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Thoroughly Modern Millie

Friday, July 20, 2018
12:00 AM - 02:00 AM
Harold and Jean Miner Theatre at Parkland College
2400 W Bradley
Champaign, IL 61821


Join us for our 27th Annual Youth Summer Theatre performance of Thoroughly Modern Millie!

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, July 19 - 7pm
  • Friday, July 20 - 7pm
  • Saturday, July 21 - 7pm
  • Sunday, July 22 - 2pm

Ticket Prices:

  • Adults - $14
  • Students/Seniors - $10
  • Children 12 and Under - $7

Tickets are available by credit card 217-367-1544. They may also be purchased in person at the Phillips Recreation Center or from a cast member, and at the door if still available.

The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie was the 2002 season’s most awarded new show on Broadway! Based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film, Thoroughly Modern Millie takes you back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City, when "moderns," including a flapper named Millie Dillmount, were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love. This high-spirited musical romp is a delightful valentine to the long-standing spirit of New York City and the people who seek to discover themselves there.

Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. The owner of her dingy hotel kidnaps young girls to sell to the Far East, her wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage and the man she actually falls in love with doesn’t have a dime to his name... or so he tells her.

Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment. From explosive tap numbers to a "Fred and Ginger" routine on a window ledge, this is the perfect show for theatres that are looking to show off the dance skills of their performers. In Millie Dillmount, musical theatre has found a new heroine for the ages in Thoroughly Modern Millie!