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Drama Cadets Present 'How to Succeed' this weekend

TODAY's 5: Beginning Thursday afternoon, Plainview students perform the classic Broadway musical.

It's been a relatively well-kept secret all spring. Because of restrictions on the rights, have not been able to advertise or otherwise promote their spring musical production. 

But this is now a news story: Multiple community sources have confirmed that Plainview's high school theatrical troupe will present the 1961 Broadway classic "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," beginning this afternoon. Performances are on the big stage at the All tickets are reserved. (Send us your photos, videos, etc.; we'll run them.)

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On Thursday:

1. Today's opening performance is at 4:30 p.m and is free to senior citizens. The run continue's night at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.Tickets can be purchased in advance from Director Richard Olivari. The fact that a revival of the show is now on Broadway prevented advance publicity. 

2. Our poll about the school budget vote caused quite a stir. Lots of readers are talking about the and the proposal to expand its parking lot. We have a full story on the issue planned.

3. Speaking of polls, there's still time to vote on in our Readers' Choice contest. Readers decide their and by interacting about their experiences. Voting closes Friday morning.

4.The hosts Athena Harris from the blog "It's A Wonderful Life with Coupons" as she leads an interactive workshop that can teach anyone how to coupon and save more. Free; 10:30 a.m.

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David W April 28, 2012 at 12:55 PM
Great show. The kids did amazing.

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