Indianapolis, IN- Tickets go on sale May 8th for Summer Stock Stage’s 2015 season featuring The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Mary Poppins. Spelling Bee will run June 25-28, 2015 followed by Mary Poppins, July 22-26, 2015. Both productions will be held at the Ayres Auditorium at Park Tudor School, 7200 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis 46240. Summer Stock Stage features performers from 40+ schools throughout central Indiana.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee –This hilarious musical centers on a fictional spelling bee where quirky adolescents compete for a slot in the National Spelling Bee. Overseen by grown-ups still stuck in adolescence themselves, this eccentric group of outsiders learns that winning isn’t everything and losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser. This tuneful tale, winner of two Tony awards, comes to Summer Stock Stage June 25-28! Thursday preview performance is at 7:30 pm. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 pm and Sunday performance is at 2:30 pm.
Mary Poppins – Based on the classic Disney film, adventure abounds in the Banks household when a mysterious nanny magically appears. Mary Poppins whisks the Banks children into a world of dancing chimney sweeps, shopkeepers, and a variety of colorful characters. This irresistible story features stunning sets and costumes, incredible dance numbers and beloved songs like “A Spoonful of Sugar” and the biggest word you ever heard, “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” Summer Stock Stage will be one of the first community theatres in the area to perform this recent Broadway hit. Anything can happen in this family friendly musical which runs July 22-26. Wednesday preview performance is at 7:30 pm. Evening performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm and matinees are Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 pm.
Special Events – Patron receptions at 6 pm will precede the two Friday evening performances (June 26 and July 24). Reception tickets are $25. FREE Meet and Greets with costumed characters from Mary Poppins will be Wednesday, July 22 and Thursday, July 23 from 6:15-7:00 pm in Foster Hall on Park Tudor campus. No tickets are required for Meet and Greets.
Tickets – All tickets go on sale May 8, 2015 and can be purchased through www.summerstockstage.com or at the box office on the night of show. Preview performance tickets are $12. All other tickets are $17. Shows do sell out so be sure to buy your tickets early! Ticketing questions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Summer Stock Stage – Summer Stock Stage exists to provide theater experiences for teenage students in central Indiana. Co-founded by Emily Ristine Holloway, artistic director and Jeanne Bowling, music director, the artistic team now includes Kyle Ragsdale, curator of the Harrison Center for the Arts; Mariel Greenlee, Dance Kaleidoscope; Cherri Jaffee, former Artistic Director of Dance Kaleidoscope; Mike Moffatt, Theater Department chair, Cathedral High School and professional actor Charles Goad. While pursuing their own careers as artists, these adults mentor and collaborate with the student artists in two major musical productions. Park Tudor School generously donates the use of their beautiful facilities in their common vision for enriching the lives of students through the arts.
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Rachel Riegel, Managing Director