Atlanta, GA

Freaky Friday at Horizon Theatre

March 9 – April 22

Photo credit Greg Mooney

Giveaway: Freaky Friday at Horizon Theatre

A musical adaptation of the classic Freaky Friday is set to dazzle audiences at Horizon Theatre, March 9 – April 22! When an over-worked mother and her teenage daughter wake up to discover they have magically switched bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other’s life, literally walking in each other’s shoes, for one freaky Friday. With a wedding fast approaching, the pair must find a way to switch back before their situation goes entirely haywire.

Freaky Friday is full to the brim with heart,” said director Heidi Cline McKerley. “At the show’s core are the beautiful complexities of the mother-daughter relationship, what it means to be a family and how the power of empathy can improve every circumstance. The humor in the book translates well into this adaptation and plays an important role in the score, which audiences will find simultaneously catchy, soul-stirring and clever.”

Scored by the creative team behind Next To Normal, Freaky Friday employs rousing pop-rock harmonies and sharp choreography to breathe new life into this American classic in which a mother-daughter duo learns a valuable lesson on empathy by experiencing each other’s lives first-hand. Award-winning director Heidi Cline McKerley and music director Alli Lingenfelter have teamed up to bring this modern take on the popular switcheroo tale about the ever-evolving process of growing up to all audiences.

Photo credit Greg Mooney

CAST

Ellie                                                                         Abby Holland
Katherine                                                               Jennifer Alice Acker
Mike                                                                         Frank Faucette
Gretchen                                                                 Hannah Lake
Hannah                                                                    Daniela Cobb
Adam                                                                       Christian Magby
Savannah                                                                Randi Garza
Character Man 1                                                    Jeff McKerley
Character Man 2                                                    Juan Carlos Unzueta
Character Woman 1                                              Jill Hames
Character Woman 2                                              Brittani Minnieweather
Fletcher                                                                    Joseph Masson
Fletcher Understudy                                              Vinny Montague
Wells/Adam Understudy                                       Russell Scott
Ensemble/Alexandra Understudy                       Cat Catlin
Ensemble/Savannah Understudy                        Miranda Dyer
Ensemble/Pastor Bruno Understudy                  Sloka Krishnan
Laurel/Ensemble/Ellie Understudy                     Amy Levin
Ensemble/Mike, Grandpa Understudy               Shaun MacLean
Ensemble/Hannah Understudy                            Alexis Young
Understudy                                                               Maariyah Espinoza
Understudy                                                               Heather Pharis

CREATIVE TEAM

Director                                                                      Heidi Cline McKerley
Music Director                                                          Alli Lingenfelter
Scenic Designer                                                        Moriah & Isabel Curley-Clay
Light Designer                                                          Andre Allen
Costume Designer                                                   Cole Spivia
Props Designer                                                         Kathryn Muse
Stage Manager                                                          Julianna M. Lee*
Assistant Stage Manager                                        Kayla Zinke

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association

Freaky Friday will play at Horizon Theatre March 9 – April 22. For more information on individual ticket sales or group rates, please visit bit.ly/FreakyFridayHorizon or e-mail [email protected].

Regular show times are as follows:

  • Wednesday-Friday: 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 3 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. *no matinee performance on Saturday, March 10
  • Sunday: 5 p.m.

Guests should note that the show contains theatrical smoke haze, strobe lights and contains mature content recommended for ages 10 and up.

Handicap seating is available but limited; advance reservations required.

Note* This show is based off of the Disney movies, and is great for teens and their parents to see together – although it is recommended for kids ages 10 and up

Southern Family Fun has a 2 Tickets to giveaway for Friday, April 6 performance at 8 p.m.tickets.  Please enter view Rafflecopter below.
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You have until April 3, 2018 at 12:00 am to enter this contest. For your convenience, we have set up Rafflecopter to help us manage the whole process smoothly.  To be eligible for this giveaway you must be a subscriber to Southern Family Fun newsletter. Must live within 150 miles of Medieval Times Dinner Show Lawrenceville location and be 18 years of age to enter. Good luck!

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Winona Rogers
Winona is the author of Southern Family Lifestyle, a national blog focusing on food, family and travel. Her site was nominated this year as the Top 10 Parenting blogs in Atlanta according to Care.com. In her spare time, she loves to travel with her family and cook. Winona and her husband have four children and five grandchildren living in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia.

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