5 Reasons Why You Don’t Want To Miss The Winter’s Tale At WMPAC

Are you ready for a show that’s truly going to knock your socks off? The Winter’s Tale at WMPAC in Big Sky is exactly what you've been waiting for.

Winter's Tale: "Photo compliments of WMPAC" for five actors.
Winter's Tale: "Photo compliments of WMPAC" for five actors.

Shakespeare’s work The Winter’s Tale is a mix of comedy, tragedy, and romance that will appeal to all audiences. For those who are unfamiliar with this Shakespearean classic, “this is a cautionary tale of a jealous king, his wronged queen and the magic (sometimes literal) that brings them redemption.

Don’t expect your typical Shakespeare experience though. The Winter’s Tale at Warren Miller Performing Arts Center has been completely revamped to appeal to the Big Sky audience. Directed by Laura Savia, this  theatrical masterpiece is going to be a fresh, music-infused event that’s been “reimagined and brought to life expressly for the WMPAC stage.”

Let’s take a look at 5 reasons why you don’t want to miss The Winter’s Tale at WMPAC:

  1. Watch Real Broadway Stars Right Here In Big Sky - The all-star cast includes 5 actors playing 15 roles. As some of the top talent on Broadway, you may recognize some of these actors and actresses from your favorite theater and television shows. Check out their bios here.
  2. Local and Regional Talent Play A Big Role - Milton Menasco of Bozeman will be on stage as the main musician. Big Sky local Henry Flach will perform alongside the Broadway stars in the show.
  3. WMPAC’s “Most Ambitious Show Ever” - The Winter’s Tale is the first time WMPAC has produced a professional theater show. According to WMPAC Artistic Director John Zirkle, “We are incredibly excited to announce that WMPAC will now be collaborating with broadway directors and star to produce new shows that will be played in Big Sky first.” This project will pave the way for two or more brand new high-end theater productions at WMPAC every year.
  4. Attend The World Premier Event - This version of The Winter’s Tale has never been performed for the public before. Since the show is owned and produced by WMPAC, this will be the first time anyone will ever see this production - and tickets are very affordable!
  5. It’s A Shakespearean Classic That's Perfect For Big Sky - This totally re-envisioned classic Shakespeare play  will appeal to the Big Sky audience. Even if you’ve seen The Winter’s Tale before, you’ve never see it like this.

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Big Sky's WMPAC delivers an up-close and personal world-class theater experience in an intimate setting. Seeing The Winter's Tale at WMPAC is something special that you won't want to miss.

There will be two showings of The Winter’s Tale at WMPAC. They will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2017 and Sunday, January 22, 2017. Both nights the doors open at 6:30pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now. Seats only cost $39/$29/$14.

It’s an exciting time for theater in Big Sky. Come and be a part of it.

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