Fab Four reborn on stage

WHITTIER - Beatles tribute musicians, in costume and character, will play a free live concert at Whittwood Town Center tomorrow at 1 p.m.As a promotion for the nationally touring Beatles musical biography, "Ticket to Ride Musical," attendees can also play Beatles Rock Band free of charge. "Ticket to Ride Musical" is the award-winning musical biography of the Beatles as seen through the eyes of their manager Brian Epstein. The family-friendly musical will be the first show to play at the newly-formed Blue Moon Theatre Company, which stages shows at Southern California University Health Sciences, 16200 E. Amber Valley Drive., in Whittier. More than just a Beatles tribute concert, "Ticket to Ride Musical" gives the audience to "be there" at pivotal moments in the career of the Beatles: Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club, "The Ed Sullivan Show," Shea Stadium and the final live performance on the rooftop of their Apple Corp offices. The musical will play the Blue Moon Theatre Company April 23-25. Proceeds will benefit the Blue Moon, a non-profit, all-volunteer theater group that performs Broadway musicals, dramas, comedies and youth productions. Tickets are priced at $20-$35 and may be purchased online at www.bluemoontheatreco.com or by calling (800) 838-3006. Seniors, children and students may purchase reserved tickets for $10.

********** Published: April 9, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 51