Blissfield, Whiteford stage musicals this weekend

Looking for musical entertainment this weekend?

Blissfield High School will stage “The Wizard of Oz” starting Thursday and Whiteford Schools will present “Anything Goes” over the weekend as well. Both schools have a reputation of excellence in musical performances.

The Blissfield thespians will take their audience down the famous Yellow Brick Road Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Each showing will be  in the high school’s cafeteria at 7 p.m. all three days plus a 3 p.m. matinee Saturday.
Ticket prices for the shows are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $4 for children five and under. A $2 Saturday matinee discount is awarded on the afternoon. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or in advance by simply contacting the high school, or asking a cast and crew member for tickets. The high school number to call for tickets is 486-2148, ext. 326. Reservations were to be accepted up to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 15.

The students of Whiteford High School will take to the high seas Friday, Saturday and Sunday as the Whiteford Agricultural High School; the Whiteford Music Department and the Whiteford Music Boosters stages the musical “Anything Goes.”
Set on a cruise line ship in the year 1934, the story and the original book concerns a hectic and madhouse ocean liner trip that set sail from New York to its destination London. The original book was written by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse and revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.  Music and lyrics were written by Cole Porter.

For ticket information, please contact 734-999-8775 or email  Premium reserved seating, which is limited, is $17. General admission tickets are $12 and students and seniors will be charged $8 for tickets.  Bleacher seats, which are also limited, are $5.

For more information on the Blissfield play, please see the March 9 edition of The Advance; and for details on Whiteford’s production, please see the March 16, edition.