North Platte Community Playhouse
2014-2015 Production Season
Performance Dates: September 27 & 28 and October 3, 4 & 5 2014
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" is a musical comedy that centers on a fictional spelling bee at Putnam County Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally quirky grown-ups. In an unusual twist, four real audience members will be invited to the stage to compete in the Bee alongside the six young characters. The Broadway production was nominated for six Tony Awards.
Director: Darrell Drullinger
Performance Dates:November 15, 16, 21, 22 & 23 2014
Come celebrate the holidays with the Church Basement Ladies in this all-new musical show filled with their heart-warming humor and wisdom. The year is 1959, and the ladies are putting the final touches on the annual Sunday School Christmas Program. You can almost smell the cookies baking as these ladies dish out more than holiday goodies. "Away in the Basement" is a delightfully funny way to celebrate the holiday season.
Director - Carolyn Clark
Performance Dates: February 7, 8, 13, 14 & 15 2015
The Tony Award winning Best Musical, &Spamalot&, is lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy, &Monty Python and the Holy Grail&. &Spamalot& retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. It features a bevy of beautiful showgirls, not to mention flying cows, killer rabbits and French taunters. The 2005 Broadway musical was nominated for 14 Tony Awards and received three.
Director: Anne Schmit
Performance Dates: April 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19 2015
Sharp-witted detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his trusted companion, Dr. Watson, prepare to rescue Miss Faulkner from the clutches of the dastardly Moriarty in Arthur Conan Doyle and William Gillette’s play based on Doyle’s legendary literary character. The play first opened in New York City on November 6, 1899.