Now playing at CLP – “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

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Join the lovable Charlie Brown gang from Charles M Schulz’s well-loved Peanuts cartoon. See the comic strip come to life as the gang sings, dances and acts their way through vignette after vignette of a day in the life of a Peanuts character.

Will Charlie Brown ever get his kite to fly, will he capture the heart of the Red-headed girl and will Lucy’s advice give him the ability to conquer all of his fears?

Join the cast from May 21 -30 for the answer to these questions and more. Tickets are $10, $14, and $18.  Click here to purchase tickets now:

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“Little Shop” auditions

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Auditions – June 14 & 15, 6:30 p.m.
Rehearsals – June 18 – July 20
Performances – July 21 – August 1

Director – Kate Kale Wolf
Music Director – Paul Seymour

Seymour Krelborn, a down and out Skid Row floral assistant, becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for blood.  Soon the little plant grows into an ill-tempered, R&B-singing carnivore who offers Seymour fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite.  Continue reading

Raffle Ticket Winners Mother/Daughter American Girl and Friends Tea Party

Congratulations to the following winners of the raffle prizes at the Mother/Daughter American Girl and Friends Tea Party:

Basket #1 – Rylee Stein

Basket #2 – Ainsley Magee

Grace – American Girl Doll of the Year and Accessories – Mindy Rokosy

Horse & Stable – Caula Barley

Bitty Baby – Reese Jarvis

Lemonade Stand – Ashley Kopco

Wardrobe – Hannah Beecher

All winners have been contacted. Prizes can be picked up at the CLP office at 518 E. Horner St, Ebensburg weekdays after 4:00 pm or with other arrangements made by calling 814-472-4333.

Children’s Acting Workshop July 6-10

Children'sCresson Lake Playhouse will offer two children’s acting workshops July 6-10.  This week-long workshop will focus on building self-expression, self-confidence, creativity, concentration, and public speaking skills through theatre games and improvisational exercises.

Students will learn basic theatre terminology, theatre etiquette  and basic acting skills.  They will also get an understanding of what it takes to stage a live theatrical show by preparing a short play for family and friends. Continue reading

The New Cresson Lake Playhouse

February 1, 2015 | What’s new at The New Cresson Lake Playhouse?  That’s a good question.

The Season

According to Paul Seymour, Artistic Director, “We have great shows and great directors lined up for our 2015 season.  I am very excited because these are all experienced directors who will draw talented actors and musicians of all ages from across the region.”

Claire Houser is directing You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown in May.  Jonathan O’Harrow will direct Smokey Joe’s Café in June.  Kate Kale Wolf is directing Little Shop of Horrors (with Seymour as Music Director) in July.  Julie Fether is returning to CLP to direct The Nerd in August.  Devon Hayostek will direct The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in October.

10978663_937280192957546_1404223077508698022_nIn addition, CLP is starting off the 2015 season with a bang in April with a Kick-off Cabaret, a Broadway review for two nights only with great singers from across the area.  The children’s theatre production is Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. in April directed by Holly Smith.  Another special event is Continue reading