It’s the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, Heavy Metal flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where legendary rocker Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and groupies line up for their chance at an autograph. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star (and resident toilet cleaner) Drew longs to take the stage as the next big thing (and longs for small-town girl Sherri, fresh off the bus from Kansas with stars in her eyes). But the rock and roll fairy-tale is about to end when German developers sweep into town with plans to turn the fabled Strip into just another capitalist strip mall. Can Drew, Sherri, and the gang save the strip–and themselves–before it's too late? Only the music of hit bands Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and more hold the answer.
Three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world.
9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s. this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic.
Pushed to the boiling point, three female coworkers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious turn of events, Violet, Judy and Doralee live out their wildest fantasy – giving their boss the boot! While Hart remains "otherwise engaged," the women give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down. Hey, a girl can scheme, can't she?
21 CHUMP STREET by Lin-Manuel Miranda (IN THE HEIGHTS, HAMILTON) is a new musical based on a true story as reported in the series ‘This American Life’. 21 CHUMP STREET is a cautionary tale of a high school honours student who falls for a cute transfer girl. He goes to great lengths to oblige her request for marijuana in the hope of winning her affection - only to find out that his crush is actually an undercover cop planted in the school to find drug dealers. 21 CHUMP STREET discusses the ramifications of peer pressure, conformity and drug use in our schools with a message that will stay with teenagers long after they leave the Terry Fox Theatre.
A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.
The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II" - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!
One of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows, Little Shop Of Horrors the charmingly tongue in cheek comedy has been produced worldwide to incredible success and now arrives on the Terry Fox stage!
Terry Fox Secondary School Presents: "All Shook Up" April 17th, 2014
No tight pants, no kissing and no loud music: those are the rules in one small midwestern 1950s town. But when a rebellious, hip-swiveling musician rides into town, the ache of budding love is set into motion, bringing to life a broken-down jukebox and the residents’ dreams of bigger things.
Inspired by the timeless appeal of Elvis Presley’s music and the mistaken identities of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, All Shook Up is one of Broadway’s newer jukebox musicals that will have audiences tapping their feet and shaking their heads at how outrageous we can all be when we are chasing the ones we love.
Will the power of music win the day? Will true love prevail? Will this small town in the midwest survive getting all shook up?
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, the first masterpiece from the legendary writing team of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, exploded onto the scene in 1971 changing the world of musical theatre forever and now it hits the Terry Fox stage.
With a score of amazing songs - “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”, “Hosanna”, “Everything’s Alright”, “What’s the Buzz”, “Superstar”, and “Heaven on Their Mind”, this original groundbreaking production is as relevant and timeless as ever.
Terry Fox Secondary’s winning performance of “Spelling Bee” at Metfest 2010.
This performance was filmed at Heritage Woods Secondary School in Port Moody on December 1st 2010. “Spelling Bee” Will be representing SD43 at the 2011 BC Drama Festival.
Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser.
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is a hilarious tale of overachievers' angst chronicling the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show's Tony Award winning script has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time.
The hilarious comedy about a down-on-his luck wannabe rocker comes to the Terry Fox stage!
This musical comedy is based on the 1998 comedy of the same name which starred Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore as a singer and a waitress engaged to be married to the wrong people.
Robbie Hart is New Jersey's number one wedding singer and the life of every party until his own fiancee strands him at the altar. Bitter and broken, Robbie begins to make every wedding as disastrous as his own until a warm-hearted waitress named Julia intervenes. Only trouble is, Julia's about to be - you guessed it - married! Can Robbie pull off the performance of the decade and win the girl of his dreams? Can you still fit into your powder blue tuxedo? Just say yes to the most hilariously romantic musical in decades.
An unpopular war, a president at odds with the country, and a public outcry against losing the lives of soldiers set the wheels in motion. Forty years ago, as the uproar grew louder a voice from the crowd found its way to the Broadway stage in protest of the Vietnam War. Hair, the iconic 60's musical is part pop, part rock, part nostalgia and total visual delight. Recapture your spirit of hope in a strife-torn world.
This first video played at the start of every night before Aquarius, without the titles and dates on it.
One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory now bursts onto the live stage. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn't prepared for are the rigorous local laws, including a ban on dancing. The ban is the brainchild of a preacher determined to exercise the control over the town youth that he cannot command in his own home. When the reverend's rebellious daughter sets her cap for Ren, her roughneck boy friend tries to sabotage Ren's reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid.
To the rockin' rhythm of its Oscar-nominated top 40 score (the soundtrack album reached number one on the Billboard charts and has sold over 15 million copies!) to which new, dynamic songs have been added, FOOTLOOSE celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind.
This Performance of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" was filmed in April 2006 at Terry Fox Secondary School.
YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN (Revised) is a fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic. Sally Brown joins Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder and Snoopy in this version. Two new songs, “Beethoven Day” and “My New Philosophy,” have been added to the twelve wonderful numbers of the original version, which include “My Blanket and Me,” “The Baseball Game,” “Little Known Facts,” “Suppertime,” and “Happiness.”