Playhouse in the Park

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Brynn Jones and Jake Hunter, cast members from Playhouse in the Park’s Beauty and the Beast, speak with Tracy Ross a perform a snippet of the show on Sounds Good.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Playhouse in the Park’s The Addams Family director Rusty Jones and cast member Marci Edmonds about the creepy and kooky musical that shows tonight through Sunday.

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Chase Chadwick and Kelsey Booth from Playhouse in the Park's production of Bonnie and Clyde talk about the musical with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good.

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Dan Lavit speaks with Austin Carter on Sounds Good about Playhouse in the Park’s second annual Bourbon Tasting fundraiser happening tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Murray Country Club.

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The Last Night of Ballyhoo is a comedic drama set in 1939 as Hitler invades Poland and the premiere of Gone with the Wind. The play centers around a Jewish family in Atlanta, making arrangements for the social event of the season: a ballyhoo, around Christmastime. On Sounds Good, members of the cast speak with Todd Hatton about the multi-layered production, learning Hebrew and Jewish culture and comedic timing ahead of the play's opening this weekend.

Playhouse in the Park Wins State Award

Feb 3, 2016

Murray’s Playhouse in the Park has earned an award from the Kentucky Board of Education for one of its theatre programs.

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Disney's The Little Mermaid opens Thursday at Playhouse in the Park in Murray. On Sounds Good, Austin Carter speaks with Laurel Johnston, playing Ariel in the production. They talk about differences between the movie and musical and acting with a young cast.

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The Music Man is a staple musical of the American stage, perhaps best known for the song "76 Trombones." Con-man Professor Harold Hill arrives in River City, Iowa and tries to convince them to make a boys band, buying musical instruments. Things get turned around when he falls in love with librarian Marian Perue. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Jill Herndon (who plays Eulalie MaCkechnie Shinn, the mayor's wife) and director Stephen Keene about the performance opening this week at Playhouse in the Park. 

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Bob Valentine, Senior Lecturer in Murray State's Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been performing Mark Twain for 40 years, but introduces a fresh script with an updated voice and new hair to the MSU Johnson Theatre stage on November 30, as part of a joint Town & Gown fundraiser for MSU Theatre and Playhouse in the Park. He stops by Sounds Good with Mark Welch, Director of Community Relations and Alumni Affairs, to talk about the performance.

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Playhouse in the Park’s production of "Catch Me If You Can" opens Thursday night. The musical adaptation of the critically-acclaimed biographical crime drama stars Jake Hunter as Frank Abagnale, a teenager that pulls off millions of dollars in successful cons as he flees from the FBI across the country. Hunter and play director Lisa Cope spoke with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to give some insight into the performance.

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