Travel Raffle

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Perseverance Theatre’s 36th Annual Travel Raffle is still happening, and continues to offer a chance to win prizes donated by Alaska’s amazing business community and the drawing will still take place in compliance with relevant Alaska statutes and regulations as scheduled on Sunday, April 26th and will be livestreamed.  You can learn more about what is happening at Perseverance at ptalaska.org and, for raffle tickets, …

Fun Home Postponed

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With deepest concern for the Alaska community, we are postponing all live performances of FUN HOME given the recommendations of the CDC and Alaska Department of Health & Social Services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are exploring options to bring this show to you remotely, and are hoping to have FUN HOME on our stage this fall. We …

Perseverance Theatre Merchandise including mugs, tshirts, and hoodies

Perseverance Merchandise Now Available

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Perseverance Theatre now has a Threadless store – ptalaska.threadless.com – where you can buy Perseverance Theatre merchandise. We’ve got shirts, hoodies, onesies, mugs, and many more items available.

Anchorage Spring Break Camp

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Monday, March 9 – Friday, March 13Anchorage SPRING BREAK ONSTAGE (ages 10-18) 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Friday 7:30 Performance) in Grant Hall Auditorium, Alaska Pacific University Create your own original work of theatre completely from scratch! Students will be writing, casting, directing, designing, and presenting their very own brand-new short plays. We will dive headfirst into the art of theatre, experiencing it from …

Avast, me hearties!

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STAR students to perform epic adventuresBloody Blackbeard and Pericles, July 19-21 at Perseverance Theatre; composer Laurelyn Dossett bound for Juneau Legendary heroes and villains conquer the seas and cross the galaxy in a pair of epic adventures performing July 19-21 at Perseverance Theatre, by the students of STAR: the swashbuckling new musical Bloody Blackbeard, written by Preston Lane with songs …

Perseverance Theatre Artistic Director Art Rotch departing this summer

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Perseverance Theatre announces that Art Rotch, who has served as the organization’s Artistic Director since 2008, and first came to Juneau to work at Perseverance in 1988, will transition out of his role as Artistic Director this summer.   A Boston-born New Englander, Art is a graduate of Harvard University and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he and his …

Perseverance Theatre announces winners of our 35th Annual Travel Raffle

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Paitton Reid of Soldotna had the winning ticket and will receive the Grand Prize—two round-trip tickets from Alaska Airlines, plus $2,000 in cash—in the Travel Raffle, Perseverance Theatre’s annual fundraiser, which concluded Tuesday, June 18, with a drawing celebration co-hosted by The Island Pub on Douglas. This year’s raffle, with a dazzling array of prizes donated by corporate sponsors and …

Suicide prevention play THE WINTER BEAR launches Alaskan tour

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Perseverance Theatre will present The Winter Bear, a play by former Alaska Writer Laureate Anne Hanley, in April in the communities of Anchorage, Buckland, Shungnak, Nome, St. Paul, and Unalaska. Admission to all shows is free. The play, which has been performed throughout Alaska since 2008, tells the story of a troubled Alaska Native teenager who decides suicide is his best …

Brash Broadway favorite GUYS AND DOLLS plays March 15-April 14

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  For some guys, life is a gamble—every day another throw of the dice. New York hustler Sky Masterson seems to be on a roll, but in the game of romance, his luck is about to run out. Will he beat the odds and get the girl, or come up snake-eyes? Perseverance Theatre’s musical dream team presents Guys and Dolls, …

Young Company stages dance fantasy DISCO ALICE: THE WONDERLAND REMIX

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Curiouser and curiouser, and groovier: a classic of children’s literature hits the dance floor in Disco Alice: The Wonderland Remix, an original adaptation performed by Perseverance Theatre’s Young Company, March 1-3 and 8-10 in the Phoenix Theatre (Black Box). Based on the beloved book by Lewis Carroll, this fantastical production for all ages, adapted and directed by William Conrow, features …