TADA Productions, Inc. proudly presents the musical Pump Boys and Dinettes opening at The TADA Theatre August 8th.
On Highway 57, somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, stands a gas station. Across the blacktop is a roadside eatery called the Double Cupp Diner. After hours the Pump Boys and Dinettes serve up some tunes that will have audiences’ toes tapping and a smile on their face. Pull on in and join this fun-filled musical tribute to life by the roadside!
Pump Boys and Dinettes ran for 577 performances on Broadway and was nominated for a Tony for Best Musical in 1982. It was the first Broadway hit written and performed by actor-musicians. The TADA cast not only plays all the characters in the show but all the instruments as well including guitars, piano, drums, bass, banjo, harmonica, accordion and even the spoons. The multi-talented cast includes Michael Tully, Bill Maltas, Dietrich Hitt, Cris Rook, Beth King, Stephen Cantarero, and Richard Douglass.
Pump Boys and Dinettes is directed by Robert D. Rook, musical direction by Michael Tully, choreography by Cris Rook, stage management by Shalaia Schrunk, scenic design and painting by Dustin Witte, lighting design by Robert D. Rook, and technical coordination by Bryan Watson. The production is sponsored Farmers Mutual of Nebraska, Schaefer’s, and Union Bank and Trust.
Pump Boys and Dinettes is on stage at The TADA Theatre at 701 P Street in Lincoln, Nebraska’s Historic Haymarket August 8-25 with 7:30 pm curtain times Thursday-Saturday and 2:30 pm on Sundays. Opening night is sold out. Reservations are encouraged by going online. TADA’s phone number is 402-438-TADA (8232). All tickets start at $20.00. The TADA Theatre also offers V.I.P. reserved parking on show dates in the West Depot parking lot for its patrons. For details contact The TADA Theatre box office.
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