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Playhouse in the Parks' Rusty Jones Previews Holiday Shows on Sounds Good


WKMS' Kate Lochte sits down with MSU English professor and Playhouse in the Park board member Rusty Jones to take a look at the start of theater's holiday season. 

The Playhouse holiday season starts out with Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells featuring the precocious first-grade star of celebrated children. Jones says the show is performed by kids making for a great family experience. After intermission, the kids also perform the classic A Charlie Brown Christmas. 

Jones says tickets are already limited for this weekend's shows but recommends people go ahead and get tickets for next weekend now to ensure seats are available. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7pm and the Sunday matinee begins at 2:30pm. 

Go to Playhouse in the Park's website or call (270) 759-1752 to see what tickets are available. 

Next season's shows have already been announced. They include:

  • Arsenic and Old Lace, January 30-February 8
  • The Diary of Anne Frank, March 20-29
  • Oklahoma!, June 4-14
  • Noises Off, August 21-30
  • Catch Me If You Can, OCtbober 15-25
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, December 10-20
  • Forever Plaid (Dinner Theatre), February 12-21
  • Rent (Playhouse After Dark), April 16-26 
Rob Canning is a native of Murray, KY, a 2015 TV Production grad of Murray State. At MSU, he served as team captain of the Murray State Rowing Club. Rob's goal is to become a screenwriter, film director or producer and looks to the likes of Quentin Tarantino and Guy Ritchie for inspiration. He appreciates good music, mainly favoring British rock n' roll, and approves of anything with Jack White's name on it. When not studying, rowing or writing, Rob enjoys spending his free time with a book or guitar.
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