Oz Lands at PSU

January 23rd, 2009 by Adam

ETC Opening Night 1/21/2009

PLYMOUTH, N.H.––Tornados were blowing, houses falling, monkeys flying, witches melting, and wizards pontificating as The Wizard of Oz opened at the Silver Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Jan. 21.

Celebrating it’s 15th anniversary, PSU’s Educational Theatre Collaborative brings the merry old land of Oz to life Jan. 21 – 25 at the Silver Center for the Arts and Feb. 6 and 7 at the Capitol Center for the Arts.

Tickets are $16-22 at Plymouth and may be purchased at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS or (800) 779-3869 or online at silver.plymouth.edu.

In Concord, tickets are $19.50-$29.50 and may be purchased at the CCANH Box Office, (603) 225-1111 or online at tickets.ccanh.com.

Information about ETC is online at plymouth.edu/cac.
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ETC Opening Night 1/21/2009
“What pre-show jitters?”

ETC artistic director and co-founder Trish Lindberg (second from left) shares a laugh before the performance with Joseph Bourque, President Sara Jayne Steen, and Provost Julie Bernier. This year marks ETC’s 15th anniversary of community theatre.

ETC Opening Night 1/21/2009

“My dad’s never done anything like this before.”

PSU staff member Marsi Wisniewski (right) and her daughter, Alyse, await the opening-night performance of the Educational Theatre Collaborative’s The Wizard of Oz at a reception in the Silver Center for the Arts. Two other family members, including ITS employee Ted Wisniewski, were in the cast.

ETC Opening Night 1/21/2009

“Enjoy the show!”

A pint-sized fan hands over his ticket as audience members head into the Silver Center’s Hanaway Theatre to find their seats.

ETC Opening Night 1/21/2009

“We’re here to enjoy the show and support the community.”

Sue Velazquez and Kofi Cash work at Speare Memorial Hospital. “Some of our doctors are in the show,” Cash said.

Velazquez was unsure if she had any relatives in ETC’s show this year: “Usually I do—I guess I’ll find out tonight!”

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