News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 2, 2013

Shawnee Theatre’s 54th season to debut with musical review ‘The Taffetas’ on June 13

News Release

---- — The Shawnee Theatre of Bloomfield will open its 54th season with the 1950’s musical review, “The Taffetas!” on June 13.

 The theatre schedule this year will include a musical, a comedy, a kids’ show, a ghost story and a high-seas adventure.

• “The Taffetas,” by Arthur Whitelaw and James Shellenberger, June 13-16, 20-23.

• “Boeing Boeing” by Marc Camoletti, adapted by Beverly Cross, June 27-30.

• The “Shawnee Variety Show” will be performed on July 4.

• “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” based on the novel by Roald Dahl, adapted for the stage by David Wood, July 5-7.

• “Woman in Black,” by Stephen Malatratt, based on the novel by Susan Hill, July 11-14.

• “Treasure Island,” based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig, July 18-21, 25-28.

Performances at Shawnee will begin at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and at 2. p.m. on Sundays — except for “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” which will begin at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

Tickets are $14 for adults ($16 for musicals) or $7 for children ($8 for musicals).

For tickets, call 812-384-3559 or visit