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w 12A--April 3, 2003 The Cuba Free Press The Full Monty to be at The Fox Theatre April 15-27 Broadway veterans Chris- tian Anderson, Cleavant Derricks, Robert Westenberg and Jane Connell star in the national touring production of The Full Monty. Broad- way's "terrific new musical," will make its St. Louis pre- miere for two weeks only at the Fox Theatre, April 15-27, 2003. Curtain times for the U.S. Bank Broadway Series pres- entation are Tuesday through Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m, and Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. With a book by Tony@ Award winner Terrace McNally and music and lyr- ics by pop composer David Tarbek, The Full Monty is directed by Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell. Anderson, who leads the cast as Jerry Lukowski, most recently appeared in Wit at the Geffen Playhouse, and played Mark in Rent on Broadway and Roger on the national tour. Tony@ Award winner Derricks (Dreamgirls) will play Noah "Horse" T. Simmons, other- wise known as the "big black man." Tony@ Award-nominated Westenberg (Into the Woods) plays the rigid Harold Nichols. Westerberg's other Broadway credits include 1776, The Secret Garden, Les Miserables and Sunday in the Park with George, among others. Jeanette Burmeister, the strippers' rehearsal pian- ist, will be played by Jane Connell, who played the role on Broadway. Four-time Tony@ Award- winning writer Terrence McNally adapted the screen hit for the stage and added his own unique brand of American comedy to the story. "The show is about friendship, and abut being a parent," said McNally "It's also about an image obsessed society that says you have to look like Brad Pitt. This show says quite the opposite. It celebrates everybody for ex- actly who they are." To help the story feel closer to home, McNally moved it to Buffalo, NY from Sheffield, England, where the original movie took place. When it opened on Broad- way in October 2000, The Full Monty was hailed by critics as a "genuine musical com- edy," "full of brilliance," "witty," and "exhilarating." The New York Post said, "it's a blockbuster. A one-of-a-kind Broadway musical." The Full Monty closed a successful two-year run on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre on Genealogical Society to meet The Phelps County Genea- logical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Tues- day, April 15, 2003 at 7 p.m. at the Phelps County Courthouse Multi-Purpose Room in Rolla. The subject of this month's meeting is Northern Chero- kee Ancestors in the Ozarks. The program will be pre- sented by Roy Clevenger, former Pulaksi County Edu- cator. Clevenger is in the Northern Cherokee nation of the Old Louisiana Territory. Cherokee settlers began moving into the Ozark High- lands prior to the French. By the early 1800s one third of the entire Cherokee Nation had migrated west of the mighty Mississippi to Mis- souri Territory. Descendants of these Indian pioneers re- main among us today. The meeting is free and open to the public. The Society staffs the Courthouse Ar- chivesRoom on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 5 p.m. and other times by appointment. Contact PCGS at PO Box 571, Rolla, MO 65402 or by email pcgs@rollanet.org Sept. 1 where it received 10 Tony@ Award nominations including Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Book, Best Orchestrations, Best Di- rection and Best Choreogra- phy. Based on the record- breaking 1997 Academy Award-nominated hit of the same name, The Full Monty is the raucous and heartfelt story of six unemployed steelworkers who go to great lengths to make some cash and help out a friend in trou- ble. When a local male strip show--whose dancers venture down to their G-strings--is a hit with the local women, the cash-strapped factory workers Tickets for "The Full figure they can cash in big Monty" range from $24 to $62. time if they go the full Monty. Tickets are on sale now at the Composer and lyricist Fox Theatre,box office and David Yarbek, winner of'e " all MetroTix ohations, in- 2001 Drama Desk Award for his music, explains, "The Full Monty is a sports story. It's not about stripping. It's abut a bunch of guys who get together and form a team. There are ups and downs, and, in the end, they win." Nominated for a 2001 Grammy Award for Best Mu- sical Show Album, the origi- nal cast recording of The Full Monty is available on RCA Victor. The official web site of The Full Monty is www.TheFullMonty.com. cluding area Famous-Barr stores, Streetside Records and select Schnucks Video Cen- ters. To charge by phone, call MetroTix at 314-534-1111 or order on-line at www.metrotix.com. Groups of 20 or more can call Fox Group Sales at 314- 535-2900 for special rates. For more information, visit www.fabulousfox.com. "The Full Monty" is presented by the U.S. Bank Broadway'Se- ries and sponsored by Ameri- can Airlines. SPRING CLEANI NG SALE! Over 200 Sofas, L0veseats, Chairs, Recliners, Rockers On Display! Take 30% Off Our Sale Price On All Broyhill Dining Rooms! // :.1 'd 3 Pc. Bedrooms Start At $349 1 i INSTOCK WE INSTALL CALLiNYOUR PROGRAMMING SHOWYOU HOW TO USE IT SERVICE AFTER SALE =========================. ?!ii!i!iiiii, Model #DRD430 I-?ardware sold separate!v Dish & ' 2 Receivers Installed $49.95 mp Out ..nn a" ,, Cuba 885-3355 Steelville 775- Our Family Serving Yours Service to the community for over 85 Britton Funeral Home offers this space to non-profit org advertising special events We are happy to supply this service Just fill in your special event and bring it by the office. ANNUAL SPRING RETREAT -- APRIL 11 & APRIL 12 Cuba United Methodist Women. April 11 until 5:00 pm& April 12 Title: =Too Busy Not To Pray". Guest speaker: Linda Lathum. Cost is Includes lodging and meals at Camp Mihaska, Bourbon, Me. invited to join us. Call church office to make reservations: SPRING BAKE SALE APRIL 5, 2003 First Presbyterian Church Spring Bake Sale. Luncheon and 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE APRIL 5, 2003 United Methodist Men's Rummage Sale. United Methodist Women's United Methodist Youth Krispy Creme Doughnut Sale at the Cuba Methodist Church, 903 W. Washington from 7:30 am to 2:00 just Imagine! Over 45,000 Sq. n. of Furniture, Carpet & Appliances - AH On Sale! SWEEPER SALE! HOOVER & EUREKA AS LOW AS $39.95 LARGE SELECTION! ' WE'RE #1 If it's anything to do with [ TV and appliances, we do [ it all at JERRY'S and we [ do more of it than anyone in the area. 1 Servicing in all departments. 1 ,",J c nwA n U ]nc:u ......... 3 It Grills, It Steams and It Smokes ( Prices Start At $399.95 The only Grill GUARANTEED not to flare up! 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