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Prairie Repertory Theatre

Father of the Bride

By Caroline Francke

Mr. Banks learns that one of the young men he has seen occasionally about the house is about to become his son-in-law. Daughter Kay announces the engagement out of nowhere. Mrs. Banks and her sons are happy, but Mr. Banks is in a dither. The groom-to-be, Buckley Dunstan, appears on the scene and Mr. Banks realizes that the engagement is serious. Buckley and Kay don't want a "big" wedding—just a simple affair with a few friends! We soon learn, however, that the "few" friends idea is out. Then trouble really begins.

“…it’s nice to be reminded that good can prevail and happy endings do happen.” – The Column

Beehive: The 60's Musical

Created by Larry Gallagher

Beehive is the ultimate celebration of 1960’s female empowerment. Featuring such timeless classics as “My Boyfriend’s Back”, “Be My Baby”, “Son of a Preacher Man”, and “Me and Bobby McGee”, Beehive nostalgically recalls the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power.

“…you’ll be singing along in no time.” – St. Louis Magazine

Insane with Power, A Super Comedy of Heroic Proportions

By Scott Haan

Lois Lancaster is a big-city journalist writing about the current state of mental health facilities. Her research takes her to a hospital populated with a unique group of quirky patients who imagine they are crime-fighting superheroes. At first Lois finds their elaborate superhero fantasies to be an entertaining diversion, the wild delusions of unstable minds, until something unusual happens that makes her wonder....

“You don’t have to be a fan of superheroes, or know anything about them, to enjoy it.”

The Wizard of Oz

By L. Frank Baum

Music/Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Hardburg

This beloved tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations. Includes the songs “Over The Rainbow,” “Munchkinland (Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead),” “If I Only Had A Brain/A Heart/The Nerve,” “We’re Off To See The Wizard (Follow The Yellow Brick Road),” and “The Merry Old Land of Oz.” Great fun for the entire family!

“A heartwarming romp brims with brains and courage.” – The Guardian