Crighton Theatre Newsletter
November-December 2013

See the comedy A Christmas Story
at the Crighton!

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Anything Goes - Auditions

Stage Right is pleased to announce auditions for "Anything Goes" on Nov 3, 4, 2013 at 7 pm both nights. Seeking male/female experienced tap dancers (age 15 and up) who can sing well. Show dates are Feb 14- Mar 2, 2014. Auditions will be held at the historic Crighton Theatre, 234 N. Main, Downtown Conroe. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, a dance audition, and singing. The choreographer will teach a short combination, no need to prepare a dance. Prepare a 1 minute song from the 1930's. Bring tap shoes with you to the audition. If you don't have tap shoes, wear a hard-soled shoe that can make tapping sounds. If cast in a tap dance role, you will be required to buy tap shoes. Bring your music on MP3 or CD. No rehearsal accompanist is available.All roles are available including non-dance roles. All Aboard the S.S. American!!

For more information about the show click here or on the Facebook auditions page.

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Georgette Jones

Sharity Productions present Tamala Georgette Jones - daughter of the only Hall of Fame husband and wife country artists, George Jones and Tammy Wynette. She's been singing with one or both parents since the age of three. She recorded her first single with her Dad, "Daddy Come Home" when she was ten years old and performed it on an HBO special.

Georgette also worked as a backup singer for her Mom. Georgette recorded a duet with Mark McGuinn that was included on his "One Man's Crazy" CD and has appeared on TV shows such as Crook and Chase, RFD-TV and The Grand Ole Opry. Georgette is a songwriter and member of SESAC and the CMA.

See Georgette on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:30 PM.

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International Winter on the Waterway Festival

The cast of A Christmas Story have already begun preparations for their Christmas shows. Meanwhile, members from STAGE RIGHT have been continuing their community outreach. You can find us at the 2013 iWoW Festival (International Winter on the Waterway) giving out rack cards and talking to Crighton patrons - new and old. We will be pushing the rest of the season including Anything Goes, Driving Miss Daisy, and Hairspray. See the pictures of Santa's float and video clips from the 2012 fireworks in the gallery.

Come by our booth at iWoW and enjoy the Festival on Saturday, November 23, 2013.

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A Christmas Story

Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself at Goldblatt's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out." All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the family's temperamental exploding furnace; Scut Farkas, the school bully; the boys' experiment with a wet tongue on a cold lamppost; the Little Orphan Annie decoder pin; Ralphie's father winning a lamp shaped like a woman's leg in a net stocking; Ralphie's fantasy scenarios and more. Make this story part of your holiday traditions!

See A Christmas Story from December 6-22, 2013 at the Crighton Theatre!

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Santaland Diaries and Season's Greetings

An alternative way to keep things jolly this holiday season! From award-winning humorist, playwright and National Public Radio contributor David Sedaris, comes a pair of comic monologues bursting with unconventional humor.

A young man arrives in New York with dreams of being a writer for television and instead lands a part-time job as a Macy's Christmas elf. From humiliating interview to elf indoctrination to scrapes with miscast Santas and obnoxious customers, all are the author's real-life experiences as detailed in the Santaland Diaries.

In Season's Greetings, a determinedly sunny Mrs. Jocelyn Dunbar takes pen to paper recounting the joys, the jobs, and the unexpected surprises of the past year. Twisted, tragic, and hilarious in its revelations, Season's Greetings is an antidote to the chipper holiday newsletter of yore.

See these monologues from November 22 to December 14, 2013 at the Island ETC in Galveston. Recommended for mature elves only.


Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has earned worldwide respect for its integrity and effectiveness in helping the poor and disaster victims. The organization serves more than 30 million people in the U.S. each year through its various social service programs. The Salvation Army ranked as the second largest charity in the United States in 2008 with $3.2 billion in donations.

In this new century, The Salvation Army is serving more people in the USA than ever before. They are seeing large increases in the number of Americans seeking the basic necessities of life - food, shelter, and warmth. There are many ways to help - click here to see the many ways to participate.

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