Colorado Springs Conservatory coming to UCCS

the colorado springs conservatory is taking over UCCS for a production of working, the musical. musical.yeah, i had the extreme pleasure of checking out a preview of the production. it starts tonight and runs though sunday…check it out. working, a musical performance dates:thursday, june 18 at 7:00pm friday, june 19 at 7:00pm saturday, june 20 at 2pm and 7:00pm UCCS dusty loo bon vivant theaterworking, the musical:real stories about real people june 17, 2015 (colorado springs)it’s all about you. real stories about real people are told through songs and monologues in the colorado springs conservatory production of working, the musical. from a waitress to a hedge fund manager, stone mason to a publicist, nine actors portray 26 characters who reveal the inner meaning of their seemingly mundane daily tasks. performances will be presented at uccs bon vivant theater from june 18 through 20. tickets are available at – $20 for adults and $10 for students 16 and over. due to the explicit language and content, this show is not recommended for viewers under 16 years of age. the musical is based on the book by studs terkel with music by steven schwartz, james taylor and others.the production is driven by 6 conservatory alumni. alumnus drew fountain returns to the conservatory to direct and choreograph. drew dances with the spellbinding river north dance chicago and toured internationally with momix (nyc). conservatory lead mentor and popular jazz musician ian ferguson serves as music director. conservatory alumni mark autry and jack walker are featured along with conservatory students. alumna katie medved is the co-stage manager and assistant director and alumna mariah george is a co-stage manager.”everyone will be able to relate to this show on some level, because it is about them. it’s a group of people sharing real stories about real people, it doesn’t get much more honest than that.” – director and choreographer drew fountain. tickets can be purchased at $20 adults; $10 students