Stephens Lake Amphitheater to host final play of summer series

'Return to the Forbidden Planet' opens Friday at Stephens Lake Amphitheater
Friday, August 19, 2011 | 7:24 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — "Return to the Forbidden Planet" will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday at Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater. It is the last play of the 2011 season presented by the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre.

The play will run Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. for the next three weeks. The box office opens at 7 p.m.

"Return to the Forbidden Planet"

Where: Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater, 100 Old 63

When: Aug 19-21; Aug. 26-28; Sept. 2-4

Time: 8 p.m.

Cost: Adults — $12; students and seniors — $10; children 10 and younger — $1

Call: 573-449-7517


The science-fiction musical is directed by Bob Carlton.

The play was moved to Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater following a fire at the theater at Nifong Park in April 2010. Construction to rebuild the theater will begin sometime this month, according to a previous Missourian article.

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