June 9 - July 15, 2018
Presented by Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi. Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a musical with a book by William Hauptman and music and lyrics by Roger Miller. Based on Mark Twain's classic 1884 novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, it features music in the bluegrass and country styles in keeping with the setting of the novel. Mark Twain's beloved classic takes us back to old "Muddy Waters" as Huck Finn and the runaway Jim escape down the mighty Mississippi River in search of freedom. Featuring a score from country music legend Roger Miller, Big River is certain to become a fan favorite! Please note that there is "language" in the show that accurately represents a period of time in the Deep South. Tickets are $25 Adults, $22 Students/Seniors 60 & Above, and $18 Children 12 & Under.
July 28 - September 2, 2018
Join Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi for the beloved classic Oklahoma! celebrating its 75th Anniversary since first opening on Broadway. This groundbreaking musical was Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, and in many ways was their most innovative, having set standards for musical theatre that are still being followed today. The high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys living in Western Indian Territory at the turn of the twentieth century, provide the colorful setting for Curly, the confident cowboy, and Laurey, the beautiful, head-strong farm girl, to play out their love story. Throw in a fierce rival vying for Laurey's attention, one flirtatious fiancee, a reluctant suitor, magnificent choreography and one of the most beautiful musical scores ever written and you have a recipe for a rip roaring good time! This lively musical features the timeless classics, "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," "The Surrey with the Fringe On Top," "I Cain't Say No," "People Will Say We're in Love" and of course the triumphant "Oklahoma!"Get your tickets today!