Friday, May 25, 2007

Memorial Day, you say

May 25-26, 2007: The Lost Flamingo Company will present the final two performances of "URINETOWN THE MUSICAL". The show will run May 25 & 26 at ARTS/West for only $5. House opens at 7:30 PM and the show will start at 8:00 PM. There will be a shuttle that runs from 7:00p - 7:45p at Baker Center, which will transport people to ARTS/West. "Urinetown": Music Mark Hollmann, Lyrics Mark Hollmann, Greg Kotis, Book Greg Kotis. Directed by Chris Bauman; Music Dir: Mike Evans; Choreographer: Chelsea Goettge.

May 27, 2007: 6-9pm. Dinner of Swords presents NOISE SHOW WORKSHOP and pot luck dinner. $2. Check out www.myspace,com/artwestnoiseshow

and our new office hours are Tue.-Fri. 11-4.
Rental activities will continue beyond office hours pretty much whenever you want.

Don’t forget the deadline for submissions for the Humble Play: Appalachian New Play Festival is fast approaching (July 2nd)! You can download an application from
SPECIAL OFFER *If you submit 7 blind copies of your script and we will waive the submission fee*
ARTS/West is partnering once again with the Dairy Barn in Athens, OH to offer a one day youth playwright’s workshop (age 11-17) at the Dairy Barn on July 25th from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM taught by Mary Tensing: Actor, playwright, director, and teacher. She has performed in numerous productions including: The Christmas Carol (Playhouse in the Park), Durang Durang (The Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati), and Ironmistress (The Women's Theatre Initiative). A number of theatres have commissioned her to write new works: Rapunzel, Thanksgiving Eve, The Rockin' Adventures of Peter Rabbit, Hansel and Gretel (The Children's Theatre), Tales of the Baba Yaga, Placing Out (The School for the Creative and Performing Arts). And she has directed One Flea Spare by Naomi Wallace for The Women's Theater Initiative, Neat by Charlayne Woodard for The Know Theatre Tribe, and her own version of Androcles and the Lion for The Children's Theatre, as well as a number of touring productions for Cincinnati Opera's Education Ensemble and Theatre IV. Mary is a graduate of Cincinnati's School for Creative and Performing Arts and Northwestern University. The fee is $35 and covers all supplies except lunch. Please contact ARTS/West: (740) 592-4315 or to register or for more information.