TNCC Presents Lerner & Loewe’s ‘Brigadoon’ in November

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Performing Arts Department and TNCC Players will present Lerner & Loewe’s “Brigadoon”  on the Hampton campus at the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium in Templin Hall.

Performances will take place Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18 at 8:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3:00 p.m. Sundays.

Popularized by the Broadway musical and 1954 film, “Brigadoon” chronicles the tale of two Americans who become lost on a hunting trip in Scotland. The New Yorkers encounter a small uncharted village called Brigadoon and its people who harbor a mysterious secret.

The natives behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. Songs from the production such as “Almost Like Being in Love” have become standards.

The College presents three productions annually. The upcoming musical boasts a cast that includes students, faculty, staff and members of the community.

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Local Production Company Brings Tragic Comedy to TNCC

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Poquoson Island Players will open its 2012-2013 season with Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart” September 21–30 at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Hampton campus. The show is open to the public with Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. shows on Sundays. Tickets are $18 general admission and $15 for students and senior citizens.

In this tragic comedy, three Mississippi sisters face as heap of misfortune throughout their lives. The latest family tragedy finds the youngest sister, Babe, grappling with criminal charges after shooting her abusive husband. As the older sisters try to help Babe, they come face-to-face with some of their own dysfunction. Humor ensues as the sisters face their hardship together.

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Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble Performs at TNCC May 12

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The Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble will present “…And All that Jazz” at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) on Saturday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Hampton campus.

The Chesapeake Wind Ensemble was founded in 1998 to provide an avenue for local amateur musicians to hone their skills. With about 40 members, the ensemble plays a wide variety of pieces at a myriad of venues in the Hampton Roads area, presenting approximately eight performances annually. The nonprofit organization offers special opportunities for its high school musicians with scholarships for some of the graduating students.

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Iron Street Productions Brings Drama to TNCC

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Iron Street Productions will present the play “Extremities” March 23-25 at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium on the Hampton campus. The production is open to the public with Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and 3 p.m. shows on Sundays.

“Extremities” follows a woman as she contemplates revenge after capturing an attacker who stole her purse and later returned to her home to rape her. After overtaking her attacker, she locks him away and weighs her options. Should she kill him? Should she let him go? Perhaps that would be too risky. Maybe should could call the police, but what if they think she is a liar? Jeff Corriveau will direct the production starring Brittany S. Harris, Alloy Langenfeld, Melissa Sullivan and Rosalind Robertson.

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Local Production Company Brings Comedic Play to TNCC

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Poquoson Island Players will present Sam Bobrick’s “Baggage” Jan. 27 – Feb. 5 at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Hampton campus. The show is open to the public with Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. shows on Sundays. Tickets are $15, general admission and $13 for students and senior citizens.

Set in the living room of a New York apartment, “Baggage” centers on Phyllis and Bradley, two difficult, single people, trying to heal from their respective disappointing relationships. Despite a very disagreeable first encounter when their luggage was mixed up at the airport, the two decide to help each other overcome their heartaches by forcing a friendship. They eventually discover that although they may be too difficult for everyone else in the world, they are right for each other.

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Musical Fantasy ‘Cinderella’ to be Performed at TNCC

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Performing Arts department and the TNCC Players present the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, “Cinderella,” on the Hampton campus in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall. The show runs Nov. 11-13 and Nov.18-20 with performances at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays.

The musical production was originally written for television, with music by acclaimed composer Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by renowned songwriter Oscar Hammerstein, II. Based on the fairy tale Cinderella, it is the story of a young woman forced into a life of servitude by her cruel stepmother and ego-maniacal stepsisters. Aided by a fairy godmother, Cinderella is transformed into a princess and finds her prince.

Tickets will be available at the door and are $10 for students, military and senior citizens and $15 for the public.

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