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  Forestburgh Playhouse
Although John and Al are usually remembered as the founders of the Playhouse, the theatre could not have survived without the contributions of their talented and hardworking wives.
In the 1960's mortality took its toll on the founders of the Forestburgh Summer Theatre.
By the summer of 1997, the Playhouse celebrated its 50th birthday with a record breaking season, records which have continued to be broken each succeeding summer.
www.fbplayhouse.com /history.htm   (1087 words)

  Summer stock theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Summer Stock is also the title of a 1950 musical motion picture starring Judy Garland.
A summer stock theatre is a theater that generally produces plays only in the summertime.
Summer stock theatres frequently take advantage of better weather by having their productions outdoors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Summer_stock   (190 words)

 PerformInk Online
Summer stock is the experience that usually determines whether or not you really want a career in theatre.
Michigan’s oldest Equity summer stock theatre company started out in the community hall in the Village of Richland, Mich. A few years later they moved into an abandoned dairy barn and a cliché was born.
Of course, you don’t have to be famous to do summer stock here, but WTF is the poster child for the notion of the rich and famous returning year after year to their humble origins.
www.performink.com /Archives/specialissues/summerstocklist.html   (1754 words)

 Ouachita Baptist University: News & Events
An alternate indoor theatre is also available in case of weather complications.
Professional actors, college students, theatre teachers and professors from all over the country, as well as local residents dedicate their summer to performing "Stephen Foster: The Musical." This past summer, they also performed "Show Boat" for 12 weeks.
He also thought the experience was beneficial to him and to the theatre because he was able to take the show apart, re-work it, and improve it.
www.obu.edu /news/091201/kentuckystock.shtml   (561 words)

 Mississippi College - Office of Public Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Summer Stock Theater comes to the MC campus once again this summer through the Department of Communication.
Summer Stock is three and a half weeks of intense theater training at MC where participants will be cast, rehearse, and perform in a play.
Registration for summer stock theatre is May 23 for students taking the course for credit.
www.mc.edu /newsevents/prnews/user/story.php?id=124   (272 words)

 Timber Lake Playhouse - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Timber Lake Playhouse came into existence in 1961 as a not-for-profit professional summer stock theatre, dedicated to providing a center for cultural opportunity for developing artists and a showcase of quality theatre for the residents of the midwest, particularly in northwestern Illinois and eastern Iowa.
TLP is proud of its national reputation for excellence as a professional summer stock theatre.
The present theatre building, (erected after a fire destroyed the original frame structure in 1974) houses a wide semi-thrust stage with a revolve, and 375 fixed seats (view a seating chart).
www.timberlakeplayhouse.org /about.html   (239 words)

 Theatre Arts, 2007-08 College of Arts & Sciences Catalog
Incarnation is the heart of theatre, making the “word” become “flesh.” Effectively accomplished, theatre awakens the members of the audience to an awareness of their spiritual capability.
Dynamic interrelationship of theatre and culture, focusing on the correlations between a people’s worldview; their religious, philosophical, political, and aesthetic concerns; and their dramatic art as it was brought to life on the stages of their time.
Theatre’s role as a reflector and instigator of cultural change during the modern period: religious, philosophical, political, social, and aesthetic.
cas.bethel.edu /catalog/acadprog/dept/theatre.html   (1290 words)

 The Department of Performing Arts: Blood Brothers
Theatre is a place where people can share their ideas, beliefs and dreams.
During the summer of 2005, Michelle traveled to Shenandoah University in Virgina to participate in a summer stock theatre internship as a costume assistant, working on four musicals in only two months.
Theatre means working within an amazing team to bring art and issues to an audience, and create for them an experience they can't get anywhere else.
www.marquette.edu /theatre/program/bloodbrothers.htm   (430 words)

 Curtain Call Inc.
Summer Stock Musical Theatre Workshop will focus on singing, dancing, and performing for the musical theatre.
Professional instruction will be given in vocal performance, various styles of theatre dance, and acting in a musical performance.
Summer Stock Creative Theatre Workshop will focus on developing the acting skills of young performers.
www.curtaincallinc.com /summerprogramsDetail.asp?id=3   (217 words)

 Hackmatack Playhouse of Berwick, Maine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He envisioned a summer stock theatre that would showcase the talents of professional and developing thespians from the regional area.
After the theatre’s first decade the barn was expanded to the structure that you see today.
The yellow family of buildings just south of the theatre (now owned by the Mills family) was originally built by Samuel Guptill in the early part of last century.
www.hackmatack.org /about.htm   (1286 words)

 Theatre and the Arts: Cape Cod
This theatre develops new American plays and invites the audience to see the most innovative and exciting works in American theater before they go on to full performances on stages across the country.
The epitome of what summer stock theatre should be, but seldom, is. The College Light Opera Company is an independent nonprofit educational theatre founded in 1969 and produced by Robert A. and Ursula R. Haslun.
It is the oldest theatre on the Cape.
www.whalewalkinn.com /todo-theatre.html   (1376 words)

