SCVST's 40th Season Players Hail from Valley and Beyond
JUNE 23, 2006--The 40th anniversary season of the St. Croix Valley Summer Theatre opens Thursday, June 29 with A. R. Gurney's noted "Love Letters" followed by a slate of three popular musicals, "Forever Plaid," Sisters of Swing," and "Disney's Beauty and the Beast."
Rehearsals began Monday, June 12 on the campus of the University of Wisconsin - River Falls.
"Love Letters" runs June 29-July 1 at 7:30 p.m., with an additional 1:30 p.m. matinee Friday, June 30.
Loaded with nostalgic 1950s songs, "Forever Plaid" opens July 6 for seven performances.
The lives of The Andrews Sisters is chronicled in "Sisters of Swing," a trip down the 1940s musical memory lane with such hits as "Rum and Coca Cola," and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy."
"Sisters of Swing" opens July 21.
The well-loved megamusical, "Disney's Beauty and the Beast," rounds out the SCVST season opening Aug. 4.
All evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in Davis Theatre of the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building, 420 Cascade Ave., River Falls.
For more information and for season and individual tickets, call the box office at 715-425-3114, or 800-228-5423.
Photo, left: L to R: First Row (kneeling ): Robin Murray (River Falls), Kate Klacan (River Falls), Kristina Weckman, Iris O'Brien, Laura Kunesh (Baldwin), Sylvia Wadeinski, Rachael Radkey (Ellsworth), Helen Schutkoske, Bridgette McGehee, Michael Adrian. Second Row: Charles Lonie, Denise Baker (Hudson), Chloe Hansen, Sarah Parks, Justin DeLong, Stephanie Briggs (S. Washington County), Sandee Blakeley (Baldwin), Michael McKay (Hibbing, Minn.), Kristy Reid (Chaska, Minn.), Greg Lund (Woodville), Linda Short (River Falls), Willa Townsend, Brittany McMillan, Marco Fields (Shell Lake), John Dalziel, Michael Norman (River Falls), Colin Jarrett, Jason Unseth (Westby). Back Row: Vince Baumel, Keith Carl (New Richmond), Joe Burger, Karl Gfall (New Richmond). On Ladder, Left : Robert Hagen, Thomas Rusterholz, Tom Monn (S. Washington County). On Ladder, Right: Brooke McMillan, Woody Davidson.
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