"Disney's The Little Mermaid," "Guys and Dolls," and the "Rocky Horror Show," are part of the Barn Theatre's 70th anniversary season.

Photo: Bobby Guy

May 26 opens the 70th anniversary season of the Barn Theatre. A benefit titled "70 Years of Magic" will feature cast members ("barnies") from years past along with music and stories and a silent auction to raise funds for the shows and school at 13351 West M-96 in Augusta.

"Avenue Q," an adult puppet show "Sesame Street" parody is the first production opening June 7 and the small-town Texas high school  reunion comedy "Red, White and Tuna" will end the season on September 4 according to the Battle Creek Enquirer.

In between, audiences will go under the sea with "Disney's The Little Mermaid," do the time warp with "The Rocky Horror Show," and meet a shopkeeper who works for Barbara Streisand in "Buyer and Cellar." The classics "Singin' in the Rain," "Guys and Dolls" and "Jesus Christ Superstar" will also hit the boards at the Barn.

Here is the complete lineup for the 70th anniversary season at The Bran Theatre:

  • "70 Years of Magic Benefit Gala" May 26
  • "Avenue Q" June 7-12
  • "Buyer and Cellar" June 7-12
  • "Guys and Dolls" June 21-July 3
  • "Jesus Christ Superstar" July 5-17
  • "Disney's The Little Mermaid" July 19-31
  • "The Rocky Horror Show" Aug. 2-14
  • "Singin' in the Rain" Aug. 16-28
  • "Red, White and Tuna" Aug. 30-Sept. 4

The Barn Theatre is located at 13351 M-96 in Augusta. For tickets and show times call 731-4121 or go to www.barntheatreschool.org.

The box office opens for the 2016 season at 10 a.m.on May 16.

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