit www.lagunaplayhouse.com.  LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is located at 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach.

 

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Founded in 1920, the historic Laguna Playhouse is one of the oldest continuously-operating not-for-profit theatres on the West Coast and is proud to be an active participant in the celebrated Laguna Beach arts community. From classic plays and musical comedies to the current off-Broadway smash, cutting edge and traditional music exhibitions, dance festivals and stand-up comedy performances, Laguna Playhouse brings the magical experience of the performing arts direct to over 80,000 patrons each season. A member of the League of Resident Theatres, Laguna Playhouse is also home to the annual Laguna Dance Festival, Laguna Beach Music Festival and Laguna Beach Concert Band.

 

 

David Elzer
DEMAND PR

 

 

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