KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Sydney Campbell of Southold plays sorority sister Elle Woods in North Fork Community Theatre’s production of “Legally Blonde,” which opens Thursday.
“Legally Blonde,” the musical based on a novel by Amanda Brown and a 2001 movie, is this summer’s Youth on Stage presentation at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck.
The story takes sorority sister Elle Woods (Sydney Campbell of Southold) from UCLA to the halls of Harvard in pursuit of love and a law degree. The NFCT production is directed by Jessica Raven and produced by Susan Hedges, with musical direction by Jacob Boergesson and choreography by Meagan Schmid.
Performances are Thursdays through Sundays, July 25 to Aug. 11. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. A free reception will start at 7 on opening night, Thursday, July 25.
Saturday, Aug. 1, will be a special “Think Pink” night, with all refreshment stand proceeds going to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Tickets are $20. Go to nfct.com or call 631-298-NFCT (6328).
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Brett Chizever plays the title role in ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,’ which debuts tonight at the North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck.
The North Fork Community Theatre will present ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,’ an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical with lyrics by Tim Rice, tonight through Sunday from March 7 to 24 at its location on Old Sound Avenue in Mattituck. The family-friendly musical is based on the story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. The show has little spoken dialogue; it is completely sung-through and features universal themes and catchy music.
A narrator guides the show, encouraging children to dream while she tells the story of Joseph, another dreamer, who exhibits a talent for interpreting dreams and telling the future. Joseph’s brothers are envious of his coat of many colors, a symbol of their father’s obvious preference for him.
Evening shows begin at 8 p.m., with a free pre-show reception on Thursdays, and Sunday matinees start at 2:30 p.m. Jessica Raven is director and choreographer, Jennifer Kennedy is musical director and Mary Motto Kalich is producer/assistant director. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at nfct.com or by calling 298-6328.
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Jacob Boergesson and Becca Mincielli sing ‘Romeo and Juliet’ from the musical ‘Reefer Madness’ during last weekend’s variety show at the North Fork Community Theatre.
Song, dance and comedy filled the North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck last weekend. The 22 acts for the annual variety show, which featured three performances, helped benefit the NFCT’s scholarship fund.