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Cowley students set to stage 'dream show'
10:00am Friday 15th February 2013 in News
THE heart-breaking love story Miss Saigon is being brought to a school stage.
Cowley International College believes it will be one of the first schools in the country to perform the musical, rights for which were released to education venues in August.
Last year Cowley staged The Phantom of the Opera over four sell-out performances, and teachers are boldly predicting this show promises to be even better.
Written by the same composers of Les Miserables, Miss Saigon is a love story set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, and is based on the tragic opera Madame Butterfly.
Cowley’s head of performing Arts, Shaun Chambers said: “We were amazed by the response of the public to last year’s production of Phantom, and we hope the community will turn out in force again to support our students as they tackle another ground-breaking show.
“It promises to be magnificent.
“We have been waiting for the rights to become available for more than 10 years, so staging this show is a dream come true for us here at Cowley.”
Miss Saigon runs from Wednesday, February 27 to Friday, March 1 at 7.30pm.
There is a matinee performance on Saturday, March 2 at 1.30pm.
Seats are £6, and are available by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0779 8647805.