Shorter College to present “Thoroughly Modern Millie”
February 12 - Shorter College’s award-winning theatre department will present “Thoroughly Modern Millie” this month at the Callaway Theatre.
The high-spirited musical romp that’s full of spectacular dance numbers chronicles the life of young Millie Dillmount as she takes her first steps in the big city of Manhattan in 1922. A transplant from Kansas, Millie becomes determined to find a rich husband and lead an elegant lifestyle, but the colorful characters and exciting adventures she encounters eventually brings her to see the modern world in a whole new way.
The production, heavy with dazzling tap dance choreography, will give Shorter students a chance to show off their rigorous dance training.
“Thoroughly Modern Millie” will be performed Feb. 20, 21, 25, 26, 27 and Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Showtime for the Feb. 22 and March 1 matinee performances are scheduled for 2 p.m.
Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for students and senior adults. Call the Shorter College box office at 706-233-7288 for tickets and more information.