Summer Theatre Season 50
|Nunsense||June 9 - 13|
|Annie||June 17 - 21|
|Greater Tuna||June 26 - 30|
|Little Shop of Horrors||July 7 - 11|
|The Music Man||July 21 - 25|
All performances begin at 8:30 p.m.
Box Office opens at 7:30 p.m.
$10 - Adults
$8 - Students & Senior Citizens
$5 - 12 and Under
$3 - MSU Faculty, Staff, Summer Students.
For reservations call 858-3228 after June 1, 2014
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The Minot State University Amphitheater is the home of the Summer Theatre Company. This beautiful outdoor theater, set in a grass-lined hillside north of the campus, has been the home of MSU Summer Theatre since 1971.
Kevin R. Neuharth, Director of Theatre
(701) 858-3878 email@example.com
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Dan Goggin
Directed by Conrad Davidson
Nunsense is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating food prepared by the convent cook. Thus the remaining nuns stage a talent show in order to raise money to bury their dearly departed. Nunsense will be performed by the original cast that performed the show on the Summer Theatre stage in 2000.
"Nunsense" is presented by special arrangement with Samual French, Inc.
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Directed by Carlen Gilseth
With equal measure of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York orphanage run by a cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie finds a new home with billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his secretary Grace, and a lovable dog named Sandy.
"Annie" is presented with special arrangements with Music Theatre International (MTI)
By Jaston Williams, Ed Howard, and Joe Sears
Directed by Kevin R. Neuharth
Greater Tuna is a comedy about a small town in Texas named Tuna, Texas' third smallest town. The wacky inhabitants of this town men, women, children and animals are all played by two skillful, transformative actors who must change parts at a rather breakneck speed and use inventive voice work. MSU Summer Theatre will be bringing back the original two cast members, John Weninger and Jeff Arlt, to reprise their roles in this amazing show.
"Greater Tuna" is produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Book and Lyrics byHoward Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Directed by Brett Olson
The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey ll"- after his coworker crush. Little does he know that this strange and unusual plant will develop a soulful R&B voice, a potty mouth, and an unquenchable thirst for human blood. The plant promises limitless fame and fortune to Seymour, as long as he keeps feeding it blood.
"Little Shop of Horrors" is presented by special arrangement with Musical Theatre International (MTI).
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Meredith Wilson
Directed by Chad Gifford
The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he vows to organize -this despite the fact he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled; however, when he meets Marian the librarian. This Tony award winning show is a family friendly story to be shared with everyone.
"The Music Man" is presented by special arrangement with Musical Theatre International (MTI).