‘A Grand Night for Singing’

Article Published: Jul. 16 | Modified: Jul. 21
‘A Grand Night for Singing’

Evan Teich, Kim Krege Florio, David Craven, Jennifer Poarch, Michael Jones, Nina Allbert star in Lees-McRae Summer Theatre’s production of ‘A Grand Night for Singing.’

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After a successful production of “Kiss Me, Kate,” the cast and crew of Lees-McRae Summer Theatre present their next show, “A Grand Night for Singing,” July 16 to 20.

This production will be performed at 7 p.m. July 16 to 20, as well as 2 p.m. July 17, 19 and 20.

Dr. Janet Barton Speer, artistic director of LMC Summer Theatre and director of “A Grand Night for Singing,” said, “This is the second time I have directed this show, and I couldn’t be more excited! Taking songs from famous Rodgers and Hammerstein shows, like ‘The Sound of Music,’ ‘South Pacific,’ ‘The King and I,’ ‘Oklahoma,’ ‘State Fair’ and many more, the writers created a new territory. Singers and dancers put a new twist to these old favorites. Tuxes, beautiful gowns, a small orchestra and beautiful music performed by outstanding talents make this show a visual and audible feast.”

The Summer Theatre box office is now open and located in the lobby of Hayes Auditorium on Main Street in downtown Banner Elk on the Lees-McRae College campus. It is open Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Show day hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. The box office phone number is (828) 898-8709.

Tickets can be mail-ordered by sending a ticket request to Tickets, Lees-McRae College Summer Theatre, P.O. Box 128, Banner Elk, N.C. 28604. Online ticket orders may be placed at http://www.lmc.edu/summertheatre (online ticketing fees and tax will apply).

Ticket prices are $42.71 for adults and $21.36 for students and children. Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more.

Next up is “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” running Aug. 6 to 10.

About Lees-McRae College

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Lees-McRae College is a private, four-year college offering diverse baccalaureate degrees and athletic programs. With 900 students hailing from 35 states and more than 10 countries, Lees-McRae’s broad core curriculum is enhanced by field-specific career preparation and experiential learning with an emphasis in leadership and service. For more information, visit http://www.lmc.edu, or call (800) 280-4562.

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