Jean’s Playhouse Summer Season Kickoff

Ave Q 2016 01 resizedMonday, June 12, 2017 Lincoln, NH – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jean’s Playhouse Summer Season Kickoff

Jean’s Playhouse will be kicking off the summer with the show: Kimberly Akimbo. Written by the Pulitzer – Prize winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, Kimberly Akimbo is a hilarious and moving show that follows a family with a teenager that has a rare condition that causes her body to age four times faster than normal. Due to unsuspecting circumstances, Kimberly is forced to reevaluate her family life. Performances take place June 29th – July 8th Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30PM and the matinee on Wednesday at 2:00PM on July 5th. Join us on Opening Night (June 29th) for a special Meet the Cast post-show reception with champagne and desserts.

The Addams Family The Musical written by playwrights Rick Elice, Marshall Brickman and composed by Andrew Lippa is a musical comedy about America’s favorite quirky family going through the typical family challenges: growing up and changing. Wednesday Addams falls in love with a ‘normal’ man from Ohio so the family decides to host a dinner for the boy and his ‘normal’ family. As the night goes on take a look into what the Addams family will do for love. You can come see The Addams Family The Musical at Jean’s Playhouse July 13th – July 29th on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 7:30PM and the matinees on Wednesdays July 19 and July 26 at 2:00PM.

Jean’s playhouse will also be putting on Annie, The Musical written by playwright Thomas Meehan and composed by Charles Strouse, a musical based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strips written by Harold Gray. This heartwarming musical follows a New York city orphan girl and her quest to find her parents. Annie confides in her orphan friends to help her escape the “Hard knock life” of the orphanage. For the first time in 2017 Jean’s playhouse will be welcoming furry Company Members, Cleo and Fanny. They will be sharing the role of “Sandy” who is Annie’s loveable pooch. Annie, The Musical will be showing August 2nd through August 19th with the show times of: Opening Night Wednesday August 2nd at 7:30PM, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 7:30PM and Wednesdays August 9th and 16th at 2:00PM.

Tickets can be purchased at the box office window. Tickets are also available now online at www.jeansplayhouse.com or through the box office at 603-745-2141. Prices are $30 for adults, $25 for seniors, and $16 for students/children.

Jean’s Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center that operates the professional Papermill Theatre and IMPACT Children’s Theatre Companies in the summer and fall and the community Playhouse Players and Jean’s Teens theatre companies in the winter and spring. Jean’s Playhouse also offers a limited year-round guest artist series of magicians, comedians and musicians. Jean’s Playhouse is located at 34 Papermill Drive in Lincoln, adjacent to RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain (newly opened!) off I-93 Exit 32. Visit JeansPlayhouse.com or call 603-745-2141 for more information.

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Attached Photo Caption: Still from Avenue Q, performed at Jean’s Playhouse August 2016

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