We are a non-profit community theatre specializing in affordable, professional-quality productions located in the old sanctuary of Marvin United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, NC.

Founded in 1982 as a mission outreach program of Marvin United Methodist Church, the Stained Glass Playhouse offers production and theatrical events which encompass moral messages, family values and community issues. The Stained Glass Playhouse was incorporated as a non-profit corporation in 1997 and was granted it’s 501(c)3 non-profit tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service in June, 1998 as a community theatre. We welcome volunteers and contributions from everyone. The Playhouse was admitted into membership of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem Forsyth County in 2008.

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2014 - 2015 Season

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November
7th - 23rd


Winter 2015
February 6th






Spring 2015
May 1st


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Coming to the
Stained Glass Playhouse Weekends

February 5th - 22nd

Director: Alvin Tyndall

Stage Manager: Logan Chidester

Book by: Bruce Norris


“Clybourne Park” spans two generations fifty years apart.  In 1959, Russ and Bev are selling their desirable two-bedroom at a bargain price, unknowingly bringing  the first black family into the neighborhood (borrowing a plotline from Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin In the Sun”) and creating ripples of discontent among the cozy white residents of Clybourne Park.  In 2009, the same property is being bought by a young white couple, whose plan to raze the house and start again is met with equal disapproval by the black residents of the soon-to-be-gentrified area.  Are the issues festering beneath the floorboards actually the same, fifty years on?  Bruce Norris’ excruciatingly funny and squirm-inducing satire explores the fruit of the fault line between race and property.

Character Requirements: 4 men & 3 women  -

Russ/Dan- white, 40’s – married to Bev in Act 1

Bev/Kathy- white, 40’s, married to Russ in Act 1

Francine/Lena- black, 30’s.- married to Albert in Act 1; married to Kevin in Act 2

Jim/Tom/Kenneth- white, late 20’s

Albert/Kevin- black, 30’s, Albert-married to Francine, Kevin- married to Lena

Karl/Steve- white, 30’s,  Steve -married to Betsy in Act 1; married to Lindsay in Act 2

Betsy/Lindsey- late 20’s, Betsy- married to Karl in Act 1; married to Steve in Act 2


This is a 2 act play with 50 years separating the acts.  All actors portray different characters in each act.


The Playhouse is located at 4401 Indiana Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC  27105 (We are in the old Sanctuary of Marvin United Methodist Church.)


Performance dates and times:  

Friday and Saturday, February 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 2015 at 8 pm;

Sunday, November 8. 15. 22, 2015 at 3 pm.



SGP is a 501©3 non-profit corporation and a member of the

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Arts Council

The Stained Glass Playhouse provides outstanding, intimate community theater

at its best for actor and audience alike!