Allegan Community Players presents “6th Annual One Acts Festival”

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Allegan Community Players is back with our “6th Annual One Acts Festival”  Auditions are December 19th & 20th from 6pm-8pm at Dawson Elementary School. Please be prepared to read throughout various scripts.

Want to submit your play to the One Acts?  This year, the play committee plans on selecting six different plays to be apart of our friendly competition. Keep in mind that your play should be no more than ten minutes, and the easier the set- the better. Once you have written your masterpiece, submit your script to the following email: acp.oneacts@gmail.com. The deadline to submit your play is December 7th! If your script is chosen, you as the playwright- will receive two complimentary tickets to the show.

Don’t want to act on stage but want to get involved in being one of the six directors? Send us your Directing Resume to the following email: acp.oneacts@gmail.com. No experience necessary!!

The One Acts Festival is a people’s choice contest. That means the audience are the judges. The play that has the highest total dollar amount, wins the contest of bragging writes. This is our fundraising event so the contest winnings are donated to Allegan Community Players next summer musical production.

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Audition Information for “Steel Magnolias”

Auditions for “Steel Magnolias” will be held at the Griswold Auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 4th; Wednesday, Sept. 5th;  and Thursday, Sept. 6th from 6:00 – 8:00 p m.

The director will have you read from the script. We need 6 women ages 18 to 80.

If you have any questions, please contact us at allegancommunityplayers@gmail.com or find us on Facebook – Allegan Community Players.

Annual Meeting – Aug. 12 at 2 p.m.

ACP needs at least 10 members who are interested in keeping the business side of this organization going to attend our our next meeting on Sunday August 12th!  Meeting is in the Schuyler room in the basement of the hospital at 2:00 p.m.
We need to vote on modifications to the bylaws and elect a board of directors.  Hope to see you there.

Annual Membership Meeting Information

On Saturday July 28th, ACP is holding our annual membership meeting at the Sports Complex. We will begin with a pot luck lunch at noon with the election of board members after.

We’ll also be taking suggestions for next year’s shows.
We invite you to join us.

Coming up!!! Anne of Green Gables: The Musical

The Allegan Community Players will be presenting “Anne of Green Gables – The Musical ™
Book by Donald Harron, Music by Norman Campbell, Adapted from the novel by L. M. Montgomery at the Allegan High School Performing Arts Center on Friday and Saturday July 20th & 21st at 7:00 pm and Sunday July 22nd at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $8 in advance and can be purchased at Something Sweet in downtown Allegan or from any cast member.  Tickets will also be available at the door for $10. (Cash or check only please)

“Anne of Green Gables – The Musical ™ is the story of Anne Shirley, (Carlie Hancox), an orphan girl who has been passed from home to home, and is finally sent to the farm owned by an elderly Matthew Cuthbert (Rick Moll) and his sister Marilla (Daryl Waggoner).  While at first suspicious of Anne, the town of Avonlea grows to love and accept her as one of their own.

Cast List

Anne Shirley            Carlie Hancox
Marilla Cuthbert      Daryl Waggoner
Matthew Cuthbert    Rick Moll
Gilbert Blythe           Mason Haas
Rachel Lynde           Jane Holewa
Diana Barry              Ellie DuChene
Josie Pye                  Kassidy Bright
Miss Muriel Stacy    Mackenzie Morris
Mrs. MacPherson    Kayla Cabrera
Mrs. Sloane              Olivia Hren
Mrs. Pye                   Bailey Weaver
The Minister             Hosley Werner
Earl                             Christopher Burza
Cecil                          John Engel
Mrs. Spencer             Linda Havens
Mrs. Blewett              Sunshine Engel
Mrs. Barry                    Zinnia Gillies
Prissy Andrews           Lilly West
Ruby Gillis                    Rachel Heusser
Tillie Boulter                 Evangelica Klein
Gertie Pye                      Zoey Lovorn
Charlie Sloane              Andrew Smith
Moody MacPherson    Ian Phillips
Gerry Boute                  Caelen Vernia
Tommy Sloane             Brodie Morton
Malcom Andrews        Walker Engel
Mr. Philips                     Ezekiel Butcher
Lucilla                            Ella Gillies
The Stationmaster       Hosley Werner

Set Build Announcement

Set build coming up Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. If you volunteered to help, we will see you there. Bring your tool box and paint brushes are always needed.

Scene shop at the high school.

THANK YOU to our newest sponsor

Allegan Community Players is excited to announce our newest sponsor! WAKV, AM-980, The Memory Station is sponsoring “Anne of Green Gables: The Musical” our summer musical.

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Show dates and times for “Anne of Green Gables: The Musical” are Friday, July 20 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, July 22 at 2 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at the high school. Pre-sale tickets will be available at Something Sweet or from a cast member for $8 and at the door, the day of the show, for $10.