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Pierre Players Theatre

Pierre Players Community Theatre enriches, educates and entertains central South Dakota by engaging volunteers and audience members in the process and product of quality theater.

Pierre Players Community Theatre is a place for everyone. We are committed to sustaining a diverse, inclusive and equitable space where everyone who walks through the theater doors—patrons, artists, volunteers and vendors—feels valued and respected regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, education or ability. As a community theater, Pierre Players seeks to inspire its community through promoting diverse stories, artists and ideals.

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Upcoming Production: Man of La Mancha

SHOW DATES: July 16-18 and 22-25, 2021

Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece “Don Quixote,” “Man of La Mancha” is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious and heartbreaking, “Man of La Mancha” celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. The celebrated score includes “The Impossible Dream,” “I, Don Quixote,” “Dulcinea,” “I Really Like Him,” “Little Bird,” and “To Each His Dulcinea.” The production will be available to view virtually on July 22-25.

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Pierre Players Shifts Start of Season Schedule

2022 Season to Start January 2022

Pierre Players Community Theatre (PPCT) will shift the timeframe of its season schedule starting in January 2022.

Pierre Players Board of Governors decided to change its season schedule from one which has typically begun in September and run through August of the following year to one which will begin in January and run through December of the same year.

The change will align PPCT’s seasons with the organization’s fiscal year and calendar year. It will also allow patrons to purchase season memberships in December as holiday gifts for family members or friends before the new season starts.

Pierre Players will announce its 2022 season at its Annual Membership Kickoff/Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. Be watching for more details.

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Upcoming Auditions: A Little Piece of Heaven

AUDITIONS: August 16, 2021

An unlikely relationship is forged in the quirky tourist shop called “A Little Piece of Heaven.” Pierre Players will hold auditions for "A Little Piece of Heaven" on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, at 7 p.m. at the Grand Opera House. There are roles for seven males, eight females, and one male or female. For more information about auditioning or getting involved behind the scenes, contact director Kathy Riedy at

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