Pacific Boychoir performs on VFTB

October 9, 2009 4:47:37 PM PDT
A unique approach to helping boys excel in school from the Pacific Boychoir Academy.

Contra Costa Musical Theatre (CCMT) will present one of the best-loved family musicals of all time, "Oliver!" at Walnut Creek 's Lesher Center for the Arts, October 9 - November 7. A little bit scary, and a lot of fun, this heartwarming tale overflows with infectious charm and singable tunes by Lionel Bart, including "Food Glorious Food," "You've Got to Pick-a-Pocket or Two," "I'd Do Anything," and "As Long As He Needs Me."

Tickets for "Oliver!" ranging from $40 to $45 (with discounts available for seniors, youth, and groups), are on sale now at the Lesher Center for the Arts Ticket Office, 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek , 925.943.SHOW (943-7469). Tickets can also be purchased online at http://www.lesherartscenter.org.

About Contra Costa Musical Theatre: Based in Walnut Creek , Contra Costa Musical Theatre has a long history of producing dynamic musical productions and providing a home to local and national talent. CCMT has won more Shellie Awards for musicals than any other company, including a virtual sweep at 30th Annual Shellie Awards ceremony, winning six Shellie Awards for its smash hit "Cinderella," including Outstanding Production of the season. Since their move to the Lesher Center for the Arts in 1990, they have produced more than 30 full-scale productions, including the East Bay premieres of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast," "Urinetown, the Musical," "The Full Monty," and "Titanic, the Musical." More information on CCMT can be found at http://www.ccmt.org.

About the Pacific Boychoir Academy: The Pacific Boychoir Academy is a Grammy Award winning, professional choir for boys, dedicated to excellence in vocal training and performance. PBA has garnered a reputation as one of the finest boychoirs in the United States and international arena. With rich tone, exceptional phrasing, and unmatched musicianship, the PBA performs both individually and as guest artists with other musical organizations, locally and abroad. The group's over 140 members participate in one of six levels of choirs through either the after school program or day school. The PBA is a Bay Area based world renowned 501 (c) 3 non-profit, non-denominational, non-sectarian community organization that welcomes boys of varied ethnic, economic, and geographic backgrounds. For further information visit http://www.pacificboychoir.org, call 510.652.4722 or email to info@pacificboychoiracademy.org.


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