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Warm Up This Winter with Atlanta Lyric’s Sizzling Production of THE FULL MONTY from Feb 12 – 28

Atlanta Lyric Theatre - logoIt may be cold outside but things are heating up for Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s new production of THE FULL MONTY playing from February 12-28 at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. Based on the cult hit film of the same name, THE FULL MONTY has great music, an engaging contemporary story, and one of the most highly anticipated closing numbers in theatrical history. Don’t miss the fun…tickets are on sale NOW!

“I think audiences will enjoy THE FULL MONTY because it’s a very human, very touching story,” says Alan Kilpatrick, Associate Artistic Director of Atlanta Lyric Theatre. “It’s a show about men helping each other gather courage and hope, in spite of the unfortunate circumstances of their lives.  Audiences will relate to them and love them because of their quirkiness and their humor.”

THE FULL MONTY - production photo- DAYBOOKTHE FULL MONTY is a story with heart. While spying on their wives at a ‘Girls’ Night Out,’ a group of unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo see how much the ladies enjoy watching male strippers. Jealous, out of work, and feeling emasculated, the men come up with a bold and unclothed way to make some quick cash. In preparing, they find themselves extremely exposed; not merely physically but emotionally. As they conquer their fears, self-consciousness, and prejudices, the men discover they’re stronger as a group, and the strength they find in each other gives them the individual courage to “let it go.” Right to the end, audiences will be wondering if these lovable misfits will really pull it off!

Starring in THE FULL MONTY:

  • Nick Caruso portrays Dave Bukantinski. Nick’s recent credits include Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center, 1776 at Stage Door Productions in Las Vegas, Rocky Horror Show at Theatre Arts Guild at Georgia Perimeter College in Clarkston, and Assassins at Dad’s Garage in Atlanta.
  • Jeff Juday is Jerry Lukowski. Atlanta audiences were charmed by his performances in Atlanta Lyric productions of Cabaret, The It Girl, and as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors. California credits include Camelot at Sacramento Music Circus and The Secret Garden at the Fullerton CLO.
  • Matt Lewis portrays Harold. Matt has worked extensively the Atlanta area in shows such as Warrior Class at the Alliance, Memphis at Theatrical Outfit, Hands on a Hardbody and The Buddy Holly Story at Georgia Ensemble and On Golden Pond at Stage Door Players.
  • Eric Moore plays Noah “Horse” Simmons. Eric wowed audiences in Atlanta Lyric’s production of Ain’t Misbehavin. His credits include Jesus Christ Superstar at the Alliance, Big River at Theatrical Outfit, Tambourines To Glory at True Colors and Five Guys Named Moe at Aurora Theatre.
  • J. Koby Parker is Malcolm. Favorite credits include Young Frankenstein, CATS, Catch Me If you Can, Chicago and Sophisticated Ladies at Atlanta Lyric; James and the Giant Peach at the Alliance; and All Shook Up for Camp Broadway 2015.
  • Haden Rider portrays Ethan. Haden received raves for his role as Mary Sunshine in the 2014 production of Chicago at Atlanta Lyric. Previous credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Guys & Dolls and Hairspray at the Gainesville Theatre Alliance.

The show also features: Matt Alea, Fenner Eaddy, Jamie Wood Katz, Barbara Macko, Lisa Manuli, Jessica Miesel, Marcie Millard, Matthew Morris, Jackie Prucha, Adam Sechelski and Alison Brannon Wilhoit.

THE FULL MONTY will be presented at the intimate Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, located at 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Free parking is available next to the theatre. Here are the dates & performance times:

Friday, February 12 @ 8 pm

Saturday, February 13 @ 8 pm

Sunday, February 14 @ 2 pm

Thursday, February 18 @ 8 pm

Friday, February 19 @ 8 pm

Saturday, February 20 @ 8 pm

Sunday, February 21 @ 2 pm

Thursday, February 25 @ 8 pm

Friday, February 26 @ 8 pm

Saturday, February 27 @ 2 pm & 8 pm

Sunday, February 28 @ 2 pm

Prices range from $33.00 to $58.00. To purchase tickets click here: http://bit.ly/22pZhbJ. ***Get 15% off tickets for any performance with promo code KAREN at checkout.

Credits for THE FULL MONTY include Book by Terrence McNally, with Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek. The creative team for the show is Alan Kilpatrick as Director; Brian D. Frey as Production Manager; Karen Hebert as Choreographer; Paul Tate as Music Director; Jayson T. Waddell as Production Stage Manager; Kelly Tighe as Scenic Designer; Amanda Edgerton West as Costume Coordinator; André C. Allen as Lighting Designer and Mark Smith as Sound Designer. The show features the Atlanta Lyric Orchestra under the baton of Logan Denninghoff as Music Conductor.

Atlanta Lyric Theatre is celebrating 36 years as the Atlanta area’s only local professional musical theater company! They are dedicated to producing the best in musical theatre and fostering the growth of the Atlanta theatrical community. Through educational programs and the pursuit of artistic excellence, they seek to inspire and expand the audience for musical theatre. Atlanta Lyric Theatre is a 501(c) (3) non-profit arts organization. For more info, visit their website: www.AtlantaLyric.com.

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