Taproot Theatre’s new season opens Jan. 24 with the comedic drama “Camping with Henry and Tom.” It is recommended for ages 16 and up due to language.
Inspired by a real event – three titans of history find themselves stranded in the woods while on a camping trip in Maryland. Fact and fiction collide for Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Warren G. Harding as they try to kill time without killing each other in this comedic and dramatic lash of wits and wills.
The cast features Rob Burgess as Thomas Edison, Frank Lawler as President Warren G. Harding, David Pichette as Henry Ford and Kevin Pitman as Colonel Edmund Starling.
“Camping with Henry and Tom” runs Jan. 24 through March 3 with a Pay What You Can performance Jan. 31; midweek matinees Jan. 30 and Feb. 7 and 21; and post-play discussions with cast members and Taproot staff after every Wednesday performance, and after the Jan. 30 and Feb. 7 midweek matinees.
Tickets are available online, or at the Box Office at 204 N. 85th St.