Over 100 cast members, a 25-piece orchestra, and a technical crew of more than 50 students will present “Barnum” at Pennsbury High School, Friday, February 28th at 7:30pm, Saturday, March 1st at 7:30pm, and Sunday, March 2nd at 2:00pm. All performances will take place at Pennsbury’s East campus, located at 705 Hood Boulevard in Fairless Hills. Ticket prices are $15, $10 and $7.
The book for “Barnum” is by Mark Bramble, lyrics by Michael Stewart and music by Cy Coleman. It is based on the life of showman P.T. Barnum, and the creation of his circus, better known as “the greatest show on Earth.”
Pennsbury High School’s past musical theater productions have spawned several talented budding musical theater careers on Broadway. Come out and see the future stars of Broadway perform in this unique show. “Barnum” features a live band on stage as well as exciting circus performances and elaborate sets. In addition, audiences will be treated to a special live circus pre-show in the lobby, complete with cotton candy and live entertainment.
“Barnum” will be directed by PHS alum and Charles Boehm Middle School Music Teacher, Matthew South. The show is produced by Pennsbury Choral Director, James D. Moyer, and the Musical Director is Choral Teacher, Brian Krajcik. The show will be choreographed by Dani Tucci-Juraga.
Seniors with Gold Cards are entitled to free gallery seating, or may purchase tickets at a $7 discount. For more information call 215-949-6780 x71686.