Summer Theatre Festival 2024

July 19-August 25

McPherson Theater at BPAC

October 17-20 ONLY!

Agatha Christie’s


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 The 3rd Annual JTC Summer Theatre Festival is coming!

3 exciting shows!

July 19-August 25           McPherson Theater @BPAC

For the last two years, JTC’s Summer Theatre Festival has been a smash, with most shows selling out their entire runs. And now we’re proud to announce the 2024 Festival schedule–six continuous weeks of professional theatre right here in the Sandhills!

The festival will open with the hit Marvin Hamlisch-Neil Simon-Carol Bayer Sager musical They’re Playing Our Song. July 19-28

The second show is Jeffrey Hatcher’s charming comedy Mrs. Mannerly. August 2-11

The festival will conclude with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s intimate musical, Tell Me on a Sunday. August 16-25

As always, our Summer Theatre Festival shows are performed in the gorgeous McPherson Theater black box in Wellard Hall at BPAC (Bradshaw Performing Arts Center), where we’re proud to be the Professional Theatre Company in Residence.

You can get tickets here or on The best deals are either the 3-Show Packages or the Group Discount (automatically applied for groups of 10 or more). Private performances are available for groups of up to 60 people.

We’re also working on the three titles for the 2025 Summer Theatre Festival. Watch this website for the latest news!


Maxwell Caulfield in Gaslight

Season 12 kicks off this fall with our fourth Agatha Christie production



Five performances only in Owens Auditorium:

Thursday, October 17 at 7 pm (opening night, early curtain)

Friday, October 18 at 8 pm

Saturday matinee, October 19 at 2 pm (matinee, post-performance talkback)

Saturday evening, October 19 at 8 pm

Sunday matinee, October 20 at 3 pm (matinee, closing performance)

It’s a honeymoon cruise where every passenger has a motive to kill!

Murder on the Nile, Agatha Christie’s own staging of her famous novel, Death on the Nile, is set on a paddle steamer cruising the legendary Nile River in 1940’s Egypt. The passengers aboard are abuzz when a famous heiress and her penniless new husband board the ship. Class, money and reputation are all at stake in one way or another for the passengers, and before they know it deceit, theft and murder quickly make waves on the river. There’s a spurned lover, a protective uncle, a troubled German doctor, and a host of colorful and mysterious characters add to the drama and suspense of this classic Agatha Christie mystery.

Who can be trusted? Who holds the truth? Who is a suspect? Whodunit?

Group Rates Available for all JTC shows, and a Group Discount is automatically applied for groups of 10 or more when you buy tickets online.

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PineStraw feature on JTC Summer Theatre Festival 2024

PineStraw feature on JTC Summer Theatre Festival 2024

Jenna Biter wrote a terrific overview of this year's festival, with quotes from JTC's co-founders and actor Jacob Pressley (from Gutenberg! and The Last Five Years). And we even have a little mention on the cover--yes...where it says "Summer Theatre" = that's us! And...

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