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Summer 2024 Productions

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  • Chadron State College
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  • Casey Peterson Financial
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The SpongeBob Musical

Opens Friday, May 24, 2024

Plunge into this stunning all-singing, all-dancing, dynamic stage show. When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save the fate of their undersea world. With lives hanging in the balance and all hope lost, a most unexpected hero rises up. The power of optimism really can save the world. A terrific show for the entire family and one that many ages will enjoy.

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Jersey Boys

Opens Friday, May 31, 2024
Rating: H
This production contains strong adult language and mature subject matter.

A show that is in high demand with theatres across the country, we are thrilled to get the rights to this popular musical! This behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons will take you from the streets of Newark to the heights of stardom. Follow the incredible journey of four guys bound by one dream to make it to the top without giving up, selling out or forgetting where they came from. Experience electrifying performances of golden greats that took these guys all the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “My Eyes Adored You” and more.

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The Wizard of Oz

Opens Friday, June 14, 2024

Follow the yellow brick road in this delightful stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s beloved tale, featuring the iconic musical score from the MGM film. The timeless tale, in which young Dorothy Gale travels from Kansas over the rainbow to the magical Land of Oz, continues to thrill audiences worldwide.

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Honky Tonk Laundry

Opens Friday, June 28, 2024

When Lana Mae Hopkins, owner and proprietress of the Wishy Washy Washateria, hires Katie to help out in the laundromat, they soon find themselves up to their elbows in soap, suds, and cheatin’ hearts. Watch these two country angels join forces to turn their good ol’ laundromat into a bootscootin’ honky-tonk and exact a touch of revenge against those that done ’em wrong, all while guaranteeing every customer a good, clean time. Honky Tonk Laundry features the music of Carrie Underwood, Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBridge, Reba McEntire, Sara Evans, the Dixie Chicks, Chely Wright, Dolly Parton, Pam Tillis, Gretchen Wilson, Terri Clark, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, and Patsy Cline.

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Kiss Me Kate

Opens Friday, July 5, 2024

Passions run high as leading lady Lilli Vanessi and her ex-husband, actor/director Fred Graham, battle onstage and off in a production of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. With romance, comedy, explosive dance, sophistication, and behind-the-scenes high jinks, Kiss Me, Kate combines the irreverent humor of four brilliant writers: Sam and Bella Spewack, Cole Porter, and William Shakespeare.

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Movie Musical Series

For the first time ever in Post Playhouse history we are having a movie series! The movie series will help us bring even more musical theatre entertainment to the Post by screening classic movie musicals! For three Sundays in July we will be showing, The Rocky Horror Picture Show (July 14th @ 6pm), Singing in the Rain (July 21st @ 6pm), and Little Shop of Horrors (July 21st @ 6pm). Admission to the movie series is free but seating will be first come first serve. We could have not done this without the sponsorship of Footprints, Your Birkenstock Store!

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Movie Night: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Probably the oddest, most off-the-wall cult film ever made, this rock’n’roll science fiction horror satire is everybody’s favourite midnight show. A young couple stumbles into a castle inhabited by weirdos from the planet Transylvania including Dr. Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry). A marvelous musical spoof which urges. Provided through Criterion Pictures.

Rated R

Movie Night: Singin' in the Rain

Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in one of the greatest musicals ever filmed. Musician Don Lockwood (Kelly) rises to stardom during Hollywood’s silent-movie era–paired with the beautiful, jealous and dumb Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen). When Lockwood becomes attracted to young studio singer Kathy Selden (Reynolds), Lamont has her fired. But with the introduction of talking pictures, audiences laugh when they hear Lockwood speak for the first time–and the studio uses Selden to dub her voice. Set during the advent of “talkies,” this film’s classic song-and-dance numbers celebrate the beginning of movie musicals. Provided through Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.

Rated G

Movie Night: Little Shop of Horrors

A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. Provided through Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.

Rated PG-13

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Post Playhouse, Inc. is Northwestern Nebraska's favorite live theatre company, producing several musicals running in a repertory schedule every summer by bringing together highly skilled creative professionals from across the country and nearby. Post Playhouse, Inc. performs its productions at the theatre in Fort Robinson State Park.

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Chadron State College is a proud sponsor of the Post Playhouse. CSC routinely donates lighting equipment, sound equipment, and costumes to the theatre to help Post Playhouse bring you the very best looking and sounding shows you'll see in Western Nebraska.

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Post Playhouse Incorporated produces its summer season at the theatre on Fort Robinson State Park. The fort is run by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

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