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We are very excited to announce the 2018-2019 Readers Theater Series in conjunction with The Smith Flat House in Placerville. The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon, Directed by Lanny Langston Al and Willie as "Lewis and Clark" were top billed vaudevillians for over forty years. Now they aren't even speaking. When CBS requests them for … Continue reading 2018-2019 Readers Theater Series Announced
Barrel of Improv is a 6 week intensive improvisation workshop for the initiated and the beginner alike. This workshop will cover a basic introduction to Improv techniques and tools then move through Team-Based Comedy Sports, Long-Form Narrative Improv, Prop and Object Work, Characterizations, and Improvisational Monologue Work. Instructor: Andrew Vonderschmitt Presenting Theater: Imagination Theater - … Continue reading Barrel of Improv
Imagination Theater's Reader's Theater Presents "The Sunshine Boys" a comedy, by Neil Simon, Directed by Lanny Langston. Al and Willie as "Lewis and Clark" were top billed vaudevillians for over forty years. Now they aren't even speaking. When CBS requests them for a "History of Comedy" retrospect, a grudging reason brings the two back together … Continue reading Audition Notice “The Sunshine Boys”
I have always been a fan of John Steinbeck and his descriptive writing skills. His ability to describe in detail the pain and suffering that the migrant worker went through to reach California during the Depression and Dust Bowl of the 1930’s was moving and unforgettable. The Grapes of Wrath earned John Steinbeck the Pulitzer … Continue reading From the Director of The Grapes of Wrath
Rachel Fawn hails from a town called Fallbrook, known as "The Friendly Village", in northern San Diego County. She shot her first wedding when she was 12, with a little point-and-shoot Canon 35mm film camera. Granted, she also played the wedding march on the organ, and sang a song. In high school she opted for … Continue reading Please Welcome Rachel Fawn
Love Letters, Kate Barba February 9th & 10th Q: How will the “Love Letters” theater experience be different than a “normal play?” K: At first it seems strange. Two actors sitting next to each other, but not looking at each other, reading aloud from a script. You quickly realize however, that they are not in … Continue reading Hello Kate Barba!
Dave Zarka plays the role of Andrew, February 9th - 17th IT: Why are you excited to have been selected to perform in A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters”? DZ: For one thing, it gives me an opportunity to present in a celebrated “reader’s theater” piece a character who has been portrayed by actors the likes of … Continue reading “Love Letters” Dave Zarka
Alisyn Gularte plays the role of Melissa on February 16th & 17th Q: Why did you choose to audition for Love Letters? A: Love Letters is a show that has been on my bucket list. It is beautifully written, timeless, and relatable to all generations young and old. The play is compelling, humorous, and sad all … Continue reading Meet Alisyn Gularte
Reminder - Auditions for Love Letters is Saturday January 13th from 9-11 http://www.imaginationtheater.net/love-letters
Overview of Production Imagination Theater announces auditions for Love Letters by A.R. Gurney to be performed at the Smith Flat House in Placerville, CA. Directed by Maggie Bush. The play is a unique and imaginative theatre piece which, in the words of the author, "needs no lengthy rehearsal, no special set, no memorization of lines. … Continue reading Love Letters ~Auditions~