Grease – March 9-12, 2017

Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School presents Grease, the classic musical, at Cedar Crest College, Samuels Theater, 1444 E. Cedar Street, Allentown. Performances begin at 7 p.m., March 9-11, and at 2 p.m. on March 12, 2017.

Beauty and the Beast – March 9 – 12, 2017

This stage musical, based on the Disney animated feature and Broadway show, is this year’s Upper Perkiomen High School theater production. Tickets are for select seats (no general admission seating this year!), with special pricing for students and children at select shows (Thursday night is “Student Night;” with $5 tickets for students, Sunday afternoon is the “Children’s Show;” with $5 tickets for children 14 and under. Tickets may be purchased in advance online, or at the door on the day of the performance. The auditorium opens a half hour before curtain. Show time is 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night, and 2 p.m on Sunday. UPHS, 2 Walt Road, Pennsburg, PA.

Laramie Project – March 10 – March 26, 2017

“The Laramie Project” is about a young gay man who was beaten and tied to a fence and left for dead for 18 hours in Laramie, Wyoming in 1998. Matthew was barely alive when he was found tied to the fence and taken to the hospital where he died just a few days later. His life and death became a national story and the work that the Matthew Shepard Foundation has done since his death has been instrumental in strengthening hate crime laws and raising awareness of the violence that the LBGTQ+ community faces.

Steel River Playhouse, 245 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA

Miss Saigon – March 15-19, 2017

Students at Emmaus High School will be performing the school edition of the Broadway musical Miss Saigon on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night at 7 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. Tickets should be purchased online. Emmaus High School, 500 Macungie Avenue, Emmaus, PA.

Sister Act – March 16-19, 2017

Southern Lehigh High School’s award-winning theatre program will proudly present another Lehigh Valley debut with its production of Sister Act this March.  The production will run from Thursday, March 16th through Sunday, March 19th.  Shows are at 7PM on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and their will be a 2pm matinee on Sunday.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students/senior citizens. 

Sister Act is based on the 1992 movie of the same name starring Whoopi Goldberg.  The Broadway version of this show with a brand-new hit score was released in 2011.  Sister Act takes place in 1977 Philadelphia.  The dynamic Gospel and Soul score is being performed by a student cast of 27 and a student orchestra of 20.

Southern Lehigh High School, 5800 Main Street, Center Valley, PA. Tickets form for reserved seating is  online. Performances begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and at 2 p.m on Sunday.

Pippin – April 5-9, 2017

Tickets must be purchased in advance for this musical performance at Parkland High School, 2700 N. Cedar Crest, South Whitehall Township, PA (just above Allentown).

Tickets are required for all PHS plays and musicals.  Tickets can only be ordered by mail by filling out and mailing in the appropriate show ticket form below.  Tickets cannot be reserved over the phone.  There are no walk-up box office hours at the school (unless tickets still remain on the night of the show, in which case the box office will open 1 hour prior to showtime).

Sound of Music – April 6-9, 2017

Tickets are already sold out for Friday and Sunday, so don’t wait to get tickets for any of the remaining shows. Boyertown Area Senior High School, 120 North Monroe Street, Boyertown, PA

Narnia, The Musical – April 6-8, 2017

Salem Christian School, 8031 Salem Bible Church Road, Macungie, PA

Spamalot – April 6-9, 2017

And now for something completely different, thanks to Monty Python and Whitehall High School Drama Club.

You can purchase tickets by:

1. Calling the ticket hotline: 610-437-5081 ext. 93270

2. Downloading and mailing in the ticket order form.

Whitehall High School Auditorium, 3800 Mechanicsville Road, Whitehall, PA.

Bonnie and Clyde – April 6-9, 2017

Tickets can be purchased at the door at Allen High School, 126 N. 17th Street, Allentown, PA or online.

At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies to America’s most renowned folk heroes and the Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmares.

Bonnie and Clyde is a thrilling contemporary musical drama with a non-traditional score, combining blues, gospel and rockabilly music.

A love story at its core, Bonnie and Clyde is less about bank robberies and more about what you are willing to sacrifice for the one you love.

Shows run April 6, 7, 8 at 7 p.m. – with an additional matinée on Sunday April 9 at 2 p.m.

Anything Goes – April 20-22, 2017

This classic Cole Porter musical is being staged by high school students at Central Catholic High School, 301 N. Fourth Street, Allentown, PA. Tickets on sale now; 610-262-7812 or

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – April 26-30, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for this student production of the Rice/Webber rock musical at North Penn High School, 1340 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, PA.

Jesus Christ Superstar – April 27-29, 2017

Looks like tickets are sold out for all but the Saturday matinee performance of this Rice/Webber musical being performed at Dieruff High School, 815 N. Irving Street, Allentown, PA.


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