The Capitol Theatre invites the public to participate in selecting the “Audience Choice Award” for the 2021 Young Playwrights Festival. Below are six links to six original plays, written by Franklin County students as part of the Young Playwrights Festival in partnership with the Chambersburg Community Theatre. Happy voting! VOTE for your favorite play to win the “Audience Choice Award”! Happy viewing and thank you for supporting young talent.
ROBIN HOOD AND THAT TIME HE STOLE A FISH CART View here.
THE MAGIC STAFF View here.
THE PRINCESSES View here.
BAD HARE DAY View here.
THE SCARIEST DAY OF MY LIFE View here.
THE BIG ADVENTURE ON GLITTER RIVER View here.
For the first time in the tri-state area, Chambersburg Community Theatre brings you a riotous comedy It’s Onlhy A Play…sure to have you rolling in the aisles!
Featuring a cast of some of CCT’s most comedic actors, this play runs March 22-24 and 29-31 on stage of the Capitol Theatre.It will leave you with sore cheeks and sides from all the laughing you are about to do!
It’s the opening night of The Golden Egg on Broadway, and the wealthy producer Julia Budder is throwing a lavish party in her lavish Manhattan townhouse. Downstairs the celebrities are pouring in, but the real action is upstairs in the bedroom, where a group of insiders has staked themselves out to await the reviews. The group includes the excitable playwright; the possibly unstable wunderkind director; the pill-popping leading lady, treading the boards after becoming infamous in Hollywood; and the playwright’s best friend, for whom the play was written but who passed up this production for a television series. Add to this a drama critic who’s panned the playwright in the past and a new-in-town aspiring singer, and you have a prime recipe for the narcissism, ambition, childishness, and just plain irrationality that infuse the theatre—and for comedy. But don’t worry: This play is sure to be the hit they have hoped it would be.
Tickets are on sale now. Evening shows are 7:30 PM and Sundays offers matinees at 2 PM. Purchase tickets here.
Chambersburg Community Theatre is a fixture of the Capitol Theatre and downtown Chambersburg, providing a place to nuture and share talent for more than 60 years. The 2018 season of Chambersburg Community Theatre (CCT) begins with Luxury Cruise, running from February 23 through March 4, followed by Theatre A Go-Go’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar from March 23-25, and from May 11 through May 20 is Rodger & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
2018 STAGE Camp will be Shrek The Muscial Jr. STAGE stands for Summer Theatre Arts Group Experience and is sponsored annually by the Chambersburg Community Theatre. Campers learn theatre production from auditions to rehearsals and the final performance. About 5 dozen campers, age 8 to 18 from the tri-state area, participate in STAGE Camp.
The new season is also the inaugural season for new managing director, Kelly Kozlowsk. Kozlowski succeeds Sally Herritt, who led the organization for 25 years. Kozlowski is no stranger to CCT. She served as choreographer for STAGE Camp productions as well as performed onstage.
Check out the dates and times for the 2018 season. CCT Shows are performed on the stage of the Capitol Theatre. Tickets can be purchased online or by contacting the Capitol Theatre Box Office at (717) 263-0202. Adult tickets are $21; students, 13 years to college with ID are $16; and children, age 12 & under are $11.
The 2018 Shows
Evening Performances: Feb 23 & 24, Mar 2 & 3, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Matinees: Feb 25 & Mar 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Three very different couples come together on this world cruise with some laughs, tears, and fun.
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.
March 23-25, 2018
A Theatre A Go-Go Production In Association with Totem Pole Playhouse and CCT in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar
Evening Performances: May 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Matinees: May 13 & 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Oklahoma! Is Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration and set the standards of musical theatre. It is a young love story, set in Oklahoma territory, just after the turn of the twentieth century.