Barter Theatre Presents 'Footloose: The Musical' a great time for the entire family

Are you looking for a great story that your readers will love? Well the Barter Theatre has just the right story for you! We will be kicking off the summer season by presenting 'Footloose: The Musical'! This play is a world-renowned work of art with success spanning decades. This show will be fun for the entire family and be a great resource for your readers.

'Footloose: The Musical' will debut on the Gilliam stage May 19, 2017 at 8 pm. This show will run the entire summer with a showing almost everyday! The show's last performance will be on August 12, 2017 at 8pm.

Tickets for this event are affordable and are already almost sold out for the first night! Our box office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. They can be contacted at 276.628.3991. Tickets can also be purchased online at

This season's shows are sponsored by a few local and extremely generous companies. The sponsors include: Food City, The United Company, Meade, Mountain State Health Alliance and Eastman Credit Union.

The musical is about a rebellious teen, Ren, whose family moved from chicago to a small town. To his surprise he discovers the town has not only banned dancing but also Rock music. With the help of his new friends he tries to change the conservative town’s perception of fun and music. But he is battled every step of the way by the town’s Reverend Shaw.

We look forward to hearing from you! If you have any further questions please feel free to contact Sahara Fletcher, Media Specialist, at


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