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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

* Theatre sets performance schedule

The Community Theatre of Clay County is gearing up for a very busy season as six musicals are planned.

The first performance of the season is scheduled for Sept. 24-26.

"Nunsense," is an adaptation of book and lyrics by Dan Goggin. The Little Sisters of Hoboken discover their cook has poisoned 52 of the sisters and they are in need of funds for burials.

The Sisters decide the best way to raise money is to put on a variety show.

The Young Actors' musical, "Willie Wonka Kids," will take place Nov. 6-7.

Auditions are scheduled for Sept. 13, at 2 p.m., and Sept. 14, at 5:30 p.m.

Children ages 5-15 will perform the story of the candy man and his quest to find an heir.

"Christmas At The Lark: Celebrate The Season," will take place Dec. 3-5.

The original Christmas review will have area actors celebrating favorite moments of the season with traditional Christmas songs.

"Just A Closer Walk With Thee," is set for Jan. 29-30, 2010.

The musical will feature gospel music in addition to members of a community band and a hand bell choir.

The "Little Shop of Horrors," will take place March 11-13. Auditions are set for Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.

The musical centers around the character Seymour, who works in a flower shop and has a crush on co-worker Audrey. But a mysterious plant continues to wreak havoc on Seymour.

The final musical of the season, "The Royal Family," will take place May 6-8, with auditions set for March 15, at 6:30 p.m.

The play -- by George Kaufman and Edna Ferber -- centers on the Cavendish clan, "The Royal Family of Broadway."

Season ticket prices cost $115, which includes all five dinner shows and one Young Actors' Theatre admission.

Single dinner theatre tickets cost $25, which includes a buffet dinner and show. Cost for the young actors' theatre is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children.

Call 442-6909 for more ticket information. Leave an order and phone number on the message and patrons will be called back for confirmation.

Reservations are required for all performances except the Young Actors' Theatre. All sales are final and cancellations must be received at least three days prior to showtime to receive a refund.

Performance schedule

The following is a breakdown of musicals to be performed by the Community Theatre of Clay County:

* Nunsense -- Sept. 24-26,

* Willie Wonka Kids -- Nov. 6-7,

* Christmas at the Lark: Celebrate the Season -- Dec. 3-5,

* Just a Closer Walk With Thee -- Jan. 29-30,

* Little Shop of Horrors -- March 11-13, and

* The Royal Family -- May 6-8.

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