 St. Cloud State University: Theatre
In the summer months Dave usually participates in the department’s summer stock theatre, Theatre L’Homme Dieu, in Alexandria, MN, serving a variety of roles from artistic director to maintenance director.
Sinnett was first bitten by the theatre "bug" at the age of 12 when she was part of the chorus for the musical Cinderella.
She received her BA degree in theatre from Fredonia State University in Fredonia, New York; her MA degree in theatre from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina; and her PhD in theatre from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
www.stcloudstate.edu /theatrefilmdance/theatre/faculty.asp   (1607 words)

 Eye - Taking summer stock - 06.10.99
As difficult as it's been for some of these rural towns to raise the necessary funds, the benefits for local tourism are substantial and many of them are starting from a position of strength as they already possess fabulous buildings.
Lindsay's Academy Theatre (home of the Kawartha Lakes Summer Playhouse since 1965) is one such venue -- an opera house built at the end of the 19th century that was once considered the "most technically perfect theatre" in Canada.
Regional theatre used to benefit from a relative lull in summer activity in downtown Toronto.
www.eye.net /eye/issue/issue_06.10.99/plus/sg-theatre.html   (717 words)

 Thoughts ... Along The Seacoast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This full package produces an economically unsound proposition for a summer stock theatre that has to struggle with a short New England summer season to end up in the fl.
The latest Broadway hits have been brought to Hampton as quickly as they have been released so that summer visitors and local residents could be entertained by the best plays as soon, and sometimes, sooner than any other theatre in the country.
The continuation of summer theatre means so much as a strong facet of the character and cultural quality of the New Hampshire seacoast.
www.hampton.lib.nh.us /hampton/history/playhouse/halpierson.htm   (740 words)

 Grand Rapids Civic Theatre - Summer Stock
This will be his second Summer Stock production.
She has been involved in Phase II and Theatre Arts Day Camp and was a member of the 1997 and 2001 Traveling Troupes.
At Civic Theatre he has recently performed in Anne of Green Gables, and this year is his fourth with Summer Stock.
www.grct.org /seasons/summerstock_2001/summerstock2001.html   (2017 words)

 Summer stock theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Summer Stock is also the title of a 1950 musical motion picture starring Judy Garland.
A summer stock theatre is a theater that generally produces plays only in the summertime.
Summer stock theatres frequently take advantage of better weather by having their productions outdoors.
www.mcfly.org /Summer_stock_theatre   (129 words)

 actorsequity.org | news & events
Jack Ragotzy, founder of the landmark summer stock company, The Barn Theatre in Augusta, Michigan, died December 15, 2003 of a heart attack in his home on the grounds of the theatre, one day shy of his 82nd birthday.
Jack and Betty soon found that there little theatre was growing at a tremendous rate and soon began renting a former dairy barn in Augusta.
They were incorporated as The Barn Theatre in 1949 and began converting it into an esteemed Equity resident summer stock theatre and one of the only remaining structures of its kind in the United States.
www.actorsequity.org /theatrenews/archive/ragotzy_12-17-2003.html   (376 words)

 LHUP | Academic Majors
Incoming freshmen with a talent in theatre are eligible for the Bonnie K. Franz Scholarships.
The department is a department of Speech Communication and Theatre faculty.
The Sloan Theatre, a 300 seat, full fly system, proscenium theatre, houses a state of the art computerized lighting system and new digital sound system.
www.lhup.edu /majors/major_theatre.html   (533 words)

 Summer Theatre Kick-Off Gala
The Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke College will announce its thirty-first season at a kickoff gala and silent auction Saturday, March 3, at the Yankee Pedlar Inn Opera House in Holyoke, from 7 to 10 pm.
Highlights of the silent auction include a role in a Summer Theatre production, a weekend getaway to Philadelphia, two round-trip bus tickets to New York City and tickets to a Broadway show, a formal evening dress from Bridal Heirlooms, and a round of golf for four at The Orchards in South Hadley.
Last summer Mount Holyoke students Kathleen “Katie” Doyle ’02 and Malea Jochim ’02 were hired by the theater to work as prop manager and as master carpenter and assistant technical director respectively.
www.mtholyoke.edu /offices/comm/csj/030201/summertheatre.shtml   (284 words)

 Alexandria - Theatre
As recently as last summer, the “How to Talk Minnesotan” of Troupe America fame, rented the AAAA facility for an eight-week run that played to more than 8,000 appreciative ticket buyers.
Now the longest running summer theater in Minnesota, the newly renovated theater is surrounded by buildings from the turn of the century.
Formed with the conviction that a summer theater could serve both the cultural needs of a community and the academic needs of a college (St. Cloud State University), the theater’s success has been remarkable.
www.mndestinations.com /03alex_theatre.cfm   (620 words)

