Pec Playhouse Theatre
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Pec Playhouse Theatre 2019 Season
Run for Your Wife (Comedy) Feb 22 - Mar 10, 2019 (9 Performances) This superb example of the British farce will have audiences rolling in the aisles with laughter! A taxi driver gets away with having two wives in different areas of the city, because of his irregular working schedule. Complication is piled upon complication as the cabby tries to keep his double life from exploding.
Mamma Mia! (Romantic Comedy Musical) Apr 26 - May 12, 2019 (9 10 Performances) ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any theatre. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Drama) Jul 19 - Aug 4, 2019 (9 Performances) In this enduring American classic, family ties and layers of lies collide over the course of one simmering Southern summer night. Themes of morality, greed, and desire play across the stage in this explosive drama about what can happen when illusions begin to unravel. Brick, racked with guilt over his best friend’s death, numbs his pain with drink. Maggie, his wife, is determined to win even fleeting attention from her neglectful husband. But when three generations come together to celebrate a birthday—and discuss a will—all of the players start to crack under the pressure and the heat. How long can tensions build in a house boiling over with uncertainty, secrets, and maybe even love?
Arsenic & Old Lace (Comedy) Sept 20 - Oct 6, 2019 (9 Performances) We meet Mortimer Brewster and his eccentric family in this time-honored play. Mortimer is living a normal life, with a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper and a new fiance. When he visits his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement, Mortimer inadvertantly discovers family secrets that set this fast-paced screwball comedy into high gear.
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever! (Family Holiday Comedy) Nov 22 - Dec 8, 2019 (12 Performances) This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become a holiday staple for groups across the United States! A couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem - and the fun - when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! It features plenty of great roles for children and adults, a few favorite Christmas Carols, and a lot of laughs!