A comic swashbuckling adventure
by Ken Ludwig
Adapted from the novel by Alexander Dumas
August 2 - 5, 7 - 12, and 14 - 19
Ken Ludwig's version of The Three Musketeers is a fast-paced, witty, and intense adaptation of one of literature's most thrilling romantic adventures. The dashing musketeers-and one plucky kid sister-swashbuckle their way through nefarious villains, international intrigue, and exotic ladies. It's "all for one and one for all!" in an action-packed update of this beloved classic.
PG-Parent guidance suggested, material may not be appropriate for small children due to fight scenes.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Custer State Park
Director: Black Hills Surgical Hospital
Earlier this season
A new musical within a comedy
by Lisa Lambert, Greg Morrison, and Bob Martin
July 12 - 15, 17 - 22, and 24 - 29
The Drowsy Chaperone begins when a die-hard musical theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, and the musical magically bursts into life! The audience is immediately immersed in the comic tale of a glamorous bride and her uproarious wedding day, complete with thrills and surprises that take the cast (literally) and the audience (metaphorically) soaring into the heavens. A lively and vibrant experience, perfect for lovers of musicals old and new...a hit perfect for the whole family!
PG-Parental guidance suggested.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: KEVN Black Hills Fox & New Rushmore Radio
Directors: Karen & Gerald Baldwin
A classic British farce
by Ray Cooney
June 7- 10, 12-17
Run For Your Wife is the tale of a London cab driver with two homes, two wives, one cab and a thousand white lies.
In this fast-paced plot the show invents a tangled web for one John Smith, who spends Mondays with Mary in Wimbledon and then Saturdays with Barbara in Streatham in bed on a strict schedule which he keeps straight by virtue of a coded diary. When a random mugging sends him to the hospital, and after both wives report him missing to two different police stations, the scheme unravels in a spectacularly bad and funny way.
PG-13 Parental guidance suggested as some material may not be appropriate for children.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: South Dakota Retailers Association
Director: First Interstate Bank
A beloved legendary rock musical
book by John Michael Tebelak, music/lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
June 21 - 24, June 26 - July 1, and July 3 - 8*
*July 4th performance is a matinee
Prepare ye for GODSPELL from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy® and Academy Award®-winning composer of WICKED and PIPPIN. GODSPELL recounts a timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love, featuring the popular hits Day By Day, Learn Your Lessons Well and Turn Back, O Man. Come join the Black Hills Playhouse as it celebrates this amazing production which has touched the hearts of countless theatergoers all over the world.
G-General audiences admitted, family-friendly entertainment.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Black Hills Power
Director: Fennell Design, Inc.