Play On!

Starting DateJuly 14, 2017

Ending DateJuly 30, 2017

Tickets

Ticket Prices$26 / $19

Event Description

“A Love Letter to Community Theater”

by Rick Abbot

The hilarious story of a theater group desperately trying to put on a play despite maddening interference from the haughty playwright, who also keeps revising the script. Anything that can go wrong does.

Fridays, July 14, 21 & 28 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays, July 15, 22 & 29 | 7:30 p.m.
Sundays, July 16, 23 & 30 | 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $26 for adults and $19 for students of any age, with a $2 discount for seniors on the Sunday matinees.

GET INVOLVED!

The Phipps is looking for volunteers! Click here to sign up and help with the following roles for this production:

  • Set Construction & Painting
  • Props
  • Costumes
  • Run of Show

The Plot

One plucky community theatre is about to produce a show called Murder Most Foul: a new “murder mystery play” with the same title as an Agatha Christie novel but with no relation whatsoever. The director/theatre manager, Gerry, thought producing the play was a good idea since the inexperienced playwright has agreed to let the company perform the show for no charge.

Gerry, however, had no idea what disasters awaited her: the show is hilariously amateur, the “murder mystery” plot doesn’t really have a murder, and to top it off the playwright keeps changing the story and script only two days from its premiere! It doesn’t help that the cast is disgruntled and the playwright accidentally deletes the entire sound effect board. All of the disasters come to fruition in Act III when the company performs the actual show with hilarious mishaps as every turn.

Play On! is a hilarious love letter to community theatre. Read more: http://stageagent.com/shows/play/5217/play-on#ixzz4gpIBIwwq

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