Theatre on the Hill returns with 3 musicals, 2 revues

The Baltimore Sun

Theatre on the Hill, Westminster's professional theater company, returns to McDaniel College for its 23rd anniversary with three musicals and two musical revues.

This summer's lineup is Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Oliver!, The Jungle Book, Heard Any Good Books Lately? and Singing the Bard.

Joseph is the biblical tale of Joseph and his vibrant-colored coat in ancient Egypt, with inspirational music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the humorous lyrics of Tim Rice.

Show times are at 7:30 p.m. June 15, 22 and 29; at 1:30 p.m. June 17; and 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. June 16, 23 and 30. Tickets are $20 for adults and $17 for students and seniors 65 and older for evenings, and $17 and $14, respectively, for matinees.

The late-night, post-show cabaret inspired by all things literary, Heard Any Good Books Lately?, will be presented at 9:30 p.m. June 22, 23, 29 and 30, and at 7:30 p.m. July 7. Tickets are $9.

The Jungle Book, based on Rudyard Kipling's tales of Mowgli and his life in India, will be presented at 1:30 p.m. July 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21. Tickets are $9.

Oliver!, based on Charles Dickens' story of the orphan boy who tries to survive on the streets of London, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. July 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 27 and Aug. 3; at 1:30 p.m. July 21; and at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 28 and Aug. 4. Tickets are $20 for adults and $17 for students and seniors 65 and older for evenings, and $17 and $14 for matinees.

The season concludes with Singing the Bard, scenes and songs inspired by Shakespeare, at 10:30 p.m. July 20, 21, 27, 28, Aug. 3 and 4. Tickets are $9.

Tickets are available at the box office at McDaniel from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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