Got competition? ‘Bring It On’
FOLSOM — Bitingly relevant and sprinkled with sass, “Bring It On: The Musical,” inspired by the “Bring It On” film, takes the audiences at Harris Center for the Arts on a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness while telling the story of these challenges and unexpected bonds formed through the thrill of extreme competition.
The musical comedy made its Broadway debut on Aug. 1, 2012, at the St. James Theatre. The production earned Tony nominations for Best Musical and Best Choreography.
Uniting some of the freshest and funniest creative minds on Broadway, “Bring It On: The Musical” features an original story by Tony Award winner Jeff Whitty (“Avenue Q”), music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda (“In the Heights”), music by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning composer Tom Kitt (“Next to Normal”), lyrics by Broadway lyricist Amanda Green (“High Fidelity”) and music supervision by Tony and Grammy Award winner Alex Lacamoire (“In The Heights”). The production is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (“In the Heights”).
The design team includes scenic design by Drama Desk Award winner David Korins (“Motown”), costume design by Andrea Lauer (“American Idiot”), lighting design by Jason Lyons (“Rock of Ages”), sound design by Cody Spencer (“The Book of Mormon”), video design by Jeff Sugg (“Magic/Bird”) and hair design by Charles G. LaPointe (“Newsies”).
With a colorful crew of characters, an exciting fresh musical sound, dynamic choreography and aerial stunts, this all-new musical is sure to be emotionally gratifying in its story of redemption and breathtaking with amazingly vibrant athleticism.
“Bring It On: The Musical” will take place on Friday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 8, at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, March 9, at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Tickets are at $45 to $65 with premium seats available for $75. The 2 p.m. Saturday performance will be Open Captioned, and the 7:30 p.m. Saturday performance will be ASL sign language interpreted. Tickets are available online at harriscenter.net or from Harris Center ticket office at (916) 608-6888 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and two hours before show time. Parking is included in the price of the ticket. Harris Center is located on the west side of Folsom Lake College campus in Folsom, facing East Bidwell Street.
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