The Barn Theatre, Michigan’s oldest resident summer months stock corporation, is back for another yr of musicals, comedies and dramas.
The nonprofit college for sophisticated theater training at 13351 W. M-96 in the village of Augusta begins its 2022 year with a “Kick-Off Gala,” June 17-19.
Below are the stage displays scheduled for the Barn Theatre’s 76th period:
• June 28-July 10: “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, The musical.” Primarily based on the 1954 film of the same title, it is established in 1850s Oregon, where 6 ill-mannered brothers kidnap women they want for their wives.
• July 12-24: “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.” The timeless typical about a young woman pressured into a lifetime of servitude, who — with the assistance of her fairy godmother — is transformed into a princess. With new music by Richard Rodgers and guide and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
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• July 26-Aug. 7: “Groundhog Day.” Based on the 1993 movie of the identical identify, it tells the tale of an arrogant Pittsburgh weatherman who finds himself in a time loop, repeating the exact same Groundhog Day about in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
• Aug. 9-21: “Rock of Ages.” A jukebox musical dependent on 1980s vintage rock that tells the story of a compact-town female, a town boy, and romance on the Sunset Strip.
• Aug. 23-Sept. 4: “Young Frankenstein, The Musical.” Primarily based on the 1974 comedy of the very same name, this musical with reserve, lyrics and new music by Mel Brooks parodies the horror style.
• Sept. 8-11: “Misery.” Primarily based on Steven King’s 1987 novel of the identical identify, the stage adaptation is about a romance novelist and a deranged lover who will take him hostage next an automobile accident.
• Sept. 15-19: “Escanaba in Da Moonlight.” Written by Jeff Daniels and tailored into a 2001 film, this Michigan beloved tells the humorous story of a guy working with the irritation of getting a “buckless yooper” at deer camp in the Upper Peninsula.
• Sept. 22-25: “Question: A Parable.” Established in a Bronx Catholic School in 1964, this drama is about a nun who suspects an inappropriate marriage involving a priest and a youthful male scholar.
The Barn Theatre Box Office opens May well 31. For additional information, visit barntheatreschool.org or get in touch with 269-731-4121.
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