STAR performances to feature three plays

Young actors take to the stage beginning Friday

Perseverance Theatre’s Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous (STAR) program performances will take place this weekend and next weekend at UAS.


Juneau’s young actors will perform three plays: the musical “Pirates of Penzance Jr.,” Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” and “The Bailer at the Back of the Boat,” a new play written by local playwright Ishmael Hope.

Performances begin Aug. 3 and run through Aug. 12 at the Noyes Pavilion on the University of Alaska Southeast campus. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Festival passes, which are good for three performances, are $25. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Here’s a list of performance times.

“Pirates of Penzance Jr.”: Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 p.m.

“Romeo and Juliet”: Saturday at 2 p.m.; Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.; and Friday, Aug., 10, at 7:30 p.m.

“The Bailer at the Back of the Boat”: Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 9, at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 11. at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit or call 364-2421.


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