December 5 & 6 | Back during the golden age of radio, families would gather around and listen to actors performing the latest books and movies relying only on their voices and a few sound effects tools to mesmerize listeners from coast to coast. Step back in time to the 1940’s at the Cambria County Courthouse and become the live studio audience for a radio broadcast of this American holiday favorite performed by a small ensemble portraying more than a dozen characters. True to Frank Capra’s cinema classic, everyman George Bailey must learn that “no man is a failure who has friends” (and a little divine intervention).
Performances – December 5 & 6 (Friday and Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m., Saturday matinee at 2:00 p.m.) at the Cambria County Courthouse, 200 S. Center Street in Ebensburg.
No reservations necessary. General admission tickets will be available at the door for $18 for adults and $12 for children under 18. Arrive a little early for the best seats.
For more information, call (814) 472-4333.
October 17-26 | “The Addams Family,” a musical based on the bizarre and beloved characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, will be presented at Cresson Lake Playhouse October 17-26 just in time for Halloween.
Performances – October 17-26 (Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Sunday Matinees at 2:00 p.m.)
Ticket prices – $18 for adults and $12 for students under 18.
To purchase tickets, call the Cresson Lake Playhouse box office 814-472-4333.
The musical features all of the well-known characters from the TV series and the movies, but it’s an all-new story dramatizing every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and secretly fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. Continue reading
August 28 – September 6 | Cresson Lake celebrates its 40th anniversary with I Remember Mama and More….40 Years at Cresson Lake Playhouse. The musical review, created by new Artistic Director Paul Seymour, includes songs from many of the signature shows performed at the playhouse during the past 40 years.
CLP pays tribute to Founder Eleanor Lantzy’s vision to bring theatre to the central Pennsylvania region with I Remember Mama and More featuring a cast of 17 talented musicians from across the region.
Performance Dates: August 28, 29, 30, 31 September 4, 5, 6, 2014
July 24 – August 9 | The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to New York City in the mid-1950’s as two idealistic young lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence, and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching, and relevant musical dramas of its time.