News and Announcements

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A new adaptation of "The Blue Hotel" will be performed in Harrisonburg, VA at Court Square Theater (

The Playhouse presents...
Stephen Crane's "The Blue Hotel"

Adapted and Directed by Michael Trocchia Featuring Original Music by The Shakes

Performances run February 18-22 and February 25-Mar 1.
Wed. through 8pm; Sundays at 3pm.
Tickets:$10; $8 per ticket for groups of ten or more Tickets available soon at or by calling 540-433-9189

The Shakes have written and recorded new music in conjunction with the play....and they will perform LIVE Pre-Show music (from 7:30-8:00 pm) for the February 21th and 28th performances! Get there early!!!!

Coinciding with the play: "The Blue Hotel" Art Exhibit, artworks in the spirit of Crane's original story, will be held at THE ARTFUL DODGER in downtown Harrisonburg (located in the building beside the theater). The exhibit will open February 13th and run through March 1st 2009, along side of the performance run.

This project is made possible, in part, through a grant from the Arts Council of the Valley.


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