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Whitney Players present “Young Frankenstein” at the Hamden High School

The Whitney Players Theater Company presents the musical “Young Frankenstein” August 13th through August 16th at Hamden High School, 2040 Dixwell Avenue in Hamden.  This show contains mature themes and language.  All performances begin at 7:30 pm. Ticket prices are $15 for students/seniors, $18 general admission in advance, $18 students/seniors, $20 general admission at the door.  Tickets can be purchased in advance on Mondays (7/14-8/14) from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Thornton Wilder Hall, 2901 Dixwell Avenue in Hamden.  Cash or checks only. Advance ticket prices end August 7th.  The show is directed by Cindy Simell-Devoe with choreography by Joan Christensen and Jaclyn Ianniello. For more information, call 203-314-8599.


The Whitney Players Theater Company is holding a two week Performing Arts Program this summer from June 30th to July 11th at the Hamden Middle School.  The program is from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, except for July 4th.  Children 5 to 15 are invited to participate in a program which will cover all aspects of theater including music, dance, acting, theater games, costuming and set design.  The program will culminate with two performances of Magical Land of Oz on Saturday, July 12th at 2 PM and 7:30 PM.  This program is sponsored by the Hamden Arts, Recreation and Culture Department and is being directed by Cindy Simell-Devoe and choreographed by Joan Christensen and Jaclyn Ianniello


The Whitney Players Theater Company is holding auditions for “Young Frankenstein Thursday,  May 22nd and Friday, May 23rd  from 6:00 to 9:30 pm.  Only the first 80 people to sign in will be seen on Thursday. Please bring sheet music to sing.  Dancers should be prepared to TAP dance.  This is an open call—casting all ages with limited roles for young children.  Small children will audition in groups. This is an educational program and anyone cast under the age of 18 will need to pay a registration fee.  Rehearsals begin in June and the show will run August 13-16th at Hamden High School.  Auditions will take place at Thornton Wilder Auditorium, in the Miller Library Complex, 2901 Dixwell Avenue in Hamden.  The show is co-sponsored by the Hamden Arts Commission and is being directed by Cindy Simell-Devoe and choreographed by Joan Christensen and Jaclyn Ianniello.   For more info, call 203-281-6007.


Whitney Players 2014 Season

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Young Frankenstein – August 13-16, 2014

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