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Comedy production opens Wednesday at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.

Ben Mooberry, left, and John Mack perform in a scene from The Barn Theatre's production of "It Runs in the Family." The production opens next Wednesday and runs through Aug. 19. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

WILLMAR -- The Barn Theatre presents "It Runs in the Family" at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10-13 and 16-19.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for ages 18 and under, and are available at the box office or by calling 320-235-9500.

Set in a hospital, "It Runs in the Family" contains the usual assortment of nuts running in and out of doors and mistaken identity as Dr. Mortimore, played by John Dean, fends off a variety of "cases" and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver his important lecture in an international conference.

Other members of the cast are Ben Mooberry as Dr. Mike Connolly and Christopher McAninch as Dr. Hubert Bonney. Diane Drager is the matron, Bernard Christoff plays Sir Willoughby Drake, Peg Fortmann plays Jane Tate, Kathy Orth plays Rosemary Mortimore, Greg Hilleren is Les and Jessica Mooberry plays the sister. Jim Cofer is the police sergeant and John Mack plays Bill.

The show is directed by Tom Orth, with Quincy Roers as the technical director. Costumes are by Jan Buzzeo and Cathy Pregler is the seamstress. Props are by the entire cast and crew.

Jessica Mooberry is handling the lights and Jim Cofer is the stage manager.

The Barn Theatre is at 321 Fourth Street in downtown Willmar.