The Belmont Theater on stage NOW AND THEN

Hang out at an Irish bar…opening March 18 at the Belmont Theatre! NOW AND THEN is a comedy-drama by Sean Grennan. The play takes place in an Irish-themed bar built by our very own head carpenter, Joel Persing. Come join the Belmont for a stimulating play from March 18-20 and March 24-27. The play is directed by Christine Koslosky and is sponsored by THE GRAHAM COMPANIES. Visit for tickets.

The cast includes Curtis Nelson as MAN, Mike McGuiness as JAMIE, Jessica Oakhem as ABBY and Becky Wilcox as WOMAN. Paul Lajkowicz is a manager.

Sometimes what happens after the last call can change your life. One evening in 1981, as Jamie closes the bar where he works, a desperate last-minute customer offers him and his girlfriend Abby two thousand dollars to sit down and have a drink with him. Who wouldn’t take it? As the trio swap stories and Jamie reflects on the decisions he faces regarding his music career and his future with girlfriend Abby.

The young couple begins to realize that this older man is exceptionally invested in their choices…and the reason he gives them is completely unbelievable. But when a second, very disgruntled stranger arrives, the unbelievable begins to look like what might just be true. Now and Then is a heartfelt romantic comedy about the cost of the choices we make and the people who make them with us.

The Belmont Theater has installed an ionization system that kills viruses in the air, including Covid-19. Touchless soap and paper towel dispensers have also been added for a safe theater experience. The actors will not wear masks, but the public is required to wear masks for the safety of the actors and those seated around them.

Curtain hours are 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The Sunday curtain is at 3 p.m. The Belmont Theater is located just off Route 83 at 27 South Belmont Street in York, Pennsylvania. There is convenient and free parking. Go to or call 717-854-5715 for advance tickets and more information.

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