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The celebrated must-see, back for its 3rd year! Jul 29 - Aug 10, 2024, Angelus Theatre, Spanish Fork

Gideon Vs. the Gods of Cool 2024

🤘 The Hit 1980s Rock Opera is Back!

🎸 Don't miss "Gideon Vs. the Gods of Cool" (back for year 3), a musical adventure like no other, based on the highly-rated Young Adult novel and 2 times AML nomination. Created by award-winning playwright and composer, Stephen Gashler, this mind-warping high school adventure, packed with 1980s nostalgia, comedy, romance, and supernatural twists, will have you on the edge of your seat.

When Gideon Greenwich discovers that his school is being controlled by evil beings posing as teachers, he boldly takes a stand. But challenging the goddess of normality, the god of sports, the goddess of fashion, and the goddess of so-called music brings chaos to Eastward High. Cliques are transcended, and jocks become nerds as the very fabric of reality unravels.

Experience high-energy dance numbers and exciting music with songs in the styles of Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Blondie, The Bangles, Dead or Alive, Simple Minds, Berlin, Rick Springfield, and more. Whether or not your family experienced the 80s, all ages will relate to this thought-provoking musical comedy that questions what it means to be cool. With uplifting themes of finding inner strength and standing against destructive social norms, "Gideon Vs. the Gods of Cool" is a supernaturally entertaining experience for one and all.

Type of Show Rock Opera (an entirely sung play)
Genre Comedy / Urban Fantasy
Length ≈ 2 hours
Rating PG (appropriate for children)

Angelus Theatre (165 N Main, Spanish Fork)


Jul 29 - Aug 10, 2024

Time 7:30 PM