Local teens appear in ‘The Wedding Singer’

Bridget Corcoran

Bridget Corcoran

Ryan Padden

Ryan Padden

Southington teens, Bridget Corcoran and Ryan Padden, take to the Newington Children’s Theatre Company stage in their upcoming all-teen fall musical, “The Wedding Singer,” Oct. 25 to 27. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets for adults are $12 ($15 at the door) and $10 for seniors, students and children ($12 at the door). Performances will take place at the NCTC Performing Arts Theatre located at 743 North Mountain Rd. in Newington.

Based on the popular 1998 romantic comedy of the same name, “The Wedding Singer” is about a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. It’s 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party, until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Enter Julia, a winsome waitress who wins his affection. As luck would have it, Julia is about to be married to a Wall Street shark, and unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a decade, the girl of his dreams will be gone forever.

For tickets, or more information, call (860)666-NCTC (6282) or visit www.NCTCArts.org.

 

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