Past Seasons


 

 

 

Spring Comedy 

Boeing Boeing

by Marc Camoletti
Crane River Theater is thrilled to partner with Kearney Community Theatre
to present this hilarious comedy


Boeing Boeing Poster Idea

April 4, 5, 6 at 7:30pm &
April 7 at 2pm


On Stage at the Kearney Community Theatre
83 Plaza Boulevard
Kearney, NE 68845

       

Last Train to Nibroc

by Arlene Hutton

Playwright Arlene Hutton has crafted a beautiful love story
that is sure to touch the hearts of audience members

June 6, 7 & 8 at 7pm
June 9 at 2pm

Merryman Performing Arts Center
225 West 22nd Street, Kearney, Nebraska 68845

 

 

Seussical

by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty

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A fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza that lovingly brings together all your favorite Dr. Seuss characters.  

June 27, 28, 29, 30 and July 1, 2 and 3 at 7 pm

Cope Amphitheater in Yanney Park
2020 West 11th Street, Kearney, Nebraska 68845 

Free Admission

 

 

Grease

by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey


One of the most popular musicals of all time!

Special Cruise Night Kick Off Performance July 18 at 8pm

July 19, 25-27, and August 1-3 at 7 pm 
July 20 and 28 at 2 pm

Merryman Performing Arts Center
225 West 22nd Street, Kearney, Nebraska 68845

 

Special Performance on August 11 at the Tassel Performing Arts Center in Holdrege, Nebraska



 

 

 

 

TWO ROOMS
by Lee Blessing
 

A compassionate story of two people whose love is able to transcend time and space.

June 21, 22 and 23 at 7pm
June 24 at 2pm
Kearney High Auditorium

 

A Year with Frog and Toad

Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale
Music by Robert Reale
Based on the books by Arnold Lobel

Arnold Lobel’s well loved characters jump from the page to the stage.
A family musical that follows the cheerful Frog and grumpy Toad through four fun-filled seasons.
 
July 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 at 7pm
Cope Amphitheater at Yanney Park

 

Into the Woods

Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Book: James Lapine

All your favorite fairy tale characters come together for an amazing journey.

July 26, 27 & 28 and August 2, 3 & 4 at 7pm
July 28 & 29 at 2pm
Merryman Performing Arts Center

 
     

      
 Crane River Theater Company 2011 Season
  
 

SNOOPY!!!

June 23 to 25 and June 30 to July 2, 2011 @ 7 pm

Music: Larry Grossman & Hal Hackady
Book: Warren Lockhart, Arthur Whitelaw & Michael Grace
Basis:  Charles M Schulz’s comic strip Peanuts 

     

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

July 21 to 23 and July 28 to 30, 2011 @ 7 pm

 

Composer: Alan Menken
Writer: Howard Ashman 

 


 

 
 
 
  

Our Premier Season included two exciting musicals,
YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN and GODSPELL
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You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Co-Sponsored by Kearney Park & Recreation

Ron & Carol Cope Amphitheater at Yanney Park

Performance Dates:
July 1st & 2nd at 7pm and July 3rd at 2pm
July 8th & 9th at 7pm and July 10th at 2pm

 
 
 

 

  

    

Godspell

Co-Sponsored by Kearney Public Schools

Kearney High School Auditorium

Performance Dates:
July 22nd, 23rd, & 24th at 7pm
July 29th, 30th, & 31st at 7pm

 
 

    



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