Thursday, July 21, 2011

In the Wings: The Music Man Jr. Meet Ellie Parker.


Ellie Parker plays Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn in The Music Man Jr., the production mounted during an intensive four-week summer camp at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette.

Question: How would you describe Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn?
Ellie Parker: She is ridiculous and very peculiar.

Q: What has been the best part of camp?
E.P.: Getting to do what we love – singing, acting and dancing.

Q: What will an audience enjoy the most in The Music Man Jr.?
E.P.: They'll enjoy how ridiculous some of our characters are and all the dance numbers and the singing. It's all pretty amazing.

The Music Man Jr. opens Friday, July 29 and runs through Sunday, July 31 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette.

For more information about the show or to order tickets, call Civic Theatre's office at 765-423-7529 or visit Civic Theatre's website.

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