The Rotary Club of Bangor is scheduled to present its 8th annual Music Off Broadway production on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 14 at 3 pm at Bangor High School’s Peakes Auditorium.  This year’s theme is the Magic of Motown: The Start of Country and Rock.
 

The Rotary Club of Bangor is scheduled to present its 8th annual Music Off Broadway production on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 14 at 3 pm at Bangor High School’s Peakes Auditorium.  This year’s theme is the Magic of Motown: The Start of Country and Rock.

With Roger George producing and John Haskell and Heather Astbury-Libby co-directing,  a cast of about 25 talented community members will perform music including:

  • Are You Lonesome Tonight
  • Real Wild Child/Whole Lotta Shakin medley
  • Folsom Prison Blues/Ring of Fire Medley
  • Blue Moon of Kentucky
  • Heat wave
  • Rescue Me
  • Son of a Preacher Man

Music Off Broadway is the club’s largest annual fundraising effort with proceeds going to support local nonprofit service organizations.  Proceeds from the 2013 show will benefit:

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine
  • Community Health and Counseling Services
  • Jobs for Maine Graduates
  • Ronald McDonald House of Bangor
  • Penquis Child Development

“The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service. Every year, the Rotary Club of Bangor is active in many projects and contributes more than $25,000 to organizations in our local community,” said, Scott Boucher, the club’s current president. “Music off Broadway is one of our most visible and successful fundraising efforts.”

Tickets – $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for youth – will be available from club members and at Rebecca’s, BookMarc’s, and Patrick’s Hallmark at Broadway Shopping Center and prior to each performance at the door. Credit card sales are available by calling Dorsey Furniture, 843-7301.

Since its inception in1905, Rotary has become an international organization with more than 1.2 million members.  Rotarians volunteer their time and talent to further the Rotary motto “Service above Self.”

The Rotary Club of Bangor meets Tuesdays at 12 pm at Wellman Commons, 300 Union Street in Bangor. For more information visit www.bangorrotary.orgImage

 
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