Once Upon a Mattress, presented by The Savoyard Light Opera Company, features veteran Players
performers Tom Frates, Ethan Butler, Diana Doyle, Joe Kandra, and the
inimitable Chuck Holleman, with music direction by Kate Meifert, set
design by Brian Harris and makeup by Charlie Atherton. This delightful
and slightly off-kilter re-telling of the classic story of "The Princess
and the Pea" opens Nov. 14 and runs for two weekends at the newly
refurbished Corey Auditorium in Carlisle. For ticket information,
go to savoyard
Players members appearing in the Weston Friendly Society presentation of Bye Bye Birdie
include Joshua Wright in the lead role of Albert Peterson, Jason Dick
as Conrad Birdie, Craig Howard as Harry MacAfee, and Erika Wilde as Mrs.
Merkle! At the Weston Town Hall on November 21, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m.
and November 22 and 28 at 2:00 p.m. Ticket info at weston
Players Johnny Kinsman and Lindsay McConchie announce that Anthem Theatre,
a company they co-founded with Bryn Boice and Michael Poignand, has
been selected for the Boston Center for the Arts residency program. The
program serves emerging and early stage theatre and dance companies in
the Boston area, and Anthem will have a three-year term. This exciting
designation will provide support and stability for Anthem to serve
its mission to produce theatre that compels audiences to seek out additional theatrical experiences and make theatre a regular part of their lives.
FOLLIES TO OPEN THIS WEEK!
It's here! It's here! Opening night for Follies is this Friday, November 6, and it's a production that's sure to
dazzle. Stephen Sondheim's musical extravaganza has everything a
Broadway spectacle should have: glittering costumes; heart-stopping
music; astounding choreography; a set to die for, and all those
beautiful girls, girls, girls! Go now to get your tickets here. Plus: don't miss the opening night reception, starting at 7:00 p.m.!
AUDITIONS FOR THE WINTER SHOW
Auditions for Proof will be Sunday, Nov. 29 and Wed Dec. 2 @ 7:00. The auditions will be by
appointment and will consist of monologues chosen by the director,
Nancy Curran Willis. Sign-up and monologue information will be
forthcoming. Callbacks on Sunday, Dec. 6.
STAY TUNED FOR NEXT SEASON!
PDSC is busy reading and has narrowed down next season's selections to
nine plays for the board's review. Stay tuned for our announcement
of another great season, and thanks, PDSC for all you hard work!