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New River Stage Presents: BINGO the WINNING Musical
Venue: Warm Hearth Village Center, Blacksburg
Organizations: New River Stage
Date: Sunday, August 13, 2017
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Event Types: Arts & Theatre
Cost:
Adults: $15.00 Seniors 55 & Up: $12.00 Students: $10.00

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Description:
New River Stage presents "BINGO the WINNING Musical" starting on Saturday, August 5, 2017 through Sunday, August 13, 2017 at the Warm Hearth Village Center.

Performance Schedule:
• Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm
• Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 3:00 pm
• Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm
• Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 3:00 pm

New River Stage is excited to be returning to the stage this summer with BINGO the WINNING Musical! Bingo is a splashy, warm hearted, musical comedy about a group of die-hard bingo players who stop at nothing to miss their weekly game. In between the number calling, strange rituals and fierce competitions, love blossoms and friends reunite.

Best friends and Bingo pals Vern, Honey and Patsy brave a terrible storm in order to attend the yearly celebration of the birth of Bingo and tribute to its founder, Edwin S. Lowe. As the storm knocks out power at the Bingo Hall, Patsy and Honey remind each other of the ominous night fifteen years ago that began in the exact same way when Vern and her best friend, Bernice, had a falling out. Bernice's sweet, yet headstrong daughter, Alison, enters the Bingo hall in disguise and is determined, with the help of Bingo, to reunite her mother with her long-lost best friend.

The warm hearted, witty musical comedy is written and composed by Michael Heitzman, Ilene Reid and David Holcenberg. This colorful show finds its heart, soul, and sense of humor in the game bingo, common to every church auditorium, high school cafeteria, and social hall across America.

Ticket prices are $15.00 for general admission, $12.00 for seniors 55 & up and $10.00 students. Tickets are available online at https://squareup.com/store/NewRiverStage/item/bingo-the-winning-musical or at the door.

Directed by Harmony Tripp-Kiser, the talented cast includes Debbie Kleiner, Stephanie Clements, AJ Moose, Morgan Lazo, Jeremiah Sarver-Wolf, Thomas Lazo, Stephanie Watson, Liza Roop, and Amy Howell. Audiences will be laughing in the aisles when they aren’t playing games of bingo along with the cast.

"Popcorn, friendship, intrigue and the famous five-letter word. B-I-N-G-O turns Grandma's favorite form of gambling into fun-loving musical theater." - The New York Times

Run time is two hours with a 15-minute intermission. Parking is free and the building is ADA accessible.

The Village Center on the Warm Hearth Campus is located at 2387 Warm Hearth Drive in Blacksburg, VA.

To view the event flyer, visit: http://i.imgur.com/yhdTQ3X.jpg.

For more information about New River Stage, visit: http://www.newriverstage.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/NewRiverStage.

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