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Upcoming Events

All events are held in the Meagher Theatre located in the
Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center on the Neumann University
campus, unless otherwise noted.


For more information on about any of our programming or ticketing, please contact the Office of Cultural Programming at 610-558-5626.


 

INTERNATIONAL BALLET CLASSIQUE: Swan Lake

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Saturday, May 21 • 2:00 p.m.

International Ballet Classique is proud to present a Spring 2022 production of Swan Lake, the last of the enduring 19th-century Russian ballets. Thanks to Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing score and the striking cosmopolitan diversity of Petipa’s choreography Swan Lake has been a real triumph for over 125 years. IBC production will showcase a cast of talented, professional guest artists and award-winning ballet students from IBT Academy in Malvern.

ADMISSION: $24; Student/Child/Senior $16
Information/tickets: Tickets are assigned seating and can be purchased on-line at www.ibcballet.org or by phone: 610-883-0878.

Josie Singer, Executive Director, International Ballet Theatre
Jaelyn Fellona, Artistic Director, International Ballet Theatre


 

CENTER STAGE PRODUCTIONS: She Loves Me

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June 3 and 4 • 8:00 p.m.
June 5 • 2:00 p.m.

She Loves Me is the heart-warming story of shop clerks Amalia and Georg who have both responded to a “lonely hearts advertisement” in the newspaper. The two live for the correspondence of love letters they receive despite the identity of their respective admirers remaining unknown. With a glorious score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick and a hilarious yet heartfelt book by Joe Masteroff, watch as this romantic comedy of many twists and turns unfolds to reveal the identity of Amalia and Georg’s true loves.

ADMISSION: General $20; Seniors/Students $18; Purchased tickets at www.csptheatre.com/buy

Based on the play by Miklos Laslo
Directed by Patrick Murray
Music Directed by Mike Malloy
Choreographed by Theresa Millison


 

CENTER STAGE PRODUCTIONS: Roald Dahl's Matilda: The Musical

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Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday,
August 10, 11, 12, 13 
• 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday, August 13, 14 2:00 p.m.

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda: The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda is a joyous girl-power romp. Children and adults alike will be delighted by the story of a special little girl with an extraordinary imagination. Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

ADMISSION: General $20; Seniors/Students with ID $18; Children under 12 $15 Purchase tickets at www.csptheatre.com/buy

Book By Dennis Kelly
Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Orchestrations & Additional Music by Chris Nightingale
Directed and Choreographed by Patrick Murray 
Music Direction by Meghan Hickey 
Associate Director and Choreographer Alyssa Noval


CHILDREN'S THEATER: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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A Children’s Participatory Play

Friday, Saturday, July 8, 9 11:00 a.m.

Making a return to the CSP stage is a children's participatory production of Snow White! Come and enjoy an interactive retelling of the Brothers Grimm's classic tale of a princess and her friends, the seven dwarfs. Our enchanting play has only three characters – Snow White, the Wicked Queen, and a stagehand. Impossible you say? Well, the children in the audience become the forest, the dwarfs, the stage crew, and more! This tale is the ultimate in children’s theater with all the children in the audience becoming a part of the story – a fun time for all!

ADMISSON: General $8
Purchase tickets at www.csptheatre.com/buy
Group rates available. Call 610-558-5626 for details.

Adapted by Maurice Berger


 

CHILDREN'S THEATER: Elf The Musical JR

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Thursday, Friday, July 21, 22 • 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 23 • 11:00 a.m.

(running time approx. 70 minutes)

Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit movie, Elf The Musical JR is a hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy that features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan (AnnieThe ProducersHairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). A great way to celebrate Christmas in July, Elf follows Buddy as he embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and remind us all that the best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear.

ADMISSON: General $10
Purchase tickets at www.csptheatre.com/buy
Group rates available. Call 610-558-5626 for details.

Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based upon the New Line Cinema film by David Berenbaum
Special arrangements with Music Theater International


 

SUMMER THEATER CAMPS:

WORKSHOP I: Introduction to Theater

Dates: June 27 - July 15 (no class July 4) 
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $430

This workshop is open to a limited number of students entering 1st through 4th grades. Each session, held Monday through Friday, is devoted to developing various theatrical skills. Lunch will be provided daily for all participants. There will be a culminating performance for a limited audience of family and friends on July 15th in the Fred P. Meagher Theatre. Strict COVID protocols will be in place.
To enroll, please visit: www.csptheatre.com/register

 

WORKSHOP II: Showcase Workshop

Dates: June 27 - July 15 (no class July 4) 
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $550

This workshop is open to approximately 40 students entering 5th through 9th grades. Each session, held Monday through Friday, is devoted to developing various theatrical skills. Lunch will be provided for all participants. A culminating theatre production (Elf The Musical Jr.) will be produced and performed for parents, friends, and community members.
To enroll, please visit: www.csptheatre.com/register

(Performances will be held in the Fred P. Meagher Theatre on July 21, 22, 23. Tickets are available at www.csptheatre.com/buy.)