Spring musical, 'Damn Yankees,' fun time
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Lincoln Community High
School's spring musical, "Damn Yankees," will be performed May 13-16 in the
"Damn Yankees" is about a middle-aged
man who ultimately makes a deal with the devil to become a
younger, athletic version of himself and help the fictitious
Washington Senators beat those Yankees once and for all.
During his journey to clinch the
pennant, Joe begins to miss his wife and the name he made for
himself throughout his non-famous life. As the devil, Applegate,
sees Joe wanting to use his "escape clause," Applegate tries to
lure him into staying with him by sending Lola to tempt him away
from his wife. When that fails, Applegate starts a nasty rumor,
which Joe must prove false in order to keep his good name.
The decision lies in Joe's hands
whether to choose fame, fortune and youth over his wife and
middle-aged mediocrity. What will he decide? Come and see for
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Directed by Jennifer
Keith and Kimberly Peterson-Quinn, with orchestra direction by David
Swaar, the musical will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May
13; 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 14; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15; and 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 16. Tickets will be available at the door at $5 for
general admission and $4 for students and senior citizens.
To go along with the baseball theme,
peanuts and Cracker Jack will be sold during intermission, known as
the seventh-inning stretch, and a "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"
singalong will be featured.
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