Monday, January 27, 2014

Coffee House Theatre returns to Stellar Beans

The Children’s Theatre Company’s (CTC) will perform selections from Disney’s TARZAN at Coffee House Theatre on February 1 at 7:00PM.  Presented  by Kerry A. Onxley; CTC Artistic Director, Taylor Simon; CTC Associate Director and Joseph Boyette  (Vocal Director) this family musical will make its full debut on Friday, February 21, 2014 at Central School Theatre.  Coffee House Theatre is hosted by Itinerant Theatre. 

(PHOTO CAPTION:  Tarzan, portrayed by John Paul Primeaux, calms Jane, played by Abigail Guillory in a scene from Disney’s TARZAN) (Photos by Meagan Green.)

Based on Edgar Rice Burrough'sTarzan of the Apes and the smash-hit 1999 Disney animated film, TARZAN tells the story of a shipwreck leaving an infant orphaned on the West African shore, the helpless baby Tarzan is taken under the protection of a gorilla tribe and becomes part of their family. When he eventually encounters his first human--Jane Porter, a curious young explorer--both their worlds are transformed forever. This production features music and lyrics by pop icon Phil Collins, including the Grammy and Oscar winning song, "You'll Be in My Heart", and book by Tony Award-winning playwright,David Henry Hwang.

The Coffee House Theatre performance will be held at Stellar Beans in downtown Lake Charles (319 Broad Street).  For more information, call 337-564-5739.