In Berlin, Connecticut Cabaret Theatre stages a blast from the past in ‘8 Track’

Emily Gray, Jayson Beaulieu, Erica Whitfield, Dan Frye star in “8 Track.”

BERLIN — Connecticut Cabaret Theatre presents “8-Track, The Sounds of the 70’s: A Streakin’ New Musical,” conceived by Rick Seeber, directed by Kris McMurray, and musically directed by TJ Thompson, Jan. 10 thru Feb. 8, according to a release from the theater.

Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down through ten years of groundbreaking music. With its propulsive rhythms and dazzling harmonies, “8 Track” is a fast-paced musical romp through one of the most impassioned decades of the 20th century. This Baby Boomer’s dream come true features the music of The Emotions, The Carpenters, Labelle, Barry Manilow, Marvin Gaye, The Doobie Brothers, The Bee Gees, Helen Reddy, KC and the Sunshine Band, and more! Rediscover the heart and soul of the forgotten decade with this joyously rousing, moving, and often hilarious musical in concert. The cast includes Jayson Beaulieu, Dan Frye, Emily Gray, and Erica Whitfield.

“8 Track, The Sounds of the 70’s” runs every Friday and Saturday, only, at 8 p.m., Jan. 10 thru Feb. 8. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are now on sale. All major credit cards are accepted. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 860-829-1248. Reservations are recommended. Ticket price is $35 (plus handling fee). For more information, visit www.ctcabaret.com. The Connecticut Cabaret Theatre is located at 31 Webster Square Road, Berlin. The Connecticut Cabaret Theatre a cabaret-style theater, where patrons are welcome to bring whatever they like to eat or drink with them.

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