Production of ‘Prince and the Pauper’ to Benefit Allentown Rescue Mission

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Photo by Celeste Behe

Players of the Stage actors rehearse a scene from "The Prince and The Pauper," which they will perform at Living Hope Church to help raise money for the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Special to Saucon Source

Players of the Stage presents “The Prince and the Pauper,” Mark Twain’s hilarious yet poignant tale of a commoner and a real-life prince who trade places for a short time. Performances are Dec. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. at Living Hope Church, 330 Schantz Road, Allentown, Pa. There is no charge for tickets, but an offering will be taken for the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Players of the Stage actors rehearse a scene from "The Prince and The Pauper," which they will perform at Living Hope Church to help raise money for the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Photo by Celeste Behe

Players of the Stage actors rehearse a scene from “The Prince and The Pauper,” which they will perform at Living Hope Church to help raise money for the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Players of the Stage is a Christian youth and community theater that has been presenting quality family theater in the Lehigh Valley since 2000. Most of its performances have been benefit shows for local charities. During the past seven seasons alone, POTS has donated more than $100,000 to the Allentown Rescue Mission, Care Net of the Lehigh Valley and the American Ministries to the Deaf.

Players of the Stage hopes to raise $15,000 for the Allentown Rescue Mission in offerings collected at its “Prince and the Pauper” performances.

The Allentown Rescue Mission is an organization that provides rescue and rehabilitation programs to homeless men in crisis.

Tickets can be reserved by emailing potstickets@gmail.com or by calling 610-310-7604.

For more information about Players of the Stage, visit www.playersofthestage.org.

Lower Saucon resident Celeste Behe is a freelance writer and calligrapher. Visit her website at http://www.calligraphybyceleste.com/.

Members of Players of the Stage rehearse a scene from "The Prince and The Pauper," which the troupe will perform at Living Hope Church near Allentown this month.

Photo by Celeste Behe

Members of Players of the Stage rehearse a scene from “The Prince and The Pauper,” which the troupe will perform at Living Hope Church near Allentown this month.

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