April 6 – April 14, 2018
Honey. It’s the 1980s. In Louisiana. At Truvy’s beauty shop — motto: “There is no such thing as natural beauty” — the women are all sass and brass. Through clouds of hairspray and over the buzz of blow dryers, six southern spitfires gather each week to gossip and support each other through thick and thin. But those bonds are about to be tested when M’Lynn and her daughter Shelby face a life-changing event. Infused with heart and humor, Steel Magnolias is a hilarious story of love, loss, and enduring friendship.
June 22 – July 8, 2018
Anything Goes is a Tony-Award winning, tap-dancing musical that will take you on a captivating voyage that you’ll not soon forget! In this “De-lovely” musical, the S.S. American sets out on the high seas, and two unlikely pairs set sail on a course for true love. But true love isn’t always as easy to come by, and soon hilarity and hijinks ensue on the high seas, complete with mistaken identities, love triangles, scandal, and blackmail! Complete with classic songs by Cole Porter including, “You’re the Top,” “Blow, Gabriel, Blow,” “It’s De-Lovely,” and, of course, “Anything Goes,” you’re sure to enjoy this memorable classic!
May 11 – 26, 2018
Indomitable stage mother Rose chases vicarious success and stardom as she pushes her daughters through the vaudeville circuit. When Dainty June flees the act to elope, Rose vows to make introverted Louise into a star. Boasting one show-stopping song after another – like “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” and “Let Me Entertain You” – this classic musical was inspired by memoirs of the legendary burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
July 20 – August 5, 2018
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, it’s a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. Come fall in love with the magic for the first time—or all over again with classics such as “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl,” “Part of Your World” and more!
Live entertainment is a longstanding and treasured tradition at Allenberry Resort. In 1949, the Allenberry Playhouse opened, delighting visitors from near and far with wonderful plays and performances. Famous faces at the Allenberry include a young John Travolta who joined the summer stock program in 1971 and Shirley Jones who played a special one-week engagement in 1994 to sold-out crowds.
The historic playhouse has been lovingly restored and offers a full calendar of musicals, comedy and family fare to a new generation of guests and visitors.
Learn more about our 2017-2018 theater season at the Allenberry Playhouse and buy tickets here! http://keystonetheatrics.com/buytickets/