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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 […]

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Act Out Theatre celebrates ‘The Women of Shakespeare’ in Taylor March 23-25

Act Out Theatre celebrates ‘The Women of Shakespeare’ in Taylor March 23-25

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present “The Women of Shakespeare” in Taylor beginning this Friday, March 23 and running until Sunday, March 25. The new show was conceived by Act Out’s artistic director, Dan Pittman. “I wanted to find a way to celebrate Women’s History Month in a unique fashion,” Pittman […]

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Be a guest of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Feb. 23-March 4

Be a guest of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Feb. 23-March 4

From a press release: Local audiences will be able to rediscover a “tale as old as time” when Act Out Theatre Group presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” in Taylor on weekends starting this Friday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, March 4. Director Dan Pittman, who became the artistic director of Act Out in August, is […]

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‘Dog Sees God’ reimagines Peanuts as real teenagers at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Jan. 12-14

‘Dog Sees God’ reimagines Peanuts as real teenagers at Act Out Theatre in Taylor Jan. 12-14

From a press release: What happens when members of the beloved Peanuts gang hit their teen years? Find out when the Act Out Theatre Group presents Bert V. Royal’s “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” in Taylor, which opened on Jan. 5 and runs through Sunday, Jan. 14. This is not your parent’s […]

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‘Young Frankenstein’ musical lumbers into Act Out Theatre in Taylor Oct. 27-Nov. 5

‘Young Frankenstein’ musical lumbers into Act Out Theatre in Taylor Oct. 27-Nov. 5

From a press release: “Transylvania Mania” comes to Taylor when the Act Out Theatre Group presents Mel Brooks musical “Young Frankenstein,” which opens on Friday, Oct. 27 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 5. The comedy marks the first full-scale musical production under the direction of Act Out Theatre’s new artistic director, Dan Pittman. “I am […]

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Act Out Theatre hosts play and vendor fair in Taylor to raise money for Blue Chip Farm on June 23-25

Act Out Theatre hosts play and vendor fair in Taylor to raise money for Blue Chip Farm on June 23-25

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will host a vendor/craft fair and showcase the play “Because They Have No Words” in Taylor in an effort to raise money for Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge in Dallas. The play, which details the true story of one man’s journey to post-Katrina Louisiana to rescue and […]