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BRIEFS: DMTC presents ‘Stuart Little’

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March 2, 2011 |

The Davis Musical Theatre Company’s Young Performers Theater will present “Stuart Little,” the saga of an intrepid 7-year-old mouse who sets out on the adventure of a lifetime, opening Saturday and continuing through Sunday, March 27, at the DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive in Davis.

Performances are at 2:15 p.m. Saturdays throughout March, with additional performances at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, March 12; 7 p.m. Saturday, March 26; and 2:15 p.m. Sunday, March 27.

The play is directed by Karen Mo with musical direction by Eimi Taormina and choreography by Christina Rae. Tickets are $7 for all ages and are available online at http://www.dmtc.org.

Celebrate photo exhibit with Kennedy

An exhibition of framed photographic works by Gene Kennedy will be on display at Gallery 1855 at the Davis Cemetery District office, 820 Pole Line Road, throughout March. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Community members are invited to a free open house and reception for the artist from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 20. This is the third Sunday of the month, a departure from the normal open house pattern.

For more information, call (530) 756-7807 or visit http://www.daviscemetery.org.

Winters presents ‘The Foreigner’

What happens when a painfully shy Englishman is mistaken for a “foreigner” in southern Georgia? The locals believe he doesn’t understand a word of English and manage to spill all their secrets in front of him. Audience members will find out if he can help save the rustic lodge and its colorful inhabitants in a Winters Theatre Company production of Larry Shue’s “The Foreigner” this spring at the Winters Community Center, 201 Railroad Ave.

Tickets for the gala opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, are $15. For all other performances — at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, April 2-9, and 2 p.m. Sundays, April 3 and 10 — are $10 general and $6 for seniors and students.

For more information or reservations, e-mail winterstheatre@gmail.com or call (530) 795-4014.

Sign up now for summer theater camp

The Woodland Opera House is taking registration for its youth summer theater camp, Show Biz Kidz. It’s an annual program designed to be an introduction to theater performance for area youths age 8-18.

Students will spend four weeks studying musical theater technique, including, singing, dancing, voice projection, characterization, theater terminology, and theater etiquette and professionalism. Students will develop performance skills and will be given an equal opportunity to shine on stage. The camp will culminate with four performances of a Broadway-style musical revue, “School’s Out for Summer.”

The show will include popular songs about summertime fun, ranging from 1920s favorites like “In the Good Old Summertime” and “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” to 1960s Beach Boys surf melodies, and from 1970s pop tunes like “Walkin’ On Sunshine” and “School’s Out for Summer” to Sheryl Crow’s summertime classic, “Soak Up the Sun.”

Classes for students ages 8 to 10 will run from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays, July 5-22. Classes for students ages 11-18 will run from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the same dates.  The performances will be July 30 and 31 at the Woodland Opera House, Second and Main streets

Registration information is available at http://www.woodlandoperahouse.org or (530) 666-9617.

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