Blue Barn Closes Season with ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert–The Musical’

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The BLUEBARN Theatre is proud to conclude Season 28 with Priscilla, Queen of the Desert–The Musical.

BLUEBARN Producing Artistic Director Susan C. Toberer co-directs with Associate Artistic Director, Randall T. Stevens with set design by Martin Scott Marchitto, lighting design by Alberto Segarra, costume design by Jenny Pool, sound design by Craig Marsh, and properties design by Amy Reiner.

Shows run May 18-June 25, 2017; Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday June 4, 11, 18, and 25 at 6pm.

Single tickets for Priscilla, Queen of the Desert–The Musical are $35 for adults; $30 for students, seniors (65+), TAG Members, and groups of 10 or more. The BLUEBARN Theatre is located at 1106 S 10th St in Omaha, NE.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert–The Musical is generously sponsored by Dr. Devin Fox,  Jeff Grinnell and Dan Gallagher, Dr. Merlyn Knudson and James Davis, and Rich and Fran Juro.

About Priscilla, Queen of the Desert–The Musical

Based on the smash hit movie, Priscilla is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette, and Adam, a glamorous  Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian Outback.  They hop aboard a battered old bus, “Priscilla”, searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed.

Featuring a hit parade of dance floor favorites including “It’s Raining Men”, “I Will Survive”, “Hot Stuff”, “Finally”, “Boogie Wonderland”, “Go West”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, and “I Love the Nightlife”, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS!

About the Stars of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert–The Musical

Priscilla features veteran actor, Cork Ramer (Man of La Mancha, Omaha Playhouse) as Bernadette and Mark Hinrichs making his BLUEBARN debut in the role of Tick.  Newcomer Matt Bailey, last seen dancing in Heathers:  The Musical, plays Adam.  Also featured in the large cast are Roderick Cotton, Justin Eller, Aubrey Fleming, Eliot Gray, Julian Hinrichs, Don Keelan-White, Grant Mannschreck, Roni Shelley-Perez, Randall T. Stevens, Erin Stoll, Cammy Watkins, and Sam Woods.

About the BLUEBARN Theatre

The BLUEBARN Theatre has been bringing professionally-produced plays to area audiences since 1989. Since its inception, BLUEBARN has produced over 100 plays and has established itself as Omaha’s professional contemporary theatre company. Striving to bring artistically significant scripts and professional production values to Omaha and the surrounding region, BLUEBARN is known for high-quality entertainment and the fearless pursuit of stories that challenge both theatre artists and patrons.

Blue Barn Holding Auditions for ‘Hir’

BLUEBARN Theatre announces auditions for premiere of HIR by Taylor Mac 

The BLUEBARN Theatre is pleased to announce open auditions for the regional premiere of HIR  by Taylor Mac.  Auditions will be held on Saturday, November 12th and Sunday, November 13th from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Auditions will be held at the BLUEBARN located at 1106 S. 10th St.  (10th & Pacific Streets.)

Performances for HIR  run February 2 – 26, 2017 with rehearsals scheduled to begin December, 2016. Susan Clement-Toberer directs. Please contact Randall T. Stevens for more information at rstevens@bluebarn.org.

Available roles:

Max Connor – 18-early 20s. Transgender Male.

Isaac Connor – 20s. Male.

Arnold Connor – 50s (Max and Isaac’s father)

Paige Connor – 50s (Max and Isaac’s mother)

About HIR           

Somewhere in the suburbs, Isaac has returned from the wars to help take care of his ailing father, only to discover a household in revolt. The insurgent: his mom. Liberated from an oppressive marriage, with Isaac’s newly out transgender sibling as her ally, she’s on a crusade to dismantle the patriarchy. But in Taylor Mac’s sly, subversive comedy, annihilating the past doesn’t always free you from it.

ABOUT THE BLUEBARN THEATRE

The BLUEBARN Theatre has been bringing professionally-produced plays to area audiences since 1989. Since its inception, BLUEBARN has produced over 100 plays and has established itself as Omaha’s professional contemporary theatre company.  Striving to bring artistically significant scripts and professional production values to Omaha and the surrounding region, BLUEBARN is known for high-quality entertainment and the fearless pursuit of stories that challenge both theatre artists and patrons.