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May
8
Sun
Civic Theatre Guild to produce ‘Yankee Tavern @ Carriage House Theater
May 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theatre Guild will open Yankee Tavern, a play by Steven Dietz, at the Carriage House Theater on May 6 at 7:30 p.m.

“Yankee Tavern” is set in a run-down Manhattan bar, five years after the attacks of 9/11, while the memory of the event is still a fresh wound. The most frequent patron of the bar extols his vast array of conspiracy theories at the slightest prodding, and on this day, a stranger visits the bar, who seems to verify some of these theories specifically regarding 9/11.

This suspenseful mind-bender will have you laughing one minute and on the edge of your seat the next.

“This play really explores a lot of ground worth covering,” director Aaron Odom said. “Hopefully, the ideas put forth in this play will stick with the audiences for a long time after they’ve left the theater.”

The cast features John Goodell, Jennifer Reed, Spencer Walters and Josh Hanson. The show will run April 29-30 and May 1, 6-8, and 12-14 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, seniors and active military and can be purchased in advance at the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com or 30 minutes prior to the show’s commencement at the Carriage House Theater box office.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Jun
15
Wed
‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ comes to the WYO @ WYO Theater
Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Kids from around Sheridan County will perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.”, based on the six-time Tony Award winning film, June 15-18 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night at the WYO Theater.

The play is presented by Tandem Productions, which is in its 22nd season, and includes a cast of 57 kids from the Sheridan area.

Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for students and available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jun
16
Thu
‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ comes to the WYO @ WYO Theater
Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Kids from around Sheridan County will perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.”, based on the six-time Tony Award winning film, June 15-18 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night at the WYO Theater.

The play is presented by Tandem Productions, which is in its 22nd season, and includes a cast of 57 kids from the Sheridan area.

Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for students and available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jun
17
Fri
‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ comes to the WYO @ WYO Theater
Jun 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Kids from around Sheridan County will perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.”, based on the six-time Tony Award winning film, June 15-18 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night at the WYO Theater.

The play is presented by Tandem Productions, which is in its 22nd season, and includes a cast of 57 kids from the Sheridan area.

Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for students and available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jun
18
Sat
‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ comes to the WYO @ WYO Theater
Jun 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Kids from around Sheridan County will perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.”, based on the six-time Tony Award winning film, June 15-18 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night at the WYO Theater.

The play is presented by Tandem Productions, which is in its 22nd season, and includes a cast of 57 kids from the Sheridan area.

Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for students and available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jul
10
Sun
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks set for Sunday @ Kendrick Park Band Shell
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will celebrate its 44th season with the presentation of William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in the Kendrick Park band shell.

The performance is free and open to the public.

For more information call Meghan Missett at 406-994-3906 or see www.shakespeareintheparks.org.

Jul
20
Wed
The New Vaudevillians performances begin Wednesday @ WYO Theater
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Heading into its eighth season, the New Vaudevillians variety show will begin Wednesday from 7:30-9 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

The family friendly show’s line-up includes comedy, magic, singing and dancing.

Tickets will be available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or see www.wyotheater.com.

For more information call Kathy McNickle at 752-5745.

Aug
3
Wed
The New Vaudevillians performances to continue Wed. @ WYO Theater
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Heading into its eighth season, the New Vaudevillians variety show will continue Wednesday from 7:30-9 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

The family friendly show’s line-up includes comedy, magic, singing and dancing.

Tickets are $12 and children younger than 5 get in for free. Tickets will be available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or see www.wyotheater.com.

For more information call Kathy McNickle at 752-5745.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Oct
3
Mon
Auditions for ‘A Bright New Boise’ scheduled for Oct. 3-4 at Carriage House @ Carriage House Theater
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Auditions for “A Bright New Boise” by Samuel Hunter will take place Oct. 3-4 at 6 p.m. at the Carriage House Theater.

The play is an Obie Award-winning dark comedy, Will — a gentle and fractured man —has recently had his world forcibly turned upside-down.

Will looks to the white walls and florescent lighting of Boise’s Hobby Lobby to provide him with a new job and hopefully, a fresh start.

What starts off innocently with Will getting to know the goofy group of employees, begins to unravel as the truth about his past and his motivation for returning to Boise threatens to change all their lives.

This play will be rated R for adult language and themes.

Performance dates for the production will be Dec. 1-4 and 8-11.

The play will be directed by Dimitra Dugal.

Auditions will be for the following characters:

• Will — Late 30s, male. Trying to connect with his biological son

• Pauline — 30s-50s, female. Hobby Lobby store manager who takes her job seriously.

• Anna — Late 20s-30s, female. Chatty and a bit ditsy.

