Los Angeles, California (PressExposure) March 07, 2013 -- HOOLIGAN Theatre Company is proud to present the Tony Award-winning musical drama Titanic: The Musical, which will be performed for one weekend only in the Freud Playhouse at UCLA. This will be the second show of HOOLIGAN's eighth season and will run from April 5th-7th.
The musical, written by Peter Stone with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, opened on April 23, 1997 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway, running for 804 performances and 27 previews. The show won 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score. The show featured Tony Award winner Victoria Clark and Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris. Titanic: The Musical toured throughout the U.S and internationally in Europe, Canada, Australia, and Japan, leading to six translations.
Titanic: The Musical, follows the story of the ill-fated maiden voyage of the titular ship from England in 1912. The tale explores the lives aboard the liner in the days leading up to the ship's fatal encounter with an iceberg at sea. Titanic is a dramatic masterpiece that chronicles one of the most unthinkable disasters of the 20th century while exploring issues of class, immigration, and the wonder of human ingenuity and hope.
HOOLIGAN Theatre Company is a student-run organization that provides professional theatre experience for college students of all majors in order to enrich the theatre community. Past sold-out performances include Spring Awakening, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and And Then There Were None. In addition, HOOLIGAN operates an arts education department, through which UCLA students teach theatre in local middle and high schools. Since 2006, HOOLIGAN has strived to raise artistic awareness and generate community in the Greater Los Angeles area.
Titanic will perform April 5th-7th in Freud Playhouse at UCLA. Tickets are available through the UCLA Central Ticket Office at (310) 825-2101 or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com. General admission is $30, groups of 6 or more are $23 each, non UCLA students with ID are $15, and UCLA students enter free.