PACKER FANS FROM OUTER SPACE Plays 6/7-7/22 at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts today announced that it will produce Packer Fans from Outer Space this summer as part of its Off Broadway Series.
Packer Fans From Outer Space follows the exploits of Door County Packer Fan and apple farmer Harvey Keister. Harvey is called upon by a group of Packer aliens to save their planet from the evil Space Bears. Marge, his Chicago Bears-loving wife, fears for his sanity. Packer Fans from Outer Space is a family friendly musical comedy filled with songs about love, Wisconsin traditions and our historic football rivalry, including "You Gotta Hate the Bears" and "Winning is the Only Thing."
Packer Fans From Outer Space features book and lyrics by Frederick Heide and Lee Becker. The music is by Frederick Heide with additional music by James Kaplan.
The cast and crew is made up of Milwaukee area talent including: Bill Theisen, Rhonda Rae Busch, Beth Mulkerron, Norman Moses, Paul Helm, Josh Krause, Thomas Novak, and Ryan Cappleman. The director is Jenny Wanasek, music direction and arrangements are by Paul Helm, lighting design is by Jason Fassl, sound design is by Chris Guse and the Stage Manager is Sarah Hoffmann.