Fleetwood

Fleetwood Community Theatre brings the Tony Award winning comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” by Christopher Durang to its stage May 4-6. This six character play, directed by Tara Sands, takes Chekhov’s characters and themes and transplants them to modern day Pennsylvania. Durang has intricately woven the plots and character of the three most well known Chekhov titles into this modern day comedy. Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia are still living at the family’s homestead in Bucks County. They use to spend their days caring for their aging parents, but now they spend their days bemoaning their lack of a life.

The cast includes Stephen Miller as Vanya, LeAnne Zettlemoyer as Sonia, Cathy Leibensperger as Masha, Joey Lovello as Spike, Samantha Moore as Nina and Melissa Kopicz as Cassandra.

Performances are May 4, 5, and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and May 6 & 7 at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door. ($2 fee per ticket for Credit Card purchases). Fleetwood Community Theatre will performs “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at 5 West Arch Street for one weekend only starting May 4. There is assigned seating for all shows, so get your tickets early to assured a good seat. Call 484-637-7067. For more information on Fleetwood Community Theatre please visit our website www.fleetwoodcommunitytheatre.com or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fFeetwoodTheatre

Birdsboro

1st Street Players is rehearsing for “The Lion King Jr!” with some very talented young actors. Performances are May 12-21 and tickets are selling very quickly…. email or call to reserve yours today!

Auditions for 1st Street’s summer production of the hit musical “Chicago” will be held Sunday May 7 at noon. The group is looking for mature actors and dancers to fill many roles! No preparation is needed, please come ready to dance and sing. Show dates are August 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20. For more information check our website or email us at info@1ststreetplayers.org.

Want to purchase tickets? Email your request to: tickets@1ststreetplayers.org

Website: www.1ststreetplayers.org

For more information on Fleetwood Community Theatre please visit our website www.fleetwoodcommunitytheatre.com or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fFeetwoodTheatre

Reading

Reading Community Players is pleased to announce its upcoming production of “DEATH DEFYING ACTS: Three one-act comedies by David Mamet, Elaine May and Woody Allen.” Bruce McLean directs these short comedies by some of the most talented comedic playwrights. A two-person comedy by the irascible David Mamet, “An Interview” unfolds as a mysterious interrogation. A sleazy lawyer is forced to answer difficult questions and to admit the truth about his life and career. The Interviewer (the Judge) holds the keys to the gates of Hell.

In the wildly funny Elaine May’s “Hotline,” a neurotic woman with enough urban angst to fill a neighborhood calls a suicide crisis hotline late one night. The counselor who gets the call is overwhelmed -- it’s his first night on the job. Although a serious subject, it becomes a delightfully comic situation, with a split stage allowing us to follow both great characters play out their really wonderful roles.

“Central Park West” by Woody Allen provides an hour of constant hilarity. A well-to-do psychiatrist has just discovered that her best friend is having an affair with her husband. She has invited the friend over for a confrontation, after getting somewhat inebriated. Meanwhile, the husband is about to run off with a college student.

Play dates are May 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and May 21 at 2:30 p.m. at Penn State Berks, Perkins Auditorium. Tickets are $15 and will be sold at the door. For group sales or more info, call 610-375-9106.

Reading

Reading Civic Theatre will hold auditions for “Footloose” May 8 – May 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the RCT Hall at 124 N 10 th St.

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