Jul 172018
 July 17, 2018  No Responses »

Summer Theater presents:

“I Hate Shakespeare”  –  Wed., July 25,  7:00 pm and Sat., July 28,  3:00

“Headin’ for the Hills”  –  Thurs., July 26 and Sat., 28, 7:00 pm

“Once on this Island, Jr.”  –  Fri., July 27, 7:00 pm and  Sun., July 29, 3:00 pm

May 112018
 May 11, 2018  No Responses »

Summer Theater registration is now closed! We have hit our cap on participants. Thank you to those who have registered. We are so excited for this year! 🎭  Thank you for the wonderful support of this program! 

Feb 142018
 February 14, 2018  No Responses »

Friends of the Red Mill is partnering with PCP to bring the total Yooper experience to our audiences. Hot pasties, ketchup, gravy, and coleslaw will be available during all show intermissions for a donation to FRM. This is a fundraiser for the Red Mill Pavilion Side Panel Project.  (Yes, you may take it into the auditorium to eat.)

Pasties provided by Viki’s Bridge Street Pasties, Saranac, MI

Nov 042017
 November 4, 2017  No Responses »

Who’s ready for some Christmas miracles? Tickets for It’s a Wonderful Life the Musical are on sale now! Call 647-4041 to make your reservations. The box office is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 7-9. If you call outside of box office hours leave your name, a phone number, what night you would like tickets and how many student and adult tickets you need. Starting tomorrow night you will also be able to purchase tickets online at www.portlandcivicplayers.com. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 for adults.

Aug 122017
 August 12, 2017  No Responses »

Auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life, the Musical will take place on Tuesday, September 5 and Thursday, September 7 at 7 PM at the theater. We will need an audition piece to be sung with the piano. Performances will be December 1-3 and (possibly 7) 8-10.

Please note these dates are different than our normal fall show to put it close to Christmas.

There are parts for a minimum of 23 men, some of them which could be women, 15 women and four children. Fourth grade and up.

May 052017
 May 5, 2017  No Responses »



WHO: Students entering grades 4-12. No theater experience required!

WHAT: Summer Theater is a unique six-week program that offers students a fun way to gain theater experience. The program integrates theater games, exercises, and improvisation into a rehearsal process culminating in three full-length plays.

WHERE: The Portland Playhouse (231 Maple St. Portland, MI 48875)

WHEN: June 19th – July 30th, 2017 (Monday-Friday with weekend performances)

HOW: Complete the attached application and Parent/Participant agreement and mail them, along with the non-refundable registration fee of $150 for the first registered child, $100 for every sibling registered after. (Checks made payable to Portland Civic Players) – includes PCP Youth Membership, tee shirt, participation in 4th of July Parade, and participate in a live theater production.

Portland Civic Players Summer Theater,  P.O. Box 344, Portland, MI 48875

We at the Portland Civic Players are passionate about making sure every young person has access to the arts. There are a limited number of need-based financial assistance packages available. If interested, please contact Mary Teachout (theatrerat01@gmail.com)

DEADLINE: Applications should be sent by Friday, June 9th. Spaces are limited, and students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. All applicants beyond the available spots will be added to a waiting list. v If your participant will be absent from the program for more than one cumulative week, we ask that they do not participate.

Click “Download” link below for printable form:

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Fees are payable on-line by PayPal or Credit Card.  See link on the right side of this webpage.

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