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Spitfire Grill

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Music and Book by James Valcq
Lyrics and Book by Fred Alley
Directed by Sue Cook
Musical Direction by Connie Taws

The Spitfire Grill is an uplifting and inspiring story of personal redemption and the reawakening of a small town. A soul-satisfying musical with amiable tunes and lyrics that are more “folk” than “broadway". The Spitfire Grill is a compelling story that flows with grace and carries a rush of anticipation. If you need any reason at all to embrace life again, this is the musical you've been waiting for.

All performances at the Huronia Players Theatre - Midland Cultural Centre

10 performances: Feb 9-11, 15-18, 22-24

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About the Author

 

James Valcq is a musical theatre composer, lyricist, and librettist, best known for his contributions to The Spitfire Grill, which won the Richard Rodgers Production Award presented by the American Academy of Arts and Letters and recieved Best Musical nominations from the Outer Critics Circle and Drama League, as well as two Drama Desk nominations. Also Off-Broadway, Valcq wrote the book, music, and lyrics for Zombies from The Beyond, which opened to great critical acclaim in 1995. Both The Spitfire Grill and Zombies from The Beyond have become staples in regional theatres, particularly The Spitfire Grill, one of the most frequently performed recent musicals with more than 350 productions to date, not only in every major American city but in Canada, Germany, South Korea, Australia, and Japan as well.

Source: Playwrights Horizons

Fred Alley (1962–2001) was an American musical theatre lyricist and librettist who died unexpectedly just as his work gained national recognition. His collaboration on the musical The Spitfire Grill with composer James Valcq won the American Academy of Arts and Letters' prestigious Richard Rodgers Production Award for 2001. Premiered at the George Street Playhouse in New Jersey and produced Off-Broadway by Playwrights Horizons, it received Best Musical nominations from the Outer Critics Circle and Drama League, as well as two Drama Desk nominations.

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Sue Cook
Sue Cook
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Connie Taws
Connie Taws
Musical Director

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