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Comedy under the stars

Danville's , Pioneer Playhouse is featuring comedy under the stars. After having to cancel nearly all of the 2020 season due to Covid-19 the playhouse will once again feature laughter in its starlit and moonlight-lit outdoor amphitheater.


Dinner and the show starts at 7:00 pm. For those wishing to attend only the show? The show begins at 8:30.


In a concession to the not-yet-completely-gone pandemic in the event of rain the shows will not be moved inside. Instead local patrons can receive a rain check and others a full refund.


Clue: On Stage Adapted from the Paramount Pictures film written by Jonathan Lynn, and the board game from Hasbro, Inc. June 11 – July 3 — Three week run!

Kentucky premiere! Straight from Broadway!

It’s a dark and stormy night, and you’ve been invited to a most unusual dinner party! You’re given an alias, a choice of weapons, and the host is, well, dead! So…whodunnit? And more importantly, who’s next? Join iconic oddballs Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer before the body count at Boddy Manor stacks up! Rated PG.


Southern Fried Funeral By Osborne and Eppler July 6 – July 24 – Three week run!

Dewey Frye is dead, and the rest of his family is left to pick up the pieces – if they don’t kill each other first! Not only must Dorothy Frye deal with sudden widowhood, she must also contend with a snake-in-the-grass brother-in-law, a nosy church lady, and a couple of grown daughters who’ve decided to act like toddlers. Funerals bring out the worst, the best…and the funniest in people! A big-hearted comedy about family – Southern style! Rated G.


Jeeves in Bloom Adapted by Margaret Raether from the stories of PG Wodehouse July 27 – August 7 — Two week run!

The quiet English countryside will never be the same after Bertie Wooster and his unflappable butler, Jeeves, pay a visit! What starts as a plan to play matchmaker for a tongue-tied, newt-loving friend goes hilariously wrong. Soon Bertie is fending off unwanted amorous advances, a bungling burglary, and a homicidal French chef! Can the one and only Jeeves save the day? A delightfully silly and high-energy comedy! Rated G.


Plus…

Special Stand-Up Comedy Weekend starring Joe Deuce and Friends! August 13 & 14


New! Live Music Weekend!

Powerplay August 20 A night of Rock n’ Soul with Horns! High energy band playing your favorite songs from the 60’s and 70’s! Don’t forget your dancing shoes!


Elvis Under the Stars! August 21 A very special evening with Elvis Tribute Artist Barry Lockard (Breaking Up with Elvis) and friends! Channeling the King and paying homage to the Rupp Arena “concert that never was.”


Tickets and Reservations


Box Office Phone Numbers:

Local: (859) 236 -2747 TOLL-FREE: 866-KYplays (866-597-5297)


Adult Ticket: $20 Adult Dinner+Show Ticket: $35 Dinner only: $15

Child (12 & under) Ticket: $12 Dinner+Show Ticket: $19

Group Discounts Available!


Passes PATRON PASS: (6 Admissions) Special Price $100 (Save $20) SUPER PASS: (10 Admissions) Special Price $165 (Save $35)

Note: cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of dinner and show, otherwise refunds will not be given.

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