Monday, June 15, 2015

Theatre Under the Stars {Giveaway}

As a person who lives in the Lower Mainland, attending 'Theatre Under the Stars' (TUTS) is on my `Must Do' list.   Watching a musical in Stanley Park sounds like such a beautiful and enjoyable evening (Hello, double date night!)  Starting July 10th until August 22nd, 2015, at the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park, there will be two family musicals running on alternating nights.  What a great way to spend a summer's eve with family or friends.

{Photos by Tim Matheson}


The two musicals are Oliver!-The Musical and Hairspray-The Broadway Musical. This 2015 season is actually their 75th and what a great way to celebrate!

Oliver! The Musical is directed by Shel Piercy and as based on Charles Dickens' ever-popular novel.  It follows Oliver Twist, an orphan, as he adventures through London meeting a cast of unforgettable characters.  There will be toe-tapping musical theatre melodies such as Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, I'd Do Anything and As Long As He Needs Me. 

{Photo by Tim Matheson}


Hairspray is directed by Sarah Rodgers and shows the journey of Tracy Turnblad who has the dream to dance on a local TV program called The Corny Collins Show.  Her dream is realized and Tracy becomes Miss Hairspray.  Over time, she discovers that there are more important things in life than being famous.

{Photo by Tim Matheson}

Have you attended Theatre Under the Stars before? I'd love to hear your thoughts.  I am so excited to offer one reader of Talk Nerdy To Me a family four-pack of tickets to see either Oliver! or Hairspray.  I wish I could win; take me!  Please enter the Rafflecopter below and I will announce the winner on June 26th!




a Rafflecopter giveaway

40 comments:

  1. My dad used to be on the board for TUTS, so we have seen quite a few shows there. Love it! Make sure you bring a blanket and bug spray to prepare for when the sun goes down. I am planning on seeing Oliver! this year, whether I win or not! It is my favorite musical of all time. I know all the songs and sing them frequently to my kids (totally geeky, I know). :)

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    1. Such good advice!! I might add that in :)

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  2. Would love to see Oliver! I have never been to Theatre Under the Stars.

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  3. Laura Mayer8:11 AM

    Theatre under the Stars does such a great job that I think that Hairspray or Oliver would be great!

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  4. Lindsay Moffat8:13 AM

    hairspray !

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  5. Oliver! I've had that as a date idea forever but have never actually gone.

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  6. I went to TUTS years ago to see The Sound of Music. It was amazing! Loved it and would highly recommend it, but my experience is from (cough, cough)....19 years ago! I am sure it is still as amazing as it was then! If I won...I would see Hairspray!

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    1. Ha-19 years ago, I love it! Somehow it goes so quickly, right? The Sound of Music would be awesome, too.

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  7. Lyndene9:34 AM

    I've never been either! I'd love to go and see Oliver :-)

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  8. I am not sure which one my son and daughter-in-law would choose, as they would be whom I would give the tickets to. If it was me, I would probably pick Oliver.

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  9. I would go see Hairspray! I saw it in NY and would love to see it in my own city....especially under the stars :)

    -Andrea Duncan

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  10. I LOVE Hairspray! My sis and I used to be able to do one of the dances from it... (well, we could attempt decently!) hahaha Also, I think I've been to TUTS once, but isn't it horrible that I can't remember??

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  11. I love TUTS! Would love to see Oliver!

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  12. Anonymous1:21 PM

    Would love love love the opportunity to go see either or both of these shows! such a unique experience in a unique setting:)
    Trish d

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  13. Anonymous2:21 PM

    Never been. Would love to go and see either! Estelle Greb

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  14. Veronica Stockton-Kushner2:51 PM

    I LOVE Hairspray and would most definitely see that show! TUTS is a theatre experience unlike any other :)

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  15. TUTS is such a gem in Stanley Park. My daughter loved their summer camp too. I would take the family to see Hairspray!

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  16. I was supposed to see West side story years ago but it was canceled because of a thunderstorm:( Great contest thanks for the opportunity!

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  17. hairspray! My sister loved that movie.

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  18. Anonymous3:22 PM

    Oliver!
    Dan

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  19. I've been to several and they have all been great and very entertaining.

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  20. Oh! I've never been before! Would love to see Oliver!

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  21. Anonymous5:57 PM

    I've been. I forget which one though. Many, many years ago. Before kiddos.
    Would like to see hairspray.
    MAria

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  22. I've been a few times, it's awesome! I'd see Hairspray :)

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  23. I think I would take my sister to see hairspray!

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  24. I'd go see Oliver, only cause I've seen Hairspray live :)

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  25. Anonymous8:46 PM

    Would love to see Oliver!

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  26. Anonymous11:54 AM

    Hairspray would be fun. Jadzia

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  27. I would see Hairspray

    spazsss@yahoo.ca

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  28. I'd love to see Oliver.
    Raffle copter name: Ei Leen

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  29. Oliver or Hairspray. Either one would be enjoyable!

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  30. Ryan K12:08 PM

    Both shows would be fantastic!

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  31. Denise N2:00 PM

    every year i tell my husband we should go, but we've yet to. i think he'd enjoy oliver more. but i'd love to win and see either!

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  32. I saw Anne of Green Gables many years ago. I would love to go again:)

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  33. I have always wanted to see a TUTS show but never have! I think I'd choose hairspray! Yahoo!

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  34. TUTS is such a fun atmosphere, I've been quite a few times. The performances are always high energy and very entertaining. I'd choose Oliver but I think Hairspray would be great too.

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  35. Tracey Flattes3:43 PM

    It would definitely have to be Oliver! Love that musical!

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