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‘Freaky Friday’ at Roxy

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A freaky favorite story that has delighted generations will take the stage at Roxy Theater in Alta this summer. “Freaky Friday” is a new musical based on the celebrated Disney film and the novel by Mary Rodgers. A cast of 29 performers from six area communities join Buena Vista Community Theatre to present "Freaky Friday" on June 27, 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. and June 30 at 2 p.m.

Call 712-732-4157 for reservations. Adult tickets are $15, youth (12 and under) are $10.

“Freaky Friday” has several film versions, most notably the 1976 film starring Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris and again in 2003 with Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis. When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again. “Freaky Friday,” a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a heartfelt, comedic and unexpectedly emotional update on an American classic. By spending a day in each other’s shoes, Katherine and Ellie come to appreciate one another’s struggles, learn self-acceptance, and realize the immeasurable love and mutual respect that bond a mother and daughter.

“Freaky Friday” features a script by Bridget Carpenter, co-executive producer and writer on TV’s “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood,” with music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, the Pulitzer Prize-winning composers of Next to Normal. “Freaky Friday” is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International. All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com


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