Brunswick Little Theatre presents music of the British Invasion

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By Laura Lewis, Reporter

Brunswick Little Theatre is presenting an outdoor rendition of “Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation,” a revue of British Invasion music from the 1960s.

Times for the free performances are 8 p.m. May 17-19 and May 24-26 in Franklin Square Park, 130 E. West St. in downtown Southport.

The program will include such favorites as Petula Clark’s version of “Downtown,” Dusty Springfield’s “Son of a Preacher Man,” The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” and The Moody Blues’ “Nights in White Satin.”

Vocalists for these performances include Katie Deese, Jen Iapalucci, Mark Bachara, Mark Deese and Natalie Flow, who is doing double-duty on flute. Other musicians are Eli Fouch on drums, Jim Tewell and Stephen Gossin on guitar, Joe Martino on bass, and musical director Michael Stringer on keyboards.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket, come early, set up your chairs, visit Southport (film site for movies “Safe Haven” and “Crimes of the Heart” and the new TV series “Under the Dome” based on Stephen King’s novel), and have dinner.

Donations are appreciated to offset costs of the show.

To get to Franklin Square Park, from U.S. 17 go 17 miles on N.C. 211 to Southport and turn left onto E. West St. Free parking is available near and next to the park.