Our 2011 Season
Fishing Creek Playhouse & Dinner Theater 450 Fishing Creek Road • Etters, PA 17319 1-877-998-7469
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January 28 — February 20 • By Neil Simon
This classic comedy opens as a group of the guys assembled for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison, And if the mess is any indication, it’s no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed and none too tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the cleanfreak and the slob ultimately decide to room together with hilarious results as The Odd Couple is born.
July 8 — August 14 • Book by Michael Stewart Lyrics by Lee Adams. Music by Charles Strouse
Bye-Bye Birdie is one of the most captivating musical shows of our time. It is a satire done with the fondest affection, and tells the story of a rock and roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. An English Teacher, What Did I Ever See in Him?, Put on a Happy Face, One Boy, A Lot of Livin’ to Do, Kids, Rosie and Spanish Rose are musical theater classics. This is the tops in imagination and good old fashion fun.
March 4 — April 9 • By various artists
Five wailing women, a hot six-piece band, outrageous costumes and wigs and many cans of hairspray a week can only mean one thing — Beehive, the 60’s Musical Sensation is coming. Beehive is a high-evergy musical revue tracing the coming of age of women’s music through 37 popular hits of the girl groups and solo singers of the 1960’s.
August 26 — October 2 • Music by Leonard Bernstein. Book and lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green.
April 15 — May 8 • By Ken Ludwig
Everyone who comes to New York City has different expectations and plans for their stay. On the Town is the tale of three sailors on a 24 hour leave from their ship docked in this fabulous city. Memborable numbers include Come Up to My Place, Lucky to Be Me, Some Other Time and New York, New York. It’s an uplifting, fun show with energy and verve.
In the madcap comedy tradition of Lend Me a Tenor, the hilarious Moon Over Buffalo centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950’s. The the moment, they’re playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in Buffalo, New York with five actors. On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George’s dalliance with a young ingenue, they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom. Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee and if he likes what he sees, he might cast them in his movie remake of The Scarlet Pimpernel. Unfortunately for George and Charlotte, everything that could go wrong does go wrong.
October 7 — October 30 • Created and written by Gerard Alessandrini
In this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Broadway’s greatest muscial legends meet Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of the theater’s greatest stars and songwriters.
May 20 — June 26 • Musical based on the 1944 film
Meet Me in St. Louis is a rare treasure in the musical theater, and is based on the heartwarming movie. Join the Smith family at the 1904 World’s Fair, and see how their love and respect for each other is tempered with the genuine humor that can only be generated by such a special family. Memorable musical numbers include The Boy Next Door, The Trolley Song, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Whenever I’m with You, and A Day in New York.
AStar Barn Christmas November 11 — December 21
An original musical.