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Perseverance Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Statewide Season

Perseverance Theatre has crafted a statewide season of professional theatre designed to entertain and delight Alaskan audiences and feature new and classic works, favorite and exciting new actors. The season includes two new works by Alaskan playwrights: Dreaming Glacier Bay by Joel Bennett and William, Inc. by Lucas Rowley. Seven plays will be presented in Anchorage and Juneau.

  • The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
    by Kristoffer Diaz
    Directed by Shona Osterhout
    JUNEAU: September 12 - October 8, 2017
    ANCHORAGE: November 19 - 19, 2017
  • Steel Magnolias
    by Robert Harling
    Directed by Carolyn Howarth
    ANCHORAGE: September 28 - October 15, 2017
    JUNEAU: December 1 - 31, 2017
  • Dreaming Glacier Bay
    by Joel Bennett
    Directed by Michael Haney
    JUNEAU ONLY: October 24 - November 19, 2017
    *A World Premiere*
  • A Christmas Carol
    by Arlitia Jones and Michael Haney based on the book by Charles Dickens
    Directed by Tom Robenolt
    ANCHORAGE ONLY: December 14 - 29, 2017
  • William, Inc
    by Lucas Rowley
    Directed by Randy Reinholz
    JUNEAU: January 23 - February 18, 2018
    ANCHORAGE: March 1 - 11, 2018
    *A World Premiere*
  • The Arsonists
    by Jacqueline Goldfinger
    Directed by Art Rotch
    ANCHORAGE: January 11 - 21, 2018
    JUNEAU: May 6 - June 3, 2018
    *An NNPN Rolling World Premiere*
  • Cyrano de Bergerac
    by Edmund Rostand. Translated and adapted by David Grimm
    Directed by Eleanor Holdridge
    JUNEAU: March 14 - April 15, 2018
    ANCHORAGE: April 26 - May 6, 2018
    *A World Premiere of this new adaptation.*

More information, including synopses of the plays is available at .

Perseverance is pleased to announce a new subscription option which is available now. Super-Subscribers. A super-subscriber chooses to subscribe to the entire season, and in addition to all of the traditional subscriber benefits including no-fee exchanges, and priority seating, super-subscribers can return to see any play as many times as they want for free, space-available.

Subscribers help inform our season with their support-having a base of engaged theatregoers allows the theatre to bring in new, exciting plays by and for Alaskans. Information about subscribing is available at

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