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Chambersburg Community Theatre Presents

It's Only a Play

(Comedy, Rated PG-13)

Written By Terrance McNally

Directed by Matthew Henning

March 22, 23, 29, 30: 7:30pm

March 24, 31: 2:00pm

Ticket Information

Adults: $21
Students (Age 13 to College w/ ID): $18
Children (Age 12 & Under): $11

For phone orders and group (10+) sales, please call the Capitol Theatre Box Office at (717) 263-0202.


It’s the opening night of The Golden Egg on Broadway, and the wealthy producer Julia Budder is throwing a lavish party in her lavish Manhattan townhouse. Downstairs the celebrities are pouring in, but the real action is upstairs in the bedroom, where a group of insiders has staked themselves out to await the reviews. The group includes the excitable playwright; the possibly unstable wunderkind director; the pill-popping leading lady, treading the boards after becoming infamous in Hollywood; and the playwright’s best friend, for whom the play was written but who passed up this production for a television series. Add to this a drama critic who’s panned the playwright in the past and a new-in-town aspiring singer, and you have a prime recipe for the narcissism, ambition, childishness, and just plain irrationality that infuse the theatre—and for comedy. But don’t worry: This play is sure to be the hit they have all been hoping for.


Peter Austin – Rich Knight 

James Wicker – Scott Cairns 

Virginia Noyes – Kristin Wahrheit 

Julia Budder – Rebecca Fillmore 

Frank Finger – Jeff Leinbach 

Ira Drew – Pat McNamee 

Gus Head – Bryton Zook