Current Season

57th Annual Straw Hat Revue,
June 5-8

Directed & Choreographed by Keith Coughlin
Music Directed by Andy Roninson

An original musical revue showcasing our 2014 Barnies. This beloved Barn tradition is FREE to the public but fills quickly. Tickets are available to the public beginning May 31 at 11:00 am, when the Barn’s physical Box Office facility opens for the season.

Performance dates:

June 5th @ 7:30pm
June 6th @ 7:30pm
June 7th @ 5pm & 7:30pm
June 8th @ 5pm

Straw Hat Revue tickets are not available online; reservations must be made in person or by phone, anytime after May 31.

Straw Hat Revue Sponsors
The Anchorage at Sunapee Harbor
Snow Building Construction

A Little Night Music,
June 11 – 22

Directed by Lillian King
Choreographed by Jennifer Jancuska+
Music Directed by Andy Roninson
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler

Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Suggested by a Film by Ingmar Bergman
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince

Legendary composer Stephen Sondheim’s wildly romantic chronicle of love, regret, and second chances. On a European country estate at the turn of the last century, a gathering of admirers past and present weave a tangled web of affairs around aging beauty Desiree Armfeldt.

Simultaneously heartbreaking and hilarious, this winner of six Tony Awards stars the Barn’s Artistic Director Carol Dunne performing the showstopper “Send in the Clowns”.

Learn more about A Little Night Music here!

A Little Night Music Sponsors
Colby Insurance Group
Sugar River Bank

Damn Yankees,
June 25 – July 13

Directed by Robert Sella
Choreographed by Ralph Perkins
Music Directed by Emily Croome
Words and Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop

Based on the novel by Douglass Wallop “The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant”

The devilishly funny home-run hit about one fan’s ultimate devotion to America’s favorite pastime. Baseball fanatic Joe Hardy would do just about anything to secure the pennant for his hapless hometown team, including sell his soul to a diabolically persuasive salesman….

Featuring “Shoeless Joe” and “You’ve Gotta Have Heart”, baseball fans and musical fans will agree this one is a winner!

Learn more about Damn Yankees here

Damn Yankees Sponsors
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Bonin Architects & Associates

Monty Python’s Spamalot,
July 16 – 27

Directed by Carol Dunne+
Choreographed by Kyle Brand
Music Directed by Emily Croome
Book and Lyrics by Eric Idle
Music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle

A new musical lovingly ripped off from the motion picture “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”
From the original screenplay by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

A gloriously irreverent and gleefully ludicrous romp through the Arthurian legend, lovingly ripped off from the uproarious 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”. Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical, Spamalot wowed Broadway audiences and has been performed to enormous acclaim and countless belly laughs throughout the world. A first for the Barn stage!

Learn more about Spamalot here!

Monty Python’s Spamalot Sponsors
Mascoma Savings Bank
Mount Sunapee Resort

Over the Pub,
July 30 – August 3

Directed by Josh Feder
Written by Tom Dudzick

One week only! A heartwarming and hilarious look at one family’s struggle to maintain normalcy amid the daily dramas of life in 1960’s Ireland.

The harried Ellen has her hands full with a hot-headed husband and four rambunctious children, but when her precocious son locks horns with a ruler-wielding nun, all hell breaks loose! Part Neil Simon, part Angela’s Ashes, Over the Pub has become one of the most-performed plays in America.

Learn more about Over the Pub here!

Over The Pub Sponsors
Carroll Concrete
Woodcrest Village

Kiss Me, Kate,
August 6 – 17

Directed & Choreographed by Keith Coughlin
Music Directed by Andy Roninson
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Sam and Bella Spewack

Cole Porter’s most successful musical and a true American masterpiece, Kiss Me, Kate has been enchanting audiences for over 65 years.

Revel in the backstage/onstage antics of two feuding romantic couples during a touring production of Taming of the Shrew, and savor such irresistible classics as “Brush Up Your Shakespeare”, “So In Love”, and “Another Openin’, Another Show”.

Learn more about Kiss Me, Kate here

Kiss Me, Kate Sponsors
Charter Trust Company
Lake Sunapee Bank

Dial “M” for Murder,
August 20 – August 31

Directed by Julia Gibson
Written by Frederick Knott

An unscrupulous husband wishes to rid himself of his wealthy wife, but when things go wrong he must improvise a brilliant – and deadly – contingency plan. A spine-chilling evening of unbearable suspense with the stage version of Alfred Hitchcock’s claustrophobic psychological thriller.

Learn more about Dial “M” for Murder here!

Dial “M” For Murder Sponsors
The New London Inn

New London Barn Intern Idols!
June 30, July 21, & August 11

- MONDAY SHOWS; PERFORMANCES AT 5:00 and 7:30 pm -

Supervised by Joshua M. Feder

Audiences vote for one of two “teams” of interns as they create original musical revues. The extraordinary Barn company delights and surprises with their talent and creativity as they perform songs and dance routines from every genre of musical theater. Whether your taste runs to Mamma Mia, The Sound of Music or Glee, it’s all in Idols! Don’t miss it!

June 30There’s No Business Like Show Business:  A Musical Tribute to America’s legendary songwriter, Irving Berlin!

July 21Wish Upon a Star:  Classic stories and characters come to life in our Interns’ tribute all that is Disney!

August 11Interns’ Choice! Interns put together their own musical farewell revue.

New London Barn Intern Idols! Sponsors
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