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Lees McRae Summer Theatre 2022

Lees McRae Summer Theatre 2022 series is yet another way to experience the arts in downtown Banner Elk North Carolina.  The Theatre series has multiple performances with matinee and night showings. Tickets prices are between $20-$40 and can be purchased HERE. Here is a list of the summer 2022 performances:

Drowsy Chaperone Lees McRae Banner Elk NC

The Drowsy Chaperone

7 p.m. Shows: June 28 and July 1, 2
2 p.m. Shows: June 26, 29, 30 and July 3

Directed by Gabriel Vanover

When a lover of classic musicals puts the vinyl of his favorite 1920s production—The Drowsy Chaperone—on his turntable, the record comes to life and the zany characters come busting through his refrigerator door! Often referred to as “a musical within a comedy,” The Drowsy Chaperone won five Tony Awards and was called “the perfect Broadway musical” by The New York Magazine, praised for its humor and heart. This production will have audiences sore from laughing as they tap their toes to one show-stopping song and dance number after another.

Matilda Lees McRae Summer Theatre Banner Elk

Matilda, The Musical

7 p.m. Shows: July 21, 22, 23, 26
2 p.m. Shows: July 23, 24, 27

Directed by Dr. Janet Barton Speer

Based on the award-winning book, Matilda tells the story of a bright young girl who decides to right the wrongs in her world by using her wit and cleverness. Teaming up with her school chums, Matilda takes on Miss Trunchbull, the evil headmistress of the school, and in the process discovers just how powerful believing in yourself can be. Full of high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, this musical has won more than 47 international awards, with critics raving that it is “brilliant” and “not just for the kids.”