Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST), owned and operated by Stephens College, is proud to announce its 2019 season in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Celebrating 62 years this season, OST is a professional summer-stock company, featuring advanced students at Stephens participating as a part of their B.F.A. program and professional guest artists from across the country creating nine main-stage productions and four Boji Bantam Children’s Theatre productions in 10 weeks each season.
This summer, Stephen Brotebeck returns as the artistic director and will be directing two productions, Murder on the Orient Express and Mary Poppins. Ruth Ann Burke will continue in her role as executive director, as will Rob Doyen (Associate Artistic Director) and Michael Burke (Director of Production and Operations). They will be joined by an impressive artistic team consisting of directors, choreographers and guest actors and designers from around the country.
2019 OST Season
- The Honky Tonk Angels June 11-16
Written and Directed by Ted Swindley
- Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express June 18-23
Adapted by Ken Ludwig
- Steel Magnolias June 25-30
By Robert Harling
- Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins July 2-7
Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes, New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof July 9-14
By Tennessee Williams
- Happily Ever After: A Wedding Comedy July 16-21
By Mark Dunn
- Beehive – The 60’s Musical July 23-28
Created by Larry Gallagher
- Living on Love July 30-Aug. 4
By Joe DiPietro
- Mamma Mia! Aug. 6-11
Music and Lyrics by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson, Book by Catherine Johnson
Boji Bantam Children’s Theatre
- Treasure Island
- Red Riding Hood
- Miss Electricity
- The Ugly Duckling
July 31-Aug. 3
Read more about the upcoming season in this story from Dickerson County News: Student talent brings bonus musicals to OST stage.
Visit the OST website for more information, including ticket prices.
Pictured: 2018 OST production of Annie
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