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Act 1 Productions

Act 1 is DeSales University’s highly-acclaimed performing arts company and features professional-caliber productions. In addition to our film festivals and choral and dance concerts, the coming theatre season includes an exciting list of plays and musicals.

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Act 1 Presents: Pippin
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the story of Pippin is about a young man

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who is trying to figure out the meaning

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of his life through love lust and the

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adventure

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[Music]

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there's tons of songs great music and

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dancing very crazy choreography that is

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very easy to capture attention just with

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any movement there's not a dull moment

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in the show there's tons of energy come

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out to see Pippin you'll have a great

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time we've got tons of magic to do so

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join us

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[Music]
We have a slate of plays and musicals featuring characters exploring their hearts and attempting to direct the trajectories of their lives. 
  • We open the season with William Inge’s Picnic which explores the complacency of middle age versus the yearnings of youth. 
  • We follow that with the frolicsome Dames at Sea, a rarely-produced and wonderful musical love story about big breaks and big dreams.
  • For Christmas, we’re offering the Pennsylvania premiere of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, a delicious holiday sequel to Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice.
  • In the spring semester, we’ll produce the haunting Chekhov masterpiece The Cherry Orchard.
  • In March, our senior theatre majors will present the delightful and timely The Princess King.
  • Our season finale will explore the search for the extraordinary in the Broadway blockbuster Pippin — another Act 1 premiere. 

We hope you’ll join us! 

Upcoming Events

The Labuda Center for Performing Arts

The Labuda Center for the Performing Arts is home to most Act 1 events. It is completely handicapped accessible, and features the 473 seat Main Stage Theatre and the 187 seat Schubert Theatre.

GPS Location: 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley, PA 18032

Learn more about The Labuda Center

Gift Certificates

A unique and wonderful gift idea, gift certificates can be purchased by show, season, or by denomination.

Order online or call the box office at 610.282.3192.

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Act 1 Productions
Labuda Center for Performing Arts