Monday, December 22, 2014

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The Sound of Music, Geauga Lyric Theater Guild's Skip Kelley Youth Production, is currently running at Geauga…

Final Performances of ‘Sound of Music’ at GLTG

The Sound of Music, Geauga Lyric Theater Guild’s Skip Kelley Youth Production, is currently running at Geauga Theater in Chardon. Directed by Bradley Allen, the popular musical is based on the story of the singing von Trapp family and features many talented regional youth.

With music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, the show runs through Feb. 2. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday performances are at 2 p.m.

All tickets are $14.

Geauga Theater is located at 101 Water St., Chardon. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.geaugatheater.org or call the box office at 440-286-2255.

Good Tidings Benefit Choir Recruiting Voices

It is time again for the voices of the Good Tiding Benefit Choir to come together to raise spirits and funds for the Geauga Hunger Task Force. All practices will be held on Sundays from 2-4 p.m. at Notre Dame Chapel, 13000 Auburn Road, Munson. This year, 2014, marks the choirs 25th anniversary.

The spring programs are April 12 at 7 p.m. and April 13 at 3 p.m. Practices start Feb. 23 for the second and third sections of Handels Messiah.

The choir is open to high school students and older. Participants may bring their own score or there will be copies available for approximately $8. Soloists will be chosen from the choir.

For more information, contact the United Way Services of Geauga County at 440-285-2261, ext. 22.

GLTG Membership Drive

Geauga Lyric Theater Guild (GLTG) will continue their membership drive through February in an effort to build its patron base of support for the arts in the community. In addition to being acknowledged as a GLTG supporter, members are entitled to additional benefits, including voting privileges at business meetings, invitations to special events, show discounts, reduced fees for summer workshops and fall classes and access to a member’s only section on the geaugatheater.org website featuring the quarterly newsletter.

Special group events will be held quarterly, starting with discount tickets available for a performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Playhouse Square in March.

Membership fees are $10 for seniors ages 62 and up and students, $15 for adults and $25 for a family membership.

Supporters may download a registration form from the GLTG website or obtain one at the Geauga Theater Box Office, 101 Water St., Chardon. It is open Wednesday through Friday from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday from 1-5 p.m. Forms are also available at the GLTG business office, 106 Water St., Chardon, which is open Tuesday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call the business office at 440-285-7701 during office hours.

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