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Rockridge Theatre Company Presents Monte Christo
April 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - April 7, 2017 @ 8:20 pm$15
Lyrics by Flip Kobler
Music by Dennis Poore
Evening performances April 4, 5, 6, 7 at 7:00 pm
Student matinee Thursday, April 6th at 1:00 pm
Kay Meek Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave, West Vancouver, BC
Running time: 80 minutes, no intermission
Edmond’s English class couldn’t care less about “The Count of Monte Cristo” – until a school lockdown and a film competition with a strict deadline force them to re-enact the story. Timeless themes of revenge and entrapment become surprisingly resonant, and the line between reality and performance starts to blur.
With light-hearted songs, hilarious dialogue and powerful revelations, this musical depicts one class’s journey to understand a classic text, and in the process, themselves.