Davie High Musical Theater production May 12-14

Published 5:39 pm Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Davie High Musical Theater Department will present “Thoroughly Modern Millie” May 12-14 at the Brock Performing Arts Center in Mocksville.

Shows start at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Set in 1922, Millie Dillmount (Toni DePaoli) leaves her Kansas roots for a chance in the Big Apple.Her goal? To find a job and marry her wealthy employer.

She soon discovers her feelings for Jimmy Smith (Wyatt Roby) a seemingly penniless paper clip salesman. Still she is determined to marry her boss, Trevor Graydon (Luke Pratapas/ Michael Sparks) who she discovers is in love with her best friend, Miss Dorothy Brown (Elisabeth Beauchamp/ Laurel Hecht).

Millie soon begins to take delight in the flapper lifestyle, but problems arise when she checks into a hotel owned by the leader of a white slavery ring in China. As all four try to find love, evil landlady, Mrs. Meers, (Hannah Shuskey) schemes to sell orphans like Miss Dorothy into white slavery.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Contact Rebekah Edwards or Elaine Snow for tickets or other information: Edwardsr@davie.k12.nc.us  or 336-751-5905 ext 4135; Snowe@davie.k12.nc.us  or 336-751-5905 ext 4137.