The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountaing, a staged reading

By Christopher Monger

Directed by Andrew Abrams

Capital City Theatre presents a charming story of Two English cartographers who visit the small South Wales village of Ffynnon Garw, to measure what is claimed to be the "first mountain inside of Wales." It's 1917 and the war in Europe continues. The villagers are very proud of their "mountain" and are understandably disappointed and furious to find that it is in fact, a "hill." Not to be outwitted by a rule (and the Englishmen who enforce it) the villagers set out to make their hill into a mountain, but to do so they must keep their English guests from leaving before the job is done. The village people prove that togetherness and perseverance can prevail.

The music, lyrics and stage adaption based on the movie with Hugh Grant were written by Madison native, Frank X. Sommers. With a staged reading, it is a unique chance to see a new musical at an essential state of development. It's a one of a kind experience for Madison, Wisconsin, and a key point in its journey to larger productions!

AGES: 12 and up

Produced by Capital City Theatre at Capital City Theatre CORE Home, 6120 University Ave, Middleton WI 53562

Performances: January 17-18, 2020

Performance Times:
Fri, Jan 17 and Sat, Jan 18 -7:30pm to 9:30pm

Ticket Prices: $10.00 at Limited Seating

Call 608-571-4214 for reservations or more information.

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