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‘All Shook Up’ opens Friday

Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

“All Shook Up: the Elvis Presley Musical” opens at 7 p.m. Friday for a short six-performance run at the historic Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich.

Performances are Friday through Sunday and June 14 through 16. Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 7 p.m., Sunday matinees are scheduled for 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Advanced tickets can be purchased online at www.wewantpr.com or by calling 888-395-0797. All tickets will be sold for general admission and pre-purchasing is strongly encouraged. Tickets will be available at the door, based on availability.

“All Shook Up” follows a small town in the 1950s that recognizes the unjustness of social segregation after a leather-jacketed stranger motorcycles into town.

The cast features 15 thespians from Hinckley, Somonauk, Plano, Sheridan, Montgomery and DeKalb.

While there is no character named Elvis in the production, a guitar-playing, motorcycle-riding roustabout named Chad is the star male and most emulates the king of rock.

Pagoria said the musical is appropriate for families and will be enjoyed by all ages.

For more information on “All Shook Up,” visit www.wewantpr.com or find PR Productions on Facebook.

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