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OnStage 2023-2024

Hamilton on Broadway

Friends of Honesdale Performing Arts, hope you join us for our annual fundraiser event, as we travel to New York City to…

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Student Rush Tickets

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The Wizard of Oz

2023-2024 Season

Disney's Newsies Jr

2023-2024 Season

Chicago

2022-2023 Season

Grease

2021-2022 Season

Director's Blog

'Take Me To My Seat!', a Theatre Ghost Story for Halloween

Daisy is a musical from 1966, which starred Ethel Merman as a woman so in love with her garden that she imagines the flowers and bushes and trees become animated and act out…

Everyone Should Give Theatre a Try

Everyone should try theatre, just once. It changed my life around completely, and I don't think I'd be the way I am now if I didn't have theatre in my life.

Study Boosts Children’s Academic Performance

The recent university research explored the educational and social benefits of taking school groups to watch live theatre performances. ​

How Studying Drama Can Benefit Students

As drama educators, we obviously believe that the arts should be a crucial part of a student’s academic experience. Do a quick web search of “why study the arts?”

Here’s How To Work Backstage On Broadway

So, being center stage in the spotlight during the eleven o’clock number isn’t your thing. Instead, your calling is creating the art the actors onstage can then live in for a few…

Every Actor Should be Involved Backstage At Least Once

It is often said that “actors without stagehands are naked people standing in the dark trying to emote on a stage.” This couldn’t be a truer statement. But yet, many actors are…

17 Twitter Terms Actors Must Know

I thought I’d break down some Twitter vocabulary (because it intimidates people). Even if you’re a pro tweeter, I strongly suggest reading this. I’ve included some advanced tips in…

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We are proud to support our students and honor the hard work they do in the performing arts. We invite you to support your local school community by making a donation. We depend on the generosity of…

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Wicked’s John Dossett and Michele Pawk on Life in the Theater, and Life Beyond It

John Dossett and Michele Pawk don’t wear their resumes on their sleeves—or their décor. The spouses of nearly 20 years have over 30 Broadway credits…

Performances Announced for 2023 Tony Awards

Initial performances have been announced for the main telecast of the 2023 Tony Awards.

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