ACAT plans special attraction


Press release posted by Bob Evans

Dance Your Way Into “‘Master Harold’… and the Boys” With a Special Pre-Show Presentation
We’re proud to present Athol Fugard’s “‘Master Harold’… and the Boys” at the City Stage in Union Station from September 11 – 29. This award-winning, poignant coming-of-age drama promises to leave an indelible impression on audiences.
The story revolves around Sam (Walter Coppage) and Willie (Khalif Gillett), two black men living in apartheid-era South Africa, and Hally (Arthur Clifford), the teenage son of the owners of the tea room they work in. Willie is preparing for the big annual ballroom dance competition with Sam’s help, and the dance becomes important within the story itself…
As a special, one-time event onThursday, September 19th, we will be presenting a live pre-show dance demo and lesson from “‘Master Harold’… and the Boys” choreographer, Shelley K. Judd! In a 30-minute presentation, Shelley will talk about the history of the quick step and the foxtrot, demonstrate the steps with her partner, and (time permitted) teach a few volunteers!
The cast of “‘Master Harold’… and the Boys” in rehearsal
Shelley K. Judd in action
This one-time-only event will be at 6:45 pm (before the 7:30 pm performance of “‘Master Harold’… and the Boys”) on Thursday, September 19th. This is a free event, but you do need a ticket for that evening’s performance to attend. To RSVP, send an e-mail to Matt Sameck, taking care to note the number of people in your party.
Respond quickly, as seating is limited!To purchase your ticket for this or any performance of “‘Master Harold’… and the Boys”, use the button below or contact the Central Ticket Office at 816-235-6222.
Learning the Dance: Dancing in “‘Master Harold’… and the Boys
Thursday, September 19th @ 6:45 pm
(Performance Ticket Required)
The City Stage in Union Station
RSVP to Matt Sameck,

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