Theatre Under the Stars Announces 2009 Season

Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS), a summer tradition in Vancouver since the 1940s, today announced its most recent season featuring Annie and Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Annie opens this new season on July 14th and runs through to August 21 alternating nights with Thoroughly Modern Millie from July 15th to August 22nd.  The shows are performed under the stars at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park at 8pm each evening, except on Fireworks nights of July 22/25/29 and August 1 when the shows will begin at 7pm.

“We are excited to be presenting two great family favourite musicals this year performed by an incredibly talented cast,” stated TUTS President, James Cronk. “Our intention is to continue to enhance the TUTS experience, so join us for some fantastic musical theatre as well as great food, snacks and drinks under the stars – in other words a memorable summer evening in beautiful Stanley Park.”

Tickets are available now online through Tickets Tonight or by calling 604-684-2787.  TUTS is offering special pricing through the end of May for all July shows.

For more information visit the Theatre Under the Stars website.

AnnieAbout Annie

Set in 1932, the height of the depression, and tells the outrageously funny story of a spunky redheaded orphan who escapes an orphanage searching for her parents but sadly is caught and returned. Her luck changes, as billionaire Oliver Warbucks invites Annie to his house for Christmas and the two hit it off and Annie wins his heart. is an all time family favourite. Some of the hit songs from the show are “It’s a Hard Knock Life” and the well known hit, “Tomorrow”. Of course there is the happy ending with Daddy Warbucks adopting adorable Annie and her dog Sandy.  This is the pefect family musical that will have you excited about the possibilities of “tomorrow”.

Thoroughly Modern MillieAbout Thoroughly Modern Millie

A high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston. It is the story of a small-town girl, Millie Dillmount, who comes to New York City in 1922 at the height of the Wall Street boom. She bobs her hair, assumes the modern look of a “flapper,” and is determined to marry for money instead of love – a thoroughly modern aim in 1922, when women were just entering the workforce. The show is filled with great songs, fabulous dance numbers, and of course, a great love story.

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