Event Planning & Rentals


The North Platte Community Playhouse at the Neville Center for the Performing Arts offers a 851-seat theatre. This is a wonderful rental venue for the public. We've held weddings, small and large presentations, recitals, pageants, concerts, senior portraits and other events.


If you are interested in booking us as your venue, please contact us for more information regarding availability, accommodations, features and pricing. We look forward to making your event memorable and successful!


The Patty Birge Room is located within our building. There is access from within the theatre itself and also street-side access through the doors on 5th street just east of our main entrance and office doors. If you have auditioned for a play, sang with the Frontier Review or picked up your child from a recital held at the North Platte Community Playhouse, then you are familiar with this room.


The Patty Birge Room is named after Kathryn Patricia "Patty" (Williamson) Birge. Patty led remodeling the old North Platte Fox Theatre and served as president of the Playhouse for most of 30 years. The Patty Birge Room stands in her honor.


The Patty Birge Room features the following amenities and resources:

  • Tables and chairs
  • Podium
  • Room for 125 people
  • Access to a full-service kitchen
  • Full-wall-length counter for buffet line or display
  • Numerous electrical outlets (counter " room)
  • Direct access to restrooms


The Patty Birge Room has held birthday parties, baby showers, business meetings and presentations, graduation parties, holiday parties and service club meetings. Please contact Scott Carlson for further details.



Costumes and Props


The North Platte Community Playhouse provides costume and prop rentals for schools, churches, and individuals for different events. The theatre boasts more costumes and props than we technically have room for.


To scratch the surface of our wonderful and diverse collection, we have period clothing and undergarments, full service uniforms including dress blues, gowns and suits, shoes, period and modern hats, period purses and luggage.


Our prop room is full of diverse treasures and period pieces. If you need it, chances are that we have it!