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Young Frankenstein

Lehigh Valley Premiere! The Mel Brooks’ Musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan October 10-26 . It’s Alive! Civic’s re-imagination of Mel Brooks’ monstrously funny musical will leave you in stitches. The grandson of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania, where with the help of a … [Continued...]


A Christmas Carol 25

The 25th Anniversary Production! A Lehigh Valley Tradition! A CHRISTMAS CAROL 25 Adapted by Sharon Lee Glassman and William Sanders December 5-20 Special twists, tricks and surprises are in store for Civic’s 25th Anniversary production of A Christmas Carol! Celebrate the holiday season as tens of thousands of your friends and neighbors have for a quarter century! Catch the spirit of the … [Continued...]

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Man with a Movie Camera

Man with a Movie Camera (1929) Sunday, October 19 at 7:00 pm - 19th Street Theatre 68 minutes Silent, B&W, Russia Accompanied live by The Benshi.  In the film, a man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention. The movie will be accompanied by The Benshi,  an Allentown-based experimental music group composed … [Read More...]

The Skeleton Twins

The Skeleton Twins

The Skeleton Twins After many years of estrangement, twins Maggie and Milo lead separate lives on opposite sides of the country. When both feel that they're at the end of their ropes, an unexpected reunion forces them to confront how their lives went so wrong. For Maggie, that means re-examining her marriage to sweet "nature frat boy" Lance and her own self destructive tendencies, while Milo … [Read More...]

One Chance

One Chance

One Chance Most people only dream about becoming a famous superstar, but against all odds one man from Wales did just that. This is the story of his journey. This is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for 'Britain's Got … [Read More...]


Science on Screen Series

Civic Theatre of Allentown is proud to offer its 2nd Annual Science on ScreenSM  Series, beginning with a October 15 screening of the classic, Jurassic Park. Join the fun at Civic’s Science on ScreenSM series which creatively pairs screenings of classic, cult, and documentary films with lively talks by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine. Discover current … [Read More...]

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