With its irresistible blend of hip-swiveling hits and eye-popping fashions, SHOUT! The Mod Musical takes audiences back to the music, style and freedom of the 1960s. Created by Phillip George and David Lowenstein, SHOUT! features terrific new arrangements of such classic tunes as “To Sir with Love,” “Downtown,” “Son of a Preacher Man” and “Goldfinger.”
The review follows five groovy gals as they come of age during those glorious days that made England swing. Traveling in time from 1960 to 1970, SHOUT! chronicles the dawning liberation of women, from the rise of Dusty Springfield, Petula Clark and Cilla Black as independent women with major careers, to their American counterparts, redefining themselves in the face of changing attitudes about gender. With a shimmy and shake, the songs are tied together by hilarious sound bites from the period – from ’60s advertisements to letters answered by an advice columnist who thinks that every problem can be solved with a “fetching new hair style and a new shade of lipstick.”
Shout! runs September 7-23 and is sure to be a sell-out so make your plans now! Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:30pm. Remember, our BYOB policy allows you to bring your own wine and beer. For a modest corkage fee, we’ll open the bottles and supply two glasses or frosty mugs. So grab your friends, grab a bottle of bubbly and have a great night out! Call 281-335-5228 for reservations or buy tickets online at our virtual box office.
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