Plays, Musicals & Concerts in Williamsport, PA

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 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.

Noises Off March 22-23, 28-30 at 7:30 PM
March 31 at 2:00 PM

Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play. And when the play goes on tour – things just couldn’t get worse!

 ​CAST LIST

Dotty: Danielle Velkoff
Lloyd: Billy Martel
Brooke: Ashley Larson
Poppy: Stephanie Hines
Gary: Sean Engemann 
Belinda: Liz Snow
Tim: Cameron Edinger
Selsdon: Brad Heffner
Freddie: Kyle Huggins

To Kill a Mockingbird May 3-4, 9-11 at 7:30 PM
May 12 at 2:00 PM

In 1935, Scout, a young girl in a quiet southern town, is about to experience dramatic events that will affect the rest of her life. As her father, Atticus Finch, defends a young black man, wrongfully accused of a terrible crime, Scout and her brother notice people of the town becoming hostile. Wondering why her father would take on a seemingly hopeless fight, she learns a valuable lesson about what it means to be a good and decent human.

Guys and Dolls June 21-22, 27-29 at 7:30 PM
June 30 at 2:00 PM

Nathan Detroit runs the biggest craps game in New York City, while the authorities breathe down his neck and Adelaide, his fiancée of fourteen years, wonders when they’ll take the next step. When Nathan sets up fellow gambler Sky Masterson with the impossible task of winning over the straight-laced missionary Sarah Brown, the adventure takes off. From Times Square to Havana, to the sewers of New York, everyone eventually ends up right where they belong.

The Glitter Girls August 29-31 at 7:30 PM

The Glitter Girls (a northern Georgia women’s social club) have been summoned by their richest member, Trudy Tromaine, who is supposedly at death’s door. The girls must decide which one lucky member among them will receive some of Trudy’s millions, launching some hilarious and touching campaigns, with all of them unaware of some other twists and turns that lie in wait.

Studio Series

The Moyer Studio Theatre is the main performance space of CTL's Community Academy of Stage and Theatre. The Studio Theatre is excited to bring audiences top quality productions of cutting-edge comedies and dramas set in an intimate setting. 

Rabbit Hole April 5-6 at 7:30 PM
April 7 at 2:00 PM

Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day.

Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

​CAST LIST

Becca - Amy Straub
Howie - Jason Puckey
Nat - Elaine Pfeil
Izzy - Arielle Roush
Jason - Connor Hill

The Complete Works of Wm. Shakespeare (Abridged) May 31 at 7:30 PM
June 1 at 7:30 PM
June 2 at 2:00 PM

All 37 plays in 97 minutes! Three madcap men in tights weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter. An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays!

​CAST LIST

Bradley Dennis
Ben Hartman
Billy Martel

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.

Penguin Project Presents: The Jungle Book Kids March 1 at 7:30 PM
March 2 at 2:00 PM
March 2 at 7:30 PM
March 3 at 2:00 PM

Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run in the deepest parts of the jungle. On their journey, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd of elephants and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the swingin' musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera are forced to run for their lives. When Shere Khan returns, our heroes must rally their fellow animals into battle and restore peace throughout the jungle.

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The Enchanted Bookshop April 12-13 at 7:30 PM
April 14 at 2:00 PM

“A Likely Story” looks like any other used bookstore during the day, but at night – magic happens. The characters in the books come to life, and long to help the scatterbrained owner save their struggling store – but they can’t be seen by human eyes. When a pair of smugglers comes looking for a stolen necklace, the characters are torn – can the help, but potentially disappear forever, or can they defeat the crooks without being seen?

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Concerts

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

UMC - Women of Pop: 21st Century Divas February 21-22 at 7:30 PM
February 23 at 2:00 PM
February 23 at 7:30 PM
The Uptown Music Collective returns to the Community Theatre League with “Women of Pop: 21st Century Divas.” This performance will feature the music of modern female pop artists who have transcended the music and performances of their peers, and become legendary. These artists include Adele, Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Beyoncé, and more. This intimate and classy concert will celebrate these powerful and talented women and their music on CTL’s stage with the creativity and musicality the students of the Uptown Music Collective have become known for.

Student Productions

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

Peter Pan & Wendy March 8 at 10:30 AM
March 9 at 7:00 PM
March 10 at 2:00 PM

In this classic story by J.M. Barrie, the carefree Peter Pan flies into the Darling home and convinces Wendy and her two brothers to go with him to Neverland, an island of childhood imaginations. While there, the Darling children join Peter and the Lost Boys in their adventures, eventually being captured by the infamous Captain Hook and his menacing pirate crew. Come join us for a tale that has captured audiences’ imaginations for over a century!

Peter Pan and Wendy is presented by the West Branch School as a part of their curriculum. All performances are open to the public.

Tickets

Friday Morning: $5 All Tickets
Saturday & Sunday: $9 Adults; $6 Students and Youth

West Side Story July 18-20 at 7:30 PM
July 21 at 2:00 PM

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.

Disney's Mary Poppins, Jr. August 2-3 at 7:30 PM
August 4 at 2:00 PM

The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family members how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren't the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that "Anything can happen if you let it."

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Willy Wonka, Jr. August 16-18 at 7:30 PM

Enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has staged a contest, hiding golden tickets in five of his candy bars. Whomever finds these tickets wins a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour alongside his grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka’s rules in the factory – or suffer the consequences!

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