Prairie Repertory Theatre to perform “Wizard of Oz” and more this season


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PRT’s performance of “Fox of the Fairway” June 14, 2018.

Prairie Repertory Theatre is set to open its 49th summer season. The season opens with the classic comedy, “Father of the Bride,” followed by “Beehive: The 60’s Musical,” the ultimate celebration of 1960s female empowerment; a laugh out loud comedy of heroic proportions, “Insane with Power;” and closes with the family favorite “The Wizard of Oz.”

This will be Prairie Rep’s first season in the Performing Arts Center’s new theater on the campus of South Dakota State University. PRT will be performing Thursdays through Sundays this season in both Brookings and Brandon.

Show dates are:

  • “Father of the Bride,” Brookings, June 6-9; Brandon, July 18-19;
  • “Beehive: The 60’s Musical,” Brookings, June 13-16; Brandon, July 11-14;
  • “Insane with Power;” June 20-23; Brandon, July 20-21; and
  • “The Wizard of Oz,” June 27-30; Brandon, July 25-28.

Tickets will be available at the Performing Arts Center on the SDSU campus beginning May 29. The PRT Box Office is open from noon to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and will be open 90 minutes before performances in the Performing Art Center. Tickets will also be available for purchase online after May 29.

Starting July 8, tickets will be available at the Brandon Valley Performing Arts Center in Brandon. The Brandon box office will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and will open 90 minutes before performances. The schedule of productions may be found online.