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Street Theatre Company presents Halloween treat

Ichabod: Missing in Sleepy Hollow
Street Theatre Company presents Halloween treat

by PRIDE Newsdesk

STC-Sleepy Hollow Poster.inddStreet Theatre’s ClassAct Dramatics presents Ichabod: Missing in Sleepy Hollow by Jeremy Sony, October 4-12. This script was selected as the winner of the Playhouse Nashville playwright contest and will be directed by Elaina McKnight Shaver.

Ichabod: Missing in Sleepy Hollow starts right after the Washington Irving story ‘ends.’ We are first introduced to Ichabod’s classroom of students as they are telling the eerie tale of how their headmaster was spirited away by the Headless Horseman. Abigail Seymour, the new-to-town Head Mistress, overhears their ghost stories and is introduced to the obviously made up story that the students have created…or so she thinks.

Throughout the story we follow Abigail and the students on a journey through Sleepy Hollow to find out just what happened to the infamous, Ichabod Crane. Along with the characters, we learn some new revelations, gain clues on who the Headless Horseman could be and meet all the original Irving characters. This spooky tale is perfect for the whole family.

Join Street Theatre for these special events included with the ticket price:
October 4 – Opening Night Reception
Join in after the show for an Opening Night Reception given by the Street Theatre board of directors
October 12 (matinee show only) – Costume Contest
Come in costume and be entered into the Costume Contest to win a prize!
October 12 – (evening show only) – Improv Troupe Pre-Show Entertainment
Doors will open half an hour early for the pre-show hilarity

Shows are Fridays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 2 pm and 7 pm. Tickets are only $7 and are available online at http://streettheatrecompany.org

The delightfully talented cast includes: Rachael Wooley, Jonah Darnell, Laura Carpenter, Allie Douthat, Caitlin Dobbins, JT Friend, Adrian Koumanelis, Gabi Kirby, Madison Brown, Zoe Garner, Sarah Hanson, Tony Batson, Rowan McCoy, ZaKyra McKinney, Skye Shaw, Sydney Aslan, Campbell Pflaum, Sadie Reed, Emma Herron, Emilie Webb, Allie Bennett, and Benton Aslan, with the role of Hanna De Dappere played by Jule Voss, Abigail Seymour played by Quinn Cooke and Adam Dillinger as the infamous, Ichabod Crane.

Street Theatre’s ClassAct Dramatics continues
Fall Workshop Series Through the Stage Door

Street Theatre Company’s youth program, ClassAct Dramatics’ fall youth programming workshop series, Through The Stage Door, continues in partnership with seven local acting teachers. This fall, young actors will have the opportunity to learn from local professional teaching artists to learn many different aspects of theatre both on and off the stage.

Through the Stage Door Workshop Series will feature the workshops topics: Stage Combat, Acting for the Real World, Improv, and Acting Auditioning.

These workshops will be held Saturdays, 9 am to noon, now through November 16 at Street Theatre Company located at 1933 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, Tenn. 37210. Workshops will be offered for ages 5-18. Each workshop is only $45 with discounts offered for signing up for multiple workshops and for multiple children. As always, scholarships are available.

• Oct. 26 – Stage Combat for ages 8-18, taught by Eric Pasto-Crosby
• Nov. 2 – Acting for the Real World for Teens, taught by Aaron Shaver
• Nov. 9 – Acting Auditioning for ages 5-18, taught by Pete Vann
• Nov. 16 – Improv for Teens, taught by Scott Field

“No other environment has the ability to encourage, educate or build relationships the way that theatre does,” said Elaina McKnight Shaver, Street Theatre’s Youth programming coordinator. “There is something magical about coming together with the common purpose to create something beautiful and this autumn season we proud to offer several workshops to help students express their creativity in the performing arts.”

For the workshop schedule and to download a registration form visit www.streettheatrecompany.org and click on ClassAct Dramatics.

Street Theatre Company is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to fostering professional, affordable and accessible theatre, music and arts education in Nashville. Founded in 2004, the organization produces high quality performances and educational workshops, and provides artistic opportunities for young people. For more information, call 615-554-7414 or e-mail: elaina@streettheatrecompany.org

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