The 53rd Season of Straw Hat!


The MSUM summer theater production company has started off its season with three of its four productions. Tonight marks the first night of the groups fourth and final production of the season. Come take in “The Wedding Singer” in MSUM’s Hansen Theatre.

The 53rd season of Straw Hat started out with a production of “Church Basement Ladies” that took to the stage at the end of May. This Norwegian based comedy has been around for a number of years, but retains its charm as a hit in the midwest that reminds many of growing up in the region. Next came “Blame it on the Movies.” This production is made up of over 75 songs from some of the most popular movies that we’ve all come to know and love. “Blame it on the Movies” commanded the stage from June 7th to 10th. The group’s third production “Greater Tuna” took stage on the 14th and had its final performance on the 17th. This production centers around a small town in Texas and has two actors to portray the variety of citizens in the tiny Texan town. The final Straw Hat production of the season that takes the stage for the first time tonight it “The Wedding Singer.” This well known story started on the silver screen and was later adapted for the stage. “The Wedding Singer” musical took the stage for the first time in 2006 on Broadway and has since become a hit across the country and around the world. To purchase tickets for a Straw Hat production or learn more about the tremendous amount of work that goes into each production please visit the link below.




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