Variety of plays will grace Schiffbauer stage at Engle Lane

6 performances slated for season

A full schedule of plays will presented by Community Players of Streator beginning Friday, June 18.

All plays will be staged at the William C. Schiffbauer Center for the Performing Arts at Engle Lane, 1012 Columbus Road, with the exception of “Back in the Act,” which will run this weekend at the Plumb Pavilion in Streator’s City Park. Visit englelane.org for additional information.

  • “Back in the Act” a children’s theater production, will be staged 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 18 and 19, at Plumb Pavilion in Streator City Park. Admission will be free.
  • “Love, Loss and What I Wore” is a comedy that uses clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell funny and often poignant stories. Friday through Sunday, Aug. 13 to 15.
  • ”The Misadventures of Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel,” a full re-creation of a 1932 radio broadcast — commercial jingles, live sound effects and all — featuring the Marx Brothers. Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 16 to 19.
  • “The Cat and the Canary” a comedy thriller presented just in time for Halloween, will run Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 14 to 17.
  • “Understudied” is a play within a play and a farce written and directed by Oglesby Reid Tomaason. “Understudied” was the winner of Engle Lane’s 2017 Youth Playwright Competition, and will be staged Thursday through Nov. 18 to 21.
  • “It’s a Wonderful Life: Live on the Air” is another radio play, based on the 1946 classic movie. Thursday through Sunday Dec. 16 to 19.