McLeod Summer Playhouse 2014 Season - Box Office Now Open

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Daily from June 7, 2014 until August 3, 2014

Phone: 618-453-6000

Link: http://www.playhouse.siu.edu

Event Description

The 2014 season includes a subscription series of three productions and a special theater for young audience production. The subscription series includes “Oklahoma!,” “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” and the CCA All Southern High School Theatre Project production of “Anything Goes.” The special theater for young audience production is the children’s classic “Charlotte’s Web,” adapted to the stage by SIU alumnus Joseph Robinette.

The Playhouse subscription series opens June 20 with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s great American musical “Oklahoma!,” playing June 20-22 and June 27-29, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” the hysterical stage adaptation of the 1975 movie “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” plays July 11-13 and July 18-20 with the same performance schedule. The series concludes with CCA’s All Southern High School Theatre Project production of “Anything Goes,” Cole Porter’s tuneful, toe-tapping, high seas, madcap adventure which is presented Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. July 30–August 3.

The three-show season subscription is $55 for adults and $20 for students (ages 17 and under), and is a savings over individual ticket prices. Individual tickets to “Oklahoma!” and “Spamalot,” are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets to “Anything Goes,” are $16 for adults and $8 for students.

In addition to the summer subscription series, the Playhouse will present something new this year, a professional theater for young audience production of “Charlotte’s Web,” the story of the friendship of an irresistible pig and an extraordinary spider. This 50-minute, one-act version of the production is geared toward young audiences, ages 3–10, and is presented in the C.H. Moe Theater on selected Wednesdays and Saturdays, June 7–July 12. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students/children, and seating is general admission. The play runs Saturday at 2 p.m. on June 7, 21, and July 12, and Wednesday at 10 a.m. on June 11, 25, July 2, and 16.

Tickets can be obtained in person Monday-Friday, Noon-5 p.m. at the McLeod Theater or Arena Box Office, online at playhouse.siu.edu, by phone at 618-453-6000, or at the McLeod Theater box office one hour before each performance. Performances tend to sell out, so purchasing your season subscription early is suggested.
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