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Forever Plaid Opens at GLTG Geauga Lyric Theater Guild opens…
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Forever Plaid Opens at GLTG Geauga Lyric Theater Guild opens its season Friday with Forever Plaid and has partnered with Morgans Place on Chardon Square…

Forever Plaid Opens at GLTG

Geauga Lyric Theater Guild opens its season Friday with Forever Plaid and has partnered with Morgans Place on Chardon Square to treat patrons to wonderful food and delightful entertainment for three weekends in September.

For $30 per person on Friday and Saturday evenings, show-goers are provided a delicious dinner and a fabulous musical production. A Sunday brunch and a matinee are available for $22.50 per person. All reservations for dinner or brunch and show must be made through the box office.

Forever Plaid has charmed audiences for years with a program of beloved songs, including Heart and Soul, Three Coins in the Fountain and Love is a Many Splendored Thing. Outlandish choreography and witty banter are combined in the musical comedy and promise to keep audiences rolling in the aisles when theyre not humming along to some of the great nostalgic pop hits of the 1950s.

Written and originally directed and choreographed by Stuart Ross, arrangements by James Raitt, directed and choreographed by Lisa-Marie French, presented through special arrangement with Musical Theatre International, performances will run Sept. 13-29. Friday and Saturday evening performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and $10 for youth 12 and under.

Season passes for the six productions of the 2013-2014 season are now available, providing a savings and convenience to patrons. Productions include Forever Plaid, The Haunting of Hill House, Miracle on 34th Street, Children of Eden, The Westing Game and The Wizard of Oz.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.geaugatheater.org or call the box office at 440?286?2255.

The historic Geauga Theater is located at 101 Water St. in Chardon.

Jewelry Artist Visits The GANG

On Sept. 17, jewelry artist Heather Smotzer will share her unique handcrafted metal and ceramic jewelry designs with the Geauga Arts Network Group (GANG). Host for the evening will be Frank Fende. The educational program, which is free and open to the gen-eral public, will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. at Heinens Cafe, 402 Center St. in Chardon. No reservations are necessary.

Smotzer is a well-established presence at Clevelands 78th Street Studios and at craft fairs and art shows throughout Northeast Ohio. Her work is frequently inspired by nature. Samples of her jewelry can be seen at www.HeatherSmotzer.com.

The Geauga Arts Network Group is an ad hoc group whose mission is to promote communication, collaboration, and cooperation across artistic disciplines for artists living and/or working in Geauga County. For more information, contact Joanne Durante at 440-729-6481.

Art Contest For The Haunting Of Hill House at GLTG

Area artists, age 10 to adult, are invited to participate in a special visual arts contest sponsored by the Geauga Lyric Theater Guild (GLTG) in conjunction with their upcoming production of The Haunting of Hill House.

GLTG is looking for entries depicting scary, eerie, haunted looking houses and /or nature scapes to be displayed in the Geauga Theater during the run of this spooky drama. Theater audiences will vote on the entries, with winners in a youth (ages 10-18 years old) and an adult division to be announced by Nov. 5.

Artwork with name, contact information, age and title on back should be any type of two-dimensional media, including photography, ready for display and no larger than 16×20-inches.

Deadline for submissions is Oct. 8. Entries may be dropped off at the GLTG Business Office located at 106 Water St. in Chardon or at the Geauga Theater during box office hours.

Based on the novel by Shirley Jackson, written by F. Andrew Leslie and presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service of New York, The Haunting of Hill House is the perfect offering for those who enjoy spine tingling and mysterious tales of the supernatural.

The production, directed by Roger Dixon, with Marquee Sponsor H & R Block, will run Oct. 18 through Nov. 3 at the Geauga Theater, 101 Water St. in Chardon.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call the box office at 440-286-2255 or visit www.geaugatheater.org

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