Here is an opportunity to see a Tony Award-winning musical based on a famous Italian film in a sophisticated theatrical setting for a fraction of the cost of a ticket to a Broadway musical. Please read the details below and then use the promo code in the coupon to get a $10 per ticket “Festa Italiana” discount.
SHOWTUNES Theatre Company wraps their 15th year with a fun, sexy concert version of the Tony award winning musical Nine. For two performances only, Nine runs on Saturday March 28th at 8:00 pm and Sunday March 29th at 2:00 pm inside Benaroya Hall’s acoustically rich Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall.
Plunge into the sultry pool of sexy 1960s Venice with world-famous larger-than-life movie director Guido Contini. Relish the captivating and powerful women in Guido’s life. The wife, the mistress, the temptress, the muse – but of course, Guido has them all! He is also faced with the dreaded 40th birthday, and a massive midlife crisis. Based on Italian director Frederico Fellini’s comic masterpiece, 8 ½, Maury Yeston’s musical Nine follows Guido’s exploits as he prepares his latest picture and juggles the many captivating women in his life. Arthur Kopit wrote the book and together with Yeston (music and lyrics) they crafted an enchanting musical essay on the power of women. Come and see this intriguing feminine mix portrayed by Seattle’s foremost musical theater divas! The original Broadway production opened in 1982, ran for 729 performances, and won five Tony awards, including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Original Score. We’re excited to show you why!
SHOWTUNES excels at producing concert versions of countless unsung gems of the American Musical Theatre. With scripts in hand, and using minimal staging, props and costumes, SHOWTUNES brings to life the original book and the score while showcasing the vast array of talent from the Seattle area.