Welcome to Theatre in the Park

                                                We exist because of our community!



We wish to thank all of you who came out to audition on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  We had 196 auditionees.  Cast lists will be posted as we receive them. 


All outdoor performances are at
Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site's amphitheatre at Kelso Hollow:
15588 History Lane, Petersburg, IL

All shows start at 8:00 pm unless otherwise noted.
(Join us at 7:00 p.m. in the indoor theatre prior to each performance for a FREE pre-show!)


The Lion King, Jr.,  May 17, 18, 19 and 23, 24, 25

Directed by Bob & Maryna Mitchell

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These Shining Lives - June 6, 7, 8, and 9

Directed by Adam Reisch

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
June 21, 22, 23 and 27, 28, 29

Directed by Katie Bulava and Phillip Heppe

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All Shook Up - July 12, 13, 14 and 18, 19, 20

Directed by Karla Wilhelm and Ginny Racette

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Songwriters Circle - July 27

Featuring area musical artists


Pirates of Penzance - Aug 2, 3, 4 and 8, 9,10

Directed by Mark Wheeler

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TIP 5K – August 17


Walking Across Egypt - Aug 23-25 and 29-31

Directed by Phil Funkenbusch

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On Line Policy:   ALL SALES FINAL.  NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.  $1.00 per ticket surcharge

Season tickets can be purchased for ten (10 tickets for $120) at any time.
Call 217-632-5440 and leave a message. 

 support Lincoln's new Salem STAte Historic Site, Click here to join the New Salem Lincoln League!!















TIP Sharon Molineaux Memorial 5K Walk Fun / Run, July 28, 2018



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