Saturday, June 19, 2010

News & Notes # 8-2010 Festival-Chapter Select Showcase

The Chapter Select Showcase offers a chance to see other schools' productions of one act plays. You get a good chance to see plays you might not have seen, to watch the talent of other students your age, and to have fun.

All Chapter Select Plays are scheduled for the Howell Theatre


2:00 p.m. I Never Saw Another Butterfly, by Celeste Raspanti. Mississippi State Thespians, Troupe 7261, DeSoto Central High School, Southaven; David Boone, director.

3:00 p.m. The Secrets We Keep From Ourselves, by Brooke Prince. Maryland State Thespians, Troupe 2621, La Plata High School; Jennifer Joyner, director. (About a girl who has been sexually abused.)

4:00 p.m. Wiley and the Hairy Man, by Suzan Zeder. New Hampshire State Thespians, Troupe 6986, Alvirne High School, Hudson; Jennifer LaFrance, director.

5:00 p.m. The Yellow Boat, by David Saar. Troupe 6730, Nevada State Thespians, Liberty High School, Henderson; Joseph Welker, director.


2:00 p.m. All the Great Books (abridged), by Reed Martin
and Austin Tichenor. Missouri State Thespians, Troupe 3168, Parkway South High School, Manchester; Jennifer Forrest-James, director.

3:00 p.m. The Least Offensive Play in the Whole Darn World, by Jonathan Rand. Kansas State Thespians, Troupe 639, Salina Central High School; Kevin Knak, director.

4:00 p.m. Fortress, by Michael Scanlan. Iowa State Thespians,Troupe 2027, Davenport West High School; Wayne Hess, director. (A 1988 play about a boy grappling with the discovery that he was adopted.)

5:00 p.m. The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza (Iliad! Iliad! Iliad!), by Don Zolidis. Alabama State Thespians, Troupe 7374, Catholic High School, Huntsville; Danielle Neupert, director


2:00 p.m. Hello, Out There, by William Saroyan. Indiana State Thespians, Troupe 106, Maconaquah High School, Bunker Hill; Ann Hileman, director.

3:00 p.m. The Last Night of Ballyhoo, by Alfred Uhry. North Carolina State Thespians, Troupe 5887, Hibriten High School, Lenoir; Joshua Scott, director.

4:00 p.m. 9th Grade Nothin’, by the cast. Minnesota State Thespians, Troupe 7539, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley; Tory Peterson, director.

5:00 p.m. The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. Arizona State Thespians, Troupe 6901, Willow Canyon High School, Surprise; Storm Girkin, director.


2:00 p.m. This, Uh, Body, by Michael Lee. Texas State Thespians, Troupe 3543, Round Rock High School; Michael Lee, director.

3:00 p.m. Something’s Rotten in the State of Denmark, by Joseph Wallace. Arkansas State Thespians, Troupe 6338, Alma High School; Shane Bocksnick, director.

4:00 p.m. Story Theatre, by Paul Sills. West Virginia State Thespians, Troupe 2561, Huntington High School; Helen Freeman, director.

5:00 p.m. Pullman Car Hiawatha, by Thornton Wilder. The Thespian troupes from the Northern Mariana Islands,Saipan. Directed by the cast (really Dowen).

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