Repertory Theatre invites audience to its "Picnic"
(Mary Margaret Anderson) finds there's more to romance than
a nice personality when she meets the young drifter Hal (David
Lee) in the Heritage Repertory Theatre's production of the
Pulitzer-prize winning play, "Picnic," which debuts
July 7 at Culbreth Theatre.
Theatre's stage is transformed into a backyard in a 1950's Midwestern
town for the Heritage Repertory Theatre's production of "Picnic,"
which opens July 7.
Inge's Pulitzer-prize winning drama, directed by Douglas Sprigg,
is the second production in HRT's summer season of plays and musicals.
"Picnic" tells the story of a young vagabond named Hal
Carter who awakens the passions of the women of a sleepy Kansas
play runs July 7, 8, 10, 25, 28, 31 and Aug. 3 at 8 p.m., with
a 2 p.m. matinee July 29.
theater company will open three more shows in less than two weeks:
"Same Time Next Year" by Bernard Slade, runs July 13-16,
26, 29 and Aug. 2 (matinee Aug. 5); the Fats Waller musical "Ain't
Misbehavin'" runs July 20-23, 27, Aug. 1, 4 and 5; and "You're
a Good Man, Charlie Brown," based on Charles M. Schulz's
comic strip "Peanuts," will be performed in Helms Theatre
July 18-Aug. 5 (matinee Aug. 5).
are available at the HRT box office. Individual tickets are $25,
with student/child tickets at $14 and senior citizens' at $21.
Reduced season tickets to all four remaining productions are available
for $75, with discounts for students/children and seniors. For
information, call 924-3376.