Topic: Alex Maynard
Clarksville, TN – A new, original comedy, “All is Merry and Bright” by local playwright, Chad Williamson, opens this weekend at the Cumberland Arts Centre Dinner Theatre.
This is Williamson’s second Christmas play written for the Cumberland Arts Centre. His first play, A Christmas to Remember, was produced by CAC in 2015.
This current play centers around a recently widowed woman, played by Clarksville’s own, Linda Ellis Cunningham, trying to make it through the holidays, when her best friend, played by veteran actress, Kathy Watts, brings 2 escaped convicts to her home to hide out.
Clarksville, TN – “Boeing, Boeing”, the hilarious high-flying comedy by Marc Camoletti, opens this weekend at the Cumberland Arts Centre Dinner Theatre in Downtown Clarksville.
The play involves a Paris bachelor who is keeping 3 ladies on the string. All three ladies are Air Hostesses for 3 major airlines and have 3 different schedules.
But, with the advent of the new Boeing jet planes, the schedules become harder to keep up with. Laughter ensues when all 3 ladies show up on the same day.
Cumberland Arts Centre Dinner Theatre to perform Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” starting April 7th
Clarksville, TN – The Cumberland Arts Centre’s next dinner theatre production will be Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” scheduled for April 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th.
Directed by Art Conn, the production stars local favorite Alex Syler along with Lauren Street, Cris Isom, Alex Maynard, Scott Swan and Casey Williams.
“Barefoot in the Park” was first produced on Broadway with Robert Redford and Elizabeth Ashley.
Clarksville, TN – Make your reservations now for the upcoming production of “Red Velvet Cake War” at the Cumberland Arts Centre Dinner Theatre scheduled for February 17th, 18th, 24th and 25th.
This hilarious comedy by the writing team of Jones, Hope, Wooten is one of several shows by the playwrights that have been produced at the Cumberland Arts Center and have become a favorite of the Clarksville audiences.
Clarksville, TN – Make your reservations now for the upcoming production of “Sorry! Wrong Chimney” at the Cumberland Arts Centre scheduled for December 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th. The annual Christmas productions usually sell out early and this show will be no exception.
Starring a cast of local favorites and some new faces, this yuletide farce is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Cumberland Arts Center veterans, Nicole June, Alex Maynard, Glen Pafford, Bailey Thompson and Colleen Hyder join newcomers, Amy Snider and Brett LaGore, in this comedy written by Jack Sharkey and Leo W. Sears and directed by Art Conn.
Clarksville, TN – For a special treat for your Valentine, consider the Cumberland Arts Centre Dinner Theatre’s production of “Allocating Annie”. This comedy involves a bumpy road to romance but should be a special time for you and your special someone.
The cast of relative newcomers to the stage include: Trudy Stein Hart, Jeremy Sanders, Christian Harrison, Kristin Dickenson, Alex Maynard, Kristi Blount and Shellene Kent Keiffer and is being directed by Jan Y. Dial.
Clarksville, TN – When Henrik Ibsen’s now classic play, “Ghosts,” premiered in London in 1891, some 10 years after the Norwegian playwright first published it, the reviews were harsh. The influential theater critic Clement Scott, writing for The Daily Telegraph, called it “an open drain: a loathsome sore unbandaged; a dirty act done publicly.”
For Scott and others in Victorian London, a play dealing with incest and venereal diseases seemed beyond profane, but today, the intense family drama is credited with helping usher in a new era in the world of theater.
Clarksville, TN – Walt Bates owned the local cheese factory in Dublin, Missouri, and before he died, he dreamed of producing a gourmet product, like Stilton or Brie.
But that dream begins to reek following Bates’ mysterious death in Pulitzer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson’s hilarious 2000 play, “Book of Days,” which opens this October in the Austin Peay State University Trahern Theater.
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