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February 2017

The Elephant Man directed by Don Bilotti

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - March 5 @ 2:00 pm PST
Black Bart Playhouse, 580 S. Algiers Street
Murphys, CA 95222 United States
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$10 - $22

February 17-March 5 with performances Friday and Saturday night at 7, Sunday at 2 pm. The season begins with The Elephant Man directed by Don Bilotti and starring Matt Hobgood. The 1977 play by Bernard Pomerance is based on the life of the Victorian Era man Joseph Merrick who lived with extreme deformities.  “Sometimes I think my head is so big because it is so full of dreams.” These are the words of John Merrick, the ‘Elephant Man’, the horrific…

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April 2017

Speed the Plow directed by Traci Sky Sprague

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - May 14 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Black Bart Playhouse, 580 S. Algiers Street
Murphys, CA 95222 United States
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$10 - $22

  The first-ever “Community Choice” performance debuts on April 28 and plays until May 14, directed by Traci Sky Sprague. Audience and community members were polled  in Fall 2016 as to which of four performances they’d prefer seeing on-stage. Fast-talking, quit-witted satire of Hollywood written by Mamet- whose work is a genre of itself. In this hilarious dramatic-comedy, the play spotlights the American movie business: Charlie Fox and his friend Bobby Gould have a new script that they both see…

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July 2017

Over The River And Through The Woods directed by Maryann Curmi

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - July 30 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Black Bart Playhouse, 580 S. Algiers Street
Murphys, CA 95222 United States
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$10 - $22

Joe DiPietro’s Over the River and Through the Woods, directed by Maryann Curmi, takes center stage from July 14 to July 30. The sentimental comedy follows Nick, a New York marketing manager, as he tells his Italian-American grandparents in Hoboken that he’s moving to Seattle. Nick Cristano visits his wacky grandparents every week for dinner. "My grandparents firmly believed in the three F's of life," Nick confides, "family, faith and food." He takes viewers on a sweet and sentimental journey…

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Murphys Creek Theatre is a small, professionally oriented theatre company located in the charming and historic goldrush-era town of Murphys, in Calaveras County, California.