Music Off Broadway will raise funds for children and seniors

Posted March 26, 2013, at 3:38 p.m.

BANGOR — The Rotary Club of Bangor will present its eighth annual Music Off Broadway production at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Bangor High School’s Peakes Auditorium. The show theme is the “Magic of Motown: The Start of Country and Rock.”

With Roger George producing and John Haskell and Heather Astbury-Libby co-directing, a cast of approximately 25 community members will perform music that will include:

• “Are You Lonesome Tonight?”

• “Real Wild Child/Whole Lotta Shakin’” medley

• “Folsom Prison Blues/Ring of Fire’” Medley

• “Blue Moon of Kentucky”

• “Heat Wave”

• “Rescue Me”

• “Son of a Preacher Man”

Music Off Broadway is the club’s largest annual fundraising effort with proceeds going to support local nonprofit service organizations. Proceeds from the 2013 show will benefit:

• Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine.

• Community Health and Counseling Services.

• Jobs for Maine Graduates.

• Ronald McDonald House of Bangor.

• Penquis Child Development.

“The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service. Every year, the Rotary Club of Bangor is active in many projects and contributes more than $25,000 to organizations in our local community,” said Scott Boucher, club president. “Music off Broadway is one of our most visible and successful fundraising efforts.”

Tickets are $18, $15 seniors, $10 youth and available from club members and at Rebecca’s, BookMarc’s, Patrick’s Hallmark and at the door. Credit card sales are available by calling Dorsey Furniture at 843-7301.

The Rotary Club of Bangor meets at noon Tuesdays at Wellman Commons, 300 Union St. in Bangor. For information, visit www.bangorrotary.org.

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