SEEKING PART-TIME BOX OFFICE MANAGER

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part-time, non-exempt position Alaska’s Perseverance Theatre seeks a unique individual to run our box office.  Responsible for assisting with grass-roots sales strategy; Box Office and Front of House management. Will work with the Managing Director and Associate General Manager to ensure timely processing of all ticket sales, and above-average customer service. The ideal candidate has sales experience, excellent people skills, …

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 …

5 Qs for Ebenezer Scrooge: A Perseverance Theatre EXCLUSIVE!

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Think it’s a busy month for Santa Claus? Try being Ebenezer Scrooge. Charles Dickens’ unlikely holiday hero is everywhere these days, re-enacting his classic Christmas Eve conversion (aided by a few friendly ghosts) on countless stages and screens worldwide—even here in Alaska. We at Perseverance Theatre were lucky enough to snag a few moments with Mr. Scrooge, the formerly misanthropic …

Haunting new play Franklin, by Samantha Noble, to launch Nov. 30-Dec. 16 at Perseverance Theatre

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A scientist and a songwriter hunt for answers in Franklin, a world-premiere play by Samantha Noble, launching Nov. 30-Dec. 16 at Perseverance Theatre, Alaska’s professional regional theatre company. The production, directed by Hannah Wolf (Juneau bred, a 2018 O’Neill Center National Directing Fellow), features original music by Juneau-based indie composer Marian Call. Anchored in two eras on the same unforgiving …

Young Company performs CRUSH Oct. 20-22

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You’ve met the good folks of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire; time to face the evil aliens of Pin Cushion, California. Our fall Young Company production—a quirky, somewhat creepy but heartwarming take on Our Town—performs one weekend only on the Perseverance main stage, in repertory with… that other play. Our own Julie York Coppens directs a lovable cast of Juneau students …