“The Game’s Afoot gives you everything you love about great live theatre. Billed as a comedy thriller you will find yourself swept along for a wild and funny ride.” – Cleveland Fine Arts Examiner
Portland Civic Players
231 Maple Street, Portland, MI
Shows: March 17, 18, 24, 25 at 7:30 pm Sunday, March 19 at 3:00 pm
Call 517 647 4041 to reserve tickets
“An inspired whodunit…a snappy, clever drawing-room mystery. There are twists in playwright Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot that cause the audience to gasp.” – The Cleveland Plain Dealer
“The Game’s Afoot is Murderously Funny!” – Broadway World Cleveland
“The play evolves like a mystery thriller, as one tantalizing clue leads to another….In 1936, at the height of the Great Depression, people flocked to the theater for a few hours of escapism from hard times. Today, in our current recession, here is an antidote and the ideal holiday present – the gift of laughter.” – Cleveland Jewish News
“Ludwig demonstrates the theatrical equivalent of perfect pitch, both in this new work and in his past efforts.” – Cleveland Scene
“From the intriguing opening mini play within a play to the surprise last scene a split second before final curtain, The Game’s Afoot gives you everything you love about great live theatre. Billed as a comedy thriller you will find yourself swept along for a wild and funny ride.” – Cleveland Examiner
“A hilarious, quirky and thrilling alternative to your standard holiday entertainment. The Game’s Afoot is the perfect gift for the holidays..a fantastically fun night out at the theatre. It’s something we can be proud of as a city” – ClueintoCleveland.com
“The Game’s Afoot will be performed by professional and community theaters across the country. Certainly this production is Broadway quality.” – TalkinBroadway.com
For online ticket purchases – your receipt is your ticket (print or show on your phone at the door)
Adults $15.00 Students/Seniors (55 & up) $12.00
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Tickets are on sale NOW! Our fall production of Disney’s Little Mermaid runs November 4, 5, 6 & 11, 12, 13. Friday and Saturday show times are 7:30 pm, Sunday matinée starts at 3:00 pm.
$15 for adults and $10 for students (through high school).
New: Participate in our special Under the Sea Experience – limited number of tickets for an all access pass to meet the cast, tour the theater and see how everyone prepares for a show! Call 647-4041 for reservations.
Meet the directors of Disney’s Little Mermaid! Mary Teachout and Anne Eddy have been part of The Portland Civic Players since the beginning of time. At least it seems that way. Between them, countless plays have been directed like The King and I, Cinderella, Brigadoon, Annie (twice) and Junie B Jones and a Little Monkey Business to name just a very few. Along with so many other aspects of play production. They are super excited to be bringing The Little Mermaid to the Portland community!!