BELFAST, Maine — Get ready to shake things up with the hilarious rockin’ 1950s musical “All Shook Up” featuring 25 of Elvis Presley’s greatest hits.
The new musical is loosely based on William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” and tells the story of a guitar playing roustabout, Chad, who rides into a struggling square Midwest town and changes it forever with the power of love and rock-and-roll.
The show, written by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, features the classic hit songs “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Burning Love,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “It’s Now or Never,” “Don’t Be Cruel” and “Fools Rush In.
The musical is directed by Sonja Richardson, with musical direction by John Cameron.
The musical will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9, 10, 16 and 17, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov, 11 and Nov. 18, at the Belfast Area High School gymnasium. Tickets at the door are $8, $5 students and seniors.