Rodgers and Hammerstein: Out of a Dream

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

February is a fine time for musical theatre in Vancouver with Family Day, Valentine’s Day, and many other reasons to seek refuge indoors and be wildly entertained by the arts. This means it will also be the perfect time to check out Rodgers and Hammerstein: Out of a Dream at the York Theatre.

Rodgers and Hammerstein: Out of a Dream
Caitriona Murphy, Warren Kimmel, Kazumi Evans, Sayer Roberts. Photo credit: David Cooper

Rodgers and Hammerstein: Out of a Dream

When: February 5th to 16th, 2014
Where: York Theatre (Commercial Drive at Georgia)
What: Patrick Street Productions presents the world premiere of a new revue that takes audience members on a nostalgic journey through their beloved songbook. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers, conceived and Created by Peter Jorgensen.

Full of whimsy and nostalgia, this new & enchanting musical revue draws from each and every show written by the prolific Broadway duo – featuring songs from Carousel, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, The King & I, Oklahoma! and other cherished favourites.

With Out of a Dream we trace a line from the best of today’s contemporary musicals back to two masters who defined modern musicals; and, quite remarkably, between two master composers who are linked not only through their desire to push music theatre to new heights, but through genetics as well.

Tickets are available now online or by calling The Cultch’s box office (of behalf of the York Theatre) at (604) 251-1363. I also have a pair of tickets to give away, here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:00pm. The winner will receive two tickets to opening night, February 6th, 2014 at the York Theatre.

Update The winner is Erin W Bonnie!

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14 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. BonnieThursday, January 30th, 2014 — 3:19pm PDT

    Can’t wait to see the York Theatre. I remember seeing the movie, Grease, at York Theatre, way back in the late 1970s.

  2. JulianThursday, January 30th, 2014 — 3:24pm PDT

    This looks like it will be a great show!

  3. Lorraine GrandeThursday, January 30th, 2014 — 3:57pm PDT

    Seems like great show and at really hip theater. Looking forward to seeing a cool theater that hasn’t shut down like all my other favs.! 🙂

  4. LindaThursday, January 30th, 2014 — 6:06pm PDT

    This looks like a really good show.

  5. AnnieThursday, January 30th, 2014 — 7:40pm PDT

    I LOVE musicals…and want to see that red dress.YAY

  6. JoanneThursday, January 30th, 2014 — 11:31pm PDT

    This would be such a great night out 🙂

  7. lucFriday, January 31st, 2014 — 5:21am PDT

    This would be a delightful evening!

  8. Erin WFriday, January 31st, 2014 — 8:05am PDT

    This would be a great evening out with my mom!

  9. KYFriday, January 31st, 2014 — 10:01pm PDT

    Looooove musicals

  10. Rachel DawsonFriday, January 31st, 2014 — 10:52pm PDT

    Would be a such a great date night (with girlfriends of course!)

  11. AmSaturday, February 1st, 2014 — 10:06am PDT

    It would be a ‘dream’ to watch this production!

  12. CyndiSaturday, February 1st, 2014 — 7:31pm PDT

    looks like a fun night out

  13. JoanneSaturday, February 1st, 2014 — 10:27pm PDT

    Omg, this looks like so much fun! It will be great to sing along! Finally a fun sing along for adults for once 😀

  14. Teresa KTuesday, February 4th, 2014 — 12:14pm PDT

    I’d love to win.

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