"Extra! Extra! The Musical" By Frank Trimble Throws A Spotlight On Background Actors
Frank Trimble is a local actor, director, a professor in Communications Studies, a lyricist, and a composer. He has authored several musicals, including Fly Right, Ebeneezer, and Noah. Trimble's Extra! Extra! The Musical premiered in 2013; since then, he's reshaped the piece, now produced by Big Dawg Productions. The show has 4 more performances June 9-12, Thursday-Saturday at 8:00, Sunday at 3:00.
Listen above to Frank Trimble talk about this show that interestingly puts a spotlight on those usually in the background: the extras, the "human atmosphere." Tickets available at the door or online.
Book, Music, Lyrics by Frank P. Trimble, Vocal Arrangements by Kristin G. Sakamoto, Music Direction by Michelle Reiff, Associate Music Direction by Kirk Robertson
Cast: Marie Adrascik, Julie Andrews, Marley Bell, David Bollinger, Lauren Gehring, Jocelyn Henry, Frances Caswell Hyman, Heather Lindquist-Bull, Marle Mattingly, Leslie Anne Pierce, Kirk Robertson, Rob Ward, Eric Wassil