Prairie Repertory Theatre opens its 45th season on Wednesday with the doo-wop musical, The Marvelous Wonderettes. Other productions this summer include Boeing, Boeing, Dial ‘M’ for Murder and The Sound of Music.
Prairie Repertory Theatre is based at South Dakota State University in Brookings and its mission is to provide outstanding training for student company members and the best possible entertainment for audiences in Brookings and the Brandon Valley Performing Arts Center.
J.D. Ackman has been a part of the Prairie Repertory Theatre stage for 33 years, first as a student and since 2007 as managing and artistic director. Ackman joined Dakota Midday and discussed this summer's season of PRT.