The Drowsy Chaperone is a dazzling escapade of music, dance and laughter that will take you from your seat into the magical world of musical theater. When an ordinary man sits down to listen to his favorite cast album, he is amazed to find the show bursting into life before his eyes. The resulting extravaganza tells the story of a Broadway starlet and her troubles in love with explosive style. Buy Drowsy Chaperone tickets to experience this witty and original musical--it not only vividly entertains, but asks pertinent questions about the nature of the entertainment industry.
This Broadway event represents the culmination of an original book idea from Don McKeller (co-founder of the Augusta Company) and Bob Martin (Skippy's Rangers) with the music and lyrics of Lisa Lambert (Getting Along Famously) and Greg Morrison (Hello...Hello). This fantastic collaboration is played out by a strong cast which includes Danny Burstein (A Class Act; Titanic) as Adolpho, Georgia Engel (Hello, Dolly!) as Mrs. Tottendale and Sutton Foster (Thoroughly Modern Millie) as Janet Van Der Graaff.
Even before its official opening in May 2006, The Drowsy Chaperone had already received massive critical acclaim. Having received a total of 13 nominations for 2006 Tony Awards, the play was the winner of Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical and Best Featured Actress (Beth Leavel). The Drowsy Chaperone also won Bob Martin the 2006 Theatre World Award and netted its production team the 2006 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical.
Under the direction of Casey Nicholaw (Choreographer for Spamalot), The Drowsy Chaperone has been celebrated by audiences and critics alike as one of the truly outstanding theater experiences of the year. Tickets to this show provide not only the best of Broadway music and dance but also an intelligent and self-conscious production which will have you thinking as well as laughing. Go see The Drowsy Chaperone!