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April Newsletter

Thursday, April 14, 2016 11:04:00 AM

- April Newsletter

 
April 2016
'Round the Roost
Upcoming Shows


Playing April 21 through May 8
In this comedy by Christopher Durang, he poses the question: If you could choose your family, would you necessarily choose your family? The New York Times heralded the production as a "sunny new play about gloomy people."

2016-2017 Season 
The new season has been announced, and it's gonna be grand!
 
Sound System Fundraiser  
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our first ever crowdfunding fundraiser. We surpassed our goal and will be able to add a couple of phase two items early. We raised $7,678! These funds allow us to make some much needed improvements without sacrificing money for daily operations. Your generosity is GREATLY appreciated.
David Sedaris 
and
The Santaland Diaries 
You have a unique opportunity to see David Sedaris live on Oct. 16 at the Akron Civic Theatre, hosted by WKSU 89.7 FM.

And don't miss our production The Santaland Diaries in December, which is based on his tales as a Christmas elf at Macy's.
Youth & Adult Classes
Matilda Master Class
May 21 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
($50 per person)
Get tips for making it in theater from a Broadway actor, right here at Weathervane Playhouse.
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Summer Classes
First session begins June 6
Ages 4 - 18 Tuition: varies
Mostly week-long classes for various age groups. This year includes Shakespeare, storybook legends, prince & princess training and much more!
Special Events
Join us for another Paint Nite
on Saturday, May 7 from 4 to 6 p.m.

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A fun refresh of our annual spring fundraiser done in conjunction with the June show. If you didn't guess, it will be themed with Spamalot. Save the date: Saturday, May 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. Catering provided by The Rail restaurant -- More details to come soon!
 

Harriet DeVeto will be presenting Letting Go of God, a humorous monologue by comedian Julia Sweeney at the Cuyahoga Falls Library on Monday, June 6 at 7 p.m.
In This Issue
Volunteer of the Month
Ralph Cooley
Volunteer Opportunities

Check out the new page on our Website where you can find upcoming show crew signups and more!

Volunteers in the News
Two of our youth volunteers were honored by the City of Akron on Tuesday at the Global Youth Service Day Awards. Congrats to Grace Thanasiu and Logan Chapman.

Weathervane veteran Scott Shriner shared his thoughts on two decades at our theater in his recent article in The Akronist.
Partnerships
*Nervous Dog Coffee Bar
-- providing complimentary coffee before each show. Soon to be providing a Weathervane special blend!

*The Rail -- providing catering for A Knight at Weathervane event on Saturday, May 21

*WKSU 89.7 FM -- advertising support for The Santaland Diaries and the annual Gala

*The Akronist -- featuring a new volunteer each production
Auditions
May 22 & 23
Directed by Sarah Bailey
Memorials

We are saddened by the loss of two volunteers in recent months:
     Janet "Jan" Budai 
     Barbara Stevic
 
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