Performing Arts — Sept. 21

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Pequot Lakes Community Theatre announces cast of ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

PEQUOT LAKES — Pequot Lakes Community Theatre is rehearsingl for its upcoming production of “You Can't Take It With You,” an Oscar-winning romantic comedy and Pulitzer Prize winner.

“You Can't Take It With You” originally opened on Broadway at the Booth Theatre on Dec. 14, 1936. A smash hit, the show ran for 838 performances and returned to Broadway five times, most recently in 2014.

“You'll laugh 'til your sides hurt as Alice, coming from an eccentric family of carefree misfits, falls for her employer's son, the gentlemanly product of stuffy, snobby parents. And when the members of the two disparate clans meet, there are fireworks,” according to a news release.

Directed by Michael Sander, the cast includes Rebecca Aanerud, C.J. Anderson, Isaak Anderson, Warren Case, Chess Dirks, Kate Davis, LaRee Garland, Lisa Hansen, Peter Herzog, Ahni Krueger, Grace Loukota, Lauren Nickisch, Maarja Melander, Zack McAllister, M.S. Bernard, Andrew Scheissl and Katie Shetka.


The production team includes Ronnie Villa, stage manager; Zek Schott, assistant stage manager; Nancy Ryan, technical director; Tim Leagjeld, set designer; Rebecca Aanerud, costume designer; Matt Melander, lights; and Ken Henke, sound.

Performances of “You Can't Take It With You” will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8, and Oct. 14 and 15; and at 2 p.m. Oct. 9 and 16 at Pequot Lakes High School Auditorium.

Tickets are $15 (adults), $13 (seniors 60 and older) and $10 (youth 18 and younger), and can be purchased at or by calling Pequot Lakes Community Education at 218-568-9200.

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