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 Seven Brides For Seven Brothers



Pictured from left to right: Jordan Cyphert, Austin Stang, Jillian Prefach, Justin Ostergard, Dick Baker, Michael McClure, and Adam Raque (front)

By Angela Ash


At the close of their magical 40th anniversary season, the Derby Dinner Playhouse will present Seven Brides For Seven Brothers through May 10, 2015. 

This engaging production is reminiscent of the golden age of on-screen musicals, and its exciting numbers will put a smile on every face! When one young bride in the wilderness of Oregon decides to try to marry off her six brother-in-laws, comedy is certain to ensue! 

This musical was written by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, with music by Gene dePaul and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.  It is directed by Lee Buckholz, with choreography by Heather Paige Folsom. 

This large, boisterous cast of 24 includes Jillian Prefach, Edward Miskie, Michael McClure, Jordan Cyphert, Adam Racque, Sara King, and more!

While people say all the time that this is something that you do not want to miss, really... you do not want to miss this production!  Jillian Prefach is absolutely enchanting as Milly, who finds that a last-minute marriage comes with six bachelor brother-in-laws in tow.  I honestly can not imagine anyone playing this role as perfectly!  Edward Miskie as Adam is also a superb match.  His rendition of "Bless Your Beautiful Hide" is reason to attend on its own! 

This prodcution is just filled with toe-tappin' music, and at times the entire stage seems to be swaying with these bigger than life musical numbers.  Favorites like "Wonderful Day", "Goin' Courtin'", and "We Gotta Make It Through The Winter" are met by thunderous applause, as these performers really leave it all on the Derby stage. 

And just a reminder that season tickets are now on sale! You will not want to miss one moment of the new season, with mystery, music, and even a sprinkling of pixie dust coming your way!

 The Derby Dinner Playhouse is located right in Clarksville, Indiana... just over the bridge from Louisville, Kentucky. It is a theater in the round, and has been in operation since 1974, making it one of the oldest and largest continuously operating theatres in the country!

You will receive a top notch production for your ticket price, plus a mouth-watering meal, served buffet style, boasting delicious favorites like fried chicken, mouth-watering pasta selections, and a meat carving station. Some of the best desserts around are also offered, like the new White Chocolate Raspberry Cake!

And make sure to be there early for the Footnotes, Derby Dinner Playhouse's very own musical spectacular! They are refreshing, delightful, and a great kick off to the evening's festivities! With this particular production, the Footnotes perform selections from the upcoming new season at the Derby Dinner Playhouse.  It's great fun!

Visit the Derby Dinner Playhouse for more information, or call 812-288-8281 to order your tickets today!