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5/31/1889: The Flood

5/31/1889: The Flood


Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 5:00pm


Mountain Playhouse
7690 Somerset Pike
Jennerstown, PA 15547

Mountain Playhouse
7690 Somerset Pike
Jennerstown, PA 15547

September 17 - 29, 2019  5/31/1889: The Flood (drama)

On May 31, 1889, America's most devastating loss of life from a natural disaster occurred when a dam broke and unleashed a wall of water which swept everything in its path down upon the city of Johnstown, PA. 2,209 lives were lost. This fact-based fictional account was commissioned by the theater company in 2004 and is being presented during the 130th anniversary of the tragedy. Rated PG (potentially disturbing or triggering content).

7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17, 18 and 25
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, September 19, 20, 27 and 28
2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September 18, 20, 25 and 27
3 p.m. Sunday, September 22 and 29
** 10 a.m. matinees September 19, 24 and 26 - perfect for schools groups!

Audiences on Wednesday, September 18 are invited to the complimentary Opening Night Party immediately following the performance. 
Following the September 22 matinee performance - audiences are invited to stay for a Talk Back conversation with the cast. 

Tickets may be purchased by calling the Box Office at 814.629.9220x100 or online at

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