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Forum staff reports, Published June 26 2013

Weekend Watch: Local theater roundup

Looking for a way to beat the heat this week? A number of area theaters offer shows to keep you in your seat. Moorhead High School Theatre, 2300 4th Ave. S., hosts area fifth- through eighth-grade kids performing “Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior!” The musical adventure of a young woman finding her way in the Big Apple is produced by Moorhead Community Education and Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre. Show times are 2 and 7:30 today. (701) 235-6778.

School kids of the same age, but from West Fargo, Dilworth and Glyndon, Minn., present “The Little Mermaid Jr.” at 2 and 7 p.m. today at D-G-F High School, Glyndon. Tickets are $5 and $8. (218) 979-1722.

A different community theater program takes place a little out west where the Rural Cass Community Theatre performs the song-and-dance staple “The Music Man.” The show starts at 7 tonight through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Central Cass South Gym in Casselton. Tickets range from $5 to $15. (701) 367-2009.

If you’re at the lakes, you can take in The Bard in the open air during Shakespeare in the Park’s free production of “The Winter’s Tale” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at Detroit Lakes City Park Bandshell.