The Barn Players announce their 2014 season, their 59 consecutive season, and it’s jam-packed with winning plays and musicals that will please a wide range of audiences.
Tickets are available now for The Barn Players 2014 season; the 59t consecutive season, for the renowned community theatre. Purchasing a season ticket gets all six regular season shows for the price of five, a Barn Players spokesman said.
BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON – Feb.28 through March 16
The show tells the story of America’s first political maverick “A.J.”, a spoof on the
life and days as the seventh American President; a comedy to remember. The show is rated R.
FOLLIES – April 18 through May 4 (No performance on Easter Sunday, but a performance is added on Thursday evening May 1).
Follies is set in 1971 and is the reunion of ex-follies performers. Stephen Sondheim’s songs include: “Losing My Mind,” “I’m Still Here,” and “Broadway Baby”. The show will feature one of the largest casts ever at The Barn Players: The show is rated PG.
AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY – May 30 through June 15
A vanished father, a pill-popping mother and three sisters with secrets – a major new play that mixes and exposes the dark side of Midwestern American Family. The show is rated R.
NOISES OFF -- July 18 through Aug. 3
The well-known show may be the funniest farce ever written. It is a show within a show with a cast of performers rehearsing a flop play called Nothings On.The show, Noises Off, is fast moving, hilarious and a classic comedy. The show is rated PG-13.
HAIR – Sept. 19 through Oct. 5
The late 1960s show looks at a group of hippies of the era and some the social issues of the day, including burning draft cards. The show is pure rock and roll music and a music bridge between generations. Music includes: “Aquarius”,,“Good Morning Starshine,” “Easy to be Hard,” “Hair,” “I Got Life,” and “Flesh Failures (Let the Sun Shine In)." The show is rated R.
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES-- Nov. 7 through 23
The show based on the movie The Bird Cage depicts a situation between two gay men and the son the raised. Things get confused with he brings his fiancé to meet his parents and his biological mother is there as well as his dad’s current domestic partner. Throw a conservative American senator who is the father of the bride-to-be and watch the fun unroll. The score comes from Jerry Herman who wrote Hello Dolly! and Mame. The show is rated PG.
Performances Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2. All shows are presented at the Barn Players Theatre, 6219 Martway in Mission, Kansas.
Season ticket prices for the 2014 shows are:for one $89.00 – for two $159.00 – seniors $69.00 and discounts for students and group sales. To purchase 2014 season tickets, log on to the theatre’s website; www.thebarnplayers.org. or call 1-800-838-3006.