Opera House to Present Broadway On Screen’s Holiday Inn

Opera House to Present Broadway On Screen’s <em>Holiday Inn</em>

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present Holiday Inn: the Irving Berlin Musical,  as part of its Broadway on Screen series on Fri., Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m.

In Holiday Inn, Jim leaves the bright lights of show business behind to settle down on his farmhouse in Connecticut … but life just isn’t the same without a bit of song and dance.  His luck takes a spectacular turn when he meets Linda, a spirited schoolteacher with talent to spare.  Together they turn the farmhouse into a fabulous inn with dazzling performances to celebrate each holiday, from Thanksgiving to the Fourth of July.

But when Jim’s best friend Ted tries to lure Linda away to be his new dance partner in Hollywood, will Jim be able to salvage his latest chance at love?

This joyous musical features thrilling dance numbers, laugh-out-loud comedy and a parade of hit Irving Berlin songs, including “Blue Skies,” “Easter Parade,” “Cheek to Cheek,” “Shaking the Blues Away,” “White Christmas” and more.

Captured live on stage during its 2017 run at NYC’s Studio 54 theatre, this first-ever Broadway production of Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn was directed by Gordon Greenberg, choreographed by Denis Jones, and stars Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer, Tony Award nominee Megan Lawrence, Danny Rutigliano, Megan Sikora and Corbin Bleu. The production runs two hours, 15 minutes with no intermission.

Individual tickets to Holiday Inn are $15, ($10 students).  A special Live in HD Series flexible subscription of eight tickets that can be used however you want – one at a time to eight different HD Series events, all at once for eight people, or anything in between – is $116.   Tickets may be purchased in person at the Opera House Box Office or by phone at 716-679-1891, Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m.  Tickets may be purchased online anytime at www.fredopera.org.

This presentation is made possible with support from the United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County and the Arts Services Initiative’s Give for Greatness Program.

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House is a member-supported not-for-profit organization located in Village Hall in downtown Fredonia.  For a complete schedule of events, visit www.fredopera.org.

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