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Theatre Performances

PBA's theatre program offers a variety of exciting performances each year, ranging from new musicals to classic plays and everything in-between. These performances give all theatre students the opportunity to audition for parts, gain on-stage experience and participate in backstage work. All of our performances, unless otherwise noted, are located at the Fern Street Theatre.

Upcoming Shows


A Physically Distanced 10-minute PlayFest


Join us as PBA Theatre host a special evening of theatre – like none other. Small groups, physically distanced, will rotate between three Fern Street Theatre stages to experience six ten minute plays. Come for a night of positively entertaining shows from Off Broadway to Shakespearian stories to dramatic to comedy. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Each performance will include the following pieces:

  • Paramus and Thisbe adapted from Ovid and William Shakespeare
  • Post-Its by Paul Dooley
  • Devised by PBA Theatre
  • Leviathan by Thornton Wilder
  • Funerals Are For Dating from I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change by Joe Dipietro and Jimmy Roberts
  • Hamnet: Prince Upon Avon book and lyrics by Kyle Schnack; music by Joshua Lubben

Dates, Times & Tickets 

  • 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, November 13-14
  • 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, November 19-21


By William Shakespeare
Adapted by Kyle Schnack



The Bard’s darkest cautionary tale warns us of the danger of greed-soaked ambition. Determined to fulfill a prophecy of greatness, Macbeth and his cunning wife embark on their quest to rule whatever the cost. "Macbeth" reflects the greatest tragedy of all -- the Fall of Man; but Shakespeare leaves us with a ray of hope with the coronation of a new virtuous king.
*Recommended for ages 14 and up; Drama

Dates, Times & Tickets 

  • Feb. 25-27, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 27, 2021 at 2:00pm

Sunday In The Park With George

Book by James Lapine
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim



One of the most acclaimed musicals of our time, “A Sunday in the Park with George” is inspired by Georges Seurat’s pointillist masterpiece “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.” This insightful and moving musical merges past and present as two artists strive to realize their artistic vision without losing the people they love. The challenging story of life and art reaffirms our need to connect past, present, and future.
*Recommended for ages 12 and up; Musical

Dates, Times & Tickets 

  • Apr. 15-17, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Apr. 17-18, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

*All performances Sold Out

NOTE: In our effort to provide students with a full house, all seats and tickets not claimed 5 minutes prior to show time will be released to others. Latecomers may or may not be seated. Thank you for understanding.   


Past Theatre Shows

Includes playwright(s) and composer(s).

  • The Wizard of Oz; L. Frank Baum 
  • Hecuba; Euripides
  • Silent Sky; Lauren Gunderson

  • The Luck of Roaring Camp; Thomas Lubben; Michael Lubben and Joshua Lubben
  • Twelfth Night; William Shakespeare
  • Go, Dog. Go!; Steven Dietz and Allison Gregory; Michael Koerner
  • Little Women; Allan Knee; Mindi Dickstein and Jason Howland

  • The 39 Steps; Patrick Barlow
  • Student-Directed One Acts
  • The Scarlet Letter; Stuart Vaughan
  • The Boy Friend; Sandy Wilson

  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised); Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
  • The Marvelous Wonderettes; Roger Bean, Brian William Baker
  • The Diviners; Jim Leonard, Jr. 
  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Rupert Holmes

  • A Palm Tree in a Rose Garden; Meade Roberts
  • Doubt: A Parable; John Patrick Shanley
  • The Spitfire Grill; James Valcq
  • The Taming of the Shrew; William Shakespeare

  • Godspell; John Michael Tedelak; Stephen Schwartz
  • The Student Directed One Acts
  • The Curious Savage; John Patrick
  • Little Shop of Horrors; Howard Ashman, Alan Menken

  • Reeling; Barry Kornhauser
  • Dancing at Lughnasa; Brian Friel
  • Seussical: The Musical; Lynn Ahrens and Stephan Flaherty

  • As You Like It; William Shakespeare
  • A Doll's House; Henrik Ibsen
  • You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown; John Gordon, Clark Gesner
  • Cabaret; Joe Masteroff; Kander and Ebb

  • Stop the World, I Want to Get Off; Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
  • A Long Christmas Dinner; Thornton Wilder
  • Something's Afoot; James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach, Ed Linderman
  • The Student Directed One Acts; Tennessee Williams

  • Pride and Prejudice; Adapted by Jon Jory
  • Everyman; Unknown
  • The Drowsy Chaperone; Bob Martin and Don McKellar, Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison

  • Nunsense; Dan Goggin
  • A Winter's Tale; William Shakespeare
  • She Loves Me; Joe Masteroff, Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick
  • Exit the King; Eugene Ionesco