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Nazareth Area High School’s “On the Town” cast includes, from left, Nathan Schmidt (Gabey), Abby Ellis (Ivy Smith), Jacob Kremer (Chip), Allie Goodricke (Hildy), Owen Baur (Ozzie) and Paige Horvath (Claire). Copyright - © Ed Courrier Nazareth Area High School’s “On the Town” cast includes, from left, Nathan Schmidt (Gabey), Abby Ellis (Ivy Smith), Jacob Kremer (Chip), Allie Goodricke (Hildy), Owen Baur (Ozzie) and Paige Horvath (Claire). Copyright - © Ed Courrier

NAZARETH: ‘On the Town’

Friday, March 27, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Three sailors on leave explore New York City in “On the Town,” 7 p.m. April 2, 3; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 4 and 2 p.m. April 5, auditorium, Nazareth Area High School, 501 E. Center St., Nazareth.

The show, with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics and book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, is based on the ballet “Fancy Free” by Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein.

Director John Andreadis is assisted by vocal director and choreographer Colette Boudreaux, choral director Justen Blackstone and conductor L. Rick Hilborn.

The musical, premiering on Broadway in 1944, had 1972 and 1998 Broadway revivals, each receiving one Tony Award nomination, and a 2014 revival nominated for four Tony Awards.

Musical numbers include “Come Up to My Place,” “I Can Cook, Too,” “Some Other Time” and “New York, New York.”

Ticket information: www.vancoevents.com/814