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INTO THE WOODS Runs May 5-8

INNOVA_Into the Woods logoINTO THE WOODS
INNOVAtheatre
May 5-8
Sorg Opera House [Middletown]

Directed by Aaron Washington

Cast: Christopher Howie as Narrator, Benjamin Jones as Baker, Audree Terry & Sophie Caton as Baker’s Wife, Abriella Ruby & Ella Sands as Cinderella, Lily Meyers as Jack, Jillian Edwards as Jack’s Mother, Addison Haines & Mia Zink as Little Red Riding Hood, Brooke Partin & Max Fox as Witch, Brielle Storer & Franny Bell as Rapunzel/Cinderella’s Mother, Gavin Poronsky as Repunzel’s Prince, Davis Byrd as Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf, Greta Moore as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Savannah Basinger as Florinda, Kaia Woo as Lucinda, Aaron Callahan as Mysterious Man, Blake Meyerhofer as Cinderella’s Father, Aiden Thompson as Steward & Catherine Shannon as Granny/Giant

“Be careful what you wish for” seems to be the ongoing theme in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Brothers Grimm inspired musical, Into the Woods. The story follows The Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to go the King’s Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give some milk. When the Baker and his wife are visited by the neighborhood witch, who reveals to them that she placed a curse on their family, the two set off on a journey into the woods to reverse the curse. Also in the woods, we meet Little Red, who is trying to visit her grandmother, the Wolf who loves tasty little girls, the Witch’s daughter Rapunzel, and the Princes chasing after their loves. Everyone gets their wish and seemingly lives happily ever after. Until Jack’s beanstalk brings them a visit from an angry Giant and we see how the consequences of their actions haunt them in disastrous ways. The community must come together to save each other and their kingdom, but sacrifices must be made.

  • Thu-Fri, May 5-6 at 8pm
  • Sat, May 7 at 3pm & 8pm
  • Sun, May 8 at 3pm

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DRINKING HABITS 2: CAUGHT IN THE ACT Runs Aug. 28-29

XACT_Drinking Habits logo2DRINKING HABITS 2: CAUGHT IN THE ACT
Xenia Area Community Theatre
Aug. 28-29
Sorg Opera House [Middletown]

The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing miss the excitement of the old days when they were saving convents and reuniting long-lost families. So when they learn that the orphanage where Paul and Kate grew up is in peril, they can’t wait to come to the rescue. Everyone pitches in to mount a play to raise money, but it’s no easy feat when Kate’s expecting any day, Sally’s hiding from stage-fright-stricken Paul after another flight from the altar, Mother Superior’s acting is unexpectedly narcoleptic, and the sisters’ award-winning wine keeps getting switched with the grape juice.

  • Sat, Aug. 28 at 8pm
  • Sun, Aug. 29 ta 3pm

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SEE HOW THEY RUN Runs April 17-18

XACT_See How They Run logoSEE HOW THEY RUN
Xenia Area Community Theatre
April 17-18
Sorg Theater [Middletown]

Directed by Richard Lee Waldeck
Produced by Mike Taint

Cast: Rachel Terrell as Ida, Sandy Coleman as Miss Skillon, Brian Laughlin as The Reverend Lionel Toop, Abby Kinnebrew Smith as Penelope Toop, Michael Schumacher as Corporal Clive Winton, Abigail Krakora as The Intruder, Dean Shipley as The Bishop of Lax, Michael Kilbourne as Sergeant Towers & Chris Nelson as The Reverend Arthur Humphrey

A fast paced comedy/farce about a young vicar’s wife who is trying to fit into a small, tightly-knit town. Set in the background of World War II, things go awry when a pompous church matron comes calling unannounced and a male friend from the vicar’s wife’s past comes to visit. The bishop (the wife’s uncle) shows up early, and an escaped Russian convict hides in the house. Throw in another vicar and a witty maid, who is a little off, and you have a hilarious comedy.

  • Sat, April 17 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, April 18 at 3pm

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Neil Simon’s RUMORS Runs March 5-7

XACT_Rumors logoNeil Simon’s RUMORS
Xenia Area Community Theatre
March 5-7
Sorg Theater [Hamilton]

Directed by Carter Hume

Charlie and Myra’s ten-year anniversary party does not go quite as planned. Chris and Ken Gorman discover Charlie unconscious with a gunshot wound upstairs and Myra is nowhere to be found. In order to avoid a scandal, they attempt to cover up the mysterious incidents from the rest of the guests, but everyone jumps to their own conclusion and it turns into a farcical he said she said where nothing adds up. Don’t miss this thrilling play that will keep you guessing until the very end, live on the Sorg stage!

  • Fri-Sat, March 5-6 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, March 7 at 3pm

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DRINKING HABITS Runs Oct. 24-25

XACT_Drinking Habits logo2DRINKING HABITS
Xenia Area Community Theatre
Oct. 24-25
Sorg Theater [Middletown]

Directed by Dee Berdine

Accusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have been secretly making wine to keep the convent’s doors open, but Paul and Sally, reporters and former fiancées, are hot on their trail. They go undercover as a nun and priest, but their presence, combined with the addition of a new nun, spurs paranoia throughout the convent that spies have been sent from Rome to shut them down. Wine and secrets are inevitably spilled as everyone tries to preserve the convent and reconnect with lost loves.

  • Sat, Oct. 24 at 8pm
  • Sun, Oct. 25 at 3pm

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