Lyric Theatre Company presents ‘Oliver! The Musical’

March 7, 2013  
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Tim Lewis (left) as The Artful Dodger, and Jonny Barden (right) as Oliver. (Courtesy photo by Karen Pike)

Lyric Theatre Company will present the musical version of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist” on the Flynn MainStage for five performances April 11-14.

Lyric’s 55-member cast hails from 17 Vermont communities. Leading players are Colchester Middle School seventh grader Jonny Barden in the title role, with Colchester High School sophomore Tim Lewis as The Artful Dodger and veteran Lyric performer and director Patrick Clow of Williston as Fagin.

Timothy Maynes of South Burlington is the Artistic Director, and the show’s energetic choreography is designed by Kim Nowlan of Burlington. Music Director Martin Hain of Williston waves the baton for the orchestra. Rob Parzych of Winooski serves as Production Supervisor.

Tickets are $21-$33, with student/senior discounts available at some performances. Purchase tickets in person through the Flynn Center Regional Box Office in Burlington; by telephone: 802/86FLYNN; or online www.flynncenter.org. Matinees are offered at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and evening performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday, April 14, matinee will be audio-described for patrons who are blind or visually impaired.  For more information, visit www.lyrictheatrevt.org.

 

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