Theatre of the Republic Presents Damn Yankees

 

Damn Yankees, based on the book The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant, by Douglass Wallop

Theatre of the Republic presents Damn Yankees, winner of the 1956 Tony Award for Best Musical, starring Ray Walston and Gwen Verdon, with choreography by Bob Fosse. A 1994 revival starring Victor Garber and Bebe Neuwirth was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical. Damn Yankees features music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, with classic songs such as Heart, Whatever Lola Wants, Those Were the Good Old Days, and Two Lost Souls.

Performances are scheduled for August 17 and 18, 23-25 and 30, 31 and September 1 at 8:00 p.m.; and August 19, 25, 26, September 1 and 2 at 3:00 p.m. Reserved seating tickets are $18 and are available for purchase online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com and at the Theatre of the Republic box office, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Damn Yankees is the lead-off production of Theatre of the Republic’s 2012-2013 season that includes Sunset Boulevard (October 19 -November 4); Holiday on Main Street: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (December 7-22); August: Osage County (February 8-24); The Color Purple (April 19-May 5); and Curtain Up: A Broadway Musical Review (June 7-23).