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Two classic , comical one- acts by Anton Chekhov depicting hilarious domestic mayhem. A true farce and comedy of errors.

July 24, 25, & 26 (Three different locations in Great Bend, Larned and St. John)
Free admission , Donations accepted

Auditions: June 12 & 13  (4-6 p.m.)  in the BCC Fine Arts Auditorium. For more information contact Rick Abel, or 620-792-9333
Rehearsals  times TBA


1944 play by the American playwright Mary Chase who received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the work. This lighthearted play centers around the good-natured Elwood P. Dowd, whose constant companion is Harvey, a six-foot tall rabbit that only he can see. A delightful story with a good message.

October 5 & 6 at 7:30pm & October 7 at 2:00pm in the BCC Fine Arts Auditorium

General Admission - $5; All students Free


Students enrolled in the Play Production Class at BCC are responsible to mount their own production. Students select (or write) the play, cast it, rehearse it, design and construct sets, lights, props, sound plus market and publicize it. This is a pure hands-on experience. This play production is titled "Drugs are Bad".

November 4 at 2 p.m. & November 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Barton Fine Arts auditorium.

Free Admission, Donations accepted



In 1988, Neil Simon needed to cheer himself up. The solution was a farce in two acts, set in Palisades, that shows a dinner party gone topsy-turvy. An enjoyable romp that has been staged countless times all over the country, this is one of Simon's most celebrated comedies.

March 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m., March 3 at 2 p.m. in the Barton Fine Arts auditorium.
General Admission  $5, All students Free

Auditions: January 7 & 8 from 4-6 p.m.  in the BCC Fine Arts Auditorium
For more information contact Rick Abel, or (620) 792-9333
Rehearsal times: TBA


The Barton College community is asked to submit short original plays for consideration for production. Generally, four will be selected. This is usually an eclectic mix of drama that encourages very creative deeds.

April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Barton Fine Arts auditorium.

Free Admission, Donations accepted