Baseball themed musical opens April 9

250poster_pastime-197x300.jpgNational Pastime,” the musical comedy will make its world premiere at the District’s Keegan Theatre on April 9.

The production, directed by Mark A. Rhea and Susan Marie Rhea, tells the story of a near-bankrupt radio station inventing a fictitious baseball team to spark ratings in mid-1930’s Iowa.

Tony Sportiello wrote the play while his colleague Al Tapper provided the music and lyrics.

The show runs from April 9-May 15, 2011 and tickets cost $35-$40. The Keegan Theatre at Church Street makes its home in Dupont Circle.

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