TOWNSEND -- Registration now open for the following productions from the Townsend Recreation Department:
Day Musical -- "King Artie and the Knights of the Rad Table." This production will come together during a two-week session July 22 and July 29. Rehearsals will be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memorial Hall. You must bring your own lunch.
The final day, the troupe will meet at the Hawthorne Brook Middle School auditorium to present the show. An afternoon performance will also be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Memorial Hall.
Try-outs will be at Memorial Hall on Saturday, June 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and/or Sunday, June 24, from 2-4 p.m. The show requires 15 participants; if 15 people do not confirm by June 15, the production will not happen.
Greg Hoffman will be returning as the summer theater musical director. All those who audition will be involved in the show. Cost is $75 for the two-week session. Please bring sign-up form and check made out to Townsend Recreation to your audition. Scripts will be distributed shortly after tryouts. Lines are required to be memorized by Monday, July 23, for grade 5-12.
Evening Summer Show -- "A Simple Task" by Alan Haehnel. This comedy follows the character of Empie, a newly employed young woman, on a journey to receive a piece of merchandise for her boss and the company. For grades 5 through college.
Audition at the Memorial Hall auditorium on June 22, 5:30-7 p.m. and/or
We recommend attending both days, but it's not required. Bring yourself, a pen and sign-up form.
Rehearsals will be on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., beginning June 25 for six weeks and Monday-Friday, 5-8 p.m. the final week.
The show will be performed on Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. Nick Lorenzen and Anna Makrianis will be the returning directors. Participation in the night theater program is free due to a partial grant from the Townsend Cultural Council and the fundraising efforts of the director and participants.
You need to confirm that you will be auditioning for either production to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 15. Registration forms can be found at