Anita Breen

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Strauss Theatre presents "Smoke on the Mountain," a story about a gospel singing family traveling to a North Carolina church, February 15-24.

A Radio Show on 34th Street

Nov 28, 2017
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The Strauss Theatre Center is ringing in the holiday season with its twist on the classic Christmas story, Miracle on 34th Street. This musical will open Friday, December 8, and will run through December 15. Showtimes will be at 7 p.m. on the 8th, 12th, 14th, and 15th, and there will be a 2 p.m. matinee on the 10th.

Strauss's Spy Thriller Takes a Turn for Comedy

Jun 5, 2017
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Friday and Saturday June 9th and 10th, and again on June 16th and 17th, Strauss Theatre Center is presenting its dinner theater, 'The 39 Steps'. This play, a spoof on an Alfred Hitchcock spy thriller, follows the journey of one man on a crazy adventure. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the play begins at 6:30 p.m.

This fast paced play begins with a murder and then follows a fugitive from Britain to Scotland. There will be iconic scenes, spies, chases, and escapes in this comedy. One of the notable parts of the dinner theater will be that four actors will play twenty-five parts. 

Simon's Rumors Spread on Stage

Nov 8, 2016
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This Friday is the opening night of Rumors at the Strauss Theatre. The play will be showing this Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m., then again next Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  

Big River Makes a Splash at Strauss Theatre

Sep 8, 2016
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Setting the tale of Huckleberry Finn to music, the Strauss Theatre's production of "Big River" debuts this weekend. The show marks the beginning of Strauss Theatre's 85th season.

Based on the the classic novel by Mark Twain, this musical follows the story of Huck Finn and his friend, the runaway slave Jim, as they attempt to flee up the Mississippi River to free the rest of Jim's family.

Anita Breen with the Strauss Theatre says that the play has help bring together actors of different races that might not have worked together otherwise.