Published On: Wed, Aug 8th, 2018

From farm to jungle, Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville has you covered

Cast of “Oklahoma!” (Photo: Kasey Ivan)

Audiences at Music Mountain Theatre will leave singing “Oh, what a Beautiful Morning” or “The Bare Necessities” this month with productions of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” and Disney’s “The Jungle Book Kids.”

Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys in “Oklahoma” provides the colorful background against which Curly and Laurey play out their love story.

Audiences will enjoy hearing Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites, including “Oh, What A Beautiful Morning,” ‘Many A New Day,” “People Will Say We’re in Love,” and of course, “Oklahoma!

Harrison Pharamond as Curly and Kristen VonWachenfeldt as Laurey in “Oklahoma”

“Oklahoma!” stars Harrison Pharamond (last seen as Danny Zuko in “Grease”) as Curly and Kristen VonWachenfeldt as Laurey. Also starring are MMT Resident Company members Joan Hoffman (“42nd Street,” “The Bad Seed”) as Aunt Eller, Jaimie Geddes (“Grease,” “A Chorus Line,” “42nd Street”) as Ado Annie, and Karl Weigand (“Grease,” “A Chorus Line,” “Phantom”) as Jud Fry.

And for the bored children in your life this summer, Disney’s “The Jungle Book Kids” beckons Aug. 10-19. The show features the beloved characters from the Disney classic, like Mowgli (played by Holicong seventh grader Drew Freeman) and Bagheera (played by Bordentown Regional High School 11th grader Gabby Takacs), who meet Shere Khan, Kaa, and Baloo along their journey. It’s a jungle out there!

“Oklahoma!” is currently showing until Aug. 19 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $20 for students and seniors.

Disney’s “The Jungle Book Kids” starts August 10, and can be seen Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets are $8.

Tickets are available online or by calling (609) 397 3337.

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