Auditions – Dr. Dolittle (Junior)

Doolittle webAuditions for grades 3-7 will be held Sunday, February 28 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm and Monday, February 29 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

Auditions for grades 8-12 will be held Sunday February 28 from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm and Monday, February 29 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm for grades 8-12.

Auditions are at CLP’s Lantzy Rehearsal Hall, 427 S. Center Street in Ebensburg. Continue reading

2016 Season

Dear Theatre-goer,

I hope you got out to CLP last year to see some of our shows.  We received very positive audience feedback for You’re a Good Man, Charlie BrownSmokey Joe’s Café; Little Shop of Horrors; The Nerd; and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.  Our audiences also like our added attractions like CLP Unplugged.

10978663_937280192957546_1404223077508698022_nWe have another great selection of shows coming up for 2016 – The Spitfire Grill (a new musical), My Way (a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra), a family favorite in the July slot, and Doubt (an amazing drama).  You can read more about them by clicking the links on the left.

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Line-up Announced for CLP Unplugged 2.0

music_1000006930-120613intBy popular demand, CLP  Unplugged is back!

On Monday, July 27, the barn will host another evening of entertainment for area music lovers. Talented musicians from across the region will perform different genres of music as you can see by the line-up below.

The first CLP Unplugged was held on June 22 and was a great success.  Our audience was very impressed by the level of talent on display and showed their appreciation.

The second CLP Unplugged will be held at the barn theatre at 279 Shapiro Road in Loretto on July 27 at 7:30 p.m. and will feature a completely different program.  No performances will be repeated between the two evenings.

The evening will open with Brittany and Elizabeth Lees peforming the famous duet, “Anything You Can Do….” Next up is another sibling duo with Tad and Katrin Wolf singing “Red is the Rose.” A father/son pair, Rick and Jake Herbster, will sing “Two of Us.” Other dynamic duos include Cristin Caroff and Sue Persio with “Goodbye Earl,” Jordan Miller and Jake Herbster singing “Brendan’s Death Song,” and Mike Hale and Davey Beyer performing “Cold Arms.” Solo numbers in Act 1 include Chelsea Moses singing “Party Dress,” Scott Getz performing “Hurt,” Emily Volpe singing “Take On Me,” Sarah Everett with “No One Wants You Now,” Olivia Pethtel performing “Words Drift,” and wrapping up with Claire Houser singing “Will You Still Love Me.”

Act 2 kicks off with two numbers by Flood City Brass, “My Old School” and “Dancing Queen.” Family duos include Mike and Aaron McGuire performing “All the Hard Days are Gone,” Rachel and Gina Volpe singing “Flight,” Luke and Joe Caroff with “Colder Weather,” Sam and Rachel Wagner performing “Gravity.” Act 2 soloists include Gabbi Lechak with “Fairytale,” Brynne Nagy singing “Daydreamer,” and Mike Jubas performing Carolina Low.” Kate Wolf and Mariah Seymour join forces in “Maybe This Time.” Joe Caroff and Sam Caplea will wrap up the evening with an Adele mashup.

Tickets are only $10 (plus a $1 fee) and are going fast for this one-night-only performance. We strongly suggest that you click the link on the right to “Buy Tickets Now” online 24/7 and print your tickets at home.  Of course, you can also call CLP at (814) 472-4333.


The Resinski Green Room

barn drawingIn conjunction with Bonnie Resinski’s revival of “Silhouettes” on September 11 and 12, Cresson Lake Playhouse is undertaking a special appeal fund drive to renovate the Green Room at the barn.  All proceeds from “Silhouettes” and from the special appeal campaign will support the renovation project.  When the project is complete, we will dedicate the “Resinski Green Room” to honor Kenny and Bonnie Resinski for their role in the early success of Cresson Lake Playhouse.

Donations to the Resinski Green Room project can be made here.

Over the years, CLP has made improvements to the Green Room and Dressing Rooms in the lower level of the barn theatre.  Continue reading

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