‘Drowsy Chaperone’ on its way

Abraham Venegas and Abraham Venegas

This Spring’s musical promises to be one filled with laughs and catchy tunes.Theater major, Eric Bonne Jr is part of the musical comedy called The Drowsy Chaperone that will perform in the Burnight Center Theather in Cerritos College.

The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical about a man who enjoys the theater and is listening to one of his favorite musicals.

The musical will performed on May 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 8 p.m. and on the 12 at 2 p.m.

The musical made it’s debut on Broadway in the year 2006.

This the first time The Drowsy Chaperone will perform at Cerritos College, with the cast being a mixture of Cal State Fullerton and Cerritos College students.

Undecided major, Jolene Guzman explains the setting of the musical.

“It’s set in the 1920’s and follows a young starlet seeking love, a pushy manager, gangsters and the hilarious chaperone.”

Both Boone Guzman are part of the ensemble, which is a group of actors, musicians, singers and dancers who perform together.”

“It’s a rigorous job but, I love being part of the ensemble.” said Boone about the rehearsals.

“I feel this is the perfect starter block for my growth as a musical theater performer.”

The rehearsals mostly consisted of music that will be played in the musical and choreography.

Guzman encourages students to come see the musical.

“If you’re looking for a way to spend your evenings, come see the show with a amazing cast.”