STATE FAIR                                               

Music by Richard Rodgers

Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Book by Tom Briggs & Louis Mattioli

Based on the screenply by Oscar Hammerstein II
and the Novel by Phil Stong


June 23, 24, 25, 29, 30,  July 1, 2017  



The Frakes - father Abel Frake, mother Melissa Frake, and young adult children Wayne Frake and Margy Frake - are an Iowa farm family getting ready to go to the multi-day Iowa State Fair. Songs include "It Might As Well Be Spring", "It's A Grand Night For Singing", "That's For Me".


  Bill Bauser, Jr. has directed, vocal directed TIP's production of Hello Dolly!, Children of 
  Eden, The Music Man and others. Bill has directed, vocal directed and choreographed
  numerous productions for Muni, STC, TIP, PORTA High School, Jacksonville, and SHG.
  Bill teaches music and drama at Sacred Heart-Griffin (SHG), is music director at the United
  Methodist Church in Petersburg, and serves as treasurer and PAVE administrator of STC.