ARTS COUNCIL 2019 THEATRE SEASON

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2019 Theatre Productions  & Auditions

DEATH & TAXES by Pat Cook   

Directed by Stephannie Dees

Performances: May 9, 10, 11, & 12, 2019 

Auditions: 7pm – 9pm on March 3rd & 6th at The HISTORIC 1908 COURTHOUSE in Independence

Ever wonder what goes on at a small-town city council meeting? In Hendricks, they’re looking for a murderer. Mayor Kathleen Lyles boldly announces that the meeting will be more like a coroner’s jury than the usual round of arguments. Not only was a man murdered, but he was an employee of the IRS. “Somehow I don’t feel that bad!” Carl Johansen says, as the sheriff clamps the cuffs on him, making him the prime suspect. Slowly it becomes apparent the entire city council had seen the man, and each of them seems to be hiding something. Who murdered the stranger? Was it Cora Sedgewick, who was still dizzy at the time from stepping on a rake and being thumped in the face with its handle? Or newspaper editor King, who’s on the spot to report the facts, if he could only find a pencil? Or maybe the mayor herself, who was doing her laundry in the back of city hall?

THE WANDFLOWER THEATRE –  A Theatre Project for Youth (ages 15 – 30)

 Performances:  July 12, 13, & 14

Auditions:  March 30 & 31 at 3pm

The Arts Council offices, 608 West Stuart Drive in Galax

SHIPWRECKED!  An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as told by himself)  

By Donald Margulies

  THE STORY: The adventurous Louis de Rougemont invites you to hear his amazing story of bravery, survival and celebrity that left nineteenth-century England spellbound. Dare to be whisked away in a story of the high seas, populated by exotic islanders, flying wombats, giant sea turtles and a monstrous man-eating octopus. SHIPWRECKED examines how far we’re willing to blur the line between fact and fiction in order to leave our mark on the world.

Please contact Wesley Harmon at wesleypharmon@gmail.com to learn how to get involved with The Wandflower Theatre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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