Students will begin Friday afternoon and work until Saturday Night to create a short one act play in just 24 Hours!
The show will take place in the Black Box Theater at 7 p.m.
Admission is free but donations for the Relay for Life Teams will be gratefully accepted.
Originally Published on: Apr 30, 2015 @ 18:33
There are no “bad” seats at the John Brady Center for the Performing Arts at Amity High School, but, if you want to watch the Amity Theater production of Tarzan from anywhere but the back row you’d better act quickly!
At only $18 each, the cost of admission is one of the greatest bargains around and hundreds of people already have taken action and reserved their seats for this wonderfully entertaining musical.
The production has a 5 show run, including one matinee: March 20, 21, 27 @ 8pm, March 28 @ 2pm & 8pm
Click this link to purchase your tickets today.
The Amity Theater Department announced that tickets for Tarzan the Broadway Musical written by music legend Phil Collins are going fast.
To purchase tickets go to their website at www.amitytheaterdepartment.com Tarzan will swing into the John J Brady Center for the Performing Arts on Friday March 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday March 21 at 8 p.m., Friday March 27 at 8 p.m., Saturday March 28 at 2 p.m. (NEW MATINEE) and Saturday March 28 at 8 p.m.
For information contact the box office at email@example.com or call (203)-392-2019.
Originally Published on: Feb 5, 2015 @ 22:05
The Amity Theater Department is known for its Spring Musicals, but it also has had some pretty remarkable and memorable Fall Plays as well. The Boys Next Door, And Then They Came For Me, Bang Bang You’re Dead, Almost Maine, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, and 12 Angry Jurors, among them.
This year’s Fall Play is New York by David Rimmer. The show dates are Dec. 5– 6.
In the play, fifteen people react to the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and tell their stories to a psychiatrist.
David Rimmer, Pulitzer-Prize-finalist author of Album, originally wrote New York to raise funds for volunteer psychiatrists dedicated to helping the overwhelming number of patients psychologically affected by 9/11.
The Amity Theater kids went to New York City on Oct. 30 to get a feel for subject visiting the 911 memorial and meeting Rimmer during their trip.
To some of us Sept. 11, 2001 may seem like an eternity ago, but others remember it like it happened yesterday. “New York” promises to be an emotional ride for theatergoers and the actors on stage.
If you’ve never been to an Amity Fall Play, make it a point to see this one.
For more information, visit www.amitytheaterdepartment.com or follow on twitter @amityPerfArts.
The Amity Theater Department held its annual awards dinner Wednesday evening.
The following students were honored for their exemplary contribution to the theater department in the past year for not only the award winning Spring Musical “Sweeney Todd,” but all other performances throughout the 2012-13 school year.
Parents of Amity Creative Theater Spirit Award and Scholarship- Emily Rippel and Chloe Eitzer
Outstanding Freshman- Chris Cassella
Outstanding Member of the Ensemble- Chelsea Tambis and Arlo Eitzer
Outstanding Supporting Actress- Sarah DeFeo
Outstanding Supporting Actor- Ted McNulty
Outstanding Actor in a Play- Peter Charney
Outstanding Actress in a Play- Miriam Roday
Techie of the Year- Catie Clark
Outstanding Student Production- The Mystery of Cecil Blue- Rishi Mutalik, Kahari Blue, Gabby Aiardo, Caroline Burkhart, Emma Lampropoulos, Arlo Eitzer and Zach Arons
Outstanding Actor in a Musical- Kevin Durkee
Outstanding Actress in a Musical- Alida Ballou
Thespian of the Year- Andrew Gusciora
Congratulations to all of the winners, we will truly miss the seniors next year and look forward to all the great things the underclassmen will accomplish in 1013-14 and in years to come.
Thank you all for sharing your talents with the Amity community.
On Thursday, Aug. 23, Rob Kennedy, director of the Amity Theater department and chaperone for the two-week trip to the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh Scotland, wrote this final entry in his daily blog from the land of kilts, medieval castles and the Loch Ness Monster.
Kennedy wrote: “Last full day here in Scotland. Up and out tomorrow at 5am. No photos today as the batteries on the camera died. We had an easy morning. A few kids climbed Arthur’s Seat again at 6:30 a.m.”
Since Rob’s camera batteries went dead and there are no new pictures, I will recap their trip with some of his beautiful scenic shots that I did not publish previously.
The Amity Performing Arts Kids left today for Europe where they will perform at the Fringe Festival in Scotland.
The talented students were invited to perform the play Almost Maine at the renowned festival.
For several months they held fund-raisers to accumulate enough money to pay for the cost of $1,000 each to attend and now they are on their way.
Orange Live loves the Amity Theater Department and all of these terrific kids.
Good Luck on this adventure, and I look forward to sharing all your photos and stories with Orange Live readers.