Garden City Community College and Garden City Recreation Commission have partnered together to present the classic musical, Oliver!, by Lionel Bart. The musical is based on the Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist.
Performances will begin 7:30 p.m. on July 11 and 12 and at 2:30 p.m. on July 13 and 14, according to a press release. All shows will take place in the GCCC Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Auditorium. Tickets are $8 for children 17 years old and younger, $10 for adults and $8 for seniors who are at least 65 years of age. Tickets can be purchased at the GCRC office at 310 N. Sixth St.
Open auditions were held to build the cast, ensuring that the show would feature local talent and community members of all ages, according to the release.
“Oliver! has always been one of my favorite shows,” said GCCC Drama Instructor Phil Hoke in the release. “I’m glad that we have the opportunity to put it on. It’s a fantastic collaboration with children and adults that steal both the show and your heart. I hope everyone gets a chance to see it.”