Official News Release
North Hills High School Presents “42nd Street” in April,
Tickets on Sale Now
North Hills High School actors and actresses will take to the stage to perform “42nd Street” at 7:30 p.m. on April 3 to 5 and 10 to 12. All performances of the musical will be held in the North Hills High School auditorium at 53 Rochester Road in Ross Township.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. All seats for evening performances are reserved. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 412-318-1440 or purchased starting March 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the North Hills High School’s main office. If available, tickets also will be sold at the door.
A special senior citizen matinee performance at 1:30 p.m. on April 12 is SOLD OUT.
THE STORY OF "42ND STREET"
“42nd Street” tells the story of a humble, naïve young actress named Peggy Sawyer who has come to audition for a new Broadway musical. Unfortunately, due to her nervousness, Peggy arrives to the audition late and misses her chance to join the chorus. Luckily, Peggy soon catches the eye of the famous director, Julian Marsh, and he gives Peggy her big break. However, the show's aging leading lady, Dorothy Brock, quickly grows to dislike Peggy. On opening night, Ms. Brock falls and breaks her ankle. Panic spreads through the company as the show seems doomed to close. Can Julian and Peggy save the show from closing and the company from the unemployment line?
The show has won multiple Tony Awards since its premiere on Broadway in 1980. It is known for such numbers as “We’re in the Money” and, of course, “Forty-Second Street.”
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