• lionheartgodspellLionHeart Productions with sponsorship from All Around Excavating presents Godspell 2012. Godspell 2012 is a masterful retelling of the original sensation, injected with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements. Based on the Gospel of Matthew, a small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques, and hefty dose of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs ranging in style from pop to vaudeville is employed as the story of Jesus’s life dances across the stage. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Jesus’s messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life. Boasting a score with chart topping songs, a book by a visionary playwright (John-Michael Tebelak), and a feature film, Godspell is a sensation that continues to touch audiences.

    Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from 3-time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children Of Eden); and it took the world by storm. Led by the international hit, “Day By Day,” Godspell features a parade of beloved songs including “Prepare Ye The Way Of The Lord,” “Learn Your Lessons Well,” “All For The Best,” “All Good Gifts,” “Turn Back, O Man” and “By My Side.”

    Show dates and times are:

    November 6, 7:30 at the Grant Public Schools Fine Arts Center,

    November 7, 7:30 at the Grant Public Schools Fine Arts Center,

    November 8, 2:00 at the Grant Public Schools Fine Arts Center,

    November 13, 7:30 at the Grant Public Schools Fine Arts Center,

    November 14, 2:00 and 7:30 at the Grant Public Schools Fine Arts Center,

    November 21, 7:30 at the Dogwood Center for Performing Arts, and

    November 22, 2:00 at the Dogwood Center for Performing Arts.

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    Godspell was conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak. Music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Originally produced on the New York Stage by Edgar Lansbury, Stuart Duncan, and Joseph Beru. Godspell 2012 is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

    For more information, visit LionHeartProductions.org

    Click here to purchase tickets for the Dogwood Center shows! Ticket Prices are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Groups of 10 or more receive $2 off except for the November 6 show (special pricing for that event). Main Stage. Reserved Seating.

    Dogwood Box Office hours are Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and two hours prior to an event. For more information please contact the Dogwood Box Office at 231.924.8885.

    Tickets may also be purchased at NCCA-Artsplace in downtown Fremont. Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  For more information please contact NCCA-Artsplace at 231.924.4022.