Bothell High actors get ‘Footloose’

The Bothell High Theater Arts Department will present “Footloose: the Musical” this month at the Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell.

  • Wednesday, May 7, 2008 12:00am
  • Life

The Bothell High Theater Arts Department will present “Footloose: the Musical” this month at the Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell.

The show is based on the hit 1980s movie starring Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow and Diane Wiest. It is the story of teenager, Ren, and his mother who move from Chicago to a small town. When they arrive, they learn that years ago, a fatal car accident killed four local teens, one of them being Reverend Shaw Moore’s son. In an attempt to prevent anymore accidents, Moore pushes for a town ordinance against dancing. With the help of Ren and Reverend Moore’s rebellious daughter, Ariel, the town gets the law changed. Moore realizes that only by trusting teens can they truly become trustworthy.

This adaptation is directed by James Wilson and choreographed by Sheri Lewis. The musical director is Michael Corey.

Shows are at 7:30 p.m. May 8, 9, 10, 16 and 17, and an American Sign Language-interpreted presentation at 2 p.m. May 17. Tickets are $8/students and seniors and $12/adults and are available online at www.bothelldrama.org or at the door. There will be a silent auction on closing night with proceeds going to the theater arts department.

More in Life

Townsend to speak on turning forests into biofuel at Northshore Senior Center

This event is set for Feb. 28 and is free and open to all.

From left, Clara Ling (franchise owner) and Daisy Quitugua (center director) at the soft opening of Code Ninjas on Feb. 1. Madison Miller/staff photo
Bothell resident opens coding center in Newcastle

This is the first Code Ninjas center in Washington.

Songwriter group to hold showcase to benefit incoming Kirkland shelter

The showcase will be from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Den Coffee Shop in Bothell.

Despite ‘wait-and-see’ approach from Feds on interest rates, real estate ticking onward

Though the feds are in a wait-and-see mood there are benefits to buying and/or selling now versus waiting

PopUp Storywalk blends books and nature in Northshore

The program combines the joy of reading with the beauty of the great outdoors.

IHS junior Sam Trott and sophomore Daisy Held play Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet in IHS’s upcoming production of “Pride and Prejudice.” Madison Miller/staff photo.
Inglemoor takes on Jane Austen

The school’s first show of the new year will be the author’s “Pride and Prejudice.”

United Way offering free tax help on UW Bothell, Cascadia campus

The service will be available twice a week through April 16.

Adman to speak at Northshore Senior Center on local water systems

The president of the Sno-King Watershed Council will speak on how they are monitoring the area’s water systems.

How housing price increases have affected Bothell

House values have roughly doubled in the last 10 years.

On Jan. 5, participants ran a 5K or 10K race at the Worst Day of the Year Run. Hundreds of participants dressed up in costume to run/walk. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
McMenamins hosts 5K, 10K walk/run in Bothell

Hundreds participate in 5K, 10K walk/run on the traditionally the “worst” weather day of the year.

New Year resolution: Be more loving to yourself

Now is a good time to reflect back on accomplishments and goals achieved from the last year.