An ambitious trio of inner-city high school grads tries to hit the big time by turning a run-down country hotel into a rock & roll resort with around-the-clock music and live entertainment.
Standing in their way are fearful townsfolk, unscrupulous businessmen and the tax collector, all threatening to bring the curtain down on the teens' aspirations.
But this is one threesome who refuses to give up their lifelong goal without a fight--and a song.
Written and directed by Harvey and Bob Weinstein, and featuring Marisa Tomei, this exuberant musical boasts an awesome soundtrack featuring Phil Collins, Pete Townshend, Julian Lennon, Arcadia, Peter Frampton, Sister Sledge and many more.
"Playing for Keeps" truly celebrates the determination to succeed against impossible odds.