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It’s a lot of ‘Nunsense’ at the Priscilla Beach Theatre

What happens when The Little Sisters of Hoboken discover their cook has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters and are in dire need of funds for the burials? They take over the school auditorium for a variety show in an effort to raise money, of course, in the Off-Broadway hit “Nunsense.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ kicks of Priscilla Beach Theatre season

– Priscilla Beach Theatre presents the musical comedy “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” by Roger Bean, May 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m., and May 7 at 2 p.m. on its historic barn stage in Plymouth. This smash Off-Broadway hit takes you to 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy, four girls with hopes and big dreams. As we learn about their lives and loves, the girls serenade us with classic ‘50s hits including “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” and “Lipstick on Your Collar.” In Act II, the Wonderettes reunite at their 10-year reunion and take to the stage with more classics from the ‘50s and 60s. 
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Student registration open for ‘THE MUSIC MAN, JR.’ at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Registration is open for the student workshop of “The Music Man Jr.” at Priscilla Beach Theatre. Beginning Thursday, September 8, students will rehearse Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. and Sundays from noon-4 p.m.  Performances will take place on PBT’s historic barn stage on Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23 at 10:30 a.m.

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‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” coming to Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre is pleased to present the musical comedy “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum,” August 4-20, on its historic barn stage. The Tony Award winning hit, often considered one of the funniest musicals ever written, features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, with book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘A Chorus Line’ opens July 7 at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre  presents “A Chorus Line,” July 7-23, featuring its resident summer stock troupe on the historic barn stage. With limited seats remaining in the scheduled run, PBT has announced tickets sales for three added performances July 13, 14 & 19, 7:30 p.m. Individual tickets are $30/adult, $24/seniors and may be purchased online at www.pbtheatre.org. Continue Reading →

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Summer stock troupe digs in for the long run at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre opened its barn doors to its summer stock troupe who will call Plymouth home for 10 weeks of round-the-clock rehearsal and 25 performances. The talented pre-professional actors from 13 states, including 12 of the top performance programs in the U.S., competed amongst 1,000 actors seen for the 30 spots in this year’s resident summer stock troupe. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘A Chorus Line’ opens July 7 at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre  presents “A Chorus Line,” July 7-23, featuring its resident summer stock troupe on the historic barn stage. With limited seats remaining in the scheduled run, PBT has announced tickets sales for three added performances July 13, 14 & 19, 7:30 p.m. Individual tickets are $30/adult, $24/seniors and may be purchased online at www.pbtheatre.org. Continue Reading →

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Priscilla Beach Theatre presents ‘Noises Off’

Priscilla Beach Theatre presents the popular hit comedy, “Noises Off,” by Michael Frayn, from June 3-11 on its historic barn stage in Plymouth. “Noises Off” is an awarding winning comedy featuring not one, but two plays that ultimately collide with hysterical force. The story centers on a cast of second-rate actors rehearsing for their upcoming flop, while an even worse nightmare is about to begin backstage. As the frenzied action picks up, everything begins to spin, including the set. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Breaking Up is Hard to Do’ returns to the Priscilla Beach Theatre

 

Priscilla Beach Theatre  proudly welcomes back the sold out hit from the 2015 season, “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” by Erik Jackson and Ben H. Winters, music by Neil Sedaka and Lyrics by Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield, and Philip Cody. Performances are May 6, 7, 13, 14 at 7:30 p.m., and May 8 at 2 p.m. on the historic Barn Stage at PBT. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Priscilla Beach Theatre announces upcoming season

Priscilla Beach Theatre’s 2016 season will feature six productions, including two iconic Broadway musicals, two contemporary musical works and two hit comedies, from May through October on its historic barn stage. “We have a great season of fun and entertaining shows lined up for 2016,” says Bob Malone, PBT owner and producer. “There are six shows in the barn this year, four of them featuring exceptional regional talent, plus our two big shows in July and August starring our resident summer stock troupe. More than 170 young actors from around the country auditioned for the 22 spots available this summer. Our audiences are going to see top talent on our stage all year long.”
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‘Breaking Up is Hard to Do’ returns to the Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre  proudly welcomes back the sold out hit from the 2015 season, “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” by Erik Jackson and Ben H. Winters, music by Neil Sedaka and Lyrics by Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield, and Philip Cody. Performances are May 6, 7, 13, 14 at 7:30 p.m., and May 8 at 2 p.m. on the historic Barn Stage at PBT. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Priscilla Beach Theatre announces subscription program, summer productions

Priscilla Beach Theatre’s 2016 season will feature six productions, including two iconic Broadway musicals, two contemporary musical works and two hit comedies, from May through October on its historic barn stage. New this year and on advance sale now are season subscriptions that offer special benefits including priority seating at a discounted rate. Tickets for single shows will go on sale by December 15, 2015. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Big band tribute at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre will premiere its independently produced “Tribute To The Big Bands” for two shows only on Saturday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 4 at 2 p.m.
Rooted in the sights, sounds and music of the big band era, the audience will be treated to a trip down memory lane to hear some of the biggest hits while enjoying a special multi-media production featuring the people, places, headlines and memories of that historic age. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Auditions coming up for Neil Sedaka musical at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre will hold auditions on Sunday, Aug. 9 and Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 6-9 p.m. for “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do,” at 800 Rocky Hill Road, Plymouth. The musical comedy with book by Erik Jackson and Ben H. Winters, lyrics by Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield and Philip Cody, features Neil Sedaka’s greatest hits. The show is set in a 1960s Catskills resort where two young women from Brooklyn are in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend. Continue Reading →

