‘The Pajama Game’ to play at Edmonds Heights

Apr 22, 2013

Edmonds Heights K-12 will present the classic musical “The Pajama Game,” May 3-11.

The Pajama Game is directed by Shileah Corey and choreographed by Indeah Thomaier and features a cast of 22 talented actors, ages 14-18. Performances are May 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 7 p.m., with matinee performances May 5 and May 11 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. All performances are at Edmonds Heights K-12, 23200 100th Ave W, Edmonds Washington.

Call 425-431-7840 for information.

It is 1953 and a strike is imminent at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory, where the workers churn out pajamas at a backbreaking pace.

Enter new superintendent, Sid Sorokin, the front line against the union, which is demanding a pay raise of 7 1/2 cents.

To complicate Sid’s life, he immediately falls for union leader Babe Williams, and they find themselves negotiating not only heated labor disputes, but a heated romance as well.

With a book by George Abbot and Richard Bissel, and music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, the show contains many classic tunes, including Hey There, Steam Heat, and Hernando’s Hideway.

 

Edmonds Heights is a K-12 school where parents are empowered as primary educators and operates as an alternative school in the Edmonds School District.

Edmonds Heights has been actively involved in the 5th Avenue Theatre High School Musical Theatre Awards program for several years. They have won several awards and have been nominated three times for Outstanding Musical.

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