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Auditions Announcement: "For Marrieds Only"

Auditions are being held for the play “For Marrieds Only”, an adult comedy which centers around the fumblings and foibles of a young newly married couple’s honeymoon night. This comedy is being performed on Feb. 12 and 13 on the Kent Theatre stage.

The director, Kristian Phillippy, from Fremont, will be holding auditions on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 16 and 17 at the Kent Theatre from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Characters needed are: a man and woman, ages 20's to 30's; two men, ages 40’s-60’s; a girl, aged 16-18. There is also a need for volunteers to work backstage, initiate publicity campaign and assist the director as needed. Please call Kristian at 231-924-0248 or 231-225-1983 if you have questions.

New Website Feature

We've added a "stories" page to the website. Do you have a story about your experiences at the Kent Theatre that you'ld like to share? We'd love to hear from you.

You can find the page on the website menu or here: http://www.kenttheatre.org/stories

Paris on the Brain

The Kent Theatre will be hosting the premier presentation of Scott Phillips' new musical, "Paris on the Brain", with music and lyrics by Jill Phillips.

Scott has written two other successful plays, "Fish and Visitors" and "None Would be Old", both of which also premiered at the Kent Theatre.

"Paris on the Brain" is Scott's first musical and, if the early run throughs are any indication, the audience will pleased with his sister Jill's music and leave the theatre humming the catchy tunes.

In this musical comedy, Paul is surprised by the reappearance of the woman he loved but left in Paris several months before. The exotic Meena arrives expecting to marry and Paul enlists his quarrelsome sisters to help explain the abrupt nuptials to their conservative parents. This engaging musical ranges from hilarious to poignant as three generations adapt to growth and change within the family.

Based on a true family story, Phillips wrote the musical with his sister, Jill Phillips, who composed the words and music. A former professional musician, Jill proposed the musical after witnessing the enthusiastic reception given Scott’s first two plays, "Fish and Visitors," and "None Would be Old." The audience will delight in this collaboration and empathize with the problems of the family that
proudly sings "We put the fun in dysfunctional!"

Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. There is a special price of $6 for kids under 18 for the Sunday matinee only. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Chase Bank, Cedar Springs Library, and Soul Infusion Tea Shop.

Addditional information is available by emailing parisotbinfo@mitheaternews.com.

Showings will be on August 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th at 7:30pm with a Sunday matinee on August 16th at 3pm.

Announcement: New website features

We've been updating our website and have added some new capabilities.

* You can now make donations online using any major credit or debit card and Google Checkout: http://www.kenttheatre.org/articles/donate.html

* You can now purchase tickets for certain events at the Kent using any major credit or debit card and Google Checkout: http://www.kenttheatre.org/articles/tickets.html (Please note that we currently do not accept credit or debit cards at the box office, only on online tickets, and we only sell online tickets for certain events and only up until 20 minutes before show time.)

* You can now submit announcements, event reviews, or stories about the Kent Theatre. We'll look at your submission and, if we think it is relevant, post your submission on our site. http://www.kenttheatre.org/contact



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