Here are a few links to
past news articles and announcements we made
- We received a surprise, unannounced 4-star Certificate of Appreciation
by the USAREUR Commanding General just before "Jekyll & Hyde"
was about to start one evening. Here are the details
of this exciting and prestigious event.
- Our dance classes are very popular, from swing to salsa to tap, there
is always something for everyone. Here are some of the ads we
ran in 2006 and 2007.
- We held a comedy club-like evening with visiting "Blue
Collar" comedian Ron White, and comedian Robert Hawkins. Thanks to
the USO and other sponsors, the two comedians were on a European tour visiting
US Forces in Germany and the Netherlands. They ate Thanksgiving dinner
with us at the Army dining facility, and then gave a free show to a standing-room-only
packed house. They stayed quite a while afterwards to sign autographs
and pose for pictures with their fans.
- We hosted an “Actors
Studio” Sept. 8, 2005, with celebrity guests Alex Skuby
and Larry Romano. Skuby was a recurring guest on the American television
comedy, "King of Queens." He also has extensive stage and movie
experience. Romano, who starred in the NBC series, "Kristin,"
co-starring Tony-Award winning Kristin Chenoweth ("Wicked"), and
the long running CBS hit comedy, "King Of Queens," has also seen
two of his plays staged Off Broadway, and has a musical career. This interview
and question and answer session was free to the public.
wins at Kalamazoo !! Our one-act tied for Third Place at the American
Association of Community Theater (AACT) National Festival in Kalamazoo,
Michigan, June 14-18, 2005! Also, Debbie Bauer won an Excellence in
Musical Production award, and Jean Ragonese won an Excellence in Acting
award. Congratulations to all!!
- Congratulations and Farewell to our dedicated seniors
from the class of 2005. We wish you all the best in the future.
Come back and visit!!
- Educational Wing programs run throughout
the year - 3 to 6-week courses in acting, directing and musical theater,
as well as occasional vocal or technical workshops by guest artists. Contact
us for more information. Here are examples from our Spring 2005 schedule.
- The cast and crew of "Cinderella" collected donations for Asian
Tsunami Relief during the run of their show (Dec 2004-Jan 2005). MAJ George
ReGester for organized this initiative, and coordinated the volunteers who
manned donation cannisters in the lobby after each show. George reports
collecting a total of $1,352.89!
- We were busy over the summer of 2004! Our summer volunteers and
weekend work calls reorganized the shop, re-stocked the props, and repainted
the lobby, gettting ready for the new season.
- Thanks to the energy, creativity and organizational talents of Steve Grant
and the many volunteers who pitched in, we have a new sidewalk between the
theater and the dressing room This Eagle Project was finished in April
2004 after 6 months of planning, coordination and tedious hard work.
Here are a few photos! Congratulations,
and a huge Thank You to all!
- During the summer of 2004, our summer volunteers and weekend work calls
reorganized the shop, re-stocked the props, and repainted the lobby,
gettting ready for the new season.
- This was the information about our 2004-2005 Education
Wing -- exciting theater workshops throughout the season for all
- If you missed Mr. Marc Durso's exciting acting workshop, here are the
workshop materials he presented, including the
famous Uta Hagen "Six Steps." (March, 2001)
- Mr. James Sohre, our long-time volunteer and musical director, won a worldwide
award. Jim was presented with the 1999-2000 Career Recreation Award, recognizing
him as the leading US Army recreation professional in the world! Jim has
been the kingpin for our musical productions here, directing most of them
since 1996. Congratulations, Jim!!
- Les Mis news: January 25, 2002, marked the 6,138th Broadway
performance of Les MisÚrables -passing A Chorus Line and
making the show the second-longest running play or musical in Broadway history,
behind Cats. May 18, 2003: after 16 years, Les Mis closes
on Broadway. Trivia: How many loaves of bread? how many turns of
the Barricade turntable? Read about these Broadway Les Mis stories
and about our American Community Theater World Premiere
production on our Les Mis page!
- When the 2003 Tony Awards were presented, which Tony award-winning
plays were voted as all-time Favorites by Tony web-site visitors? And remember
those Millennium votes - the best plays of the Century?? Find all these