Schoolhouse Rock Live!, a pop culture phenomenon takes the stage at The Players Club of Swarthmore’s Children’s Series Aug. 10-18. Based on the hit Saturday morning cartoon series seen on ABC-TV throughout the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s, Schoolhouse Rock Live! teaches history, grammar, math, and more to a whole new generation. Academic subjects will never seem boring again when presented through megahits like “Conjunction Junction,” “Just a Bill,” “Interplanet Janet” or “Three is a Magic Number.” Directed by Jason Boyer, music director is Dan Matarazzo and choreographer is Caitlin Naylor.
Directed by Jason Boyer, with music direction by Dan Matarazzo and choreography by Caitlin Naylor. Schoolhouse Rock Live! teaches grammar, math, and more with clever, catchy tunes. The show follows Tom (Chaz Myers, Media), a teacher who is nervous about his first day in the classroom. He tries to relax by watching TV, when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music. The characters include Joe (Sabrina, Boyd-Surka, Philadelphia), George(Jeff Bynum, Brookhaven), Dori(Colette Scorzetti), Shulie(Lanie Morris, Springfield), and Dina(Danielle Marone, Phoenixville).
Schoolhouse Rock Live! runs from Saturday, Aug. 10, through Sunday, Aug. 18. Saturday performances are at 5 p.m. Sunday performances will be at both 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Performances will be held on the “Second Stage” on the second floor above the lobby. After each show the actors will be available in the lobby for photos and autographs. Buy tickets, either online at www.pcstheater.org, by calling OvationTix at 866-811-4111, or at the door. For more information about PCS including upcoming events, shows, ticketing and directions, visit www.pcstheater.org.
Photo by Rose Azrael featuring Dori, Colette Scorzetti; George, Jeff Bynum; Joe, Sabrina Boyd-Surka