The Drowsy Chaperone: A Musical Within a Comedy, staring Carson Kressley and Georgia Engel, ends on June 26. Catch a performance this show at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine before it ends and be transported to a magical, wonderful world!
This new musical comedy was the darling of the Tony Awards, winning the most statues in 2006! The hilarious
show-within-a-show begins when a die-hard musical fan plays his favorite cast album, a 1928 smash hit called The Drowsy Chaperone and the show magically bursts to life.
Audiences are instantly immersed in the glamorous, hilarious tale of a celebrity bride and her uproarious wedding day, complete with thrills and surprises that take both the cast and the audience soaring into the rafters. Don’t miss the show the critics announced as “delightful and sparkling entertainment!” You’ll be over the moon!
Carson Kressley – Emmy-winning television star, celebrity stylist, author and fashion designer, Carson Kressley is about to make his theatrical debut at the Ogunquit Playhouse, alongside twice-Emmy nominated actress Georgia Engel, in the multi-Tony Award winning musical, The Drowsy Chaperone on stage June 9 through June 26. Kressley is cast as the “Man in Chair,” an obsessive fan of old musicals who imagines performers coming to life in his shabby apartment whenever he plays one of his favorite cast recordings. Throughout the show the musical bursts to life as the Man in Chair continuously brings the audience in and out of the fantasy. Kressley is probably best known for his Emmy Award winning work on the breakout Bravo network hit, “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” as well as for hosting the critically acclaimed and Lifetime’s highest rated reality show, “How to Look Good Naked.”
Georgia Engel – Starring with Carson is Georgia Engel, reprising the role of Mrs. Tottendale, the role she created for the original Broadway production. Georgia is best known to audiences as Georgette Baxter from the “Mary Tyler Moore Show,” for which she received two Emmy nominations. Georgia launched her theatrical career playing Minnie Fay in Hello Dolly with Ethel Merman and has gone on to a very successful Broadway and Television career. In addition to “MTM” she starred in four more television series, most notably as Shirley Burleigh in the ABC comedy, “Coach.”
Music and Lyrics by:
Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Bob Martin and Don McKellar
Original Bradway Direction and Choreography by:
Direction and Choreography Re-created by:
Musical Direction by:
Check out these reviews!
“Wacky! Wonderful! Kressley…Perfect! Engel…Excellent!
– Portland Press Herald
“Another hit show at the Ogunquit Playhouse! Hilarious!”
– Journal Tribune
“Chaperone sets a high standard! Captivating!”
– Foster’s Daily Democrat
“An all-out laugh fest”
– York County Coast Star
“Most brilliant, most enjoyable, most hilarious!”
– Journal Tribune
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