August 13, 2014

CLOSER THAN EVER: A Benefit for The Barn Players this weekend!


The Barn presents…

A Benefit for the Barn Players

Music by David Shire
Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.

From the Tony and Grammy nominated songwriting team of "Take Flight", "Baby", "Starting Here, Starting Now" & "Big: The Musical"

Musical Direction by Martha Risser
Staging by Rob Reeder & Kipp Simmons
Set Design by Bill Wright
Light Design by Chuck Cline
Sound Design by Sean Leistico
Stage Managed by Sara McAdoo
Accompaniment by Michalis Koutsoupides

August 15 - 17
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
Sunday at 2:00pm

Kevin Bogan, JC Dresslaer, John Edmonds, Cara Hampton, Rebecca Johnston, Brian King, Sara McAdoo, Mark Murphy, Laura Roose, Kipp Simmons, Ali Watson & Gary Wesche

Closer Than Ever features self-contained songs that deal with such diverse topics as security, aging, mid-life crisis, second marriages, working couples, and unrequited love. Richard Maltby and David Shire based many of the songs on real-life experiences of their friends, or stories told to them.

All performances are at:
The Barn Players Theatre, 6219 Martway, Mission, KS.

Ticket pricing:
FRIDAY and SUNDAY performance: $25.00
SATURDAY performance: $50.00

Doors for the Saturday evening performance open at 6:30pm, and the price of admission will include dinner, drinks and the show. Dinner provided by Outback Steakhouse, Runza and Classic Catering.
The evening will also include a silent auction with items including…
Sports Memorabilia, a 5-piece cookware set, tickets to theatre venues in Kansas City, Snow & Co., a walk-on role in the 2015 season and many, many more!

The box office opens one hour before curtain time.

For reservations, please call or call 1-800-838-3006
or visit our website at

Production support provided by…
The Mainstreet Credit Union
Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce
St. Pius School
Media partner support provided by…
94.9 KCMO
95.1 Jack-FM

The Barn Players embraces diversity in all aspects of our organization. Non-traditional and equal-opportunity casting is encouraged.

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