Adapted by R. N. Sandberg
From The Novel by L. M. Montgomery
Directed by Lindsey Ringquist

May 12, 13, 19 & 20 at 7:00 pm

May 14 & 21 at 2:00 pm

Individual Ticket Pricing

Call the Capitol Theatre Box Office at (717) 263-0202 or Purchase Online.

  • Adults - $18
  • Students (13-College w/ ID) - $13
  • Children (Age 12 & Under) - $8

Box Office Hours: Mon-Fri. 11am-4:30pm

Prices DO NOT include Capitol Theatre service fees and children under age 3 are not admitted at any time.

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Marilla and her brother Matthew request an orphan boy to help work their farm. They are mistakenly sent the high-spirited, red-haired Anne Shirley. Marilla attempts to send Anne back to the orphanage, but finally agrees to let her stay at Green Gables. After a few trials and tribulations, Marilla and Matthew admit she is the best thing that ever happened to them, and Anne comes to understand she is a loved, worthwhile person.

(Comedy/Drama, Rated G)


Sunday, March 5 at 3 pm & Monday, March 6 at 6:30 pm 

In the Wood Center at the Capitol Theatre, (please use rear entrance off W. Washington St. parking lot)

No previous stage experience or preparation necessary, but familiarity with the story & characters is helpful. Auditions will be cold readings from the script.

Roles for six females and five males age 10 and older.

Character Descriptions

Anne Shirley:  precocious, imaginative, and stubborn as they come, her greatest wish is to find a loving home.

Marilla Cuthbert: a practitioner of tough love, she has a very big heart hidden in a cold exterior.

Matthew Cuthbert:  Marilla's brother, he is very quiet and reserved, as well as loving and loyal.

Diana Barry:  Anne's neighbor, who becomes her best friend.  She is much more practical than Anne, but just as willing to have fun.

Gilbert Blythe:  The smartest and most handsome boy in school, who is very arrogant, but can admit when he is wrong.

Mrs. Barry: Diana's mother, who can be quick to judge, but also quick to forgive.

Mrs. Lynde:  She is the typical nosy neighbor, but she also genuinely cares about those around her.

Mrs. Blewett:  a very cold, hard woman.

Mr. Phillips: the schoolmaster.  He is quite stuck in his ways and very sure of them, but is capable of a change of heart.

The Stationmaster

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