Theater at the Arts Barn

Arts Barn Theater

Throughout the year, the Arts on the Green performing arts program presents musicals, comedies, dramas, a One-Act festival, magic shows, repertory, monologues, pantomime, and puppetry. Musical concerts encompassing everything from classical to pop grace this charming stage, where every seat has superb visibility.

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The Musical of Musicals

September 11 - 27, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
The Musical of Musicals is structured in five acts, each a short musical parodying (and paying homage to) the style of a composer or composer/lyricist team, all dealing with roughly the same classic melodrama plot: “I can't pay the rent!” Recommended for ages 12 & up.
$22 / $12 Children (14 and under) - Purchase Tickets Online

Mark Twain and Mr. Clemens, Tonight!

September 16, 2015 • 1 - 3 PM & 8 - 10 PM
Participate in the music and songs of Clemens’ time while enjoying Twain's hilarious tall tales and witty humor. Featuring Kurt Sutton in the title role, this wonderful evening of theater offers an intriguing approach to an American literary icon.
$20 / $12 Youth (18 and under) - Purchase Tickets Online

Aladdin Junior

October 16 - 25, 2015
Fridays at 7:30 PM, and Saturdays & Sundays at 11 AM & 2 PM
A resourceful young hero and a wise-cracking genie come to life in this special one-hour adaptation of one of the most popular animated movies of all time. Features youth and adult performers. Recommended for ages 7 & up.
$15 / $12 Children (14 and under) - Purchase Tickets Online

Finding the Light

October 22, 2015 • 1 - 3 PM
Using images from prize-winning photographer Marissa Roth’s exhibit, “One Person Crying: Women and War,” actress Lisa Hayes portrays Roth, sharing the stories behind the photos of women from Cambodia, Vietnam, Bosnia, Albania, Germany, Afghanistan, and the United States.
$20 / $12 Youth (18 and under) - Purchase Tickets Online

Painting Churches

November 6 - 22, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
Meet Gardner and Fanny Church, an elderly WASP couple in Boston, and their artist daughter, Mags. This endearing comedy explores the origins of the prickly relationship between the Churches and their daughter, while poking gentle fun at the world in which they live. Recommended for ages 15 & up.
$20 - Purchase Tickets Online

Time Travel with Emily Dickinson

November 19, 2015 • 1 - 3 PM
American poetry and history come to life in this one-woman play, written and performed by MiMi Zannino. Dressed in the authentic attire of the times, the play focuses on Dickinson’s relationship with Colonel Thomas Wentworth Higginson, commander of the First South Carolina Regiment. Recommended for ages 14 & up.
$20 / $12 Youth (18 and under) - Purchase Tickets Online

Comedy and Magic Society

November 27, 2015 • 8 - 10 PM
The Comedy & Magic Society returns to The Arts Barn for one night only for an evening of astounding magic - sleight of hand, dazzling card tricks, remarkable illusions and laugh-out-loud comedy! Recommended for ages 10 & up.
$18 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Purchase Tickets Online

A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 4 - 20, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
The classic animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation (with an adult cast) where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. Added bonus: A very special guest from the North Pole will read the classic holiday story, “The Night Before Christmas,” and provide a special holiday treat for kids of all ages.
$20 / $12 Children (14 and under) - Purchase Tickets Online

A Change Gon' Come

January 8 - 14, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
A riveting multi-media stage production about the life and times of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. Audiences will be transported to the front lines of the unrelenting circumstances and choices that Harriet Tubman and every other slave had to make if they were to escape to freedom.
$20 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon.

A Grand Night for Singing

February 12 - 27, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
Broadway's tribute to the genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein. You'll love the sultry Andrews Sisters-esque “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Out-a My Hair.” Find out “How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?,” sung by a lovelorn young lad. Take delight in “Shall We Dance?” as a comic pas de deux. There are more than 30 songs from Rodgers & Hammerstein shows... It doesn’t get more grand than this!
$22 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon.

Fiddler on the Roof Junior

March 5 - 20, 2016
Saturdays & Sundays at 11 AM & 2 PM
Tevye the milkman tries to protect his daughters and his way of life from a changing world. Fiddler On The Roof Junior is a special one-hour adaptation of the classic Broadway musical, which tackles the universal theme of tradition in ways that reach across barriers of race, class, nationality, and religion.
$15 / $12 Children (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon.

Quilters

April 1 - 17, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
In the American West, a pioneer woman, Sarah, and six women, who are called her daughters, face frontier life. The musical is presented as a series of short tales and tableaux matched with musical numbers, each presenting an aspect of frontier life or womanhood. The quilt patches show girlhood, marriage, childbirth, spinsterhood, twisters, fire, illness and death. The patches are ultimately put together to form one splendid quilt.
$22 - Tickets available online soon.

The Foreigner

May 13 - 29, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
A fishing lodge in rural Georgia provides a needed holiday for Charlie, a painfully shy British gentleman. However, his plan for solitude turns hilariously awry when his friend introduces him as an exotic foreigner who doesn't understand any English. Soon, Charlie is in over his head as he unwittingly becomes the focal point of Southern hospitality and discovers mysterious schemes with hysterical and unexpected results.
$20 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon

The Drowsy Chaperone

June 10 - 26, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
When a die-hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce. Winner of 5 Tony Awards, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz age musical featuring one show-stopping song-and-dance number after another.
$22 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon.