Oliver! sure to be fun for the whole family

By Andrew Moore

Based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel Oliver Twist, Lionel Bart’s musical masterpiece vividly brings to life the timeless characters in this beloved story of the boy who asked for more. Join Nancy, The Artful Dodger, Fagin, and many more as Oliver navigates the treacherous streets of London in his search for a home and a family. Featuring outstanding songs, including “Food, Glorious Food,” “Consider Yourself,” “As Long As He Needs Me,” and “Where is Love?,” the beautiful score will stir and captivate audiences of all ages. Oliver! is “a glorious reminder of just how life-enhancing a musical can be.” –Daily Telegraph.

Directed by Resident Company Member Courtney Oliver, Oliver! runs May 14th–June 6th at the new Playhouse on the Square and stars Resident Company Member Dave Landis (The Miracle Worker, 1776, The Producers) as Fagin and Ty Lenderman (Narnia) as Oliver. The show also features Associate Company Members Hannah Dowdy (Frost/Nixon, Pippin, Narnia), Stephen Andrew Parker (The 25h Annual Spelling Bee, Into the Woods, Altar Boyz), Bryan Robinson (Frost/Nixon, Narnia, The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940), David Ryan (The Miracle Worker, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), and Laura Stracko (Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, The Miracle Worker, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), with Playhouse staff member Rory Dale (Rent, Romeo and Juliet).

Special Offer Opening Weekend Only

All Adult, Student, and Senior tickets for Friday, May 14th, through Sunday, May 16th, are only $20. See the show early and save!

Oliver! runs at the new Playhouse on the Square May 14th–June 6th, Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm. The Pay What You Can performance is Thursday, May 20th, at 8 pm. The new Playhouse on the Square is located at 66 South Cooper Street in Midtown. For more information, or to make reservations, please call 901-726-4656 or visit our website at playhouseonthesquare.org.

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