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55 Hopkins Street, Reading, MA 01867-3917
Box Office: (781) 942-2212
Quality Community Theater on Boston's North Shore
The Quannapowitt Players, Inc. have been in the business of providing quality, volunteer-run, community theater for over 77 years. Renown for their depth of talent, both in the actors who are featured on stage and the technicians who build the “magic”, QP provides an inexpensive alternative to the theater hosted in Boston. Come join us for an evening – we guarantee you will be delighted by the quality and craftsmanship of our performers and technicians!
You can view our previous productions here.
Here is what is Coming Next!
The Unexpected Guest
By Agatha Christie
September 18, 19, 25, 26, 27 and October 2, 3 2015
Featuring: Jenny Fielding, Christopher Connell, Jarod Rouleau, Barbara Bourgeois, Amy Cook, Brian Sensale, Tim Vincent, Paul Warner and Jon Workman
What makes for a great mystery? The answer is thick fog, an English countryside manor, a stranger with car problems who finds a man shot dead in his wheelchair with his wife standing nearby holding a gun! Did she do it? Maybe, but there are others of the household with just as good a motive. You don’t want to miss one of Agatha Christie’s perfect set ups of delicious misdirection!
Suburban Holidays IV
Annual New Plays Festival Fundraiser
November 27, 28, 29 and December 3, 4, 5, 6, 2015
AUDITION MARATHON October 4, 5, 11 and 12 details to come
QP’s holiday tradition continues! It’s time for the fourth New Play Festival and QP Fundraiser. All new plays – all different holidays – all written by aspiring playwrights who have seen too many versions of A Christmas Carol and want to help us shake up the holidays!
By John Cariani
January 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 29 and 30, 2016
A wonderful romantic comedy to warm your heart in frostbite season! As the northern lights hover in the star filled sky above, the residents of Almost, Maine, fall in and out of love in unexpected ways. A delightful midwinter night’s dream!
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
By William Shakespeare
March 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25 and 26, 2016
Do you believe in magic? How else would a man be turned into an ass, and have a fairy queen fall in love with him? How else can you explain bewitching the wrong young lovers to fall in love? But all is well that ends well! Ah, but that is another story. This is Shakespeare’s wonderful romantic comedy about the magic of love conquering all!
My Old Lady
By Israel Horovitz
May 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 20 and 21, 2016
The story is simple, but the layers of emotions that takes us through are not ! When a son estranged from his father inherits a Paris apartment, he is sure his luck has changed. However, when he travels to Paris to sell the apartment, he finds an old woman living there, who has no plans to move out! A thoughtful drama with ingenious twists!
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