2017-06-01 / Amenities

Live theatre thriving in Port A


‘Disney’s the Lion King Jr. will be on stage in July and August. Be sure to attend a performance of the award-winning musical performed by area kids if you are in town. ‘Disney’s the Lion King Jr. will be on stage in July and August. Be sure to attend a performance of the award-winning musical performed by area kids if you are in town. Adult and youth plays, musicals, comedies, variety shows and more come to the stage at the Port Aransas Community Theatre.

In addition, the facility is used for movies and concerts throughout the year.

The theater is located at 2327 State Highway 361 at Sea Isle Drive.

Weekly editions of the South Jetty contain the PACT calendar as well as stories on upcoming auditions, productions and performance schedules.

Auditions for shows and plays are open to residents and visitors alike.

Volunteer directors, actors, sound and lighting technicians, musicians and set construction and costume design volunteers of all experience levels are always welcome. E-mail Darlene Secich, theatre manager, at pactdarlene1@yahoo.com to volunteer.

On the PACT stage in July will be a youth production of “Disney’s the Lion King Jr.”

Call the theater anytime at (361) 749- 6036 or go to its website, portaransascommunitytheatre.com, to find a list of current and upcoming productions.

Tickets for performances may be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com by searching for the performance you wish to see. Reserved seats also are available at the South Jetty Newspaper, 141 W. Cotter Ave., Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for cash or check only.

Any remaining seats for performances are available at the PACT one hour before each show.

PACT is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization funded by donations, ticket sales and various fundraisers.

Memberships in PACT are tax deductible and are available in a range of prices.

To become a member, call the number above or make checks payable to PACT and mail them to P.O. Box 835, Port Aransas, TX 78373.

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