theater work oboroOWENSBORO, Ky. (9/17/13) - ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ will open the Theatre Workshop’s 50th anniversary on Friday with its rendition of the quirky musical.
 
All the shows in the 2013-2014 season will be commemorating the golden anniversary; acts that viewers wanted to see and actors wanted to perform again. This year’s shows are shows that have appealed well to audiences over the last 50 years. Shows include: Steel Magnolias, A Christmas Carol, The Mountaintop, Noises Off, The Nerd, and Guys and Dolls.
 
The theatre workshop, residing in Owensboro since 1955, is known as “The Longest Running Show in Town”, according to the theatre’s website. The theatre recently purchased their 100-year-old theatre on Frederica, so the shows in this season will be shown in both the Trinity Center and the TWO playhouse.
 
“It’s remarkable for any theatre to put on 50 seasons,” Stephen Coppick, Executive Director said.
 
50 successful years of performances can be credited to volunteers of actors, trustees, and back stage workers, says Coppick.
 
“(The 50th season) is really a tribute to the volunteers,” Coppick said.
 
The anniversary Is a “major accomplishment” for the workshop, says David Robertson, Director of “Little Shop of Horrors”.
 
“It shows the staying power of the community,” Robertson said.
 
To purchase tickets for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, call 270-683-5333. Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for students, and half-price for members.
 
Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

150 Volunteers Share the Joy of Caring

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — More than 150 volunteers spent the day on various cleanup and landscaping projects… Read More

Lyon County Traffic Advisory

KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a lane and load width restriction on the Kentucky 453… Read More
1 DOW 16,597.34
-45.67 (-0.27%)    
2 S&P 1,981.61
-7.26 (-0.37%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,817.73
-10.59 (-0.22%)    

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11442

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4745

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3456

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 2693

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2357

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 17082

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11442

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 30, 2015 3456

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1872

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1287

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1239

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 964

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters Swift Action

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 908

UofL Electrical Blast Treatment to Increase…

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 671

Dave Says - Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 644

Education Chief Reflects on Service

by KET
August 30, 2015 544

Legislator's Log - Week of Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 502

Mustangs blank Logan County, 39-0

by Steve LeMaster