PRICE: Tickets are $15 adults, $13 seniors and $10 children under 12. For tickets call 217.632.5440 or order online at theatreinthepark.net.
Theatre in the Park, at Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site, presents, Loose Lips Sink Ships, book and lyrics by Jacinda Duffin and Laurie Flanigan and music by James Kaplan. This production is directed by John Woodruff.
The musical pays tribute to the Greatest Generation who transformed America into an Arsenal of Democracy. It is set in Sturgeon Bay, Wis during WWII. The musical follows a group of young men who enlist in the armed forces following the attach on Pearl Harbor and their friends, sisters and fiancees. Two of the main characters, Roxie and Ann, give up their normal lives to help the war efforts by working in the shipyard. Initially, the women are reluctant to leave their homes, but by the end when the men return home from the war, the women do not want to give up their jobs. Loose Lips Sinks Ships is a story about the sacrifices that women made during the war and how much those sacrifices changes them.
Preshows begin at 7:00 p.m., and are free to the public, prior to every performance in the indoor theatre at Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site Visitor's Center.