Northlight Theatre presents Woody Sez- The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie
Jul 12, 2012
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents Woody Sez - The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie, devised by David M. Lutkin and Nick Corley, directed by Nick Corley. The production runs September 14 - October 21, 2012 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd.
Tickets are on sale July 13 in celebration of the Anniversary of 100th Anniversary of Woody Guthrie's birth. Tickets are available at the Box Office, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie; 847.673.6300; northlight.org.
The legendary Woody Guthrie defined an American era of social consciousness and political expression with songs like "This Land is Your Land" and "The Ballad of Tom Joad."" This musical portrait, featuring more than 30 of Woody's stirring ballads and joyous anthems, celebrates the colorful life and rich musical legacy of America's great folk troubadour.
Northlight is proud to honor this American legend during his Centennial year.
Artistic Director BJ Jones comments, "In 1991, our audience enjoyed Woody Guthrie's American Song which won the Jeff Award for best musical. Now to celebrate his 100th birthday, we bring this fresh take on Woody Guthrie to the Northlight stage. Created by and starring world class artist David Lutkin and directed by Broadway's Nick Corley, Woody Sez is a celebration of the musicality and social conscience of one of America's greatest troubadours. It resurrects Woody's spirit of hope and fierce American determination."
The cast includes Darcie Deaville, David Finch, David M. Lutkin, and Helen Jean Russell.
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