NIU Annuitants to see ‘Oliver!’

Published: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT

Reservation deadline is Friday for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip to Drury Lane is to see the matinee of “Oliver!” on April 18.

“Oliver!” is the wildly successful British musical based on the Charles Dickens novel. After a successful opening run in the West End in 1960, “Oliver!” has brought Dickens’ vivid characters to life, enjoying numerous critically acclaimed runs and revivals in the United States and England. Audiences will follow orphan Oliver Twist as he embarks on a life-threatening adventure through the dismal streets of 19th century England. The score includes “Food Glorious Food,” “Consider Yourself,” “I’d Do Anything” and more.

The group will depart DeKalb at 10 a.m. for the 2 p.m. matinee performance with a pre-show luncheon. Cost is $69 per person.

For more information, call Carder Travel at 815-756-1547.

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