Pumphouse Players, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to produce high quality performing arts in the Cartersville and Bartow County area, while offering opportunities for all willing individuals to participate. Since 1975, Pumphouse Players has been “putting the Art back in Bartow,” making PHP one of Georgia’s oldest, continuously running community theatres.

March 15, 2020
Pumphouse Players and the historic Legion Theatre will be closed for at least eight (8) weeks beginning 3/15/2020.
August 10, 2020
Auditions for the classic thriller Deathtrap by Ira Levin will be held Monday, August 10th, and Tuesday, August 11th, at 7:30pm at the Legion Theatre. Deathtrap will run October 23-31, 2020, with a special Halloween party event upon closing, and will be directed by Bob Whaley. SYNOPSIS Comfortably ensconced in his charming...
February 5, 2021
FEB 5-14, 2021 | Longtime Pumpie Karen Ruetz’s play For A Good Time, Mary was the first to be read in our Local Playwright Series, and will return for a full production directed by Corinne Scott next year! When Mary’s friend Jenny asks her to take on her phone sex side business while she’s traveling, Mary sees it as an opportunity to help her laid-off husband. But will she be able to keep it a secret?
October 23, 2020
OCT 23-31, 2020 | Playwright Sidney Bruhl has hit a dry spell, but it seems like his luck might turn around when he receives a talented student’s manuscript. Sidney devises a plan with his wife to offer the student co-credit to take it to Broadway, but nothing’s ever that simple. Deathtrap’s twists and turns will leave audiences spellbound right up to the final moments.
August 31, 2020
Auditions for Elf the Musical will be held on August 31st and September 1st at 7:30pm at the Legion Theatre. Elf the Musical will run December 4-19 and will be directed by Stacey Bern and Bill Brown. SYNOPSIS Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the...
September 18, 2020
SEPT 18-26, 2020 | For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs… who just happened to be there too. Puffs, Or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic is a tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world. Directed by Caitlyn Keller.
April 12, 2021
Auditions for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will be held on April 12 and April 13, 2021 at 7:30pm at the Legion Theatre. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will run June 11-26, 2021 and will be directed by Alex LaVelle and Bill Brown. SYNOPSIS An eclectic group of...
JUNE 11-26, 2021 | In The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious, touching stories from their home lives, they spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Directed by Alex LaVelle and Bill Brown.
February 22, 2021
Auditions for A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin will be held Monday, Feb 22 and Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021 at 7:30pm at the Legion Theatre. A Few Good Men will run April 23-May 1, 2021 and will be directed by Laurel Ann Lowe. SYNOPSIS This Broadway hit about the trial of two...
March 19, 2021
MAR 19-27, 2021 | Director Leslie McCrary Owens returns to Pumphouse for The Sugar Bean Sisters, a Southern Gothic comedy of romance, murder and alien abduction, the Nettle sisters are determined to escape spinsterhood—Willie Mae by going to Salt Lake and finding a good Mormon husband and Faye by hopping on the spaceship when the “space people” return for another visit.