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Young actors put on circus musical ‘Barnum’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore April 26-28

Young actors put on circus musical ‘Barnum’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore April 26-28

From a press release: The circus is coming to town for one weekend only when Act Out Theatre Group presents the Broadway show “Barnum: The Circus Musical” on Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28 in Dunmore. “Barnum” depicts the life of P.T. Barnum, famed prince of humbug, and his journey to the circus. It […]

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Act Out Theatre Group finds ‘Dinosaurs Before Dark’ in Dunmore March 29-31

Act Out Theatre Group finds ‘Dinosaurs Before Dark’ in Dunmore March 29-31

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the “Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark” Kids, a musical adaptation of the first of Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning fantasy adventure books from the “Magic Tree House” book series, for one weekend only – Friday, March 29 through Sunday, March 31 in Dunmore. In this […]

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Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ+ stand-up comedy benefit at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore on May 4

Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ+ stand-up comedy benefit at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore on May 4

From a press release: Local LGBTQ+ activist organization Queer NEPA will host a comedy benefit with national acts at the Act Out Theatre in Dunmore on Saturday, May 4 from 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Featuring comedians Ian Harvie, Felon O’Reilly, and Sarah Hyland-Rosenstein, the show is called We Are Not Saints, a name originating from Harvie […]

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‘Shrek the Musical’ creates funny fairy tale at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Feb. 22-March 3

‘Shrek the Musical’ creates funny fairy tale at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Feb. 22-March 3

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group is letting its “Freak Flag” fly with “Shrek the Musical,” opening Friday, Feb. 22 and running on weekends through Sunday, March 3 in Dunmore. Artistic director Dan Pittman of Plymouth leads the “all-star” cast of 25 young actors and adults. “’Shrek’ is a hilarious musical that celebrates […]

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Act Out Theatre in Dunmore presents Neil Simon comedy ‘California Suite’ Jan. 4-6

Act Out Theatre in Dunmore presents Neil Simon comedy ‘California Suite’ Jan. 4-6

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present its first production of 2019, the 1976 Neil Simon comedy “California Suite,” for one weekend only in Dunmore on Friday, Jan. 4 through Sunday, Jan. 6. According to Dan Pittman, the play’s director and owner of Act Out Theatre, “California Suite” is presented in four […]

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Act Out Theatre in Dunmore celebrates holidays with 3 events in December, including ‘Elf Jr.’

Act Out Theatre in Dunmore celebrates holidays with 3 events in December, including ‘Elf Jr.’

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group is celebrating the holidays with three festive events in Dunmore this December: “Elf Jr.,” the theatre’s annual Holiday Revue, and a free family fun night. Director Kalen Churcher of Plymouth leads the cast of “Elf Jr.” “’Elf Jr.’ has become a modern-day classic that combines a lot […]

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Young cast of ‘Addams Family’ musical haunts Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 19-28

Young cast of ‘Addams Family’ musical haunts Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 19-28

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present “The Addams Family” in the company’s new home in Dunmore from Friday, Oct. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 28. Artistic Director Dan Pittman of Plymouth leads this cast of workshop participants ages 13-18 through a musical comedy that is sure to have audiences laughing. “’The Addams […]

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Act Out Theatre addresses suicide with drama ‘Night, Mother’ in Dunmore Sept. 14-16

Act Out Theatre addresses suicide with drama ‘Night, Mother’ in Dunmore Sept. 14-16

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the emotional two-woman play “Night, Mother” for one weekend only in the company’s new home in Dunmore on Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16. The production, directed by Dunmore High School senior Molly Butler, revolves around a mother, Thelma, and her 30-something daughter, Jessie, […]

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LGBT pop opera ‘Bare’ debuts in NEPA at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore June 8-10

LGBT pop opera ‘Bare’ debuts in NEPA at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore June 8-10

From a press release: Following their recent move from Taylor to a new location in Dunmore, Act Out Theatre Group will present the Northeastern Pennsylvania premiere of “Bare: A Pop Opera” on Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10. The musical follows a group of Catholic boarding school students as they struggle with issues of […]

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Act Out Theatre presents musical farce ‘Lucky Stiff’ in Taylor April 20-22 before move to Dunmore

Act Out Theatre presents musical farce ‘Lucky Stiff’ in Taylor April 20-22 before move to Dunmore

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the hilarious musical farce “Lucky Stiff” this Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22. This will be the last production that will take place at Act Out’s Taylor location before the company moves to Dunmore in May. Director Kalen Churcher of Plymouth leads this cast […]