PARKWAY PLAYHOUSE

Proudly the oldest continually operating Summer theater in North Carolina

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LITTLE WOMEN

Showing June 7-16, 2024

Based on the literary classic, this play explores what it means to be a woman, a daughter, a sister, and a friend. We follow the story of Jo March and her reckoning with society, growing older, and finding her way as a writer with her sisters by her side. Set to a backdrop of the Civil War, this play is a reflection of the waves of change that bookmarked author Louisa May Alcott’s life.

ON STAGE NOW

LITTLE WOMEN

Showing June 7-16, 2024

Written by Kate Hamill
Adapted From the Novel by Louisa May Alcott
Directed by Erika Tyner

Based on the literary classic, this play explores what it means to be a woman, a daughter, a sister, and a friend. We follow the story of Jo March and her reckoning with society, growing older, and finding her way as a writer with her sisters by her side. Set to a backdrop of the Civil War, this play is a reflection of the waves of change that bookmarked author Louisa May Alcott’s life.

ARISTOCATS, KIDS

Showing June 21-June 22, 2024
Directed by Jenny Martin
Music Directed by Roberta Whiteside

ALMOST, MAINE

Showing June 28-July 7, 2024
Written by John Cariani
Directed by Michael Lilly

ORDINARY DAYS

Showing August 9-18, 2024
Written by Adam Gwon
Directed by Jeff Catanese
Music Direction by Lynda Shuler

VANITIES

Showing September 6-15, 2024
Written by Jack Heifner
Directed by Marci Bernstein

DISNEY'S THE ARISTOCATS KIDS

Directed by Jenny Martin
Music Directed by Roberta Whiteside

Showing June 21-June 22, 2024

ALMOST, MAINE

Written by John Cariani
Directed by Michael Lilly

Showing June 28-July 7, 2024

ORDINARY DAYS

Written by Adam Gwon
Directed by Jeff Catanese
Music Direction by Lynda Shuler

Showing August 9-18, 2024

VANITIES

Written by Jack Heifner
Directed by Marci Bernstein

Showing September 6-15, 2024

PARKWAY PLAYHOUSE HAS MERCH!

PARKWAY PLAYHOUSE HAS MERCH!

Actor Spotlight: Lindsey Shoemaker

Almost, Maine is showing here at Parkway Playhouse June 28-July 7, 2024! We reached out to actor, Lindsey Shoemaker about her experience working on this production. What’s your favorite part of this show and why? My favorite part of Almost, Maine is the diversity of...

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Director Spotlight: Michael Lilly

Almost, Maine is showing here at Parkway Playhouse June 28-July 7, 2024! We reached out to director, Michael Lilly about his experience working on this production. What’s your favorite part of this show and why? It’s a show about everyday people navigating the...

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Actor Spotlight: Jenny Martin

Little Women is showing June 7-16, 2024 here at Parkway Playhouse! This adaptation by Kate Hamill is based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. We recently sat down with cast member, Jenny Martin, who is portraying Marmee to ask her about her experience working...

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APPALACHIAN PLAYWRITING FESTIVAL

Showing September 20-22, 2024 at Parkway Playhouse, our Appalachian Playwriting Festival will features staged readings of new plays written by Appalachian Playwrights or Playwrights that have a strong connection to Appalachia that celebrate Appalachian Culture. One script from this festival will be chosen to be produced on our stage in 2026!

SUPPORT LIVE LOCAL THEATRE

SUPPORT LIVE LOCAL THEATRE

This theatre is so cool! The building is beautiful inside. The sound system was clear and we could see perfectly even from the back! All the people we encountered were amazing and kind. Highly recommend visiting if you are into theatre!

Chantelle C.

Love going to the playhouse, when we’re in Burnsville. Everyone is so friendly. The casts are always great. They are all so talented. Such an asset for the area to have.

Janet S.

I can’t say enough wonderful things about this local theatre! I just went to see The Red Velvet Cake War and was blown away! The show was hilarious! I can’t believe the quality of the talent at this amazing playhouse right in the heart of Burnsville. The facility holds over 250 people and this show pulled in nearly that many each night!

Natalie H.

Where else can a mom and her 21-year-old daughter go and sit together, laugh together, and enjoy awesome entertainment in Burnsville?!? Parkway Playhouse is truly a gem in our little town!

Laura B.

Parkway Playhouse Theatre