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SWC theater department presents world premiere musical 'Come to Life!'

Fri, Jul 16 2010 02:47 AM Posted By: Phillip Brents

The Southwestern College  Theater Department is presenting a world premiere musical for the entire family through Aug. 1 at the Mayan Hall Theatre on campus. "Come to Life! The Musical World of Hans Christian Andersen" brings together three beloved stories by the classic children's author set to music by award-winning composer Ruff Yeager.

The three stories include "The Ugly Duckling," "The Little Match Girl" and "The Nightingale." The high-powered, concert-style show is directed by Josh Hyatt.
Sure to please the young and young-at-heart, the musical includes 20 original songs sung by more than 20 student performers.

Southwestern College is located at 900 Otay Lakes Road. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $7 for students and seniors. Cash only. To reserve tickets, call 701-0900.

Theater-goers may park in lot J, as lot O is currently undergoing construction.



Entertainment calendar
Ruth Chapman Performing Arts Center
Eastlake High School

July
17-18: Dance Society, 7 p.m.
25: Chula Vista Ballet, 2 and 6 p.m.

August
11: Hollywood music recital, all day
20-22: SUHSD summer arts academy, 7 p.m.
23: SUHSD summer arts academy, 2 p.m.
27: EHS parent information meeting, 6 p.m.

September
16: Senior parent meeting (college application night), 6:30 p.m.
19: Ballet Conservatory dinner show, 4 p.m.
20: South Bay Dance Academy dinner show, 4 p.m.
24: Saxophobia concert, 7 p.m.

For information on any of the listed events, call 397-3855.


Cricket Wireless  Amphitheatre
Concert schedule
July 16: Vicente Fernandez, 8 p.m.
July 17: Slightly Stoopid, 7 p.m.
July 24: Elton John, 8 p.m.
July 25: 311, TBA
Aug. 7: Toby Keith, TBA
Aug. 8: Limp Bizkit, 7 p.m.
Aug. 10: Vans Warped Tour, 11 a.m.
Aug. 15: Christina Aguilera, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 20: Dave Matthews Band, 7 p.m.
Aug. 25: John Mayer, TBA
Aug. 29: Slayer with Megadeth and Testament, 7 p.m.
Sept. 2: Green Day, 7 p.m.
Sept. 17: Brad Paisley, TBA
Sept. 18: Disturbed with Avenged Sevenfold, TBA
Sept. 25: Jonas Brothers, TBA
Sept. 28: Tom Petty, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 9: Jack Johnson, 8 p.m.
For updated concert information, visit the Web site at www.hob.com.


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