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Pec Playhouse Theatre2017 Season
The Graduate(Comedy)Feb 17 - Mar 5, 2017(9 Performances) This is the first play adaptation of the classic novel and cult film.Benjamin Braddock has just finished college and, back at his parents' house, he's trying to avoid the one question everyone keeps asking: What does he want to do with his life? An unexpected diversion crops up when he is seduced by Mrs. Robinson, a bored housewife and friend of his parents. But what begins as a fun tryst turns complicated when Benjamin falls for the one woman Mrs. Robinson demanded he stay away from, her daughter, Elaine.One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest(Drama)Apr 21 - May 7, 2017(9 Performances) Randle McMurphy is a charming rogue who contrives to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution rather in a prison. This, he learns, was a mistake. He clashes with the head nurse, a fierce martinet. Quickly, he takes over the yard and helps another patient which the medical profession has been unable to do for twelve years. He leads others out of introversion, and stages a revolt so that they can see the world series on television, and arranges a rollicking midnight party. For one offense, the head nurse has him submit to shock treatment. However, the party is too horrid for her and she forces him to submit to a final correction which changes his life forever.Bye Bye Birdie(Musical Comedy)Jul 14 - 30, 2017(12 Performances)Rock star Conrad Birdie is the biggest thing to top the charts. Women love him, men want to be him and teenage girls around the country scream with glee at the mere mention of his name. But when the US Army drafts Birdie, manager Albert Peterson sees his meal ticket preparing to fly the coop. Desperate for a publicity stunt big enough to help them survive Birdie’s departure, Albert hatches a plan: send Conrad to small-town America to plant his goodbye kiss on one lucky fan for the entire world to see. Their selection of super fan Kim Macafee sends the wholesome enclave of Sweet Apple, Ohio into chaos. Kim’s boyfriend, Hugo, can’t take the humiliation of his lady love’s televised lip-lock. And Sweet Apple can’t take its teens' riotous rebellion, inspired by the arrival of bad-boy Birdie. Will Sweet Apple ever be the same?Off’ed at the Bake-Off(Comedy)Sept 15 - Oct 1, 2017(9 Performances)Flashback to 1955, the stormy evening before the 33rd annual Knotting Bake-Off. The contestants have gathered at the Knotting Inn down at the Jersey Shore, each hoping that their perfectly crafted baked good will win the coveted blue ribbon. It seems someone’s dessert is more deadly than tasty, though, when they discover an entire gaggle of bratty students have been poisoned. It is clear that someone at the inn has a sweet tooth for murder. When a detective arrives on the scene, he will need the audience's help to figure out whodunit. Flying accusations and flying pies are just a few of the fun ingredients that make this murder mystery a recipe for a hilarious night at the theatre.Little Women(Family / Holiday)Nov 17 - Dec 3, 2017(12 Performances) Under the guidance of their beloved mother, the four young March sisters -- tempestuous Jo, motherly Meg, shy Beth, and spoiled baby Amy -- struggle to keep their family going while Father's away in the Civil War. In this beautifully dramatized adaptation of the classic novel, each girl strives to find her true self, even as privation, illness, and sibling rivalry cast their shadows over the family home.