Friday, May 27, 2011

On stage May and June

POTTSTOWN  The U.S. premiere of "Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure" opens Thursday June 2 and runs Thursdays through Sundays through June 19.
This new version, based on the J.M. Barrie original play,is reborn as a spectacular musical by Britain’s Stiles & Drewe (Broadway’s "Mary Poppins")
Tickets for adults range from $19 to $23;students and seniors, $17 to $21; and children 12 & under, $13 to  $15. For more information go to or call 610-970-1199.

Genesius Theatre presents "Bat Boy, The Musical,” the story of Edgar is a deformed cast-away who is discovered in a West Virginia cave,
"Bat Boy, The Musical,” runs June 3 – 12 at Genesius Thatre, 153 North 10th St. in Reading. For ifomation, got to or call (610) 371-8151
There is parking next to the theater.
HATBORO The Village Players of Hatboto, 401 Jefferson Ave., Hatboro present "I Hate Hamlet" June 10-25.
After coming to New York to play Hamlet, unemployed TV star Andrew Rally soon gets an offer to return to the small screen. TV or not TV? The ghost of John Barrymore appears and why has he returned to this “mortal coil?” To convince our hero to take on the role, of course!
Tickets are $10-12. Call 215-675-6774 for tickets or more information.

Reading Community Players FEATURES "A Little Princess" June 17-26 in the Playhouse at 403 North 11th St. in Reading.
Since the first Sunday performance of "A Little Princess," a 3 p.m. matinee, falls on Fathers’ Day,  a special father/daughter ticket offer of $20, 3 dollars off the regular ticket price. For more information or to purchase tickets got to  or call the box office at 610-374-0777.

      Theater short takes
    • "Next to Normal" – June 21-26 at the Academy of Music, 1420 Locust St., Philadelphia (215-893-1999)
    • Interact Theatre Company presents "In a Daughter's Eyes" – May 27 through June 19 at The Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St., Philadelphia (215-563-4330)
    • Madhouse Theater Company presents "Playing Leni" – May 27 through June 11 at The Adrienne Skybox, 2030 Sansom St., Philadelphia (215-571-9623)
    • "The Flea and the Professor" – through June 12 at the Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. Second St., Philadelphia (215-922-1122)
    • Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents "Sleeping Beauty" – June 3 through Aug. 6 "South Pacific" – June 15 through July 3 and "The Comedy of Errors" – June 22 through July 17 at DeSales University, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley (610-282-3192) 
    • "Lost in Yonkers" – June 2-11 at Ephrata Performing Arts Center's Sharadin-Bigler Theater,  Cocalico Street, Ephrata (717-733-7966)
    • Harrisburg Shakespeare Company presents "All's Well That Ends Well" – 7:30 p.m. June 8-12 and June 15-18 at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts, 100 Concert Drive, Reservoir Park, Harrisburg (717-233-3608)
    • Crowded Kitchen Players present "The 39 Steps"  June 3-19 at McCoole's Arts & Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown (215-538-1776)
    • Center Theatre presents "The Sound of Music" – June 3-26 at the Montgomery County Cultural Center, 208 DeKalb St., Norristown (610-279-1013) 
    • "Dividing the Estate" – through June 5 and "Hatchetman" – June 15 through July 10 at People's Light and Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern (610-644-3500)
    • "Symphony of Dreams"    June 17-19 at Reading Area Community CollegeMiller Center for the Arts, 4 N. Second St., Reading (610-607-6205) 
    • Broadway on Sixth Street presents "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" – 2 p.m. June 12 at the Sovereign Performing Arts Center, 136 N. Sixth St. (1-800-745-3000)
    • Philadelphia Theatre Company presents "Ruined" – through June 12 and Colin Quinn in "Long Story Short" – June 28 through July 10 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St., Philadelphia (215-985-0420)
    • "Godspell — A Musical Based Upon the Gospel According to St. Matthew" – 7:30 p.m. June 18-19 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 108 S. Robeson St., Robesonia (610-693-6062)  

    • "Miss Saigon" – through July 17 and Walnut Street Theatre for Kids presents "Click, Clack, Moo" – 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. June 4 at Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St., Philadelphia (215-413-1318)
    • "My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra" – through June 28 at Walnut Street TheatreIndependence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St., Philadelphia (215-574-3550) 
    • "My Wonderful Day" – through June 19 at the Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St., Philadelphia (215-546-7824)


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