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  The Pajama Game at Theatre At The Center

The Pajama Game

Theatre At The Center
1040 Ridge Rd Munster

The Pajama Game is a musical based on the 1953 novel 7 ½ Cents by Richard Bissell that opened on Broadway in 1954 with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. The Tony Award winner also inspired the 1957 film starring Doris Day with songs such as "Steam Heat," "Hey There" and "Hernando's Hideaway." The musical comedy takes place in the Sleep-Tite pajama factory where workers demand a 7 1/2 cent raise with both sides unwilling to budge. When the head of the union grievance committee meets her new supervisor, love changes the game.

Thru - Oct 13, 2019

Fri, Sep 20: 7:30pm
Sat, Sep 21: 3:00pm & 7:30pm
Sun, Sep 22: 2:30pm
Wed, Sep 25: 2:00pm
Thu, Sep 26: 2:00pm
Fri, Sep 27: 7:30pm
Sat, Sep 28: 3:00pm & 7:30pm
Sun, Sep 29: 2:30pm
Wed, Oct 2: 2:00pm
Thu, Oct 3: 2:00pm
Fri, Oct 4: 7:30pm
Sat, Oct 5: 3:00pm & 7:30pm
Sun, Oct 6: 2:30pm
Wed, Oct 9: 2:00pm
Thu, Oct 10: 2:00pm
Fri, Oct 11: 7:30pm
Sat, Oct 12: 3:00pm & 7:30pm
Sun, Oct 13: 2:30pm

Price: $42 - $46

Show Type: Musical

Box Office: 219-836-3255

  The Pajama Game Reviews
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Around The Town Chicago - Highly Recommended

"...Back in the 1950's a book was written by Richard Bissell that opened up many eyes to the unions versus management situation in America. The book title , "7 1/2 Cents".. Mr. Bissell's book was based on his own experiences working with his own family in their pajama factory in Iowa. This book inspired the musical, "The Pajama Game" with Broadway writer George Abbott and Bissell creating the new "book" and music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. In 1954 it hit the stage in New York and in 1957 was recaptured on film with almost the entire Broadway cast . This is truly a classic musical that is not done often in our area. I think the last two times were 2017 and 2013."
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Alan Bresloff

Chicago Theatre Review - Highly Recommended

"...Linda Fortunato has beautifully staged this charming, retro love story that supports the old adage that opposites often attract. The show also offers a reminder of the importance of American unions, while offering a pleasurable stroll down a memory lane of musical hits. Possibly one of the finest productions in recent memory at Theatre at the Center, this gifted cast and company delivers a wonderfully entertaining evening for Autumn that’s as cozy as a pair of warm jammies and definitely not a sleeper."
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Colin Douglas

   This show has been Jeff Recommended*

*The designation of "Jeff Recommended" is given to a production when at least ONE ELEMENT of the show was deemed outstanding by the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee.

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