“Musicals on Mondays” Opens at Acqua California Bistro at The River in Rancho Mirage
AcquaCalifornia Bistroand David Green’s MusicalTheatreUniversity continue their outstanding and very entertaining series of dinner theatre with Nunsensestarring Tony-nominated actress Jonelle Allen and a talented cast of alumni from MTU for a five-week run starting October 14.
“We’re so grateful for the community support that made “Broadway at The River” a huge success this summer with nine consecutive sold out performances and we look forward to delighting even more audiences with performances byalumni of MusicalTheater Universityand Tony-nominated actress Jonelle Allen in Nunsense,” said MTU director David Green.
Nunsense is the second longest-running musical in Off-Broadway historyand has featured theatre icons Kaye Ballard, Rue McClanahan, Sally Struthers, Phyllis Diller and JoAnne Worley in starring roles. It has won Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Off-Broadway Musical, Best Book and Best Music.
Performances for Nunsenseare on October 21, and 28, and November 4 and 11.
Tickets are on sale now for all dates and are just $49.50 for the showanda three-course meal, including tax and gratuity.Doors open to Acqua’s gorgeous River Room at 5:30pm, and the show begins at 7:00pm.Reservationscan be made by callingAcqua at 760-862-9800.
“Broadway at The River”wasa huge summer success,” said Acqua founder Jerry Keller. “We’re proud to support MusicalTheatreUniversity and their student actors from across the Valley and David Green’spassion tointroduce these kids to the stage. We’re looking forward to Nunsenseand it promisesto be terrific fun for everyone.
”Broadway at The River” was a series of sold-out shows from July to September that featured students and alumni from Musical Theatre University and guest performances from Broadway starsincluding Davis Gaines fromPhantom, Janene Lovullo fromCatsand Les Miz, Alix Korey who starred in Chicagoand Fiddler, Eric Kunze of Miss Saigonand Les Miz, Tony-nominated Jonelle Allen, Kim Huber from Beauty and the Beast, Sal Mistretta of Evitaand Sweeney Tod, and Teri Bibb from Phantom.
Acqua is open daily from 8am to 9pm, with later hours on weekends, and is located at The River in Rancho Mirage, at 71-800 Highway 111. Reservations can be made by calling 760-862-9800, or visiting Acqua’s website:acquaranchomirage.com