Stop the Presses! Award Winning ‘Gutenberg! The Musical!’ Takes the Stage in NextStop’s First Show of 2015

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 26, 2014

Contact:

publicity@nextstoptheatre.org

 

NextStop Theatre Company Opens Production of ‘Gutenberg! The Musical!’  January 8-31

 

Herndon, VA/Washington, D.C. –  NextStop Theatre kicks off 2015 with a musical-comedy for the ages.  “Gutenberg! The Musical!”, the hilariously, knee slappingly funny musical-spoof about the dream of Bud and Doug and their next (cross your fingers) smash Broadway musical makes its way to the DMV!  Bud and Doug’s subject?  Johann Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press, featuring all the drama, spectacle, and pizzazz that you would expect from hits like Les Miserables or The Lion King.  The only catch is that they need someone to produce the show.  So in the meantime, these two overly enthusiastic writers are ready to sing ALL the songs and play ALL the parts in this crass historical epic musical.

“These two men, Bud and Doug, have written a big Broadway musical, but have no money, no cast, and no supporters.  It’s one of the funniest musicals I’ve ever seen,” Said Evan Hoffmann, Producing Artistic Director. “As of December 15, five performances are already sold out.”

Off Broadway, “Gutenberg! The Musical!” garnered nominations for the 2007 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical, the 2007 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical; and its authors were nominated for the 2007 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical.

About NextStop Theatre Company: 

Now in their second professional season, NextStop Theatre Company is just moments away from Historic Downtown Herndon, Washington’s Dulles Airport, Reston Town Center, and the new Wiehle-Reston Silver Line Metro Station. NextStop is drawing upon the long tradition of excellence established by their former volunteer incarnation, the Elden Street Players, and in their inaugural season, received rave reviews for showcasing a wide array of local talent, Broadway headliners, and locally-driven arts relevant to the community.

 

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Background:

Additional Show Information at: www.nextstoptheatre.org/shows/gutenberg/

PERFORMANCES:

Thursdays: 1/8, 1/22, and 1/29 @ 7:30pm

Fridays: 1/9, 1/15, 1/23, and 1/30 at 8:00pm

Saturdays: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 at 8:00pm

Saturdays: 1/24 and 1/31 at 2:00pm

Sundays: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, and 2/1 at 2:00pm

Sunday: 1/18 at 7pm

 

LOCATION:

NextStop Theatre

269 Sunset Park Drive

Herndon VA 20170

(About 5 minutes from Washington’s Dulles Airport.)

 

TICKETS:

General Admission: Tickets Start at $30*

Buy at www.NextStopTheatre.org or through OvationTix at 866-811-4111

*additional fees may apply. Convenience fees are greater for tickets purchased at the door.

 

GROUPS:

Group discounts are available for select performances. E-mail groups@nextstoptheatre.org or call 703-481-5930×0.

 

ACCESSIBILITY:

NextStop Theatre is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Wheelchair accessible seating and “no-stairs” seating may be purchased online or by calling 866-811-4111.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA:

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Twitter: @NextStopTheatre

NextStop Theatre is made possible in part by generous grants from:

The Town of Herndon, The Nelson J. & Katherine Friant Post Foundation, The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia – Seeley Fund, The Arts Council Fairfax County, The Virginia Commission for the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts, and our loyal patron donors.

“Gutenberg! The Musical!” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French.