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Announcing Our 2018-2019 Season!

We at the Lynn Theatre are excited to announce our upcoming theatre season!

Dark of the Moon
By Howard Richardson, William Berney
Directed by Shanea Taylor

Starting in the Fall, join us as we travel to the mystical underside of the Smoky Mountains.This perennial favorite is based on the haunting folk ballad of "Barbara Allen." Employing a large cast and imaginative settings in the Smoky Mountains, it recounts the story of John, a strange "witch boy" who upon first beholding the beautiful Barbara Allen immediately falls in love. He is given human form to woo and marry her on the condition that she remain true to him. The superstitious townspeople resent their happiness and their subsequent meddling ends in violence and tragedy.

Once Upon a Mattress
Music by Mary Rodgers
Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer
Lyrics by Marshall Barer
Directed by Keith Fitzgerald

In the Spring, If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken's love for Sir Harry provided a rather compelling reason that she reach the bridal altar post haste? Or that, in fact, it wasn't the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of wonderful songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are you'll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again.

Make sure to stay tuned for more information, including audition announcements, ticket information, and even how you can get involved with our productions this season!

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