Our Season

The Quannapowitt Players, Inc. have been in the business of providing quality community theater for 79 years in an volunteer-run converted two room schoolhouse in Reading, MA. Renown for their depth of talent, both in the actors who are featured on stage and the designers who build, light and produce the “magic” on stage, QP provides an affordable alternative in the greater Boston area. Come join us for a performance.  We guarantee you will be delighted by the quality and craftsmanship of our performers and designers!

You can view our previous productions here.

Here is what is Coming Next!

2017-2018 Season!

MOON OVER BUFFALO ~ madcap comedy by Ken Ludwig playwright of Lend Me a Tenor too!  Directed by Paul Murphy

September 29, 30 & October 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 2017

KIMBERLY AKIMBO ~ A funny and touching story about adolescence, mortality and family by Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. Directed by Ben Delatisky

January 26, 27 & February 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 2018

39 STEPS  ~ Take Hitchcock’s spy thriller, add whodunit humor and you have Patrick Barlow and John Buchan’s Tony and Drama Desk winner!  Directed by Michelle Fisher

March 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 and April 6, 7 2018

PRELUDE TO A KISS ~ From Duke Ellington’s torch song of the same title, Craig Lucas has created a love story that transcends physical limits of love Directed by Gordon Ellis

May 18, 19, 20, 24, 25 and June 1, 2 2018

And of course do not forget SUBURBAN HOLIDAYS VI ~ QP’s Annual New Plays Festival Fundraiser  November 25, 26, 27 and December 1, 2, 3 2016

ALL PLAYS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY OF RIGHTS.

QP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE IF REQUIRED

QP’s 2017-18 season subscription includes all four shows for $70 IF payment is received by Friday 15th Sept 2017, as well as any number of tickets at 1/2 price to Suburban Holidays VI.  Season Subscription will Cost $75 after 15th Sept 2017. 

You can subscribe online at our web site www.qptheater.com after the 2016-17 season closes or make your check payable and mail in the application to QP 55 Hopkins Street Reading MA 01867

Moon Over Buffalo

Written by Ken Ludwig

Directed by Paul Murphy

Production Dates: September 29, 30 & October 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 2017

Featuring: Mark Nichols, Kerrie Tilney, Diana Doyle, Glenn Wakeley, Leslie Wagner, Rachael Rabinovitz, Wilson Belbin and Shawn Maguire

Another exceptional farce by the talented playwright Ken Ludwig who brought us Lend Me a Tenor! This hilarious backstage farce follows the antics of the Charlotte and George Hay, two seasoned performers currently doing repertoire in Buffalo, New York in 1953. Charlotte and George have just found out they’ve been given a shot at starring roles in an upcoming Frank Capra film. But will George be sober enough to perform? Will Charlotte appear or run off with her agent? Will Capra see Cyrano de Bergerac, Private Lives, or maybe a mix of the two? Hilarious misunderstandings pile on madcap misadventures, in this valentine to the theater hams everywhere.

Tickets will go on sale in JULY 2017.

Tickets are $20 Regular or $18 for Seniors/Students and can be purchased on-line through PayPal.  There is a transaction fee for on-line purchases.  For reservations call the QP Box Office 781-942-2212.  Only checks and cash are accepted at performances.

  

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