Erie Playhouse Announces its Reopening With Lineup of Great Shows

2021 lineup includes an Erie Youtheatre show

June 2, 2021

Great news! The Erie Playhouse will be opening their doors for LIVE events and theatrical performances this fall. Plans are now in place for monthly entertainment through the holidays. Here are the details:

SEPTEMBER: The Erie Playhouse doors will open September 25, with Shades of Bublé: A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé. Shades of Bublé brings the swinging standards and pop hits of Michael Bublé to the stage in an unforgettable high-energy concert event. Starring Erie's own Michael Valentine, this act has been wowing audiences around the country with exciting harmonies, smooth choreography, and charming good looks! Tickets will go on sale Aug. 23.

OCTOBER: On October 8, the Erie Playhouse will open Something Rotten!, the funniest musical to come out of Broadway in the past 400 years! Something Rotten! was ready to open last spring, but never made it to opening night due to the pandemic. The Playhouse is thrilled patrons will finally see this hilarious and entertaining show!

The Erie Playhouse is excited to be one of the first community theatres in the nation to bring Something Rotten! to the stage. Something Rotten! runs October 8-10 and 15-17. Tickets will go on sale Sept. 6.

NOVEMBER: On the weekend of November 12, the Playhouse will present the All Together Now!: A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre concert. This is still in the planning stages, so details are not complete, but know that it will be a 70-minute long musical revue featuring some of the best and most popular Broadway hits. This concert will be offered by performing arts venues across the nation as they celebrate reopening.

On November 19, the Playhouse will open Tuck Everlasting, the first Youtheatre show of the year. With a colorful score and cast of characters, Tuck Everlasting takes a well-known novel and brings it to life on stage. In this musical, young Winnie Foster meets the Tucks, an immortal family that is living on the edge of society, determined to keep their lives secret. The show explores what it is be free and live a full life while asking the question, “If given the chance of immortality, would you take it?” Tuck Everlasting runs November 19-21. Tickets will go on sale Oct. 18.

DECEMBER: The feel-good classic Irving Berlin’s White Christmas will be on the LECOM Stage opening December 3. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written including “Happy Holiday,” “Sisters,” “The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing,” “Snow” and the unforgettable title song. Irving Berlin’s White Christmas promises to be a merry and bright musical for the whole family. White Christmas runs December 3-5 and 10-12. Tickets will go on sale Nov. 1.

The Playhouse will also host its popular New Year’s Eve Gala. Plans are still underway. Tickets will go on sale Nov. 29.