FPST - Announces Promising 2023 Season
FPST Announces Promising 2023 Season
Fort Peck Summer Theatre has announced their 2023 season. Artistic director Andy Meyers will return for his 13th summer and is very excited to announce the diverse show lineup for the 54th season. All five titles will be making their FPST debut.
Hank Williams: Lost Highway (May 26â€“June 11): A spectacular musical biography of the legendary singer-songwriter, one of the great innovators of American popular music. The play follows Hank Williamsâ€™ rise from his beginnings on the Louisiana Hayride to his triumphs on the Grand Ole Opry. Along the way, audiences are treated to indelible songs like Iâ€™m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Move It on Over and Hey, Good Lookinâ€™, which are given fresh and profound resonance set in the context of Williamsâ€™ life.
Murder on the Orient Express (June 16â€“July 2): Tony Award winner Ken Ludwigâ€™s ( Lend Me a Tenor) madcap stage comedy of Agatha Christieâ€™s classic suspense novel. Recently a major motion picture, this stylish murder mystery involves an unlikely cast of suspects trapped aboard the luxurious Orient Express, and one of the most iconic fictional detectives of all time â€“ Hercule Poirot.
Matilda (July 7â€“-July 23): Winner of nearly 50 international awards and based on the beloved novel by fantastical genius Roald Dahl (Willy Wonka), this captivating modern masterpiece follows young Matilda. Surrounded by larger-than-life characters, her powerful imagination transforms into magical powers and inspirational dreams as she searches for a better life. A new film adaptation of the musical, starring Emma Thompson, is being released in December 2022.
White Christmas (July 28â€“Aug. 13): Christmas in July. Based on the beloved film starring Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney, this heartwarming, tap-dancing musical extravaganza features Irving Berlinâ€™s beloved songs. Following their service in WWII, veterans Bob and Phil have a successful song-and-dance act. With romance in mind, they follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by their former army commander.
Misery (Aug. 18â€“Sept. 3): Pam L. Veis and Andy Meyers star in this brand-new stage adaptation of the Academy Award winning Stephen King classic. A thrilling and tense plot unfolds, as a famous novelist finds himself trapped in the secluded home of his â€śbiggest fanâ€ť. Following fan favorites The Woman in Black and Wait Until Dark, the famous story will keep audience on the edge of their seats.
There are still two weekends to enjoy Wait Until Dark, the production audiences are calling â€śtotally unique,â€ť â€śa suspenseful plot, but such a fun show,â€ť â€śamazing visualsâ€ť and â€śthe best design we have ever seen.â€ť
Call the box office at 406-526-9943 for more information.