Dixon Players Present 'Reliving The 70s'

by Staff Reporter / Oct 05, 2017 / comments

Dixon Players Present 'Reliving The 70s'

If you love Broadway, pop, soul and disco music, singing, acting, dancing and comedy, then “Reliving The 70s” is the show for you! There will be so many recognizable tunes no matter how old you are that include everything from hit musicals, to soulful classics with country, reggae and punk thrown into the mix.

The Dixon Plays will present “Reliving The 70s” at 7 p.m. Oct. 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at The Toolshed, #68 HWY 75 in Dixon.

To follow up the extraordinary success of last year’s “Back To The 60s” revue the Players have imported a talented group of musicians from all over northern New Mexico to create and produce “Reliving The 70s”.

From Taos, director and singer, Cindy Valerio, joined the creative team as co-director with Holly Haas, and singer and pianist, Rick De Stefano, as music director alongside Dick Padberg as band leader. From Los Alamos, Sheila Schiferl, music Director for Spitfire Grill and Holly’s Follies One and Two is vocal director.

The cast of 28 singers includes many new performers to the Dixon audience from Taos, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Pojaque, Española, Peñasco, and, of course, the Embudo Valley. The audience will recognize many of the locals from the “Back To The 60s” including Claire Singleton from Los Alamos and Kristen Woolf from Taos, adding a little slice of opera to the pop variety show.

The band has both Schiferl and De Stefano on keyboards, Dick Padberg on guitar, Chris Molla (bass), Richard Kline (drums), Rob Dunham (saxes, EWI), and Terrance Martinez (trumpet).  De Stefano, Padberg and Schiferl also add vocals.

“It is very exciting to have a live band of this caliber and level of professionalism accompanying a cast of fabulous singers in a community theater show,” Haas said. Come join us and see this hard-working stellar cast of singers, dancers, actors and musicians present a variety of incredible tunes that will have audiences of all ages singing along, humming, dancing in their seats and wanting more when they leave the theater!”

Tickets are $15 and $12 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased online at www.dixonplayers.com or at the Embudo Valley Library. Call 579.9102 for reservations or more information.