group of students singing at the convocation

VMHS Harlequins present “Mamma Mia”

VMHS Harlequins present “Mamma Mia”

            Mission, Texas- The Veterans Memorial High School Harlequin Drama Club has chosen to take on a Broadway and movie favorite for their big production this year, “Mamma Mia.” This lighthearted, musical and dance showcase promises to be one of the biggest area high school productions of the season as the Harlequins continue their 18 year tradition of bringing big-time shows to the Rio Grande Valley and Mission area. Some of their other well-reviewed, and outstanding productions have included: “Chicago,” “Sweeney Todd,” “The Great Gatsby,” and “Hairspray.”

            The 40-member cast and crew have been working hard for three months on the singing, choreography, and sets to have a production that will captivate audiences.

            Show dates are November 29, 30; and December 1,6,7,8. Showtimes are 7:00 p.m. at the VMHS Performing Arts Center, 700 East Two Mile Road in Mission. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets go on sale on November 26. Tickets may be purchased at the door on show nights, or at the VMHS front office from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

            Mamma Mia is produced with special permission from Music Theatre International. It is written by Catherine Johnson with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and björn Ulvaeus.

            For more information call, 323-3000.

            Pictured are students during a recent rehearsal.

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