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Opening Night Blog: Happy Accidents

Our opening night blogger, Lansia Wann attends PTC’s openings as often as we can convince her to, and in return for an invite to the cast party, writes a post about the cast. We never know what we’re going to get. Here’s what she learned about other “plays gone wrong” from the cast of PTC’s … Continued

The cast of “The Manor at Haversham Manor”: Max

Maxwell Benjamin Chesterwitz (Cecil Haversham/ Arthur the Gardener): Maxwell was born to his two wonderful parents Lisa and Samuel Chesterwitz (Hi Mom!) on a lovely Tuesday in April. He weighed 2,273 grams. His favorite sandwich is ham with extra pickles and spicy mustard. Max has performed by holding his breath for 3 minutes and he … Continued

The cast of “The Murder at Haversham Manor”: Jonathan

Jonathan Harris (Charles Haversham) is super dee duper thrilled and honored to have a speaking role in The Murder at Haversham Manor. A big thank you to the director, his idol/mentor (and hopefully soon-to-be Best Friend) Chris for giving him his first speaking role this season after 23 shows with the company. Recent roles include: … Continued

The cast of “The Murder at Haversham Manor”: Dennis

Dennis Timbertop (Perkins) is thrilled to be back at CPDS, after most recently, appearing in the title role in last summer’s production of CAT. Other favorite credits include A View from the Crosswalk and A Doll’s Apartment. A mushroom farmer in the Eastern tip of Nottinghamshire, Timbertop is a two-time winner of the Cornley Mycology … Continued

The cast of “The Murder at Haversham Manor”: Robert

Robert John Parry III (Thomas Colleymoore) This will mark Robert’s fifth production with the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, after appearing as The Lion in last year’s production of The Lion and The Wardrobe, for which he received multiple Olivier nominations. Past credits include: every role in Hamlet – twice, Coriolanus Takes a Shower (Westminster Players), … Continued

The cast of “The Murder at Haversham Manor”: Sandra

Sandra Wilkinson (Florence Colleymoore) It has been said by many that Sandra Wilkinson was destined for stardom. Her debut performance was at 6 days old as the lead in The Nativity (Church Of The Holy Rood Cornley). Sandra sharpened her skills in pantos playing Egg #1 in Mother Goose; Chair #1 in Goldilocks; and Pumpkin … Continued

The cast of “The Murder at Haversham Manor”: Chris

CHRIS DANIELS (Inspector Carter) Chris is the newly elected head of the Drama Society. For tonight’s show, he served as the voice coach, dialect coach, fight choreographer, casting director, and costume designer. He also plays the lead role and, of course, directed. The Society would like to thank Chris for his remarkable passion and efforts. … Continued

We hate ticketing fees!

We get it. Ticketing fees have jumped the 🦈. To make your holiday shopping easier, we are waiving ticketing fees on tickets and gift certificates beginning Friday, November 28th (Black Friday) until December 2nd. Just use code THANKS19, and you’ll see your discount reflected in your final tally. (Sorry, it’s not retroactive!) Shop til’ you … Continued

The Lifespan of a…Lie?

What is Two Truths and a Lie? “It’s an icebreaker exercise in which a person shares two facts about themselves that are true and one that is false,” says director Wes Grantom. “This activity has helped us get to know each other as we rehearse.” So, what better way to get to know the cast … Continued

Is that a fact? – A media roundtable

Is that a fact? —Updated Join us for a FREE roundtable discussion featuring Fox 13 News’ BEN WINSLOW, KUER 90.1‘s ANDREW BECKER and The Salt Lake Tribune’s BETHANY RODGERS, discussing what constitutes facts in the news today and how it informs their work. The roundtable will occur directly after the first Saturday matinee performance of The … Continued