Opens February 24 - Tickets Available HERE
The Bridges of Madison County
Book by Marsha Norman, Music & Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Directed by Katie Swimm (Cinderella, Peter and The Starcatcher)
Friday, Feb. 24 8pm
Saturday, Feb. 25 2pm & 8pm
Thursday, March 2 & Friday, March 3 8pm
Saturday, March 4 2pm & 8pm
Thursday, March 9 & Friday, March 10 8pm
Saturday, March 11 2pm & 8pm
What can you really learn about someone in four days? More important, what can you learn about yourself? Francesca is an Italian-American, brought back from World War II Europe by an American soldier to become an Iowa farmer’s wife. Is that who she is? Robert is a photographer for National Geographic, and he’s come to take pictures of covered bridges in the county. He finds much more than just photogenic bridges when he meets Francesca, and he’s instantly enamored by her. His openness and his strength become a catalyst for Francesca to reconsider her choices and her heart. In the crucible of a small Iowa farm, The Bridges of Madison County weaves an almost incredible tale of romantic ideals and yearnings that flowed from the novella by Robert James Waller. A book written by Marsha Norman (‘night, Mother) and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Mr. Saturday Night) heighten the theatrical experience as they reinforce the magic that overtakes two sober people who fall in love, and allow themselves to explore that love passionately.
Ensemble: Robert Orzalli, Tom Marsh, Shai Wolf, Paul Nelson, Maddie Sabin, Jenny Wiech-Delaney, Barbara Kessler, Melissa Paz
Our Productions: 2013-2022
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Covid 19 Policy:
At this time, we do not require proof of vaccination for audience members. We do encourage our patrons to wear masks while in the theatre, but do not require it. Our board of directors meets regularly and will make changes to this policy based on state and local health guidelines and mandates. If you or a member of your household are experiencing any COVID symptoms, please stay home and contact our box office for information about ticket exchanges. All of our performers have provided proof of vaccination and will perform unmasked. We will continue to evaluate and update these policies as the situation evolves. Ticket holders will be notified of any changes regarding these policies. Thank you for your help in keeping everyone safe at Vokes Theatre. We look forward to seeing you soon!