Irene Bedard and the cast of “Our Town” rehearse at the Perseverance Theatre. The play kicks off the theatre’s 40th season, and there will be preview shows at 7:30 Tuesday and Thursday. (Courtesy Photo | Julie York Coppens for Perseverance Theatre)

Irene Bedard and the cast of “Our Town” rehearse at the Perseverance Theatre. The play kicks off the theatre’s 40th season, and there will be preview shows at 7:30 Tuesday and Thursday. (Courtesy Photo | Julie York Coppens for Perseverance Theatre)

‘Our Town’ previews set for Tuesday, Thursday

Shows will be pay-as-you-can

“Our Town” officially starts Perseverance Theatre’s 40th season Oct. 5, but there’s another option for those who can’t wait.

There’s a pair of pay-as-you-can previews this week.

At 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 2) and Thursday (Oct. 4), there will be preview shows of the classic play written by Thornton Wilder.

[‘Our Town’ actors talk making classic play theirs]

Irene Bedard, who voiced Disney’s “Pocahontas” and more recently seen on “West World” is scheduled to portray the Stage Manager during the preview shows, which function as a type of dress rehearsal.

Tickets are first-come-first serve, and there are no advance sales.


• Contact arts and culture reporter Ben Hohenstatt at 523-2243 or bhohenstatt@juneauempire.com. Follow him on Twitter at @capweekly.


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