“Camelot” reopens at the Davis Musical Theater Company

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“Camelot” brings the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table to life with an extraordinary score and a story that poignantly dramatizes the human conflict at the heart of this classic tale. The Davis Musical Theater Company presents the show until August 29 (Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.) at the Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center (607 Pena Drive No. 10) in Davis.

“After playing for a weekend in March 2020, our production was halted due to the COVID pandemic,” said a press release from DMTC, “but we were looking forward to being able to bring this beautiful show back to our public. “

Health guidelines require that all clients, volunteers and performers present proof of vaccination (CDC vaccination record or photo of the original card) or a negative COVID test (within the previous 72 hours) and wear face masks. interior of the building.

Borrowing from Arthurian legends, Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot is the fantastic masterpiece of the duo, which triumphed on Broadway in the legendary original 1960 production. would leave ”,“ I loved you once in silence ”,“ The month of May Lusty ”and, of course,“ Camelot ”.

An idealistic young King Arthur hopes to create a kingdom built on honor and dignity, embodied by his Knights of the Round Table. His ideals are put to the test, however, when his lovely queen, Guinevere, falls in love with the young knight Lancelot and the fate of the kingdom is at stake.

Jan Isaacson directs and choreographs, with musical direction by Ray Fisher. Featured artists include Joe Alkire as King Arthur, Jori Gonzales as Guenevere, Mitchell Worrell-Olsen as Lancelot and Joel Porter as Merlin and Pellinore.

This production is suitable for all ages. Tickets usually cost $ 18; $ 16 students and seniors (55 and over); groups of 10 or more cost $ 14 each (a charge of $ 2 per ticket will be added). Tickets can be purchased online at dmtc.org or by calling 530-756-3682.


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