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Back to the 80s - The Totally Awesome Musical!

Tickets go on sale this Monday 24 June for the school musical production of Back to the 80s. This is a funny and toe tapping musical featuring students from Woodvale Secondary College on stage and in the band. The shows are on Wednesday 7 August, Thursday 8 August and Friday 9 August, all starting at 7pm in the lower gymnasium at Woodvale Secondary College. Tickets are $15 Adult and $10 concession. A family ticket (2 Adult, 2 Concession) is available for $40. Tickets are available from the front office during school hours. Come and support the Arts department in this large scale drama/musical performance.

Synopsis

A pop culture trip down memory lane, Back to the 80’s tells the story of Corey Palmer and his senior year of high school: his best friends, the class bully, and the girl he loves. In the present day, Corey takes us back to William Ocean High School, watching himself and his friends Kirk and Alf start their bid to be senior class president and vice-presidents, only to have the opportunity stolen by bully Michael Feldman. To make Corey’s life worse, Michael has also stolen away Tiffany Houston, Corey’s longtime crush. But this isn’t the only relationship on the rocks: teachers Mr. Cocker and Ms. Brannigan are fighting in their not-so-secret romance, Michael is posing as new girl Eileen’s mysterious secret admirer, and Tiffany’s friend Cyndi doesn’t want to give admirer Billy the time of day. Add in a charity concert for Africa, a Star Wars-inspired dream sequence, and a final showdown between Michael and class geek Feargal McFerrin, and Back to the 80’s is a non-stop collection of music, movie, and TV Easter Eggs for all ages. The jukebox score includes a wide variety of popular hits such as “Video Killed the Radio Star,” “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” “Love Shack,” “Footloose,” and “The Time of My Life.”