 Weathervane Playhouse * Newark, Ohio * (740)366-4616
Each year the theatre is met with a wide variety of talented artists, performers, craftsmen and board members, all of whom devote countless hours in their efforts to provide the highest quality theater experience possible.
Jenni is a working towards her BA in theatre with a concentration in technical elements, studying lighting design and stage management at the University of Michigan -Flint.
This Summer she is a Wife in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Annelle's Understudy for Steel Magnolias, A Swing/Ensemble member of A Little Night Music, and a Featured Ensemble member in The Wizard of Oz as well as being Dorothy's Understudy.
users.ohiohills.com /wally/wv/bios.html   (4587 words)

 Welcome to the Lakes Region Summer Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Summer stock is the first time most college-aged aspiring thespians get paid to do what they love: Professional live theatre.
Some theatres only do one show, such as a historical drama, which runs the entire season, giving their cast upwards of a month to rehearse, but that show is the only one run all summer.
Summer stock is a very hectic and taxing experience.
www.lakesregionsummertheatre.com /stock.html   (563 words)

 Central Stage Theatre of County Kitsap [CSTOCK Presents - Pippin]
That production still remains my favorite theatre experience and I decided then that I would somehow be involved with this show during my lifetime.
They had their opportunity last summer, when PIPPIN was restaged at the Paper Mill Playhouse, an off-Broadway theatre, in Millburn, New Jersey.
All performances are at the CSTOCK theatre in the Silverdale Community Center at 9729 Silverdale Way.
www.cstock.org /shows/pippin   (853 words)

 Okoboji Online Summer Theatre History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Okoboji Summer Theatre is located on Highway 71 between the towns of Okoboji, Iowa and Spirit Lake, Iowa in the Iowa Great Lakes region.
In 1957 the theatre was purchased from Grinnell by a group of Iowa Great Lakes area businessmen, and they circulated notices around the country to find a college interested in leasing the theatre.
Stephens responded to the notice and leased the theatre for the summer of 1958.
www.okoboji.com /summertheatre/history   (498 words)

 Theatre in Alexandria
The Alexandria Area Arts Association was founded about 30 years ago to form a vehicle to bring theatre to the community.
In the summer, the AAAA’s “Art in the Park” draws 25,000 to Alexandria City Park.
Theatre L’Homme Dieu opened in 1961 with the play “See How They Run,” and it has been running ever since.
www.mndestinations.com /2004/alex_theatre.cfm   (345 words)

 Carroll County Illinois News Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Timber Lake Playhouse originated in 1961 as a not-for-profit professional summer stock theatre.
The playhouse provides a spacious air-conditioned theatre with 371 new seats, a 36 foot revolve, free parking, handicap accessibility, concessions and a souvenir stand.
Six shows are presented throughout the summer by a talented cast, guest artists and directors from all over the country.
www.gocarrollcounty.com /business_pages/timber_lake_playhouse.html   (145 words)

To tell the story of Sullivan and of its star theatre in a cornfield from the perspective of the residents involved, Shervey uses oral history and and dozens of photographs by David W. Mobley, the theatre’s longtime photographer.
Yet taken together, the small town and its theatre are clearly unusual, and the existence of the theatre obviously alters perceptions of life in the small town.
Before the theatre opened in 1957, Sullivan decidedly was a product of its time: the town sported a strong local chapter of the WCTU, moral people avoided taverns, liberals and Catholics were the minorities, and the population was predominantly white.
www.siu.edu /~siupress/titles/f00_titles/shervey_square.htm   (410 words)

 Showboat Majestic - History
In 1945, Hiram College and Kent State University leased the Majestic from the Reynolds family as a summer theatre experience for students.
Until 1988, it was leased to the University of Cincinnati as a summer stock theatre for its students.
While there are newer boats on the Ohio today, the Majestic was the last of the purpose-built "floating operas", the last to make one-night stands, the last to actively travel, the longest-lived under one owner and home of the largest family - the eleven Reynolds children - ever reared on a showboat.
www.cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com /sbm/history.htm   (313 words)

 Faculty & Staff - Theatre Arts - Division of Performing Arts - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - The ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
She was co-director of the 2001 National Theatre Mask Conference, the first of its kind ever held in the United States, Summer 2004 she presented her work on Trinidad carnival at a symposium in Santiago de Cuba.
She was one of the founders of the Twin Cities Black Theatre in Minneapolis, was Director of Special Arts Programs for the Connecticut State Board of Education and served as Assistant to the Dean/Artistic Director at Yale Repertory Theatre.
She currently serves on the executive board of the American Theatre and Drama Society and the editorial boards of The University of Iowa Press and the Theatre in the Americas Series of Southern Illinois University Press.
www.uiowa.edu /~theatre/facultystaff/facultystaff.htm   (2882 words)

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