Children's play precedes Mountain Playhouse's 2014 season in Jennerston
May 8, 2014 5:45 AM
Current exterior, Mountain Playhouse, Jennerstown.
Mountain Playhouse will offer a preseason children’s play, “Junie B. Jones,” a TheatreworksUSA Tour program, May 12-16. The book and lyrics are by Marcy Heisler, and music is by Zina Goldrich.
Party on the Lawn, a fundraiser, will be held 3 to 6 p.m. May 18, offering music by the Sly String Quartet, croquet, bocce, hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Admission is $25.
Here is the 2014 season:
June 17-29 — “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” a musical comedy by Roger Bean
July 8-20 — “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” a musical by Andrew Lloyd Weber and lyricist Tim Rice
July 22-Aug. 3 — “Funny Money,” a comedy/farce by Ray Cooney
Aug. 5-17 — “Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays with Morrie,” a drama by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom
Sept. 16-28 — “Driving Miss Daisy,” a comedy by Alfred Uhry
Sept. 30-Oct. 12 — “Midlife! The Crisis Musical,” a musical comedy by Bob Walton and Jim Walton, directed by Chan Harris, who has directed more than 20 plays for the playhouse
Evening performances are at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Tickets are $20 to $35. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays and at 3 p.m. Sundays. Matinee tickets are $15 to $30.
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