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Season of Romance continues at Main Street Theatre with ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’

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    SULPHUR SPRINGS – Open auditions for Main Street Theatre’s production of “Over the River and Through the Woods,” a comedy by Joe DiPietro, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4 through Aug. 6. The comedy, directed by Brenda Payne, needs three men and three women. Four of these cast members will be playing grandparents.  

    THE STORY: Nick is a single, Italian-American guy from New Jersey. His parents retired and moved to Florida. That does not mean his family isn't still in Jersey. In fact, he sees both sets of his grandparents every Sunday for dinner. This is routine until he has to tell them that he's been offered a dream job. The job he's been waiting for would take him away from his beloved, but annoying, grandparents. Thus begins a series of schemes to keep Nick around. Frank, Aida, Nunzio and Emma do their level best, and that includes bringing to dinner the lovely, and single, Caitlin O'Hare as bait…
    Backstage Magazine calls “Over the River and Through the Woods” a hilarious family comedy that is even funnier than his long-running musical revue I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change.”
    Star-Ledger says this play is "Loaded with laughs every step of the way."
    Performances will be Sept. 18-27.
    Make reservations, which are recommended, by going to mainsttheatre.com or by calling 903-885-0107 today. Also, stay connected to the theatre by going to facebook.com/mainsttheatre.

About Main Street Theatre - It has been our pleasure to provide entertainment to the surrounding area for 35 years.  In addition to our primary mission of furthering the arts, we strive to provide opportunities to aspiring actors and actresses, as well as persons interested in the behind-the-scenes workings of theatre.  There is no cost to be in our productions (except for nominal fees for workshops) and newcomers are encouraged to audition. We also bring opportunity and fun to the children of Sulphur Springs and the surrounding area by offering a Children's Workshop during the summer season. This has been a very successful endeavor that allows our children the chance to see what happens throughout the production of a play, as well as give them the chance to perform or control the backstage elements of performance.

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