Announcing Center Stage: CLP Young Theater Workshop

Give the gift of confidence to your child, grandchild, niece or nephew

Cresson Lake Playhouse is pleased to offer a new youth theatre experience for children and teens called “Center Stage: CLP Young Theater”. The workshop will focus on all performing aspects of a theatre program: acting, singing, dancing, costuming and performance readiness skills. Professional teaching artists will work with the participants in each session to help them gain confidence in their performing skills and to understand the workings of the theatre process. Participants will then be audition ready for CLP’s youth theatre production, Shrek, Jr. which will be presented to schools May 1 – May 4 at the barn theatre and to the public May 3 – 6 in the same location.  (Participation in this workshop will also decrease the participation fee for Shrek, Jr. from $50 to $25.)

Workshops will be held:

  • Saturday, January 20, 2018  
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • Saturday, February 3, 2018
  • Saturday, February 10, 2018

Grades 3—6 10 am—12 pm each week

Grades 7—12 1 pm—3 pm each week

 Workshop will be held at Cresson Lake Playhouse’s new rehearsal hall at 427 S. Center St (bottom of Sun Seekers building)

 $75 per student for all 4 sessions if the reservation is made on or before January 6, 2018.  $85 per student if the reservation is made after January 6, 2018. Reserve early, class sizes are limited.

Call 814-472-4333 for more information and to make reservations.

 

A Cresson Lake Playhouse Christmas Cabaret

web_clp_xmas_cabaretDecember  1–2  |  Cambria County Courthouse, Ebensburg

As part of Ebensburg’s “Dickens of a Christmas” celebration, CLP will present a program of entertainment guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit.  There’s even a carol sing-along with the entire audience.

Performances are Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 and 7:30 p.m. in the historic and beautifully restored Courtroom #1 at the Cambria County Courthouse.

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or by calling 814-472-4333. Leave a message and your call will be returned.

For more information about “Dickens of a Christmas,” click here.

 

 

Comedy Night 2017: Adults Only

Friday, October 20  |  Cresson Lake Playhouse will be presenting a night that is sure to tickle the funny bone. The evening is our second Comedy Night: Adults Only, Leave the Kids at Home.comedy night

Guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser, the first part of the evening’s entertainment is a one-act entitled Parallel Lives. A half-hour, two-woman comedy starring Gina Volpe and Kate Wolf, it was originally created by Kathy Najimy and Mo Gaffney. The play is made up of vignettes poking fun at modern life and the characters we meet every day. Belly laughs are guaranteed! Continue reading

Come See DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS: Decadent Fun!!

Cresson Lake Playhouse is pleased to announce the opening of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Based on the 1988 film with Michael Caine and Steve Martin, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Nominated for a staggering eleven Tony Awards, it’s a bawdy, gaudy, guilty pleasure with a delightfully jazzy score.  This uproarious musical is sophisticated and suave with a good dash of mischief. Continue reading

Auditions for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Cresson Lake Playhouse is pleased to announce audition dates for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Based on the 1988 film with Michael Caine and Steve Martin, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Nominated for a staggering eleven Tony Awards, it’s a bawdy, gaudy, guilty pleasure with a delightfully jazzy score.  This uproarious musical is sophisticated and suave with a good dash of mischief. Continue reading

CLP Unplugged – July 31

Cresson Lake Playhouse is pleased to announce the evening’s entertainment for its second performance of CLP Unplugged 2017.

Click Here to Buy Tickets to CLP Unplugged July 31.

The first Unplugged event of the year was a huge success with great talent. The dates for the remaining Unplugged performances will be July 31 and September 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm. Each Unplugged concert will feature a variety of musicians performing different songs and styles of music. No performance will be duplicated on any of the evenings. Continue reading

Announcing a Drawing for Two Tickets to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Update: Congratulations to Jennifer Plank for winning the two tickets for the July 29 performance  You can pick your tickets up at the box office between 6:30 and 7:30 pm

We have been able to procure two tickets for Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 pm. The waiting list is very long and since these will most likely be the only tickets available for the rest of the show, we wanted everyone to have a chance at getting these tickets.

If you make a $20 donation using this link: https://red.vendini.com/donation-software.html… you will be entered into a drawing to win both tickets. The winner of the drawing will be announced Saturday, July 29 at 12:00 pm here on our website and on our Facebook page. Thanks for entering and showing your support of Cresson Lake Playhouse. Good luck!

Prize Winners from Belle of the Ball Tea Party

We wish to thank everyone who participated in Mrs. Pott’s Belle of the Ball Tea Party on Saturday, July 22. It was a wonderful day with great food, fun and fellowship. We would also like to thank the following prize winners from the tea party:

Hannah Thomas – Belle Crocheted Blanket
Brielle Facciani – American Girl Basket
Ashley Lockard – Bakery Stand
Brooke Holby – Mini American Girl Doll, accessories and doll outfit

All winners have been notified and pickup arrangements have been made. Please join us again in 2018 when we host our next tea party!

Auditions for “Cheat Sheets”

cheat-sheets-squareCresson Lake Playhouse is pleased to announce audition dates for Cheat Sheets.  In this hilarious farce, college professor Willa is having the worst day of her life.  She caught a student cheating, her daughter is dating a punk band singer, and she may be losing her job.  Then her best friend, Louwana, shows up to help her save the day.  Their crazy plan dissolves into mistaken identities, slamming doors, cross-dressing, and three matching laundry bags – only one of which contains laundry. Continue reading