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Tuck Everlasting (TYA)

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“If you could live forever, would you?” Based on the best-selling, award-winning novel by Natalie Babbitt, this Theatre for Young Audiences version of TUCK EVERLASTING will be brought to life with world-class artistry and powerful storytelling in a sweeping production. Take a journey you’ll never forget in this daring new musical about love, family and […]

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Beauty and the Beast

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After 20 years, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST returns to the Playhouse stage! Nominated for 9 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is considered one the most successful Broadway shows of all time. Since its Broadway debut, it has gone on to be an international sensation that has been produced in over 40 […]

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Sweeney Todd

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SWEENEY TODD has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded eight Tonys (including Best Musical) for its Broadway premiere. Stephen Sondheim’s and Hugh Wheeler’s (A Little Night Music, Pacific Overtures) tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat has simultaneously shocked, awed, and delighted audiences across the world. Contains violence. Auditions for the Erie Playhouse productions of SWEENEY […]

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The Shawshank Redemption

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Based on Stephen King’s 1982 novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, this thrilling stage production examines desperation, injustice, friendship and hope behind the claustrophobic bars of a maximum security facility. The 1994 feature film starred Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman and was nominated for seven Academy Awards. Contains adult language and violence. Auditions for the […]

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Newsies

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Stop the presses! The Tony Award-winning NEWSIES is finally coming to the Erie Playhouse. Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, NEWSIES features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein. It’s a dance-packed musical with non-stop thrills and a […]

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Guys and Dolls

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Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, GUYS AND DOLLS ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950. It received nearly unanimous positive reviews from critics and won a bevy of awards, including Tony Awards, Drama Desks and Oliviers. GUYS AND DOLLS takes us from the heart of Times Square […]

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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Middle school, ugh. It’s the worst. But Greg is determined NOT to be at the bottom of the popularity chart. He’ll leave that to his weird neighbor, Fregley. Or maybe Greg’s best friend, Rowley Jefferson. But it’s not going to be Greg… no way. Will Greg’s plans lead him to sacrifice his one true friend? […]

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Inherit the Wind

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As a media circus descends upon a small American town, two of the largest figures of their time engage in a battle of wits and wills to ensure that justice is served and in the process chart the course of education for generations. Originally written as a response to the threat to intellectual freedom presented […]

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Lyle the Crocodile

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The Lyle series of books has been charming audiences since the mute-but-charismatic crocodile was first introduced in The House on East 88th Street in 1962. Commissioned by the award-winning Seattle Children’s theatre, LYLE THE CROCODILE follows the adventure of Lyle and Hector P. Valenti. You see times are tough all over, even in New York […]

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