All Hands on Deck will bring Big Band music to the North Platte Fox Theater


Press Release All Hands on Deck Show

“Let the drums sound, let the trumpets sound, as people shout ‘Strike Up The Band!’ PLATFORM! Show” takes the stage on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Celebrating Swing, Big Bands and the music of the 1940s, the “ALL HANDS ON DECK!” Show” is a tribute to the Bob Hope era, and an authentic, award-winning American reproduction of 1942 Roadshow & Radio Broadcast featuring the songs, dances, laughs and favorite radio commercials America has loved for 70 years. ; a perfect show for seniors, veterans and American patriots of all ages – PERFECT for North Platte!

“When North Platte resident George Witte attended one of our performances in Branson, MO last fall, we were thrilled that he asked us to stop over in North Platte! Knowing the history of the North Platte Canteen, we jumped at the chance to play Fox. Americans of all ages love our show and we love sharing our musical message of patriotism with people all over the U.S. They really seem to enjoy our songs because that they can sing with us,” Broadway’s Jody Madaras said in a recent interview. Co-star Valerie Hill added, “Reviving the spirit of national unity is our mission, and what better place to do it than. ‘in North Platte Our songs and dances are timeless.

“ALL HANDS ON DECK!” Show” features Broadway veteran Jody Madaras (creator, Ted Crosley), Broadway’s Valerie Hill (Betty Blake), Sarah McCord (Daisy Maxwell), Randall Patterson (John Handley) and the rich sounds of LIVE 9-track Hollywood Victory Caravan Big Band Orchestra. It also features classic commercials, tight harmonies, impromptu sketches, Broadway-style tap dancing and 42 of the greatest American songs ever written, plus a full patriotic salute celebrating the American way of life; reminding us of a time when our country was fully united.

Songs include: Chattanooga Choo-Choo; Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe; I’m in the mood for love; Pennsylvania Polka; I will never smile again; Obligations today? ; Don’t lock me up; America The Beautiful; Deep in the heart of Texas; Thanks for the memoryand a potent military blend – a heartfelt tribute to America and our military men and women!

Tickets for the “ALL HANDS ON DECK!” Show” goes on sale February 1 and will start as low as $20 to $50. Tickets can be purchased: Online at: www.northplatte community or by phone at (308) 532-8559 or in person at 301 E. 5th St., North Platte, NE.

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