Have fun this summer with a weeklong introduction to Shakespeare, culminating with a performance of a short, fun, adaptive version for kids of Shakespeare’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING* on June 22 for family and friends. In addition to the background on Shakespeare and the play, they will work on: stage presence and posture, voice projection and diction, expression and delivery of lines, basic stage directions, character development, and other aspects that go into making a production. This is being presented by SALINE AREA PLAYERS under the direction of Catherine Rogers. Participants should wear clothes and shoes that they can move in easily, and bring a light snack and bottle of water.

GRADES: 6th thru 12th (limited to 20 participants)
DATE: JUNE 17-22
WHERE: The 5th Corner (unfortunately NOT handicapped accessible-there are stairs)
211 Willis Road, Saline

FEES: $150
(includes a script* and free performance/reception for friends and family on JUNE 22 at NOON)
Payment must be received by JUNE 3
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If you have questions contact:
Catherine Rogers: cath.rogers@gmail.com cell: 734-846-7911
Sara Honsowetz: sahonsowetz@gmail.com cell: 734-730-1055

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*copyright: Brendon P. Kelso, Playing with Plays www.PlayingWithPlays.com. All rights reserved.


Director: Mary Rumman

Show dates and times: March 21, 22 & 23 at 7:30 PM
Doors Open: 7:00 PM

Venue: The 5th Corner, 211 Willis Rd., Saline MI.
Please note, there are steps to get into the building and to the restrooms.

Seating: General admission

Ticket Prices: $16 adults, $12 children (12 and under)

About the Play: This play is an ensemble comedy that takes place in a small town cafe. It is appropriate for all ages. The author, Pat Cook, also wrote Murder for Dummies, which SAP performed to enthusiastic audiences last spring.

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A comedy by Linda Daugherty

Directed by Barbara Day

Performances: November 29 & 30 at 7:30PM, December 1 & 2 at 3PM

Location: The 5th Corner, 211 Willis Rd, Saline

About the Play: In this Christmas whodunit, ace detective Red Mistletoe is retained by the citizens of the North Pole to find Santa Claus, who has disappeared at the height of the season. If losing Santa wasn't enough, the colorful citizens are losing their Christmas spirit and their holiday hues. Can Red save Santa in time to bring a colorful Christmas to the children of the world and even find a little romance along the way? Of course he can. Just in the Nick of Time! This show is perfect holiday fare for kids and families.

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Author: Pat Cook
Director: Wendy Sielaff

Performance Dates/Times: April 12, 13, 14 at 7:30pm at The 5th Corner
Show Location: 211 Willis Rd., Saline MI 48176

About the Play: Myron Bernhart, a hen pecked, meek man is a collector of rare books. His bossy, nagging wife, Marge, has decided to sell them against his wishes. Her cronies from the Civic Arts League assist her in getting the word out. Myron realizes he must do something to stop her, so he sets up the perfect murder. He prepares the "special tea" and waits for Marge to drink it. Chaos ensues, and the wrong person drinks the tea and dies. What follows are policemen, blackmailers, in-laws and cronies all wondering, how did she die?

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June 17-22
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