This year’s annual Musicals Redux series – which carries out CCM Musical Theatre’s mission to resurrect gems from the storehouse of forgotten American musical theatre – will present a stylish comic gem from the master, Cole Porter. On May 12-14, CCM will present Out of This World in the Cohen Family Studio Theater. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Tickets become available on Monday, May 9 at noon—please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve. Learn more about the production after the jump.

A free adaption of Amphitryon by Plautus, Out of This World pits Roman gods and goddesses against each other with amusing results. Erudite and polished, the complicated plot twists are all set to the timeless sophistication of a Porter score. Porter wrote the show in 1950 following his smash hit Kiss Me, Kate, which opened in 1948. Out of This World features the popular song “From This Moment On,” which was originally cut from the show but has since been restored to the score.

Out of This World has an enchanting score, and even though the Broadway run was only 157 performances, this music deserves to be more widely heard,” said director Roger Grodsky.

Performances:
Thurs., May 12, 8 p.m.
Fri., May 13, 8 p.m.
Sat., May 14, 2:30 & 8 p.m.

Location:
Cohen Family Studio Theater

Admission:
Admission is free, but reservations are required. Tickets become available on Monday, May 9 at noon—please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order.

Cast List

Mercury – Eric Huffman
Jupiter – Grady Long
Juno – Vicki Cook
Helen – Julia Johanos
Chloe – Cassie Levine
Art – Michael Schwitter
Niki – Patrick Shelton
Strephon – Josh S. Smith
Bartender – James Burnham
Diana – Kelsey Crismon
Night – Max Clayton, Kelly O’Neill, Christine Smith

Ensemble

Matt Amira
Michelle Berkowitz
Katheryn Boswell
Natalie Bounassar
Jennifer Brissman
Kevin Brown
Pierce Cassedy
Connor Deane
Jordan DeLeon
Joey Dippel
Catherine Helm
Jenny Hickman
Alexandria Howley
Aubrey Ireland
Greg Kamp
Collin Kessler
Nick Laughlin
Dane LaFemina
Kate McMillan
Keegan Rice
John Riddle
Lauren Roesner
Emily Shexnaydre
Lee Slobotkin
Josh T. Smith
Kimber Sprawl
Adrienne Tang
Erica Vlahinos
Katie Wesler

Musical Theatre Program Sponsor: The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation

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