“The Carol Burnett Show” completed its final three performances on the big stage of the Sampson Community Theatre this past weekend to enthusiastic and appreciative audiences. With spoofs from the “Ajax Liquor Store” skit to Bruce Creech’s parody of a new dentist, there were laughs galore and hardy applause.
Especially noted were the introductions to each skit by Josh Owens and director G. Wayne Melvin. We were very proud of the three newcomers to our stage, Sue Blanchard, Bettie Williams and Lila Maxwell. They are to be congratulated on their fine performances which were superb for their very first acting experience. We hope to see them in future productions on our stage.
Coming up next at your community theater is “Nuncrackers” which will be directed by Sandra Clifton. Sandra has extensive directing experience and is holding auditions for “Nuncrackers” this Saturday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. This musical comedy will need at least five females and a few males and children. Performances will be Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18.
The granite plaques under the theater’s marquee are available for engraving as a memorial an honorarium or to advertise your business. For more information call the theater at 910-592-8653 and leave us a message.
• Theater Rental — Lucy Lockamy directs “Dragons In The Path” a new play based on Dr. Victor Small’s book “I Knew 3,000 Lunatics” on Sept. 14-15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 16 at 2:30 p.m.
• “Nuncrackers” — Auditions Saturday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. Directed by Sandra Clifton. Performances Nov. 9-11 and 16-18. A Patron Sponsor event.
• “A Christmas Carol” — Auditions Oct. 27. Performances Dec. 7-9 and 14-16. A Patron Sponsor event.
THOUGHTS UNTIL NEXT WEEK
• Discontent is the callous for change
• Those who do not respect your time will not respect your wisdom either.
• Prosperity is simply having enough of God’s provisions to complete his instructions for your life.