Tag: Lionel Bart
The Justice Theater Project’s Immensely Entertaining Multicultural Production of Oliver! Features an Impressive Cast and Crew
The Justice Theater Project’s mission is to connect audiences with theatrical productions that promote social awareness in order to educate, inspire, and entertain. JTP’s current production of Oliver!, the final show of their 2017-18 season, is a fitting one to end their seasonal theme of “Equity and Identity” on a high note. JTP’s Oliver! is… Read More ›
The North Carolina Theatre‘s invigorating home-grown Broadway-style production of “Oliver!” really earns its exclamation point, with charismatic characterizations by a stellar cast led by Kevin Gray as Fagin and buoyant instrument accompaniment by musical director Edward G. Robinson and the NCT orchestra.
The North Carolina Theatre will present “Oliver!,” the 1960 West End and 1963 Broadway hit musical with music, lyrics, and book by Lionel Bart (1930-99), on July 17-22 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. This rollicking stage adaptation of the 1838 novel “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens (1812-70) premiered on June 30, 1960 in London, where it ran for 2,618 performances.