'Border Songs' novel takes the stage in Fairhaven, Lynden

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJune 17, 2014 

Bellingham TheatreWorks presents "Border Songs," adapted for the stage from Jim Lynch's novel about a socially awkward border agent and assorted oddballs near Lynden, runs through June and July 2014 at Firehouse Performing Arts Center in Bellingham and at Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Lynden.

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Bellingham TheatreWorks presents "Border Songs," adapted for the stage from Jim Lynch's novel, which premiered at Seattle's Book-It Repertory Theatre in 2011.

In the Bellingham TheatreWorks production, a cast of 10 plays more than 20 colorful characters, including a socially awkward border patrolman, menacing drug smugglers, metaphysical massage therapists, illegal immigrants, EPA agents, Lynden dairy farmers and oddball border dwellers.

The play runs Thursday through Sunday, June 19-22, and July 3 and 5 at Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave., and June 26-29 and July 10-12 at Claire vg Thomas Theatre in the Dutch Village Mall, 655 Front St., Lynden.

Details: 360-296-1753, bellinghamtheatreworks.org.

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