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Auditions coming up for Neil Sedaka musical at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre will hold auditions on Sunday, Aug. 9 and Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 6-9 p.m. for “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do,” at 800 Rocky Hill Road, Plymouth. The musical comedy with book by Erik Jackson and Ben H. Winters, lyrics by Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield and Philip Cody, features Neil Sedaka’s greatest hits. The show is set in a 1960s Catskills resort where two young women from Brooklyn are in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend. Continue Reading →

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Tickets on sale now for ‘Chicago’

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Priscilla Beach Theatre presents the hit musical, “Chicago” from August 7-22, in its newly restored barn theater at 800 Rocky Hill Road. With its action, humor and razzle-dazzle, CHICAGO takes the audience on a sensational ride into the roaring ‘20s.  Tickets are $25 adults/$15 seniors 65+, and can be purchased online at www.pbtheatre.org, under current shows, or by calling 508-224-4888. Continue Reading →

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Audition for ‘The Odd Couple’ at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre will hold auditions for “The Odd Couple” on Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15, from 6-9 p.m. The Odd Couple, by Neil Simon, includes six men and two women, all roles are open and actors will receive a stipend. Reserve an audition time by calling 508-224-4888 or by e-mail at info@pbtheatre.org. The Odd Couple, directed by Theresa Chiasson, will rehearse Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6-9 p.m., beginning August 17. Performances are September 18 & 19 at 7:30, and September 20 at 2:00 p.m. in PBT’s newly restored historic barn theater. Continue Reading →

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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ opens this Friday at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre presents ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Sheldon Harrick and music by Jerry Bock, on its restored barn stage at 800 Rocky Hill Road, Plymouth. The production features Michael Bernardi as Tevye, Allyn Morse as Golde, and a cast of actors from Los Angeles, New York and Boston. Fiddler on the Roof is the iconic Tony Award winning musical telling the story of Tevye, a poor dairyman living in a small village of Imperial Russia in dawn of the 20th century. Tevye life revolves around his family as he tries to keep tradition alive and protect his daughters from a changing world. The show’s award winning music includes “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Matchmaker” and “Miracle of Miracles” among others. Continue Reading →

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Audition for ‘The Odd Couple’

Priscilla Beach Theatre will hold auditions for “The Odd Couple” on Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15, from 6-9 p.m. The Odd Couple, by Neil Simon, includes six men and two women, all roles are open and actors will receive a stipend. Reserve an audition time by calling 508-224-4888 or by email atinfo@pbtheatre.org. The Odd Couple, directed by Theresa Chiasson, will rehearse Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6-9 p.m., beginning August 17. Performances are September 18 & 19 at 7:30, and September 20 at 2:00 p.m. in PBT’s newly restored historic barn theater. Continue Reading →

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Workshop registration open for ‘A Christmas Carol’ on restored barn stage

Registration is open for Priscilla Beach Theatre’s  two-week workshop of “A Christmas Carol,”  beginning Monday, July 13. The favorite yuletide tale by Charles Dickens, including the carols everyone knows and loves, brings Christmas in July to Plymouth. A Christmas Carol will be the first student workshop to be presented on PBT’s newly restored barn stage. (more…) Continue Reading →

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PBT workshop registration open for ‘Crazytown’

Registration is open for Priscilla Beach Theatre’s next summer workshop, “CRAZYTOWN,” by Jonathan Rand, for ages 13 and up. Take a madcap tour of the most messed up town in America in this exploration into comedy. This special teen workshop is designed to give older students more advanced coaching, direction, comedy experience and additional stage time. Rehearsals for CRAZYTOWN begin June 29 and run through July 9, with performances on July 10, 11, 17, 18. The workshop is $300 per student. Continue Reading →

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Tickets on sale for ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Tickets are on sale now for “Fiddler on the Roof,” July 10-25 at Priscilla Beach Theatre. “Fiddler on the Roof,” with book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Sheldon Harrick and music by Jerry Bock, opens the inaugural season back on PBT’s historic barn stage. Beloved by audiences for more than 50 years, the show includes iconic songs such as “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Matchmaker” and “Miracle of Miracles.” The Tony Award winning musical is directed by Ron Fassler, featuring Michael Bernardi as Tevye, with a cast of actors from Los Angeles, New York and Boston. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Audition for ‘Chicago’ at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre will hold auditions for its 2015 summer production of  “Chicago” on Saturday, June 6, 4-8 p.m. at PBT, 800 Rocky Hill Road, Plymouth. These are open audition and actors must be at least 18 years of age. Actors should come prepared to sing 32 measures of a song from the show or in its style. An accompanist will be provided. A dance audition and readings from the script may be required. Continue Reading →

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‘Once On This Island’ this weekend at Priscilla Beach Theatre

Priscilla Beach Theatre presents “Once On This Island, ” book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens with music by Stephen Flaherty, featuring students from Plymouth, Duxbury, Marion and Carver. Once On This Island is a musical adapted from the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid, and tells the story of one small girl who finds love in a world of prejudice. (more…) Continue Reading →

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