Upcoming Shows and Events in Williamsport

Looking for things to do in Williamsport? Come see a play, musical or concert at the Community Theatre League! Our local talent will wow you with big city caliber performances. Our selection of shows each season features something for everyone, whether you want to laugh, cry or dance in your seat. Take a look at what's in store at the theater for the 2013-2014 season!

Mainstage Plays & Musicals

Each season CTL brings you a number of feature plays and musicals. From comedy to drama to romance and more, our performances include well-known and up-and-coming shows on a larger scale.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee January 30-31 at 7:30 PM
February 5-7 at 7:30 PM
February 8 at 2:00 PM

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the tweens spell their way through a series of [potentially made-up] words hoping to never hear the soul crushing, pout inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box. ​Appropriate for ages 13 and up.   $20 / $10 / Season / Flex

Meanwhile Back on the Couch March 6-7, 12-14 at 7:30 PM
March 15 at 2:00 PM

Psychiatrist Victor Karleen is in desperate need of money to keep up with his fiancee’s extravagant tastes. A simple misunderstanding concerning a rather torrid manuscript solves his problem...until everything goes wrong. How Victor saves his relationship, keeps his reputation and stays out of the unemployment line, makes up the plot of this zany, fast-paced farce.
$18/ $10 / Season / Flex

Incorruptible May 1-2, 7-9 at 7:30 PM
May 10 at 2:00 PM

The Dark Ages look pretty dark as a small French town is beseiged by a string of disasters.  Saint Foy, the patron of a local monastery hasn’t performed a miracle in years and the church’s coffers are looking pretty bare.  All seems lost until the destitute monks take a lesson from a larcenous one-eyed minstral, who teaches them an outrageous new way to pay old debts.    $18 / $10 / Season / Flex

The Producers June 19-20, 25-27 at 7:30 PM
June 28 at 2:00 PM

A down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history thereby bilking their backers (all “little old ladies”) out of millions of dollars. Problem is--the show is a smash hit! The antics of Bialystock and Bloom as they find a show, hire a director, raise the money and finally go to prison for their misdeeds are comic genius! 
The show still holds the record for the most Tony wins (12), including Best Musical.  $20 / $10  / Season / Flex

Sprouts

Our Sprouts shows are performances by kids, for kids. Typically shorter in length, these productions feature child-friendly content for our younger theater-goers.

A Bagful of Fables April 10-11 at 7:30 PM
April 12 at 2:00 PM

This collection of fables presents Aesop with an attitude!  Join this lively troupe of actors and even Aesop — who may be long gone from this earth but is still the life of the party! — as they bring to the stage the tried and true stories of “The Fox and the Crow,” “The Fox and the Grapes,” “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” and “The Sun and the Wind.” 4 for $32/ $10 / Flex

Concerts

CTL also brings a variety of musical acts to the stage each year, from bands and orchestral groups to vocal performers.

Williamsport City Jazz Orchestra Christmas Jazz December 19-20 at 7:30 PM

The WCJO has fast become the most popular concert in the CTL lineup.  This 18 piece Big Band is back for a holiday installment featuring great jazz and swing arrangements of popular tunes and some toe-tapping numbers you might enjoy for the first time.  Get in the holiday spirit with some of the best instrumentalists in the area.   $15 /$10 / Flex

Dave Sorgen Kate Anderson, Adam Wright, David Bailey, Eddie Severn, Mike Damiani, Diana Bailey, Bob Leidhecker, Bill Ciabattari, Dale Orris, Steve Adams, Mark Lusk, Dick Adams, Matt Radspinner, Becky Ciabattari, Tim Breon & Thomas Outlen.

Rubber Soul February 14 at 7:30 PM

Central PA’s #1 Beatles Tribute Band is stopping at CTL for another night of  great music from the Fab Four.  As a special Valentine’s Day offering, the group made up of Bob Yoas, Dave Brumbaugh, Colin Beatty, and Joel Vincent will concentrate on The Beatle’s love songs--a perfect night out for you and your sweetheart.  $15 / $10 / Flex.

Uptown Unplugged March 19-21 at 7:30 PM

The Community Theatre is the perfect venue to showcase the students of the Uptown Music Collective in an “unplugged” concert all their own.   Last year’s successful venture was such a hit that this season they’ve scheduled three nights.  Performing on acoustic instruments, students will reproduce classic performances by classic rock and modern artists.  $15 / $8 / Flex

GospelBond April 18 at 7:30 PM

CTL’s is excited to add a brand new concert experience to its line-up.  GospelBond is an 10 member, all-male gospel group from the Selinsgrove area.  If you like good, old time gospel harmony, and  tunes like “Sweet By and By,” “Long Black Train,” “Amazing Grace,” these talented guys are sure to delight you.  For more information and to hear some tracks from their 5 albums, visit gospelbond.com. $15 / $10 / Flex

Penny Sings Patsy May 22 at 7:30 PM

Attendees to last year’s concert raved about Penny Eckman’s tribute to the great Patsy Cline.  She’s back for all those who missed it, or just want to see her again. $15 / $10 / Flex

 

Spencer and the T-Bones August 8 at 7:30 PM

Back for their fifth installment, this 9-piece group has been playing to sell-out crowds and mixing together classic rock, funk, soul, & current hits. $15 / $10 / Flex

Featuring Spencer Sweeting--Vocals, Kevin Henry--Trombone, Bill Grose--Trombone, Brett Rynhart--Trombone, Larry Fisher--Bari Sax, Lee Saville-Andree--Keyboards, Tim Breon--Guitar, Matt Radspinner--Bass, Bob Leidhecker--drums.

http://www.spencerandthetbones.com

 

Student Productions

Come see students from throughout the community put on a selection of plays and musicals for all ages!

Festival of Student One-Acts January 8-10 at 7:30 PM

Three one-act plays will be featured in this evening of student productions: Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery,” Stephen Gregg’s “Why Do We Laugh?” and Martin R. Collins’ “You Don’t Have to Feed a Cello.”  Each show is directed, acted, and staffed entirely by HS students. $10 / Flex

Summer Theatre Camp July 6 at 7:30 PM

2015 Summer Theatre Camps & Workshops

For students entering Kindergarten through 8th grade

Full camp descriptions and application are available in March 2015

Camp Release and Medical Form

 

 

Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr July 31 at 7:30 PM
August 1 at 7:30 PM
August 2 at 2:00 PM

Lewis Carroll’s famous inquisitive heroine comes to life in Disney’s Alice In Wonderland jr., a delightful adaptation of the classic Disney film. Join Alice as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game!  4 for $32 / $10 / Flex