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Back to the 80s

2 March @ 7:45 PM - 4 March @ 7:45 PM

| £6 - £8

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Join the graduating class of William Ocean High School as they live through their final senior year – as they experience the fun, the heartbreak, the loves and the loneliness of growing up… all set to the biggest hits of the 80’s!

Set in the USA, Back To The 80’s tells the story of 17-year-old Corey, who is madly in love with Tiffany Houston, one of the coolest girls in the school. However, she is too busy mooning over Michael Feldman, the hottest guy around. Michael and his friends are athletic and good-looking – the kind of guys that Corey and his two best friends dream of being. However, while they may not be the coolest guys in school, they are still one up on Feargal McFerrin, who believes the crazy notion that one day CD’s will replace cassette tapes!

The plot follows Class President Elections, the arrival of several new students, and the teachers’ own problematic relationship. Throw in a Star Wars dream sequence, high-energy dance routines, the obligatory 80’s party scene, as well as some of the most popular songs ever written, and the result is a musical that will delights and amuses!

 

Thursday 2nd March 2017, 7:45pm
Friday 3rd March 2017, 7:45pm
Saturday 4th March 2017, 2:30pm
Saturday 4th March 2017, 7:45pm

 

TCS: “If you’re looking for a lighthearted, chilled out evening of laughter and nostalgia, this is the show for you.” 7/10

http://www.tcs.cam.ac.uk/culture/0036941-review-back-to-the-80s.html

Varsity: “Overall, the band was brilliant, cast fantastic and very skilled in a range of dramatic techniques – demonstrating some really talented singers, dancers and actors. Costumes and choreography were very clever, matching the aura of the eighties and enhanced the tone of musical comedy.” 4/5 stars

https://www.varsity.co.uk/theatre/12427

 

 

Cast

Corey Junior – Harry Normanton
Alf Bueller – Adam Reeves
Kirk Keaton – Hassan Hussain
Tiffany Houston – Katherine Ladd
Cyndi Gibson – Samantha Benson
Mel Easton – Cordelia Lam
Michael Feldman – Harry Burke
Billy Arnold – Liam O’Connor
Lionel Astley – Sophie-Marie Niang
Huey Jackson – Maria Epishkina
Feargal McFerrin III – Alex Harris
Eileen Reagan – Molly Cook
Laura Wilde – Elaine Duncan
Debbie Fox – Claire Hemingway
Sheena Brannigan – Anna Harrison
Stevie Cocker – Alex Franklin
Corey Senior – Alastair Haig
Kim Easton – Jenny Shelley

Production Team

Associate Director – Zoe Morris
Musical Director – Lucy Morrell
Assistant Musical Director – Anthony Gray
Producer: Katherine Ladd
Assistant Producer: Dan Edwards
Co-Choreographer – Anna Harrison, Rosa Thomas
Production Manager – Rosie Morris
Set Designer – Elizabeth Hunt
Assistant Set Designer – Natalie Mayer-Hutchings
Costume Designer – Eleanor Humphrey
Technical Manager – Peter Lotts
Lighting Operator – Noah Fram
Sound Operator – Mihir PD
Publicity Designer – Phoebe Pritchett

Band

Drum kit – Lewis West
Keys 1 – Anthony Gray
Keys 2 – Lucy Morrell
Alto Sax – David McGregor
Trumpet – Ned Booker
Tenor Sax – Sam Kirby
Trombone – Chris Hedges
Guitar – Karan Singha

Details

Start:
2 March @ 7:45 PM
End:
4 March @ 7:45 PM
Cost:
£6 - £8
Website:
https://www.camdram.net/shows/2016-back-to-the-80s

Venue

Robinson College Auditorium
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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