Fun side to burg­ers

South Waikato News - - BUSINESS HOTLINE -

Tri­an­gu­lar burg­ers, angry mob­sters and an­gels will fea­ture in Pu­taruru The­atre Play­ers’ lat­est show Burg­erTown.

The lively mu­si­cal, set in Chicago, will have its au­di­ence in fits of laugh­ter as res­i­dents of the small hick town sue a young burger maker for the riches he made sell­ing a tri­an­gu­lar burger.

The com­edy ex­plores hi­lar­i­ous law­suits in­clud­ing one where a woman sued the young burger boy for her di­vorce after she spilled her frozen coke on her hus­band while in the restau­rant.

Mar­ket­ing co-or­di­na­tor and ac­tor Fiona Scan­lon said there is lots of re­ally up­beat mu­sic with a Grease feel to it.

‘‘It’s all sort of good verses evil and lots of fun songs and good tempo.’’

has one dou­ble pass to to give away.

Just an­swer the fol­low­ing ques­tion by Novem­ber 10 to be in to win: Where is the mu­si­cal set? Post your an­swer to 62-66 Bridge St Toko­roa or email it to swaikato.ed­i­tor@wrcn.co.nz. Be sure to in­clude your con­tact de­tails. The dou­ble pass must be used on or be­fore Novem­ber 23.

One song even harps on about the in­gre­di­ents of a burger for the full du­ra­tion.

‘‘ It’s re­ally crazy,’’ Scan­lon said.

‘‘The sto­ry­line it­self is typ­i­cal with mu­si­cals, there’s not much there but there are a lot of songs and you ride along on this crest of en­joy­ment.’’

All 20 cast mem­bers will have their work set out for them, per­form­ing nine shows.

Burger time: The cast of Burg­erTown are ready to en­ter­tain their au­di­ence with a hi­lar­i­ous mu­si­cal that will leave pun­ters in fits of laugh­ter.

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