CCT opens 63rd season with a chiller
CHAMBERSBURG – Chambersburg Community Theatre (CCT) opens its 63rd season next month with "The Univited."
The show opens Friday, September 9, and runs through September 18, with 7:30 p.m. performances Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday matinees at the Capitol Theatre, 159 S Main St., Chambersburg.
Directed by Tom Amick and written by Tim Kelly, "The Uninvited" is based on the novel by Dorothy Macardle. A brother and sister from London purchase a surprisingly affordable, lonely cliff-top house overlooking the Irish Sea, only to discover that it actually carries a ghostly price. Soon they are caught up in a bizarre romantic triangle from beyond the grave. A tragic family past, a mysteriously locked room, cold chills, bumps in the night - this Gothic classic has it all.
The cast for "The Uninvited"includes Brent Blair and Nickey Sanders as Roddy and Pam Fitzgerald, the siblings who purchase the house. Madison Plausky will play Stella Meredith, whose family had previously lived in the house, and W. Andrew Stover will play her grandfather, Commander Brooke. Lizzie Flynn, the Fitzgerald’s housekeeper, will be played by Bonnee Wendle, and the nosy neighbor, Mrs. Jessup, will be played by Patti Hann. Other cast members include Bex Etter as Wendy and Bruce Kloster as Max Hilliard (friends of the Fitzgeralds), Roy Summers as Dr. Scott and Deb Millhouse as Miss Holloway, Stella’s former nurse.
Tickets are $18 for adults, $13 for students 13 through college, and $8 for children age 3-12. An additional $2 per ticket Capitol Theatre service fee will apply. Tickets can be purchased online at cctonline.org or by stopping at, or calling, the Capitol Theatre Box Office at 717-263-0202, ext. 0. The box office is open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and one hour before each performance. Group discounts are also available.
CCT’s 2016-2017 season continues with Disney’s "Beauty and the Beast"November 4-6 and 11-13. CCT will round out its 63rd season in the spring with Woody Allen’s "Don’t Drink the Water" March 17-19 and 24-26, 2017; and "Anne of Green Gables " May 12-14 and 19-21, 2017.
Season passes are on sale now, and subscribers can save up to $30 off the individual ticket price. Season passes, which include four or eight admissions to the entire season, are on sale at the CCT Office located in the Capitol Theatre Center, 159 S Main St., Chambersburg.
For more information see the website at www.cctonline.org or call the office at 717-263-3900.
CCT is the resident theater company of the historic Capitol Theatre. The relationship affords CCT certain benefits; however, the theater group is a paying tenant and a separate 501(c)3 non-profit organization. They continue to operate solely by ticket sales and donations. It is the mission of CCT to entertain, educate and increase participation in and appreciation of live theater.
For more information about CCT and its programs, contact the CCT office at 717-263-3900 or visit the website at www.cctonline.org.