Kennedy Family Theatre

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Kennedy Family Theatre

2024 Spring Season

For additional information, contact Sherry Lee Allen, Theatre at Barton, at or 252-399-6492.


March 21-24

Theatre at Barton presents “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” by Betsy Kelso 

Theatre at Barton invites you to take a trip to Florida, where some mighty interesting folks live at a most exclusive trailer park called Armadillo Acres. Meet the newest tenant in town, Pippi, a stripper on the run with a heart of gold, as she tries to blend in with agoraphobic Jeanie, her toll-booth collecting husband Norbert, and the rest of the zany residents. This irreverent musical comedy is sure to entertain with an energetic score and lyrics written by David Nehls. The talent and fun are never-ending; watch out y’all — a storm’s a brewin’! Adult language and situations; suggested viewing age is 13+.

March 21-23, 7:30 p.m.
March 24, 3 p.m.

Kennedy Family Theatre

With limited seating capacity, advance reservations are required at $20 adults, $10 senior (60+), and military (suggested viewing age – 13+)
$10 Barton Faculty/Staff
Barton students – free admission with I.D. and advance reservation.

For additional information, email or call 252-399-6492.


April 19

Theatre at Barton presents ” Student Produced Works and Spoken Word”

Theatre at Barton supports student authors and playwrights’ submitted original works of plays, stories, and poems, which will be fully produced on stage in coordination with Days of Scholarship and Engagement. Theatre majors will present their Senior Showcase, and all participants will have the opportunity to share their voice with heartfelt messages to enlighten or shine a spotlight upon relevant issues in today’s society. Barton College students also take on back-stage roles in running crew, management, design, and other essential technical elements. Come celebrate this performance series of originality with drama, comedy, and commitment… the play’s the thing!

7:30 p.m.                                                                                                        

Kennedy Family Theatre

Admission is free; no reservations are required.

For additional information, email or call 252-399-6492.


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