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KELSEY CASTING CALL: “Green Day’s American Idiot”


The Pennington Players are thrilled to bring The Kelsey Theatre premiere of GREEN DAY’S AMERICAN IDIOT, a show written by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer.

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‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ Set for Kelsey Theatre Premiere in May

Presented by The Pennington Players, David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, is set to hit the stage at The Kelsey Theatre May 25 through June 3, 2018. This play, which is widely considered to be David Mamet’s best work, follows a group of small-time, cutthroat real estate salesmen trying to grind out a living by pushing plots of land on reluctant buyers in a never-ending scramble for their share of the American Dream.

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KELSEY CASTING CALL: “Glengarry Glen Ross”



GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS: David Mamet’s 1984 Pulitzer Prize winning play, “Glengarry Glen Ross”, is about the struggles of four shady small-time salesmen in a small branch of a larger real estate company located in Chicago. Taking place over two business days in the mid-80s, the play portrays the dog-eat-dog world of real estate and the ends ruthless salesmen will go to in order to sell overpriced and undesirable land to uninterested and reluctant potential buyers. The cutthroat conniving salesmen resort to trickery, bribery, deceit, lying, and theft. This dark play successfully illustrates the social Darwinist nature of the shady world of real estate in a big city and the Darwinian rules of the desperate salesmen’s game.

Here’s everything you need to know for the auditions!

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“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” Now Eligible for The 2018 Kelsey Awards


The cast of The Hunchback of Notre Dame at The Kelsey Theatre.

After a very successful run inside The Kelsey Theatre, The Pennington Players production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” has submitted their documents and are now eligible for The 2018 Kelsey Awards, set to return August 2018 inside The Kelsey Theatre.

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The Pennington Players Call for Show Proposals for 2018-2019 Kelsey Theatre Season


The Pennington Players have a longstanding commitment to open interesting new opportunities to area actors, directors, producers, and other theatre personnel. As a part of this commitment, they are currently accepting show proposals (plays and musicals) for the 2018-2019 season at The Kelsey Theatre! Shows must be submitted via email at ThePennPlayers@gmail.com by November 13, 2017. Here are all of the details:

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“Hunchback of Notre Dame” Set to Make Its Kelsey Theatre Debut


CJ Carter as Quasimodo. Photo by KyrusKeenan Photography.

It’s 1482 Paris and life is dark and difficult. The gypsies who occupy the edges of society are in a constant struggle with city officials and the soldiers charged with protecting the citizenry. Thus begins “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” an epic tale set to a sweeping musical score, to be presented by The Pennington Players at The Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times are Fridays, Oct. 20 and 27 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Oct. 21 and 28 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Oct. 22 and 29 at 2 p.m.

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