Monday, July 23, 2012

In the Wings: Oklahoma! Meet Lauren Meyer.

Lauren Meyer plays Aunt Eller in Oklahoma! the second of two summer productions from Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette in 2012. The music is by Richard Rodgers. The book and lyrics are by Oscar Hammerstein II. Next year Lauren will be in 8th grade at Central Catholic.

Question: Why did you want to be part of Oklahoma?
Lauren Meyer: I thought it would be fun, and I know a lot of people here. They're all my friends.

Q: What is Aunt Eller like?
L.M.: She is a very wise old woman who wants the cowboys and the farmers to be friends.

Q: What do you think an audience will enjoy about the show?
L.M.: I think they will laugh a lot. It's a funny musical.

Q: Are you a city kid or a country kid?
L.M.: I'm a country kid.

Oklahoma! will run July 27-29 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. The Friday show begins at 7:30 p.m. The Saturday shows are 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show is at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.00 per person.

To order tickets, call Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette at 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visit

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