NEWPORT BEACH — Time does fly. It seems only like yesterday when the city of
That was in 1980, and NTAC is making plans for its 32nd season, offering a mixture of oldies and newcomers. In fact, the season gets off next week with its annual children's summer show.
The season officially begins Sept. 10 with "The Rainmaker," the
NTAC's more seasoned patrons will remember "Room Service" as a Marx Brothers movie about a hotel filled with Broadway actors way back when. Actually, it began as a play by
There's one certified newcomer on the 2010-11 bill. It's "The Dixie Swim Club" by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, and it concerns five Southern women (shades of "Steel Magnolias"?) who gather once a year. It's ticketed from March 25 to April 24.
Wrapping up the forthcoming season, from May 27 to June 26, will be "The Putnam County 25th Annual Spelling Bee" by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn. Six youngsters compete for top honors in a spelldown which, as NTAC cautions, is not a children's show as it contains some adult content.