St. Augustine, FL — Apex Theatre Studio will revive its production of the off-Broadway hit musical, Ride The Cyclone, in the Black Box Theatre, 425 West Town Place, Unit 112, St. Augustine, in the World Golf Village area. Show times and dates are 7:30 p.m. August 10-11; 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. August 12. Tickets are available at www.apextheatrejax.com/events
In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other — the chance to return to life. The show is funny, moving look at what makes a life well-lived.
Vulture declares the show “both eerie and funny, as well as subversive, serious, touching, and great.”
The production is under the direction of guest director Nick Case, a graduate of Penn State University’s Musical Theatre program. The musical direction is led by Joshua Sewell with choreography by Laura Frye. The cast features a mixture of Duval and St. Johns County students, including Haiden Matthews, Oliva DeMaio, DJ DeJesus, Miles Melanson, Owen Betancourt, Ruby Simmons,
Emily Gonzalez and George Eastman.
Running time is 80 minutes. For tickets and information, go to www.apextheatrejax.com/events. The show is rated PG-13 for mature language.
ABOUT APEX THEATRE
Since 2013, Apex Theatre Studio has produced over 40 productions in the Northeast Florida area. Visit www.apextheatrejax.com and follow on social media at www.facebook.com/apextheatrejax and on Instagram @apextheatrejax
IF YOU GO
SHOW: Ride the Cyclone
VENUE: Lewis Auditorium, Flagler College, 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine, Florida
TIME & DATES: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, August 10-11; and 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday, August 12.