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The James Street Players

About Us

The James Street Players is a local community theatre which has produced popular Broadway musicals in its air-conditioned home at the Babylon United Methodist Church for HALF A CENTURY (yes, 50 years!). Each year, we perform two family-oriented musicals or plays accompanied by a full pit orchestra. The Players rely on a broad base of talented and creative local volunteer actors, dancers, musicians, and technicians of all ages. After many years of summer productions designed expressly for our young people, our enthusiastic youth membership now produces, directs, and performs its own summer show.

Our history is a long and rich one. Over the years, we have taken pleasure in exposing our audiences to the delightful surprise of the live theatre experience. The James Street Players Ensemble has performed from Brooklyn to Patchogue, including many Babylon Village Fairs, the Babylon Masonic Lodge, and also at various local libraries and for professional organizations. We pride ourselves on a high standard of production and have proven to be an outstanding training ground for our members, several of whom have gone on to enjoy successful careers on the professional stage and in films and television.

Can you sing or dance? Is building or painting your thing? Are you good with a needle or at gathering props? Can you sell an ad, aim a spotlight, or develop a publicity strategy? If so, come be a part of this dedicated group of thespians as an audience member or as part of the cast or crew. Our auditions, like our doors, are always open.

50 Years of JSP Productions, here are some:

NOTE: This section is a work in progress.

Joseph And The Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Music Man

Li’l Abner


How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Guys & Dolls

Here’s Love

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Flower Drum Song


Hello Dolly!

The King & I

Peter Pan


The Sound of Music



The Wizard of OZ

Once Upon A Mattress