Okoboji Summer Theatre to open 62nd Season with "The Honky Tonk Angels" June 11

Thu 6-6-2019

(Okoboji)-The Okoboji Summer Theatre is about to open for the season, KUOO's Becky Thoreson has details:

Okoboji Summer Theatre to open 62nd Season with The Honky Tonk Angels June 11 

The Okoboji Summer Theatre will open its 62nd Season on June 11.

Public Relations Director Clara Benz says the schedule includes a wide variety of productions.  "We've got four musicals, a bunch of comedies and even a murder mystery.  We open our season next Tuesday actually, with The Honky Tonk Angels.  Following that is Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie.  Then, it's Steel Magnolias, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Happily Ever After:  A Wedding Comedy, Beehive - The '60s Musical, Living on Love, and we're closing out the season with Mamma Mia!."

Artistic Director Stephen Brotebeck says a number of special guests will appear throughout the season.  "We've got a couple new directors that are new to us from New York and the San Diego area, as well.  Especially for Mamma Mia! we have someone who was involved with the Broadway company of Mamma Mia!, both directing and also, playing the lead, Donna, so, the talent for that show is going to be amazing.  As usual, we have a bunch of great guest artists coming from Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and all over the country."

Listen to the full interview:

OST interview season preview 

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