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Streetcar Company working on 'Wait Until Dark' for Nov. performances

LACONIA — The cast and crew of The Streetcar Company's upcoming presentation of Frederick Knott's Wait Until Dark are hard at work preparing for the show's November opening. The suspense-thriller, familiar to most from the 1967 movie starring Audrey Hepburn, will be presented at Laconia High School Friday through Sunday, November 1st to the 3rd.

After well attended auditions in August, director Rick Morten has assembled a cast of veterans and newcomers that include Nerrishia Bodwell as Suzy Hendrix, Rodney Martell as Mike Salman, Rick Kincaid as Sgt. Carlino, Brendan Berube as Harry Roat Jr., Ray Feola as Sam Hendrix and Sophia Joyal as Gloria.

Producer Jenn Schillinger is working with the production staff to fine tune the behind the scenes arrangements that help pull the show together. Some of those heading up the various positions include Frank Stetson, assistant director/stage manager, Peter Ayer, organizing props, Erin Fitzmaurice, house manager and Nerrishia Bodwell, costumes.

There is still help needed in several capacities and anyone interested in helping is encouraged to contact the producer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Last Updated on Friday, 20 September 2013 10:51

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Interlakes Theatre Sponsors 'Where's Solomon' Contest

MEREDITH — Your favorite childhood search game is back and with a twist in the Interlakes Theatre's "Where's Solomon?" contest.

Solomon Kee is a Meredith favorite and will be returning as Sammy Davis, Jr. in his one-man show, "I'm Just Here to Make the World Taste Good", October 5-6.

The Interlakes Theatre is moving a cardboard cutout of Solomon around Meredith and surrounding towns.

"He will be in a new location every day until October 3 ", says Interlakes Summer Theatre Producer, Nancy Barry. "For hints on where to find Solomon, go to our Facebook page (Interlakes Theatre), or call the box office for your hint at 1-888-245-6374. When you find him, call the box office. We will be tracking your calls. The person who accumulates the most Solomon sightings will be invited to brunch with Solomon Kee and Nancy Barry on Sunday October 6.

Tickets are still available for the shows on October 5 at 7:30 p.m. and October 6 at 3 p.m. All tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling the box office phone at 1-888-245-6374 or online at www.interlakestheatre.com

 

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Last Updated on Friday, 20 September 2013 10:43

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Saxophone quartet playing in Wolfeboro

WOLFEBORO — The acclaimed saxophone foursome, Capitol Quartet, will bring their concert music, both jazz and classical, to Wolfeboro Friends of Music second concert of the 2013-14 season on Saturday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at Village Players Theatre, 52 Glendon Street, Wolfeboro.

Heralded for their "musical versatility and innovative style," the Capitol Quartet consists of Christopher Creviston, soprano saxophone; Joseph Lulloff, alto saxophone; David Stambler, tenor saxophone; and Andrew Dahlke, baritone saxophone. Since its formation in 1991 the quartet has earned accolades as masters in both ensemble and solo performance. They have appeared with such prestigious orchestras as the Baltimore Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, Indianapolis Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Windsor [Ontario] Symphony Orchestra and the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa.

In August 2013 Joe Lulloff took a saxophone part in the Chicago Symphony (Ravinia) performance of Ravel's "Bolero." Stambler has just released his CD titled "Newbach Rock."  Dahlke can be heard playing clarinet and saxophone on dozens of nationally broadcast radio and television commercials. Creviston performs on either alto or soprano sax, in duo with pianist Gruber-Creviston, first at Carnegie Hall in 2007, now in the U.S. and abroad.

Singly, the quartet members hold faculty positions at prestigious music schools in Arizona, Michigan, Colorado, and Pennsylvania and are dedicated to mentoring their students in the multi-faceted performance possibilities of the saxophone. As the Capitol Quartet they are equally dedicated to advancing music education, regularly performing, lecturing and offering master classes at National and State Music Educators conferences and universities across the United States.

Tickets are available for $20 at the door, at Black's Paper Store, Avery Insurance in Wolfeboro, at Innisfree Bookshop in Meredith, or by calling (603) 569-2151. High school students with ID will be admitted free of charge. A child accompanied by an adult ticket purchaser will be admitted free of charge. For more information visit www.wfriendsofmusic.org.

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Winners of MVSB photo contest announced

MEREDITH — Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2013 Annual Photo Contest. Selected photos will be included in the 2014 MVSB Community Calendar or on the Bank's website at www.mvsb.com.
The Bank received over 300 unique submissions from approximately 70 local and visiting photographers for this year's contest, making narrowing down the selection quite a challenge.

"We always have such a wonderful response for this contest," noted Cindy Hemeon-Plessner, Vice President and Marketing Officer at MVSB. "We really look for photos that capture the unique character of the Lakes Region and the communities we serve. This is a great way to celebrate the people and culture of those areas and provides us the opportunity to highlight the artistic work of some very talented people."

The winners of the 2014 Community Photo Contest are divided into various categories. Winners of the website category include Kenneth Alger of Wolfeboro, Ruth Arsenault of Alton Bay, Ida Gould of Campton, Bob Ness of Wolfeboro, Elizabeth Morin of Moultonborough, and Bill Tisdale of Gilford.
Calendar winners are: Dawn Garza of Center Ossipee, Christina Kolb of Gilford, Kurt Oberhausen of Belmont,and
Jackie Prince of New Hampton.
Calendar and website winners are: Donald Bump of Ashland, Robert Clifford of Gilford ,Joan Coburn of Gilford, Linda Fairchild of Center Ossipee, Christine Randall of Ashland and Susan Francesco of Holderness.

The bank plans to launch its photo contest for next year on Monday, March 3, 2014 with a deadline for submissions of Friday, May 30.
MVSB also plans to put a stronger focus on selecting photos that demonstrate community events and people enjoying the variety of venues, attractions and local businesses the Lakes Region has to offer year round.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 September 2013 10:34

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