Namchi, 08 Oct (IPR): All Shook up, a musical play based on Elvis Presley’s music, was performed here by the students of Eklavya Model Residential School, Gangyap, West Sikkim, at the auditorium hall of Namchi Girls Senior Secondary School on Sunday.
EMRS-Gangyap has earned a reputation for its well mounted musical productionss.
The first two musicals by the school - 'Across The Universe' and 'It’s Only Love' - were instant hits and this year the school has produced 'All Shook Up'.
The musical had students crooning to about 60% of Elvis Presley numbers and then some popular Hollywood songs.
The music was live, there was a choir and narrators backing the main cast as a musical revolving around the story of Maggie, Sandra, Lorraine and Ed and their association with love, friendship, hardship and the importance of good relationships played out on stage.
Organized, by the South District Officers Club (SDOC), the musical had Speaker KN Rai as chief guest accompanied by president, SODC, DC (South) Prabhakar Verma, general secretary SDOC Jigmey Namgyal alongside a host of officials, students and public.
The Speaker shared his delight on witnessing such an exuberant performance put together by the EMRS principal S. Yonzone who also directed the play.
A Certificate of Appreciation was also presented to the Principal, teachers and students of EMRS.