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Department of Performing Arts presents “Damn Yankees” Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop; Music by Richard Adler; Lyrics by Jerry Ross Thursday-Saturday, November 7-9 McCrary Theatre, Center for the Arts, 7:30 p.m. all shows Directed by Doug Hall; Choreographed by Deb Leamy; Music direction by Valerie Maze Faust meets professional baseball in the Broadway sendup of love and the American pastime. Based on the novel, “The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant” by Douglass Wallop, “Damn Yankees,” the Broadway mega-show and winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, hits it out of the park! The winning score and a devilish book have made this sporty musical comedy a true American classic. Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd, trades his soul to the Devil, also known as Mr. Applegate, for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. As young baseball sensation, Joe Hardy, he transforms the hapless Washington Senators into a winning team, only to realize the true worth of the life that he’s left behind. Admission: $15 or Elon ID. Tickets available beginning October 3 at the Center for the Arts Box Office. For ticket information, call (336) 278-5610.