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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 9:43:00 AM





June 2016
'Round the Roost
Now Playing!

Spamalot - playing now through June 26
Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the outrageously hilarious musical comedy Spamalot re-tells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.


Find all the details and links to sign up on our Auditions Page
You Can't Take It With You
Directed by Fred Gloor
Auditions: June 26 & 27
A Kid Like Jake
Directed by Bob Belfance
Auditions: July 24 & 25
Little Shop of Horrors
Directed by Bob Russell
Musical Direction by John Ebner
Auditions: August 7 & 8
The Santaland Diaries
Directed by Melanie YC Pepe
Auditions: August 28 & 29
Directed by Melanie YC Pepe
Auditions: September 4 & 5
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Directed by Sarah Bailey
Musical Direction by Sharon Alberson
Assistant Director and Choreography by Marissa Leenaarts
Auditions: September 18 & 19
I Love You Because
Directed by Will Crosby
Auditions: November 13 & 14 
2016-17 Season Subscriptions on Sale now - Early Bird Pricing ends June 30!

Don't miss out on the tremendous savings of a Season Subscription. Many packages available to fit nearly every budget/interest. Lock in great seats at a great price!
Volunteer Guild News 
At our May 11 meeting, we elected our new slate of officers for the Volunteer Guild season 2016-2017. The  new officers include:
Jay Sigler - President
Scott Thanisiu - President-Elect
Nancy Schafer- Vice-President
Beverly Ricks - Secretary
Helen Vari - Treasurer
Harriet DeVeto - Member at Large
They will be installed on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at our annual dinner potluck. The Executive Board will provide the main dish, bread, and drinks. If you plan to attend, please either call Wendy at 330-325-1998 or email at Wen00711@aol.com by July 6 so we can know how much food to get plus what you are bringing (appetizer, casserole or side dish, or dessert).

See you soon and remember that we want everyone to sign up to volunteer back stage and front of house!
Wendy Cooley, President of the Weathervane Volunteer Guild
In This Issue
Volunteer of the Month
Jeff Bixby - 124 Hours!  
Volunteer Opportunities

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

It Takes an Army - literally  

Special thanks to all of the volunteers that jumped in to help with final prep for the opening of Spamalot!
From start to finish - this show has around 124 volunteers
engaged in some way. AMAZING!

And thank you to our show sponsors:
The Rail and The City Square Steakhouse 
Volunteers in the News
Emerging Artist Series alums Kate Klika and JR Heckman were named Best Actress/Best Actor at the Dazzle Awards in May. Dazzle was the regional round for The National High School Musical Theater Awards competition. They will compete ON BROADWAY June 27 for the national titles representing their high school programs. Bravo!
Another Emerging Artist Series alum, Marcus Martin, received the first Kyle Jean-Baptiste '15 Music Theatre Scholarship at Baldwin Wallace University. Read more in this Akron Beacon Journal article.
Theater Upgrades

The new Sound System is installed and in use with Spamalot! Thanks again to all who contributed to the fundraiser to make this happen.

The NOG rehearsal/ classroom floor got some much needed attention at the end of May. Amazing what some sanding and 2 coats of special floor paint can do!
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