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Children's Theater Workshop

"Grease | School Version" 

Show Dates | February 23, 24 & 25

Directed By Maye Hart & Dee Dee Douglas

"Grease | School Version" is a full-length musical comedy by Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs. Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fall for each other during a carefree summer fling. But when the school year begins, Danny is torn between his feelings for good-girl Sandy and his image with the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies. 

 

Will they be able to rekindle their romance, or is the pressure of ones peers going to get the better of them?

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"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"
Show Dates | March 23 - 26 2023

Director | Meggin Dail

Fifteen-year-old math whiz Christopher Boone lives with his divorced dad in Swinton, a working-class town west of London. After being falsely accused of killing a neighbor’s dog, Christopher—who is brilliant but has difficulty dealing with the sounds and stresses of everyday life—decides to investigate the crime. The secrets he unearths prompt him to leave his trusted teacher and the familiar streets of his hometown for a life-changing train trip to London.

 

Based on Mark Haddon’s best-selling 2003 novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a thrilling and heartwarming adventure story featuring an unforgettable young hero.

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"Jack of Diamonds"
Show Dates | May 19 - 21 2023

Director | Carole Neveux & Producer | Jon Martin

Jack is a former jeweller who made his living buying and selling diamonds via late-night TV ads. He lives in a rather luxurious, privately-owned retirement home along with his fellow residents: the visually challenged techno-wizard Rose, the artistically gifted but forgetful Flora, and the narcoleptic beauty Blanche. Unbeknownst to the four of them, however, the man to whom they’ve entrusted their life savings - a smooth-talking financial advisor named Barney Effward - has been arrested for bilking his clients out of their savings through a Ponzi scheme.

 

Faced with financial ruin, the four suddenly find themselves confronting the author of their miserable fate when Effward is unexpectedly delivered among them – along with several million dollars in diamonds.

 

Pandemonium ensues as the four retirees try to find a way to exact their revenge, recoup their losses, and keep the authorities from discovering their plans.

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"The Magical Land of Oz"
Show Dates | July 28th & July 29th 2023

Director | Bea Douglas

The timeless "Wizard of Oz" tale has been adapted into a dazzling musical. A cyclone carries Dorthy and Toto to the magical Land of Oz. When Dorothy's house squashes the Wicked Witch of the East, she is ecstatically thanked by the liberated Munchkins and given permission to wear the witch's powerful ruby slippers.

 

From there, Baum's lovable characters, rubber-legged Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, and Tin Woodsman, join Dorothy on a journey to meet the great Oz. While on their trek, they battle the Wicked Witch of the West, who is determined to get revenge for the death of her sister.

 

This bright musical is charged with a bundle of wonderful songs and thrill after thrill... like the escape from the Fighting Trees and encountering the enchanted poppies. Eventually, Glinda, the Good Witch helps Dorothy defeat the evil witch and her winged monkeys.

 

The great and powerful wizard grants Dorothy's friends their wishes and of course, helps Dorothy return to Kansas.

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"Curtain Up | An Evening of Music"

Fundraising Event | September 9, 2023

Director | Catherine Martinez

Producer | Josh Crowell - Gregoire

This "Black Tie" event will be raising money for our HVAC Unit in the Scenic Theater. Featuring musical numbers from your favorite productions, a raffle, food & drink and many laughs! 

Directed by Catherine Martinez and Produced by Josh Crowell - Gregoire, this will be an evening to remember!

Stay tuned for more information on Tickets and if you'd like to donate to the Pittsfield Players, click HERE.

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"Seussical The Musical"
Show Dates | October/November 2023

Director | Jeff Crowell - Gregoire

Producer | Meggin Dail

Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime), have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos.

The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many "thinks." Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant.

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"A Very Pittsfield Players Christmas"

Show Dates | December 2023

Director | Jane Cormier

It's time to get into the Christmas Spirit at the Scenic Theater! This year's "Holiday Production" features an array of Traditional Christmas Carols, an original Pittsfield Players Play and fun festivities for everyone.

If you're interested in producing this production, please email general@pittsfieldplayers.org and Catherine will get back to you. 

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 

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