PENNSYLVANIA PLAYHOUSE ANNOUNCES OUR 2018 SEASON!
No Sex Please, We're British by Anthony Marriot and Alistair Foot
Performance dates February 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2018
When an assistant bank manager and his new bride send a mail order for Scandinavian glassware and receive Scandinavian pornography the two must content with a veritable flood of photographs, books, films and eventually girls!
DIRECTED BY Jan Labellarte Beatty
Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon
Performance dates April 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 2018
Set in Brooklyn, New York during The Great Depression, this coming-of-age comedy focuses on Eugene Morris Jerome, a teenager who experiences puberty, sexual awakening, and a search for identity as he deals with his family.
DIRECTED BY Rod Gilkeson
The Fox on the Fairway by Ken Ludwig
Performance dates June 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 2018
The president of the Quail Valley Country Club is in a difficult position when the golfer he thought would play for his club is recruited by his by another club. Now the huge bet he had foolishly wagered is likely to be lost. Can he find a replacement for Justin to win the game, win the wager, and get his life in order?
DIRECTED BY George Miller
Crazy for You
Book by Ken Ludwig, Guy Bolton and John McGowan
Music and Lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin
Performance dates July 27, 28 and August 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2018
When stage-struck Bobby Child is sent to investigate a defaulted mortgage he falls for Polly Baker, a sweet and sturdy postmistress, whose father owns the decaying theater he has been sent to seize. With a light-hearted script and collection of beloved tunes of George and Ira Gershwin, Crazy For You is a delightful homage
to those optimistic musicals of the 1930s.
DIRECTED BY James Vivian
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Book by Burt Shrevelove and Larry Gelbart
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Performance dates September 28, 29 and October 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 2018
Pseudolus, a slave in the house of Senex, realizes the best way to bargain for his freedom is to cater to the sexual-hungers of the men who yearn for the beautiful Philia (a virginal girl training as a courtesan) and maneuvers with resourcefulness and agility from the “chaste” to the “chase” with dizzying speed.
DIRECTED BY Lori Colacito
Tidings: A Fractured Christmas Fable
An original Christmas farce
Performance dates November 30 and December 1, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 2018
What happens when you combine elements of "A Christmas Carol", "Miracle On 34th Street", "It's A Wonderful Life" and other holiday classics? You wind up with a funny and fanciful holiday tale filled with angels, Santas, wicked store managers, ghosts
nd even a holiday romance!
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY BRIAN McDERMOTT