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Thoroughly Modern Millie

New Lyrics by Dick Scanlan

New Music by Jeanine Tesori

Book by Richard Henry Morris, Dick Scanlan

Original Story and Screenplay by Richard Morris for the Universal Pictures Film

The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical,Thoroughly Modern Milliewas the 2002 season's most awarded new show on Broadway! Based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film,Thoroughly Modern Millietakes you back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City, when "moderns," including a flapper named Millie Dillmount, were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love. This high-spirited musical romp is a delightful valentine to the long-standing spirit of New York City and the people who seek to discover themselves there.Set in New York City in 1922,Thoroughly Modern Millietells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. The owner of her dingy hotel kidnaps young girls to sell to the Far East, her wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage and the man she actually falls in love with doesn't have a dime to his name... or so he tells her.

Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate,Thoroughly Modern Millieis a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment. From explosive tap numbers to a "Fred and Ginger" routine on a window ledge, this is the perfect show for theatres that are looking to show off the dance skills of their performers. In Millie Dillmount, musical theatre has found a new heroine for the ages inThoroughly Modern Millie!

March 27 - April 5th, 2020
North Scott Performing Arts Auditorium
200 South First Street
Eldridge, Iowa 52748
3/27/20 at 7:00 pm
3/28/20 at 7:00 pm
3/29/20 at 2:00 pm
4/3/20 at 7:00 pm
4/4/20 at 7:00 pm
4/5/20 at 2:00 pm