The Full Monty is coming to the Theater in the Park in October



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Theater in the park returns inside this season, with a musical adaptation of the Tony award-winning film The full Monty, October 1 for a three-week race until October 18.

Based on the 1997 British comedy, which was later adapted into a musical format in 2000 and then into a traditional play in 2013, the story follows six unemployed men as they undertake a transformation into a strip act. -male tease after sneaking around and spying on their wives. girls’ night out – only to find out that they are enjoying a stripper act.

“Jealous, out of work, and feeling emasculated, men find a daring, stripped-down way to make a quick buck. As they prepare, they find themselves extremely exposed; not just physically but emotionally. As they overcome their fears, self-awareness and prejudices, men find they are stronger as a group, ”the official description of Theater In the Park reads.

The local cast of talented artists hail from Kansas City, Overland Park and Shawnee and include a former professional stripper, a hearing impaired pediatric audiologist, elementary school teachers, two professional fundraisers, and a real estate agent. The show is directed by Guy Gardner, with musical direction directed by James Levy.

Tickets can be purchased here at $ 16.50 for adults, $ 14.50 for ages 3-10, $ 14.85 for ages 60 and over.


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