Tag: Sun Lakes Community Theatre

SLCT to meet October 13

Roger Edmonds Come one come all, the first meeting of the Sun Lakes Community Theatre for the new season is October 13 in the San Tan Ballroom at Cottonwood. Cocktails are at 6:00 p.m., meeting is at 6:30 p.m. The different atmosphere that will be created in the Ballroom that evening will surprise you! In…

Introducing the cast of SLCT’s fall play, Dearly Departed

Cast of Dearly Departed - back row: Joan Berger, Chris Mank, Jim Brown, Jim Janowski, Rick Whitney, John Crawford and Ginger Henry; front row, Phyllis Novy, Sandy Ilsen, Susan Schlesinger and Andrea Hummel. Not shown: Merrie Crawford and Sandy Pallett.

Andrea Hummel “Now we’re a family and we’re all gonna hang together,” commands Lucille. So difficulties and petty jealousies are put aside and family dynamics are revealed and sometimes resolved as the Turpin family gathers to bid one last good-bye to Bud, the family patriarch. Dearly Departed, a hilarious comedy by David Bottrell and Jessie…

Theatre awards $500 scholarship

Roger Edmonds and Sandy Pallett presented Alli Halliday a check and a certificate at the last Sun Lakes Community Theatre meeting. SLCT is proud to support local theater in area schools.

Andrea Hummel Sun Lakes Community Theatre is happy to announce the recipient of the group’s $500 scholarship. Alli Halliday, a graduating senior from Hamilton High School, was presented the scholarship check by Roger Edmonds, school liaison for the SLCT Board of Directors and Sandy Pallett, president of the SLCT Board. Halliday participated in theater for…

Auditioning – it’s scary for everyone!

Director Howard Hummel and Assistant Director Carol Horowitz take notes as they watch auditions. Watching other people read can sometimes help an actor adjust his own reading.

Auditioning for a part is scary! Whether it’s a part in a play, a choir or an orchestra, there’s a huge fear of failure. Interestingly enough though, it’s just as scary for the director. Can he get a strong cast? Is there anybody out there who plays the oboe? Is there anyone who doesn’t sing…

Horton hears enthusiastic applause

Susan Schlesinger as Maisie and Jim Nielsen as Horton delighted the audience at the March 26 performance.

Susan Schlesinger as Maisie and Jim Nielsen as Horton delighted the audience at the March 26 performance. This was the fifth year that Roger Edmonds has rounded up a cast, rehearsed and toured a play meant for area grade schools as a Sun Lakes Community Theatre (SLCT) educational outreach project. The troupe, consisting of about…