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CES Presents "The Unsinkable Molly Brown"
12/19/2003

So long, Dolly! Move over, Mame! Get ready for one of Broadway’s “big ladies” when the musical “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” comes to Frostburg State as part of the University’s Cultural Events Series. Sponsored by the Best Western Braddock, the show will be held on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 23 and 24, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 25, at 3 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center Drama Theatre on campus.

The New York World-Telegram and Sun has called this musical, “delectable at the start, middle and finish.” This spirited tale of a legendary, real-life American original follows the exploits of Molly Brown, whose determination to rise above her impoverished origins takes her from the backwoods of Hannibal, Mo., to the palaces of Europe. Along the way, she marries a lucky prospector, enters the “bon ton” of Monte Carlo, survives the sinking of the Titanic and, above all, finally earns the approval she so desperately seeks from the “Beautiful People of Denver.” With a rousing score by Meredith Willson of “The Music Man” fame, the play charmed Broadway in a run of 532 performances. The Titanic may have sunk, but Molly Brown survived – and thrived!

This musical is presented in partnership with Windwood Theatricals and FSU Division of Performing Arts.

To purchase tickets or to find out more information, call the FSU Cultural Events Box Office at 301-687-3137 or toll free at 1-866-TIXX-CES, or visit online at ces.frostburg.edu.

Additional packages include the Arts Getaway Packages, providing accommodations for two (at The Best Western Braddock in LaVale, Cumberland Holiday Inn or Rocky Gap Resort), selected meal options, transportation between the hotel and the FSU campus, a special welcome gift at check-in, and two tickets for preferred seating for the Cultural Events Series performance.

You can also add a Dinner Show Package to your ticket purchase and transform your performance into an enchanting social event. The Dinner Show Package provides you with complimentary transportation to and from the FSU campus to any one of five participating restaurants, including BJ’s at the Gladstone, Gehauf’s, Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant, Harrigan’s, and the Tombstone Café.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589
E-mail: news@frostburg.edu