Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart

Directed by Mickey Reynolds

Set in England in the 1830’s Oliver! is the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist. Oliver is an orphan who runs away to London and falls in with a gang of pickpockets led by Fagin. The story follows Oliver’s adventures as he is caught by a pickpocket victim and eventually learns of his lineage. The Artful Dodger, Nancy, Bill Sikes, and many other colorful characters bring this story to life as some of musical theatre’s best numbers are performed. “You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two”, “Reviewing The Situation”, and “Consider Yourself”, are just a few of the many familiar songs from this production. While there are some adult situations, “Oliver!” is considerably more upbeat that Dickens’ original work, and promises to be a great amount of fun for cast members and audiences of all ages.

Produced by St. Bernard Players at St. Bernard Parish Center and Theatre, 2438 Atwood Ave., Madison

Performances: October 21-30, 2010

Performance Times: October 21, 22, 23 and October 28, 29, 30

Friday October 22nd and 29th will be performed as Dinner Shows and will include dinner and the show with a complimentary cocktail hour beginning at 5:45 PM. Tickets for these evenings will be $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under.

Thursday October 21st and 28th and Saturdays October 23rd and 30th will be a Dessert and Wine performance. Tickets for these evenings are $15 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under.

Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling 608-249-9256 ext 227.

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