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Tomfoolery (The Music and Wit of Tom Lehrer) – Live, In-Theatre Performances – (September 18th – October 11th, 2020)
September 18 @ 7:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 10, 2020
One event on September 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm
One event on October 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm
One event on October 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 11, 2020
The Aurora Fox Arts Center in Aurora presents Tomfoolery with live, in-theatre performances on the mainstage from September 18th – October 11th, 2020. The musical reveals the witty, wicked and thoroughly twisted world of famed satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer. Throughout the 1950s and ’60s, Harvard educated math nerd, Tom Lehrer, delighted millions of fans with his dry and cynical (but still good-humored) attacks on the A-bomb, racism, pollution, pornography, the military, the Boy Scouts and, of course, mathematics. Nothing is sacred in this hysterical revue based on Tom’s numerous, now-classic concert recordings and TV appearances. Three of Colorado’s favorite musical comedians will perform some of Lehrer favorites like“Poisoning Pigeons in the Park,” “When You are Old and Grey,” “The Masochism Tango,” “The Old Dope Peddler” and “The Vatican Rag,” as well as an unforgettable Gilbert and Sullivan-esque recitation of the table of elements, all linked together with Tom’s own inimitable concert patter.
The words and music of Tom Lehrer
Adapted by Cameron Mackintosh and Robin Ray
Musical Arrangements by Chris Walker and Robert Fisher
Presented by The Aurora Fox Arts Center
September 18th – October 11th, 2020 (on the mainstage)
Thursdays, September 24th, October 1st and 8th at 7:30pm
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
Sunday matinees at 2pm
Box Office: 303-739-1970
Safety protocols are adhered to. Face coverings and social distancing are required.
The Aurora Fox Arts Center
9900 East Colfax Avenue
Aurora, Colorado 80010
The Aurora Fox Arts Center website