‘Raised in the Saddle’ Takes Audiences Back in Time for Trip Across Montana

August 29, 2017

MISSOULA – The Montana Repertory Theatre at the University of Montana will present “Raised in the Saddle,” a play by Missoula writer Jay Kettering, for its Fall Educational Outreach Tour.

The two-person cast of the Montana Repertory Theatre’s “Raised in the Saddle” production.Told in under 55 minutes, this comedy takes audiences across the Big Sky state via steam locomotive in 1919, following teenage cowgirl Alice Greenough as she encounters a who’s-who list of famous Montanans.

The Montana Rep will present a public performance of “Raised in the Saddle” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8-9, in UM’s Masquer Theatre. Tickets cost $11 for adults and $6 for children. They are available from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at the UMArts Box Office in UM’s Performing Arts/Radio Television Center, or by calling 406-243-4581.

As the Montana Rep’s 2017 Fall Educational Outreach Tour, “Raised in the Saddle” also will travel to nearly 50 Montana communities to perform for middle school and high school students during September, October and November. View a full schedule of the educational tour at http://montanarep.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/edtour_2017_itinerary.pdf.

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Contact: Salina Chatlain, Montana Repertory Theatre, 406-243-6809, salina.chatlain@umontana.edu.