Throughout the nation, 44 theater organizations will perform the play including Penobscot Theatre's Dramatic Academy students.
44 Plays for 44 Presidents is a 2-hour show comprised of short, biographical scenes highlighting the lives of all the American presidents. Their mistakes and successes are celebrated by a company of young actors who take turns donning a star-production will become part of the Plays for Presidents Festival in conjunction with the famous ROCK THE VOTE campaign. In addition to this, PTC's Dramatic Academy students will participate in the 44 Plays Video project.
A portion of PTC's production will be filmed, edited, and then included in a nation-wide movie to be released on October 30th! This part of the video will premiere at the Bangor Opera House at 8 p.m. that night.
44 Plays for 44 Presidents will be performed November 2nd and 3rd at 6 p.m. in the Bangor Opera House Rehearsal room. Tickets are $5 for children and $10 for adults. Tickets can be reserved by calling our Box Office at 942-3333 or purchased at the door. All tickets are general seating. Excerpts of the performance will also be presented at the polls at Brewer Auditorium November 6th beginning at 3:30 p.m.
44 Plays For 44 Presidents by Andy Bayiates, SEan Benjamin, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Chloe Johnston, and Karen Weinberg. Directed by Benjamin Layman with assistant director Nick Danby and musical director Stephanie Colavito.
Starring: Byron Sockalexis, Cami Layman, Katy McCullough, Aili Wiseman, Keilani Welch, Sophie Jenkins, Asa Roberts, Natalie Blockburger, Jasmine Roy, Lydia Drisko, McCartney Blake, Maggie Collins, Nolan Kuhl, Sophia Upton, Chloe Hart, Liam Waring, Nathan Sykes, Sasha Sykes, Jacob Peckham, Kobe Angel, Ian Buck, Jonah Roberts, Brooke Jones, Elly Fessenden, Claire Thompson, Beckah Friedman, Sophia Mullins, Justin Hatch, and Lana Sabbagh.
Penobscot Theatre Company is America's Northeastern-most professional, year round theatre company, owners of the historic Bangor Opera House,a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, producing a wide variety of plays and musicals each season. Follow PTC on Twitter (@PTCtheatre) and become our fan on Facebook (facebook.com/PenobscotTheatre) for behind-the-scenes info, photos and fun throughout the season. For a complete list of show times, pricing and more information about the season visit www.penobscottheatre.org.
Pictured: Jacob Peckham, Justin Hatch, Brooke Jones