Alabama Shakespeare Season Ends With Cowgirls Musical, June 11-27

News   Alabama Shakespeare Season Ends With Cowgirls Musical, June 11-27
 
Cowgirls, the musical comedy about a classical group accidentally booked into a country-western saloon, begins June 11 as the closer of Alabama Shakespeare Festival's 2009-10 season in Montgomery, AL. Karen Azenberg directs.

Cowgirls — featuring such songs as "Don't Call Me Trailer Trash," "Honky Tonk Girl," "Kingdom of Country" and "Saddle Tramp Blues" — is written by Betsy Howie, with music and lyrics by Mary Murfitt. Opening is June 20. Azenberg choreographed ASF's popular West Side Story, A Christmas Carol: The Musical and Beehive.

The cast includes Carrie Cimma, Chelsea Lee Costa, Tamra Hayden, Angela Howell, Pearl Rhein and Jessica Wright. The creative team also includes Mary Ehlinger (musical director), Peter Hicks (set design), Katrina Cahalan-Wilhite (costumes), Paul Wonsek (light design) and Richelle Thompson (sound design). Tanya Searle will serve as stage manager.

ASF is located at 1 Festival Drive in Montgomery's Blount Cultural Park. Performances continue to June 27. For information, visit www.asf.net or call (800) 841-4273.

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