Notre Dame presents 'Pajama Game'

Thursday, April 10, 2008
FRED LYNCH ~ flynch@semissourian.com Babe Williams, played by Carly Schneider, and Sid Sorokin, played by Parker Kohlfeld, sang "Once a Year Day" with the cast of "The Pajama Game," a Broadway musical to be performed by students at Notre Dame Regional High School at 8 p.m. today through Sunday.

This year's installment of Notre Dame Regional High School's annual spring musical kicks off tonight, when students perform "The Pajama Game."

"The Pajama Game" is set in 1954, and tells the story of the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where workers are about to start a strike, and features famous show tunes like "Steam Heat," "Hernando's Hideaway," "Hey There" and "I'm Not at All in Love." The original musical won six Tony Awards, while the 2006 revival starring Harry Connick Jr. garnered nine Tony nominations and won the Tony for best choreography and best revival of a musical.

Cindy King, director of Notre Dame musicals for more than 35 years, directs the production. Students Parker Kohlfeld, Blake Palmer, Joseph Stoverink, Adam Parker, Andy McIntyre, Stephen Moxley, Carly Schneider, Mimi Rankin, Megan Moore, Teresa Bradley, Autumn Vandeven and Mariah Thompson star in the production.

Show are at 8 p.m. today through Sunday. For information call 335-6772.

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