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CRT Presents Plays To Get You In the Halloween Spirit

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Cortland Repertory Theatre is offering two, one-act plays to help you get in the spirit of Halloween.

CRT's suggested age range for these plays: 13 years old and up. Some adult language. Note that while these plays are meant to be "creepy", they are not bloody or gory.

CRT’s suggested age range for these plays: 13 years old and up. Some adult language. Note that while these plays are meant to be “creepy”, they are not bloody or gory.

First, The Birds, a new psychological drama by Conor McPherson
adapted from the short story by Daphne du Maurier.

Second, The Receptionist, an intriguing dark comedy by Adam Bock.

Shaun Peknic (Lee Strassberg Inst)

Shaun Peknic (Lee Strassberg Inst)

Both plays are directed by freelance director Shaun Peknic, Associate Director of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical Once and CRT’s production of Sherlock Holmes and the West End Horror.

Four actors share their talents by performing in both plays, including:

  • Deborah Ann Smith as Beverly in The Receptionist and Diane in The Birds
  • Leroy S. Graham as Mr. Dart in The Receptionist and Nat in The Birds
  • Whitney Conkling as Lorraine in The Receptionist and Julia in The Birds
  • Chris Nickerson as Mr. Raymond in The Receptionist and Tierney in The Birds

WXHC’s Brad Smith and Joel Brown recently had an opportunity to chat with Peknic. This segment was part of the always local morning show on Wednesday, October 12.

Performances at CRT Downtown 24 Port Watson Street, Cortland
Oct. 12, 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 Oct 16 at 2:00
Oct. 19, 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 Oct 23 at 2:00

Adults: $32.00 Senior/Students: $30.00

To order tickets, call 800-427-6160 or visit our Box Office, also located at 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland.

Winter Hours: Mon – Fri, 9:00 – 4:00

Tickets also available 24 hours a day online at cortlandrep.org.

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