Penn State Centre Stage launches season with Sneak Preview Celebration

August 14, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State Centre Stage will kick off its 2019-20 season with a Sneak Preview Celebration from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 4, at the Olsan-Stone Terrace and Playhouse Theatre.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the directors, designers and students who will be producing the upcoming shows; catch a snippet of upcoming performances; view designs and renderings for the upcoming season; and purchase tickets to the productions. Sneak Preview tickets are $25.

Penn State Centre Stage will produce six shows at the Playhouse Theatre during the 2019–20 season, including:

  • "She Kills Monsters," by Qui Nguyen, directed by Sebastian Trainor and Erik Raymond Johnson, Oct. 8–17
  • "A Little Night Music," by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, directed by Phillip Fazio, Nov. 5–15
  • "Angels in America," by Tony Kushner, directed by Rick Lombardo, Feb. 25–March 5
  • "Monty Python's Spamalot," by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, directed by Wes Drummond, April 2–12

Smaller-scale shows as part of the Off-Centre series will be performed at the Penn State Downtown Theatre. These include:

  • "Hooded or Being Black for Dummies," by Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm, guest directed by Herb Newsome, Sept. 24–28
  • "The Lucky Boy," by Kirsten Childs, directed by John Simpkins, Feb. 18–22

For additional show information, visit Tickets are available at Penn State Tickets Downtown, Eisenhower Box Office, Bryce Jordan Center, or by calling (814) 863-0255 or 1 (800) ARTS-TIX.

Last Updated August 15, 2019