Updates

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The Lake Benton Opera House is looking for options for rental of “Beauty and the Beast” costumes. Please share this with someone who may have options. We would like to keep it local to the region for a first option.

2017 Season Tickets Available

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Season tickets can be acquired by calling 507-368-4620 (from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. only please) or e-mail lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com

Nov 18th, Show Cancelled

Due to winter storms, and uncertain driving conditions, tonight’s performance of A Christmas Carol, has regretfully been cancelled. We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused, feel free to contact us with any concerns.

Road work from Brookings

To our Brookings area ticket buyers, please note there is a detour on Highway 14 between Brookings and Lake Benton. Please give yourself extra time to get to the show. Thank you!

They are coming back! The John Denver Tribute band

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They are coming back! The John Denver Tribute band that appeared at the Opera House on Saddle Horse Weekend will be returning on August 20th at 7:30 p.m. General admission seats! Come enjoy this delightful group for a show filled with good humor and great music!

Lake Benton Opera House's photo.
Lake Benton Opera House's photo.
Lake Benton Opera House's photo.

6 more chances to see “Urinetown”

Come and check out the Lake Benton (regional theatre) and Sod House (professional troupe) collaborate on the awkwardly named, but super hilarious musical “Urinetown The Musical“. Being hailed as one of the best shows to date at the Lake Benton Opera House.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

August 3, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 4, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 5, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 6, 2016
2:00 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 6, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 7, 2016
2:00 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton

CAST LIST

Morgan Benson — Dead Dancer/UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor

Andrea Caron — Dead Dancer/UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Aubree Cheadle — Hope Cladwell
Joseph Cheadle — Bobby Strong
Sariah Cheadle — UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Alexis Christensen — Chorus – The Poor
Sabel Christensen — Chorus – The Poor
Marissa  Condon — Little Sally
Joseph Dagel — Chorus – The Poor
David DeBliek — Choreographer/Hot Blades Harry/Old Man Strong
Shania Deutz — Dead Dancer/UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Chris Dinnel — Chorus – The Poor
Lauren Dopp — Little Becky Two-Shoes
Dakota Edens — Chorus – The Poor
Crystal Enga — Dr. Billeaux/UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Darcey Engen — Josephine Strong/TBD
Nathaiel Gates — Tech Director, Lighting Design/Tech
Sandy Hanson — Chorus – The Poor
Jocelyn Klein — UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Channa McCurdy — Chorus – The Poor
Cameron Nelson — Chorus – The Poor
Annie Nichols — Chorus – The Poor
Graham Petersen — Tiny Tom
Mary Jean Porter — Soupy Sue
Josh Reese — Chorus – The Poor/Robby the Stockfish
Sara Richardson — Penelope Pennywise
Sean Roelfsema-Hummel — Senator Fipp
Luverne Siefert — Caldwell B. Cladwell
Eukariah Tabaka — Mr. McQueen
Abraham Tabares — Chorus – The Poor
Noah Tiegs — Officer Barrel
Liz Voit — Chorus – The Poor
Jeremy Wilhelm — Officer Lockstock
Mark Wilmes — Director

ORCHESTRA

Stacey Voit — Piano
Reeds — Ross Anderson
Trombone — John Ginocchio
Bass — Jim Tabaka
Drums — Steve Leek

Urinetown Opening Night, Good luck Cast and Crew

Com and check out the Lake Benton (regional theatre) and Sod House (professional troupe) collaborate on the awkwardly name, but super hilarious musical “Urinetown The Musical“. Opening tonight, Thursday July 27th.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

July 28, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
July 29, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
July 30, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
July 31, 2016
2:00 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 3, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 4, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 5, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 6, 2016
2:00 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 6, 2016
7:30 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton
August 7, 2016
2:00 pm
Lake Benton Opera House
Lake Benton

 

Cast List

Morgan Benson — Dead Dancer/UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor

Andrea Caron — Dead Dancer/UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Aubree Cheadle — Hope Cladwell
Joseph Cheadle — Bobby Strong
Sariah Cheadle — UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Alexis Christensen — Chorus – The Poor
Sabel Christensen — Chorus – The Poor
Marissa  Condon — Little Sally
Joseph Dagel — Chorus – The Poor
David DeBliek — Choreographer/Hot Blades Harry/Old Man Strong
Shania Deutz — Dead Dancer/UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Chris Dinnel — Chorus – The Poor
Lauren Dopp — Little Becky Two-Shoes
Dakota Edens — Chorus – The Poor
Crystal Enga — Dr. Billeaux/UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Darcey Engen — Josephine Strong/TBD
Nathaiel Gates — Tech Director, Lighting Design/Tech
Sandy Hanson — Chorus – The Poor
Jocelyn Klein — UGC Dancer/Chorus – The Poor
Channa McCurdy — Chorus – The Poor
Cameron Nelson — Chorus – The Poor
Annie Nichols — Chorus – The Poor
Graham Petersen — Tiny Tom
Mary Jean Porter — Soupy Sue
Josh Reese — Chorus – The Poor/Robby the Stockfish
Sara Richardson — Penelope Pennywise
Sean Roelfsema-Hummel — Senator Fipp
Luverne Siefert — Caldwell B. Cladwell
Eukariah Tabaka — Mr. McQueen
Abraham Tabares — Chorus – The Poor
Noah Tiegs — Officer Barrel
Liz Voit — Chorus – The Poor
Jeremy Wilhelm — Officer Lockstock
Mark Wilmes — Director

Orchestra

Stacey Voit — Piano
Reeds — Ross Anderson
Trombone — John Ginocchio
Bass — Jim Tabaka
Drums — Steve Leek

Talent Contest!

The Lake Benton Opera House will be hosting a Talent Contest on Saturday evening of Saddle Horse weekend, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for 1st Place ($100), 2nd Place ($50) and 3rd Place ($25).
Also, eligible contestants can also go on to compete at the Minnesota Sings competition on September 25th in St. Paul.
To be eligible, you must be 16 years of age before September 25, and live or work in Lake Benton. Contestants at the state competition may only sing to backing tracks. No live instrumentation allowed.
To enter the competition or for more info, contestants must contact Mark Wilmes at markwilmes@gmail.com by June 17 at 10:00 p.m.
Contestants to NOT need to be eligible for Minnesota Sings to win the competition on June 18th in Lake Benton. Sign up now!