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Members of the Grasse River Players rehearse <i>Picasso at the Lapin Agile</i>.  The play opens tonight at the historic Edwards Opera House (7:30pm). Photo: Grasse River Players
Members of the Grasse River Players rehearse Picasso at the Lapin Agile. The play opens tonight at the historic Edwards Opera House (7:30pm). Photo: Grasse River Players

Preview: "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" in Edwards

Einstein and Picasso walk into a bar: that's the premise of the Grasse River Players community theater production this weekend.

Todd Moe talks with director Morgan Hastings and cast members Jeff Griegel and Jennifer Freego for a preview of Picasso at the Lapin Agile at the historic Edwards Opera House.  Go to full article
 Libby Brandt and Carole Berard play sisters in <i>The New York Idea</i> in Canton this week.
Libby Brandt and Carole Berard play sisters in The New York Idea in Canton this week.

Preview: "The New York Idea" in Canton

The Grasse River Players' winter production of The New York Idea opens in Canton Thursday night as part of the annual Winterfest. Todd Moe talks with Libby Brandt and Carole Berard, two long-time members of Canton's community theater group, about the show.

The drawing room comedy was a Broadway hit back in 1906. It's been updated for modern ears by David Auburn. The play offers a slice of Manhattan's upper crust and tackles social change and those who can and cannot adapt. Carole and Libby talk with Todd about the joys of community theater and this latest production, starting with the play's opening scene.  Go to full article
<i>There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom</i> this Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at Canton's Middle School.
There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom this Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at Canton's Middle School.

Preview: "There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom"

The Grasse River Players fall production opens Thursday night (7:30) in Canton and includes a cast of more than a dozen youngsters from three area school districts. There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom is based on Louis Sachar's book that's found on many middle school reading lists. The plot involves Bradley, a troubled fifth grader; his school counselor, Carla and classmate Jeff, and how they tackle some of the mysteries of growing up: friendship, self-esteem and respect for others.

Todd Moe spoke with three young actors and their director, Karen Wells, who says that although the cast is mostly tweens, the play has a message for adults, too.  Go to full article

Preview: "Doubt - a Parable" in Potsdam

Canton's community theater group, The Grasse River Players, has teamed up with the Clarkson Theatre Company for their fall production this weekend. Doubt, A Parable opens Friday night (8 pm) in the Snell Hall auditorium in downtown Potsdam. Set in 1964, the award-winning play tells the story of Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principle, in her pursuit of truth and justice regarding Father Flynn and the suspicious relationship he has formed with one of his students. More than a "Did he do it?", the play examines religion, morality, certainty and gender. Todd Moe, who plays Father Flynn, spoke with the three other cast members and the director after a recent rehearsal.  Go to full article

Preview: "Enchanted April" in Canton

Some of the members of Canton's community theater troupe stopped by to talk about their upcoming winter production, Enchanted April. With settings in London, on trains and an Italian villa, the show is a new incarnation of an old-fashioned romantic comedy. Enchanted April opens Thursday, February 11th, at the Presbyterian Church in Canton. Todd Moe talks with some of the cast for a sneak peek at the production.  Go to full article

Preview: ?Beauty and the Beast? in Canton

The Grasse River Players' summer musical, the fairytale "Beauty and the Beast" opens at Canton High School tonight. Todd Moe talks with co-directors Elaine Kuracina and Barbara Burdick about their community theatre production. Tickets: 315-379-9709  Go to full article

Preview: Arsenic and Old Lace

As part of Canton's "Winterfest 2007" the Grasse River Players will present a dinner theatre production of Arsenic and Old Lace at the First Presbyterian Church, Thursday through Saturday, February 15-17. Dinner starts at 6, followed by the show. Tickets for dinner and show are $28. Two of the show's actors, Carole Berard and Libby Brandt, as the Brewster sisters, stopped by our studios for a chat. For more information: 315-379-9709.  Go to full article
Rebecca MacDougall as Luisa and Jeff Luoma as El Gallo. Photo: Paul Mitchell
Rebecca MacDougall as Luisa and Jeff Luoma as El Gallo. Photo: Paul Mitchell

Preview: The Fantasticks in Canton

As part of Canton's Winterfest celebration, the Grasse River Players will present The Fantasticks. The dinner theatre show -- a timeless tale of love -- opens Thursday evening, February 9th, at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Canton. Todd Moe talks with NCPR's Shelly Pike, a member of GRP, about the show.  Go to full article

Preview: Red, Hot & Cole in Canton

As part of Winterfest 2005, the Grasse River Players will present Red, Hot & Cole, a dinner theater musical production at The Glass Onion next week, February 10th-13. The show is set in the 1930s, at a party thrown by Elsa Maxwell for Cole Porter and several well known show business characters, and includes those great Porter songs. Todd Moe talks with one of the cast members, Carol Berard, about the show.  Go to full article

Preview: Fiddler on the Roof Comes to Canton

The Grasse River Players' presentation of the musical Fiddler on the Roof opens Thursday night, July 22nd (8 pm) in the auditorium of Canton's high school. Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of Tevye, a Jewish milk man (and father of five), living in a small Russian town in the early 20th century. Music Director Barbara Burdick previews the Grasse River Players' production which brings together a large cast and crew from across the North Country.  Go to full article

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