The Gospel at Colonus opens Friday, June 19th at Playhouse on the Square! The Gospel at Colonus is the final musical in our 2014 – 2015 season and is one that we can promise you won’t want to miss! Based on Sophocles’ Greek myth Oedipus and set in a contemporary African-American gospel church service, this production will move and thrill you with electrifying vocals. Scorned and aged, Oedipus arrives at Colonus where he will die as fate foretold. But before his demise, he must tell his side of events. His journey toward truth, self-understanding, and forgiveness comes with soaring songs and an ending to lift the soul.
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We’re so excited to finally announce the musical that will close our 2015 – 2016 season! Sister Act will play on the POTS stage June 17 – July 10, 2016. Based on the 1992 comedy, Sister Act is the story of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier who, after witnessing a murder, is put into protective custody. In a convent! Sister Act is filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing, and a truly moving story.
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Playhouse on the Square is proud to announce its selections for the 2015 – 2016 season! The upcoming season will see multiple blockbuster musicals as well as numerous regional and world premiere productions! The Playhouse on the Square main stage will open with Billy Elliot the Musical, stage the return of Peter Pan for the holiday season, and present the regional premiere of the hit musical Memphis! For the rest of the Playhouse on the Square main stage season, click HERE. The Circuit Playhouse season will begin with the one man comedy Buyer and Cellar, as well as Carrie the Musical, and finish with the hit musical play Peter and the Starcatcher. For more information about The Circuit Playhouse season, click HERE.
Playhouse on the Square is also proud to announce the two winners of our 2014 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting competition. Byhalia, MS by Evan Linder will receive its world premiere production in January of 2016, while Moonvine by Teri K. Feigelson will premiere in July of 2016. For a synopsis of our two new world premiere productions, click HERE.
Subscriptions for the 2015 – 2016 season will be available beginning May, 2015.Read More
Playhouse on the Square’s Summer Youth Theatre Conservatory is open to any student interested in theatre regardless of experience. All of the courses are taught by professional artists. Self-esteem is of primary importance to our program. Theatre is the perfect environment for a child to find their voice. Session sizes are limited to allow for maximum individual attention and development.
A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a space. Payment in full includes the amount of the deposit.
Tots@POTS (5-6 years of age)
A one week program with daily instructional core classes designed to develop children’s creativity through Acting, Music and Movement exercises in a controlled, focused setting. Students will also explore a popular piece of children’s literature through dramatization, dance, and song. Each session culminates in a short performance.
- TOTS 1 – June 15 through June 19, 2015 – Morning session (8:30 am – 12:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
- TOTS 2 – June 15 through June 19 , 2015 – Afternoon session (1:00 pm – 4:30 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
- TOTS 3 – July 6 through July 10, 2015 – Morning session (8:30 am – 12:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
- TOTS 4 – July 6 through July 10, 2015 – Afternoon session (1:00 pm – 4:30 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
Junior Conservatory (7-11 years of age)
A two week program with daily instructional core classes in Theatre Dynamics, Voice, and Stage Movement. The program focuses on creative acting skills and reinforces the discipline of body, voice and imagination. Students will engage in activities including movement, improvisation, monologue and ensemble work. An introduction on the proper way to audition is an element of the classes. Additionally, the students create pieces which are presented in a performance on the last day of the session.After Care available 3pm-5pm for an additional fee.
- JUNIOR 1 – June 1 through June 12, 2015 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
- JUNIOR 2 – June 22 through July 3, 2015 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) at Playhouse on the Square
- JUNIOR 3 – July 20 through July 31, 2015 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)at The Circuit Playhouse
Senior Conservatory (12-17 years of age)
A three week program with daily instructional core classes in Acting, Music, and Dance. Acting instruction includes a focus on both monologue and ensemble work. Music will give instruction in diction, breathing, sight-reading, and solo and group singing techniques. Dance instruction will introduce students to ballet, tap, jazz, and modern styles. Classes will provide the basic tools needed to feel confident in performing in public. One or more theatre specialty classes will also be taught. The session culminates in performance on the last day.
- Senior Session – July 6 through July 24, 2015 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) at Playhouse on the Square
For more information, please call (901) 728-5631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org