The Commonweal Theatre Company announces performance dates in 2012 for its Free County Nights Program.

Theatre-lovers living or working in Fillmore or Houston counties may attend Ibsen's compelling drama "Pillars of Society" on Thursday, April 12; the outrageous comedy "The 39 Steps" on Thursday, May 17; the classic American romantic-comedy "The Philadelphia Story" on Thursday, June 21; the heartwarming drama "The Drawer Boy" on Thursday, Sept. 13; and the family favorite holiday tale, "A Christmas Carol" on Thursday, Nov. 29.

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m., and while admission is free of charge, seating is limited and reservations are strongly recommended at least two weeks in advance. There is a limit of four free tickets per household.

For more information about the 2012 season, visit online at

To reserve tickets for a free performance, contact the box office at (507) 467-2525 or send an email to