ETC turns 15

December 4th, 2008 by Adam

Wizard of Oz Media Kit


PLYMOUTH, N.H.The Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC) will host its 15th annual production this year, and patrons and supporters are invited to help celebrate.

Each January for the past 14 years, ETC has dazzled audiences with memorable performances of well-known musicals like Peter Pan, The Sound of Music and Beauty and the Beast; and debut performances of original works and adaptations like Frindle, Pollyanna, Ananse the Spider Man and Mail to the Chief.

The 15th production, The Wizard of Oz, will take the audience over the rainbow and back, as more than 125 cast members from 30 towns perform January 21-25 the Silver Center in Plymouth and February 6 and 7 at Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord.

To honor this landmark year, the public is invited to a reception and celebration from
5-7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Common Man Inn in Plymouth
.

PSU Dean of Students Tim Keefe, who has performed in every ETC production to date, will host a retrospective of songs and memories provided by past ETC players.

The program also includes a brief look back at the history of ETC, and acknowledgment of the founders, PSU Professors Trish Lindberg and Dan Perkins, and the three organizations that came together to support the effort – Plymouth State University, Plymouth Elementary School and Friends of the Arts. Without their effort, the ETC tradition could not have begun.

Tickets for the celebration are $15, and a portion of the proceeds will support ETC.

Tickets may be purchased from Michelle Lauriat at the PSU College of Graduate Studies, 535-2615, or at Chase Street Market on Main Street in Plymouth.

For information about the celebration, call Ken Heuser, <603) 535-2479.

Performance tickets are available at (603) 535-ARTS or (800) 779-3869 (Plymouth), or (603) 225-1111(Concord) for tickets. Tickets for Plymouth performances are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu. The Capitol Center ticket Web is tickets.ccanh.com/Online.

In the News

Example Image

PSU’s Center for the Environment celebrates 10th anniversary

PLYMOUTH — One of New Hampshire’s most effective environmental research and protection organizations celebrated its tenth anniversary Aug. 29. The Center for the Environment (CFE) at Plymouth State University was created in 2004 to study the science, policies, culture, and economics of the natural environment in northern New England through research, education, and collaboration. In […]

Example Image

PSU celebrates new year at Fall Convocation

Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters awarded to Joseph Nye, Jr. PLYMOUTH — One of the nation’s most important leaders in international relations was honored by Plymouth State University at its convocation ceremony Sept. 2. Joseph S. Nye, Jr. received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, presented by PSU President Sara Jayne Steen. Convocation is the […]

Example Image

PSU Announces 2014 Distinguished Faculty

Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green Honored PLYMOUTH — Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green were honored by their Plymouth State University faculty colleagues at the institution’s annual Faculty Day event Aug. 27. Julie Bernier, PSU’s Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, presented Green with the Award for Distinguished Scholarship, […]