Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Oddfellows Playhouse presents "The Storm in the Barn"


Oddfellows Playhouse Maplewood Senior Troupe is staging Matt Phelan’s novel The Storm in                 the Barn May 2 through 4. The production will be presented at 7 pm nightly at Oddfellows                         Playhouse, located at 128 Washington Street in Middletown. 

The Storm in the Barn is a tale of a farming family struggling to survive the Dust Bowl and

the Great Depression. Jack, our young hero, discovers that the disappearance of the rain may not be of normal circumstances, but something much more sinister and supernatural. He must face his fears and find confidence within himself to save not only his family, but perhaps the world. This production of The Storm in the Barn             is brought to life by a cast of 7 young actors, ages 11 -16. 

Directed by Allegra Green and Jakeis Jenkins, The Storm in the Barn                         features scenic design by Dan Schmidt,             costume design by Christian Milik, lighting design by Aaron Westcott, sound design by

Trey Moore, properties design by Pam Lang, and technical direction by Myke Halpin.

The dramatic adaptation was written by Eric Coble.

The Storm in the Barn is produced by special arrangement with


Performances will be at 7 pm on May 2  - 4. Tickets for The Storm in the Barn are

$5 for students and $10 for adults. “Big Heart” tickets for $25 are available for anyone

wanting to support Oddfellows’ work with young people, the arts and social justice.             Tickets may be purchased at


Additional information is available at www.oddfellows.org or by emailing info@oddfellows.org             or calling (860) 347-6143. 

The Storm in the Barn               is made possible thanks to generous support from the City of Middletown,

Thomas J. Atkins Memorial Trust Fund, George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation,

American Savings Foundation, Connecticut Office of the Arts/DECD,

Middletown Commission on the Arts, Middlesex County Community Foundation,

The Fund for Greater Hartford, Liberty Bank Foundation, Middletown Youth Services Bureau,

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch (Youth Violence Prevention), Middlesex United Way,

many generous individual donors, and you, supporting youth arts in Connecticut by

purchasing a ticket for this performance.

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