For Immediate Release

Contact:Deborah Gilleran
732.987.2266
gillerand@georgian.edu

Laugh Along with the Funniest Musical on Broadway

Georgian Court University Sponsors Theater Excursion to The Drowsy Chaperone

Lakewood, N.J., Apr. 27, 2007—Join Georgian Court University for a musical within a comedy in a theater excursion to The Drowsy Chaperone on Saturday, June 9, at 2:00 p.m. on Broadway.

Directed by Casey Nicholaw, choreographer of Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone begins when a diehard musical theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable. The music literally bursts to life in his living room, telling the story of a brazen Broadway starlet looking for true love. The show won the most (five) 2006 Tony Awards of any Broadway musical, and seven Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical.

The theater excursion is $150 per person and includes orchestra seating, round-trip transportation from the campus to the Marquis Theatre, and snacks. Enjoy lunch on your own before the show in one of the many nearby restaurants. The bus will leave the Seventh Street Gate on the Lakewood campus at 10:00 a.m. with an additional departure from the Garden State Parkway Cheesequake rest area between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. For further information and to reserve a spot, please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or specialevents@georgian.edu.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge and at Coastal Communiversity in Wall and Cumberland County College in Vineland.

 

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