|Theatre in the park Announces 2004 Season|
Shows for The Theatre in the Park's 2004 season are:
The Sound of Music
June 11-13 and 17-20
The Wizard of Oz
June 25-27 and July 1-4
Crazy For You
July 9-11 and 15-18
Guys and Dolls
July 23-25 and 29-Aug. 1
The Theatre in the Park Troupe show for 2004 has yet to be announced, but will take place on Aug. 6-8. The Troupe was founded in 2002 and consists of a group of high school and college age students who learn about theatre by planning and presenting their own production.
Other events on the Theatre's 2004 calendar include a Paint and Pound event on April 17, the Community Dance Showcase on June 5, and the 2004 Celebration of the Stars on Nov. 15.
Resumes for potential directors for 2004 were being sought through Sept. 30 and it is anticipated Directors will be announced during the 2003 Celebration of the Stars social event set for Nov. 1
2004 will mark the Theatre's 35th year and a committee has been formed to plan special events to mark this anniversary, but no plans have been announced at this time. No major capital projects are planned for 2004 but there will be some minor cosmetic changes. Other anticipated changes will include the start of a new corporate Friends program aimed at smaller companies, as well as the launch of a new website in November 2003.
The Theatre in the Park is located in Shawnee Mission Park, 7700 Renner Road, Shawnee. The Theatre in the Park is owned and operated by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. For more information, call the 24-hour information line at (816) 464-9420 or the Theatre Office at (913) 631-7050.