“Filled with amazing stage spectacle and unforgettable songs, including the Academy Award-nominated title song, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a high-flying, fun-filled adventure for the entire family” (MTI Shows).
Director Kenn Naegele has performed in and directed more than 60 productions in his career in New York State and Tennessee. He most recently directed Theatre Bristol’s ANNIE at the Paramount Center for the Arts, and directed Theatre Bristol’s production of South Pacific. Music director Steve Davis is a music and voice teacher, retired church music minister, and producer. He is the director of the currently running musical Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at Theatre Bristol and was music director for the musical ANNIE this past fall.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opens June 22, and runs for two weekends at the Paramount Center for the Arts, Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:30 pm, closing on July 1. Tickets are $16 for adults plus fees and $12 for seniors and students plus fees, and will be available at www.ParamountBristol.org.
Theatre Bristol is pleased to present Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as part of its family-friendly 53rd season of ARTspace and Paramount shows, including Lessons from Shakespeare: How to Avoid a Personal Tragedy with River’s Way; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; Tartuffe; Pinocchio; Blithe Spirit; She Loves Me; and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang music and lyrics are by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, music by special arrangement with Sony/ATV Publishing, adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams, based on the MGM motion picture, and licensed script is adapted by Ray Roderick.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI (www.MTIShows.com).
Founded in 1965, Theatre Bristol is the oldest continually running children’s theatre in northeast Tennessee. Its Main Stage season consists of up to six productions. Some of its performances take place in the ARTspace, a multi-purpose, black box theatre which seats up to 120, and other performances are on stage at the Paramount Center for the Arts. Theatre Bristol is volunteer run and we invite you to get involved.