Photo by Joshua Penrod, Pierre, S.D.
Pierre Players Introduces Little Players
Pierre Players introduces Little Players, a new youth program giving kids an introduction to theater through workshops, camp and performance. Starting this fall, children in grades kindergarten through sixth grade can participate in two workshops where they will learn theater skills through activities and then hold a mini-performance when parents come to pick them up. The fee for the two workshops is $5. Each workshop is limited to 20 participants. View the workshop schedule. To sign up email email@example.com. Learn more about Little Players.
Pierre Players Annual Membership Meeting: September 29
Pierre Players will hold its annual membership meeting on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, 6 p.m., in the Encore Room of the Grand Opera House. All season membership holders are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be brief and provide information on the current state of the organization, its finances and plans for the future. The agenda includes reports from Pierre Players' president and committees, the yearly financial statement and the election of four Board of Governors members. Those retiring from the Board are Tom Valentine, Dan Bohman, Brian Walsh and Rodd Bauck.
Upcoming Production: "The Lone Star Love Potion"
Mr. Stancliffe, the owner of a vast fortune and a 200,000-acre Texas ranch, has died. His long-time butler, Jarvis, and the maid, Melody, along with Mr. Stancliffe’s niece and only living relative Patrice, are there for the reading of the will by the family lawyer, Mr. Oakfield. Strangely, a Miss Tammy-Jo Harper, from the neighboring ranch, has also been invited! As expected, Patrice inherits the estate, with one clause, Jarvis may live out his life on the ranch, and Patrice may not sell it without Jarvis’s permission. Jarvis, has one other surprise--acting on instructions from Mr. Stancliffe, he produces from the safe a formula and a sample of what appears to be a love potion. Can it really work? It has the potential to be worth billions. Before long everyone is testing it with hilarious results. Show dates are Oct. 14-16 and Oct. 20-22, 2016,
with a preview performance on Oct. 12. Learn more.
Upcoming Auditions: "Nana's Naughty Knickers"
Bridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet Grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling hand-made naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five borough area! Will Bridget be able to handle all the excitement? Will her Nana get arrested – or worse – evicted? Pierre Players will hold auditions for Katherine DiSavino's "Nana's Naughty Knickers" on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, 7 p.m., at the Grand Opera House. There are parts for 3 males and 5 females, and 1 male or female. Performance dates are Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 15-17, with a preview performance on Dec. 7. For more information contact Director Michele Beeler at 605.999.8503. Learn more.
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