The Theater Barn opens on Friday, June 22nd for its 2018 season with the hilarious comedy “The Nerd” by Larry Shue. Following the show the audience is invited to stay for a complementary wine and hors d’oeuvres reception with the cast and crew to kick off our exciting 35th Season. The 2018 season of three plays and three musicals features lots of laughs, great music and our always popular Agatha Christie mystery.
“The Nerd” runs June 22 through July 1 and the action centers on the hilarious dilemma of a young architect who is visited by a man he’s never met but who saved his life in Vietnam—the visitor turning out to be an incredibly inept, hopelessly stupid “nerd” who outstays his welcome with a vengeance.
July 5 – July 22 “Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap” is our annual mystery. Murder and mayhem ensue in the world’s longest running play by the foremost mystery writer of her time.
July 25 – August 5 “Pump Boys and Dinettes” The ‘Pump Boys’ sell high octane on Highway 57 and the ‘Dinettes’, run the Double Cupp diner next door.. With heartbreak and hilarity they fashion an evening of country western songs that received unanimous raves on and off-Broadway.
August 9 – August 19 “She Loves Me” Set in a 1930s European perfumery, it is considered by many to be the most charming musical ever written. She Loves Me is a warm romantic comedy with an endearing innocence and a touch of old world elegance.
August 23 – September 2 “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a delightful den of comedic genius. Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, it has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor.
September 7 – September 23 “The Decorator” Marcia returns to her flat to find it has not been painted. A part time painter is just beginning the work when the wife of the man with whom Marcia is having an affair arrives to tell all to her husband. Marcia hires the painter a part time actor, to impersonate her husband. Hilarity is piled upon hilarity as the painter, who takes his acting very seriously, portrays the absent husband.
Summer shows at the air-conditioned Theater Barn are Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. Fall shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $29.00 for the evening performances and $27.00 for the Sunday matinee. For your convenience, we now also credit cards accept. For more information or reservations, visit us online at tbarn.org or call the box office at (518) 794-8989.