Three Musketeers Opens April 4!
Henry Ford College Theatre Arts will present The Three Musketeers, adapted by Peter Raby and directed by Christopher Bremer April 4-5-6-11-12-13. Friday and Saturdays the performance time is 8:00 PM. On Sundays it is 2:00 PM. Performances will be in the Adray Auditorium on the HFC main campus at 5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI.
Tickets can be purchased online at: http://theatre.hfcc.edu. For more info, call 313-845-9817.
Adult: 12.00/Any Student With ID: 10.00
This adaptation is based on the timeless swashbuckler by Alexandre Dumas, a tale of heroism, treachery, close escapes and above all, honor. The story, set in 1625, begins with d'Artagnan who sets off for Paris in search of adventure. Along with d'Artagnan goes Sabine, his sister, the quintessential tomboy. Sent with d'Artagnan to attend a convent school in Paris, she poses as a young man – d'Artagnan's servant – and quickly becomes entangled in her brother's adventures. Soon after reaching Paris, d'Artagnan encounters the greatest heroes of the day, Athos, Porthos and Aramis, the famous musketeers, and he joins forces with his heroes to defend the honor of the Queen of France. In so doing, he finds himself in opposition to the most dangerous man in Europe, Cardinal Richelieu. Even more deadly is the infamous Countess de Winter, known as Milady, who will stop at nothing to revenge herself on d'Artagnan – and Sabine – for their meddlesome behavior. Little does Milady know that the young girl she scorns, Sabine, will ultimately save the day.
The production is directed by Christopher Bremer. After a stint as a banker, in 1993 he became Production Manger for ECA/Mr. Wizard shows where he would produce, direct and in some cases perform over 4,000 shows annually in elementary and Middle Schools all over the United States. In 1999 he moved on to the Jewish Ensemble Theatre, a 501-c-3 not for profit professional theatre located in West Bloomfield Michigan, where he became Managing Director. The Jewish Ensemble Theatre (JET) produces Seven main stage shows and reaches over 40,000 children annually with its outreach touring shows which deliver messages about bullying and tolerance of diversity.
In 2005 Mr. Bremer was selected as one of the five best directors in metropolitan Detroit by the Detroit Free Press. He has been nominated for best director by the Detroit Free Press, The Oakland Press and Between the Lines in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010. He has directed shows for Meadowbrook Theatre, JET, The University of Detroit Mercy (in Athens Greece), Henry Ford College as well as community theatres in the Detroit area. He has also performed in Italy, Greece, and 44 of the United States. Mr. Bremer directed the Winter 2013 production of HFC's Ruined and was nominated for The Wilde Award (Detroit) for his comedy, Moonlight and Magnolias at the Jewish Ensemble Theatre.