Tuesday, May 10, 2011

What's on stage in May

Nunsense,” the hilarious musical comedy about nuns putting on a talent show as a fundraiser, runs Through May 15 at the Tr-County Performing Arts Center, 245 E. High St. in Pottstown. For more information see the review I this blog, or go to www.tripac.org or call 610-970-1199. Family Stages presents “Cinderella” on May 15 at Augustus Lutheran Church, 717 W. Main St. in Trappe. This is a zany version of the timeless classic with just two actors playing all the characters. This opening performance will begin at 2 p.m. Additional performances of “Cinderella” are slated at 10:30 a.m. on June 30 and Aug. 18. Tickets are $9 and can be reserved by calling 215-886-9341 or e-mailing familystages@gmail.com. Thirty songs from the unmatched Rodgers and Hammerstein songbook will be heard when the curtain rises on a Methacton Community Theater production of “Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” at the Shannondell Performing Arts Theater, 1000 Shannondell Blvd. in Audubon. From the love songs of “South Pacific” to the upbeat energy of “Oklahoma,” from the stirring melodies of “The Sound of Music” to the dynamic sounds of “The King of I,” the local production will spotlight some of the most familiar songs of American music theater and a few of the lesser known ones as well. Friday and Saturday performances will continue May 14, 20 and 21. Curtain time is 7 p.m. Matinees are slated at 2 p.m. on May 15 and 22. Information, reservations and tickets are available at www.methactoncommunitytheater.org or by calling 610-489-6449. Parking is available at Giant supermarket directly across from the Shannondell entrance on Egypt Road. Free shuttle service is provided directly to and from the theater. The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon” continues at the Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, through May 22. For information visit www.enchantmenttheatre.org or call 215-893-1999. KIMBERTON — The senior class of Kimberton Waldorf School, 410 W. Seven Stars Road, will present “Our Town” and “Laramie Project” at 7 p.m. May 19 to 21. Visit www.kimberton.org for ticket information.   "Madagascar Live" -- May 13-15 at the Academy of Music, 1420 Locust St., Philadelphia (215-893-1999) Interact Theatre Company presents "In a Daugher's Eyes"; May 27 through June 19 at The Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St., Philadelphia (215-563-4330) Flashpoint Theatre Company presents "26 Miles" through May 28 atThe AdrienneSecond Stage, 2030 Sansom St., Philadelphia (215-563-4330) Alpha Teens & Tweens present "The Me Nobody Knows" 8 p.m. May 13-14 and 3 p.m. May 15 at the Alpha/Omega Performing Arts Center, 301 E. First St., Birdsboro (610-404-4844) Ephrata Performing Arts Center's Sharadin-Bigler Theater, Cocalico Street, Ephrata presents “Into the Woods” through May 14. (717-733-7966) , Sixth Annual Young Playwrights Festival, 7 p.m. May 21 at Lehigh University, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Ave., Bethlehem (610-758-2787) People's Light and Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern presents "Dividing the Estat through June 5. (610-644-3500) Philadelphia Theatre Company presents "Ruined" May 20 through June 12 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St., Philadelphia (215-985-0420) Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St., Philadelphia (215-413-1318) presents "Miss Saigon" May 17 through July 17. JUNE 2011 Village Productions presents "Peter Pan" June 2-19 at the Tri-County Performing Arts Center, 245 E. High St., Pottstown (610-970-1199.


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