Win tickets to opening weekend of Selma Arts Center’s extravagant musical ‘Head Over Heels’

Who’s got the beat? Selma Arts Center, definitely. In one of the season’s biggest theater events, the musical “Head Over Heels” opens Thursday, July 15.  And I’m giving away a pair of tickets to opening weekend!

Here’s a description from Selma Arts Center:

This laugh-out-loud love story is set to the music of the iconic 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs, “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation,” Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place on Earth” and “Mad About You.” A hilarious, exuberant celebration of love, “Head Over Heels” follows the escapades of a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the key to their realm’s survival lies within each of their own hearts. Director and choreographer Michael C. Flores has created a visual wonderland, fusing pop music, dance, color, and historical panache.

Instead of the usual Selma Arts Center venue, the production is being staged outdoors at Pioneer Village. The lush greenery of the park includes the natural canopy of many trees, a great setting for the woods heading to Bohemia.

For my ticket giveaway, you can pick any of the first four performances: 8 p.m. Thursday, July 15; 8 p.m. Friday, July 16; 8 p.m. Saturday, July 17; or Sunday, July 18.

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To enter this giveaway, leave a reply on this post (see the comments field below) answering this question: What is your favorite Go-Go’s tune — and why? (Or, if you’re shy, just give your name.) Deadline to enter is 9 a.m. Thursday, July 15. Winners will be picked at random and notified by email. You’ll get the chance to pick which performance you’d like to stream.

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Comments (17)

  • Well, I guess I have to pick, “We got the Beat,” since it’s now an earworm on replay in my brain. Thanks! 😉

  • Patty Stratton

    Of course…We’ve Got the Beat!

  • Michelle Olson

    Considering the number of times I saw the video in the early days of MTV, I’ll go with “Our Lips Are Sealed”.

  • Jennifer Earle

    Can’t Stop the Beat

  • Gail M. Marshall

    It’s July, gotta be “Vacation!”

  • Teresa Castillo

    This show looks so fun!
    My fav song….Our Lips Are Sealed

  • Kohlee

    We’ve got the beat!

  • Our Lips are Sealed was my introduction to New Wave. I was about 9 and my older brother bought “Beauty and the Beat” in his brief flirtation with New Wave before heading into heavy metal. I inherited the album and walked straight into New Wave with no regrets.

    • Rene Wells

      “Vacation!” Reminds of the memorable 80s summers I had. Always puts me in the mood for summer and for vacations!

  • Lexis Hamilton

    My favorite song is “Get Up and Go”. Not only does it have a GREAT beat, but I have been in that exact position before in my life. When it pops on my playlist, I scream it very loudly.

  • Dawn Clement

    “Has the Whole World Lost It’s Head”

    Dawn Clement

  • Silvia Fisher

    Of course it’s We Got the Beat! Takes me back to the year MTV started and rushing home from high school to watch

  • Cyndle

    Not really my band however I plan to take my mom and boy howdy is she excited to go 👀

  • Renee Newlove

    We Got the Beat is one of the only songs I know from them. I’m excited to see this show though!

  • Hollis Magill

    Our lips are sealed!

  • Susan McAndrew

    Good to see live theater again!!!

  • Jana Conorich

    So excited for live theater again. Lust to Love was the summer anthem I played over and over


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