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See our students shine as they take the main stage by storm.

Whether they’re rocking it as cast members, pulling off behind-the-scenes magic in the stage crew, or making sure everything runs smoothly at the box office.

From drama to comedy to musicals, our shows are a wild ride of creativity and passion. Come soak up the energy as these talented students bring their classroom know-how to life on stage. Each production is carefully picked to mirror our college’s vibe, with strong, empowering roles for women.

Come join us for a night of entertainment, support these budding stars, and witness the infectious enthusiasm of these student-driven performances.

All upcoming performances


Explore the charm and intimacy of Samuels Theatre, our 250-seat performance space that sets the stage for unforgettable moments and captivating performances. It is located on the second floor of the Tompkins College Center (TCC).

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Power in Movement: Cedar Crest College’s Spring Dance Showcase  

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Over Forty Dancers Set to Take the Stage  Spring is in the air, and so is the rhythm of Cedar Crest College’s highly anticipated Spring Dance showcase! This evening of dance, creativity, and inspiration features a lineup of works by students,…
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Unveiling Secrets & Unraveling Desires: Experience ‘The Maids’ at Cedar Crest College  

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This Women’s History Month, step into the captivating world of 1940s France as Cedar Crest College’s Department of Performing Arts presents “The Maids.” Delve into the shadowy depths of power, desire, and complex female relationships, where every twist and turn…
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Hijinks, Hilarity, & Heart Combine in “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” 

The Great American Trailer Park Musical
This February 22, 23, 24 at 7 p.m. and 25 at 2 p.m., Cedar Crest College’s Department of Performing Arts premieres The Great American Trailer Park Musical – an all-American musical odyssey where chaos ensues and hilarity reigns!  Our story…
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Rhythm, Melody & Joy: Cedar Crest College’s VOICE Choral Concert  

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This Sunday, December 3 at 6:00 p.m., Cedar Crest College’s Department of Performing Arts presents a captivating, cost-free choral concert. The one-hour performance is composed entirely of Cedar Crest VOICE (Voices of Inclusion Choral Ensemble) members including students, faculty, and…
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Rebel Women of the French Revolution take stage in “The Revolutionists” 

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Allentown, PA, October 2023: This October 26, 27, 28 at 7 p.m. and 29 at 2 p.m., Cedar Crest College’s Department of Performing Arts premieres The Revolutionists —a new, comedic play about four real women who lived boldly in France…
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