“The Glass Menagerie” Set to Run This June at The Kelsey Theatre

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Mother Amanda (Laurie Hardy), middle, daughter Laura (Jessica Braynor) and son Tom (Roberto Gianni Forero) are drowning in frustration and despair in this Tennessee Williams classic. Photo by John M. Maurer

Love, dreams, desire, and longing tug at the heart in Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie,” coming to The Kelsey Theatre. Presented by the Perry Award and Kelsey Award-winning Maurer Productions OnStage (MPO), dates and show times for this 1944 classic are: Fridays, June 9 and 16 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, June 10 and 17 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, June 11 and 18 at 2 p.m.

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Journey Under the Sea with “The Little Mermaid” at The Kelsey Theatre

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Flounder (Dylan Katz) tries to help as Ariel (Rachael Shadle) is held back by the Witch’s minions, Flotsam (Vincent Martinez), right, and Jetsam (Tylir Brown). Photo by John M. Maurer.

An underwater spectacular is coming to The Kelsey Theatre! The Yardley Players present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Fridays, May 26 and June 2 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, May 27 and June 3 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays, May 28 and June 4 at 2 p.m.

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“The Boy From Oz” Set to Dance Its Way Into Kelsey Theatre This May

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Andrew Ruggieri as Peter Allen and Christina Kosyla as Liza Minelli. Photo by Angel Obregon.

Growing up in the Australian Outback, young Peter Allen has dreams of seeing his name in lights on Broadway. “The Boy from Oz” is Allen’s story – of his spectacular rise to the top as a singer/songwriter and the trials that come with fame. Forte Dramatic Productions partners with Pierrot Productions to bring Allen’s musical biography to the stage at Kelsey Theatre.

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“Blood Wedding” Set for Run Inside The Kelsey Theatre

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Marissa Edwards as The Bride and Charles Acosta as Leonardo. Photo by Robert Terrano.

The Academic Theatre and Dance program at Mercer County Community College will combine storytelling, dance and music in the spell-binding production “Blood Wedding.”  Wildly popular in its day and still performed regularly in Latin countries, this Spanish classic comes to Kelsey Theatre Fridays, April 21 and 28 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, April 22 and 29 at 8 p.m., and Sundays, April 23 and 30 at 2 p.m.

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