PRESS RELEASE


February 11, 2015

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

People Who See Funny Girl Are the Luckiest People in the World

Texarkana, TX – Be one of the luckiest people in the world and see the Tiger Theatre Company’s production of Funny Girl in February.

Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, February 19 - 21 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 22 at 2:00 p.m. Shows will be in the John Thomas Theatre of the Sullivan Performing Arts Center, 3941 Summerhill Road.

Funny Girl follows the life of Fanny Brice, an aspiring Broadway actress. She starts off the show as the 'ugly duckling' struggling to find work on Broadway. Then, with the help of her dance instructor, Eddie, she lands a leading role and eventually becomes a major star. Meanwhile, she falls in love with a handsome gambler, Nick Arnstein. After a long courting process, in which Nick would leave for months at a time, Fanny and Nick finally get married. Fanny gives up her Broadway career to follow Nick, but she is forced to return to the stage when the couple runs out of money. In the end, Fanny has to use all her money to support Nick's crazy business ventures. Eventually, Nick gets arrested and he and Fanny split up for good.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door and are $10 Adults/ $5 Students. Children under 7 are FREE. TISD employees receive free admission with badge.

For more information, contact Lindsey Thompson at 903.794.3891.

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PHOTO, FILM AND STORY OPPORTUNITIES WILL BE AVAILABLE
DURING PERFORMANCES. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT
TINA VEAL-GOOCH, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
AT 903.794.3651 EXT. 1013

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