Bethany’s winter musical is ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Music and lyrics by IRVING BERLIN, original book by HERBERT AND DOROTHY FIELDS, as Revised by PETER STONE.
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN scored a bulls eye when it returned to Broadway in 1999, sporting a revised libretto by Tony, Oscar and Emmy winner Peter Stone. Stone reshaped the 1946 book to create a Wild West show-within-a-show that frames the ageless ‘Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better’ love story of sharpshooters Annie Oakley and Frank Butler. Stone has added a secondary romance between the younger sister of Frank’s bothersome assistant Dolly, and a boy who is (to Dolly’s horror) part Native American. ‘The book has been updated in ways that pass p.c. muster,’ reported Time Magazine, ‘without losing all the fun.’ Joined to the new book, of course, is that amazing Irving Berlin score, featuring hit after hit after hit. ‘Irving Berlin’s greatest achievement in the theater,’ wrote the New York Post, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN ‘will always be a musical for the ages, one of the Broadway theater’s enduring triumphs.’
Catch one of the six performances, Fridays and Saturdays Jan. 31-Feb. 1, and Feb. 7-8 at 7:30 pm, and matinees on Sun., Feb. 2 and Sun., Feb. 9 at 2 pm.
You can reserve tickets for theatrical performances on this page. Tickets go on sale three weeks prior to the opening performance.
Select Your Performance of Annie Get Your Gun
Show sold out? If you live locally, please come anyway! We will always do our best to seat you even if the show appears to be sold out.
As a courtesy to our performers and other patrons, we ask that you do not bring children under age 6 to the performance. Thank you for your discretion.
Plan Your Visit
The Sigurd K. Lee Theater is located in the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center on the campus of Bethany Lutheran College. The building address is 715 Luther Dr, Mankato, MN. Free event parking is available in Lot 5 and Lot 7, or other visitor parking areas around campus. See the Campus Maps page for more information.
At some shows, light refreshments are available in the lobby during intermission. Food may also be purchased in the Dining Center during regular hours.