|California Baptist University|
|10/13/2012 2:00 PM|
|10/13/2012 5:00 PM|
Type of Event
|Arts and Culture|
|Mandy Hyde, email@example.com, 951-343-4319|
FOREVER PLAID is one of the most popular and successfulsmall musicals in recent memory. This zany revue centers on a semi professional harmony group was on their way to their first big gig at the airport Hilton cocktail bar, Fusill-Lounge. While driving in their cherry-red 1954 Mercury convertible, they were rehearsing their finale, "Love Is a Many Splendor Thing." They were just getting to their favorite E flat diminished seventh chord when they were slammed broadside by a school bus filled with eager Catholic teens from out of Harrisburg. The teens were on their way to witness the Beatles make their U.S. television debut on the Ed Sullivan show, and miraculously escaped uninjured.
The harmony group, however, was killed instantly.
Singing in the closest of harmony, squabbling boyishly over the smallest intonations and executing their charmingly outlandish choreography with over-zealous precision, the "Plaids" will charm you with a program of beloved songs and delightful patter that keeps audiences rolling in the aisles when they're not humming along to some of the great nostalgic pop hits of the 1950's.
CBU's production features four talented lads. Ethan Park as Francis, the leader of the group, Smudge, played by Jordan Sm