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Oliver! the musical
February 8 @ 8:00 pm - February 18 @ 2:00 pm
Performing at Georgian Theatre in Barrie on February 8th to 18th, 2018. Kempenfelt Community Players presents Oliver! Book your tickets at the Box Office, or visit the KCP website for more information.
Oliver! – About the Play
Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – for love. When Oliver is picked up on the street by a boy named the Artful Dodger, he is welcomed into a gang of child pickpockets led by the conniving, but charismatic, Fagin. When Oliver is falsely accused of a theft he didn’t commit, he is rescued by a kind and wealthy gentleman, to the dismay of Fagin’s violent sidekick, Bill Sykes. Caught in the middle is the warm-hearted Nancy, who is trapped under Bill’s thumb, but desperate to help Oliver, with tragic results. With spirited, timeless songs like “As Long as He Needs Me,” “Food, Glorious Food,” and “Where is Love,” Oliver! is a musical classic.
Words and music by Lionel Bart
Based on the novel “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens
(presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International)
Oliver! MAJOR SONGS
Food, Glorious Food…Workhouse gang
Where Is Love?…Oliver
Consider Yourself Dodger, Oliver, Fagin, Gang
You’ve Got To Pick-A-Pocket Or Two…Fagin and gang
It’s a Fine Life…Nancy and chorus
I’d Do Anything…Nancy, Bet, Dodger, Oliver, gang, chorus
Be Back Soon …Fagin and gang
Oom-Pah-Pah..Nancy and chorus
As Long As He Needs Me…Nancy
Who Will Buy?…Oliver and chorus