The University of Northern Colorado's Little Theatre of the will present the popular comedy Escanaba in da Moonlight beginning Thursday, June 27.
Written by Jeff Daniels and directed by LTR artistic director David Grapes, Escanaba in da Moonlight plays June 27-29, July 13 and July 24-26 at 7:30 p.m.; and June 30 and July 14 at 2 p.m. in the Norton Theatre in Gray Hall.
A funny take on family competition and the culture unique to the upper peninsula of Michigan, Escanaba in da Moonlight, follows the Soady family as they prepare for opening day of deer season, revealing hysterical moments of "too much information" and wacky methods of trying to bag a buck.
The play features guest artists Jason Clark, John Jankow and Noel Johnston.
The rest of the series' performances are:
- The Fantasticks - June 28 at 2 p.m. and July 10, 18, 19 and 27 at 7:30 p.m.; Norton Theatre
- Private Lives - July 4-6, 11-12, 17 and 20 at 7:30 p.m.; July 7, 21 at 2 p.m. Norton Theatre
- Little Shop of Horrors - Aug. 1-3 at 7:30 p.m.; Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. Langworthy Theatre
For performance synopses, casts and ticket information, visit the LTR website.