Show returns to Off Broadstreet for 8-week run
, a musical comedy by Off Broadstreet owner John Driscoll, opens an eight week run on Friday, March 24th at the intimate cabaret dessert theater located at 305 Commercial Street in Nevada City. will be performed at 8:15 PM every Friday and Saturday evening through May 13th . There is also one Sunday matinee performances, scheduled for May 7th at 2:00 PM. Admission is $19 on Sundays, $21 on Fridays and $23 on Saturdays. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. For reservations or further information, please phone (530) 265-8686 or visit http://www.offbroadstreet.com.
Inspired by an actual Stanford University study conducted during the 1970’s, the action of takes place at a northern California retreat. A young research scientist studying the psychology of aging experiments with four elderly male musicians. Isolated from the rest of the world, the men are figuratively taken back in time to 1960 in the hope that their altered mental state will somehow reverse the aging process. The men are then introduced to the “doo-wop” effect as they form a vocal harmony group. Rising above poor eyesight, poor hearing and stiff muscles, they eventually make plans to strike out on their own, billing themselves as “The Four Seniors.” produces some surprises, light-hearted lessons and wonderful discoveries for everyone involved.
stars Off Broadstreet regulars Nancy Keith, Richard Joplin, Darryl Stines, Chris Crockett and Chris LeGate and features delightful doo wop arrangements of popular 1950’s songs, like Sh-Boom, Save The Last Dance For Me, In The Still of The Night, and other memorable songs by The Platters, The Coasters, The Flamingos, The Five Satins, The Ames Brothers, The Drifters, The Crewcuts, The Monotones, The Diamonds and others.
Making its debut at the old (pre-fire) Off Broadstreet in February of 2000, has become one of local audiences’ favorite shows, with its insights into the aging process and its optimistic viewpoint. is the second Off Broadstreet show to venture beyond the confines of Nevada County, as negotiations are currently under way for its production in Nashville within the next year. The first Off Broadstreet production to be staged elsewhere was the popular 1999 hit, Beyond Karaoke, which has now been produced in Chico, Visalia, Hanford, Anaheim, Salt Lake City and Nashville.
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