CARAVAN FARM THEATRE'S
The Ballad of Weedy Peetstraw
A Bluegrass Opera - By Peter Anderson and John Millard
The Ballad of Weedy Peetstraw
A Bluegrass Opera
By Peter Anderson and John Millard
Who wants some of that Old Time Religion?
Who wants to do some Soul Searching?
Who wants to be Saved?
If you do, then come on down to the farm!
This summer, Caravan brings back one of its greatest hits - a musical comedy featuring a Bluegrass inspired score by John Millard, and a hilarious script (of Biblical proportions) by Peter Anderson.
Weedy is at a crossroads:
Weedy Peetstraw loves his Pa. Weedy Peetstraw loves his banjo. Weedy Peetstraw loves Jeeva. But his Pa is dead, the farm needs work, and the girl is trouble, says his Ma. Time to be a man, says the Reverend.
But what if there is more to life than work? What if there is more to life than duty? What if there is more to life than meets the eye?
When Weedy meets a mysterious stranger and his canine companion "Hellhound", they sniff a soul in peril, and pounce.
The story of a young man who'd do anything to get off the farm and away from his Ma...even sell his soul to the Devil himself...
PLEASE NOTE: The use of cameras and recording devices during the performance is strictly prohibited.
This is an outdoor event, please keep these tips in mind!
||July 25 & 26
||July 28, 29, 30 & August 2, 3 & 4
||August 5 to 27
|Youth 18 and Under
|Group of 6 or more discount*
||30% off the regular price.
||Buy Early Bird
* Promotion not available online. Please call the Ticket Seller Box Office to receive this price. Tickets bought online will not be refunded the price difference after the purchase.
No show on Mondays.
Pay-What-You-Can on August 1, 8, 15 & 22 - it's first-come, first-served with no reservations on these nights.
Children 3 and under (babes in arms) no charge.
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- The show lasts approximately 2 hours with one 15-minute intermission. It cools off at night so be sure to bring warm clothes.
- We have a licensed concession: beer, wine, coffee and snacks available. Bring cash!
- We have heated, wheelchair accessible washrooms.
- Mobility parking is located at the end of the parking lot closest to the box office booth and is marked with blue signs.
- Caravan Farm Theatre is located in the countryside North-West of Armstrong. Please factor this into your driving time. If you have not visited before, we recommend that you print out a map (please see Google map below) and have it with you when you drive.
- Shows will not be held for latecomers.
RAIN OR SHINE!All Caravan Farm Theatre performances are held outdoors. In the event of rain the show will be relocated to our new dry and covered Rain Venue, ensuring that you see the full show in comfort.
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Be Air Aware! We are a scent free building. Scented products can aggravate health problems for some people, especially those with asthma, allergies and other medical conditions. Please do not wear scented items, thank you for your understanding.
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3800 - 33rd Street,
Vernon, British Columbia
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday & Holidays: Closed
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