• Leroy — Early to mid-20s, male. College art student, enjoys provoking and confronting.

• Alex — 17, male. Insecure teen boy, has panic attacks.

• Two Hobby Lobby executives — 40s-50s, filmed roles

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Oct
4
Tue
Auditions for ‘A Bright New Boise’ scheduled for Oct. 3-4 at Carriage House @ Carriage House Theater
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Auditions for “A Bright New Boise” by Samuel Hunter will take place Oct. 3-4 at 6 p.m. at the Carriage House Theater.

The play is an Obie Award-winning dark comedy, Will — a gentle and fractured man —has recently had his world forcibly turned upside-down.

Will looks to the white walls and florescent lighting of Boise’s Hobby Lobby to provide him with a new job and hopefully, a fresh start.

What starts off innocently with Will getting to know the goofy group of employees, begins to unravel as the truth about his past and his motivation for returning to Boise threatens to change all their lives.

This play will be rated R for adult language and themes.

Performance dates for the production will be Dec. 1-4 and 8-11.

The play will be directed by Dimitra Dugal.

Auditions will be for the following characters:

• Will — Late 30s, male. Trying to connect with his biological son

• Pauline — 30s-50s, female. Hobby Lobby store manager who takes her job seriously.

• Anna — Late 20s-30s, female. Chatty and a bit ditsy.

• Leroy — Early to mid-20s, male. College art student, enjoys provoking and confronting.

• Alex — 17, male. Insecure teen boy, has panic attacks.

• Two Hobby Lobby executives — 40s-50s, filmed roles

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Oct
8
Sat
‘Met Opera Live’ season begins Sat. @ WYO Theater
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present Wagner’s “Tristan and Isolde” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10 a.m. Saturday.

As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to movie theaters and other venues around the world.

The three acts of “Tristan and Isolde” are originally set, respectively, aboard ship on the Irish Sea, in Cornwall (southwestern Britain), and in Brittany (northwestern France). Wagner’s version emphasizes several key themes associated with ancient Celtic culture: mysticism, knowledge of the magic arts, an evolved warrior code and a distinctly non-Christian vision of the possibilities of the afterlife.

Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students. They are available at the WYO Theater box office. For more information, call the box office at 672-9084.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Oct
17
Mon
CTG to host auditions for ‘Bakersfield Mist’ @ room 209 of the old Hallmark building
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will host auditions for “Bakersfield Mist,” a dramatic comedy by Stephen Sachs, on Oct. 17-18 from 6-8 p.m. each night.

The auditions will take place in room 209 of the old Hallmark building on Main Street.

The play follows Maude, an unemployed bartender, living in a Bakersfield trailer park. She has bought a painting at a thrift store and despite almost trashing it, she’s now convinced it is a lost masterpiece by Jackson Pollock worth millions.

World class art expert Lionel Percy flies in from New York to authenticate the piece but has no idea what he is about to discover. His interplay with Maude is a classic culture clash and a mystery with comic relief.

The play is rated PG for language.

The performance and rehearsals will take place at the Carriage House Theater. Performance dates will be Jan. 20-22, 27-29 and Feb. 2-4.

The show will be directed by Gene Davis.

Oct
22
Sat
WYO Gala to feature ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ @ WYO Theater
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Gala will present “Lend Me a Tenor the Musical” on Saturday, with gala festivities beginning at 5 p.m.

In the play, it’s 1934 and Opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive Otello for the 10-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company.

When Tito becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, a suitable replacement must be found. Max, Hendry Sanders sheepish assistant, is charged with the daunting task of finding a suitable replacement. Who is cavalier enough to replace him?

With the help of a menacing soprano, a tenor-struck ingénue, a jealous wife and the Cleveland Police Department, mayhem, lunacy and shear panic ensue, but in the end the show must go on.

Doors open and the silent auction will begin at 5 p.m. at the WYO Theater. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails start at 5:30 p.m. at Frackelton’s Fine Food and Spirits. The curtain will raise at 7 p.m. at WYO Theater.

The event is a costume party, so attendees are encouraged to dress accordingly.

Tickets are $103.50 per person or special pricing is available for groups of 10 or more. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Oct
27
Thu
See encore presentations of ‘Lend me a Tenor the Musical’ Oct. 27-30 @ WYO Theater
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host encore presentations of “Lend Me a Tenor the Musical” on Oct. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

In the play, it’s 1934 and Opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive Otello for the 10-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company.

When Tito becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, a suitable replacement must be found. Max, Henry Saunders’ sheepish assistant, is charged with the daunting task of finding a suitable replacement. Who is cavalier enough to replace him?

With the help of a menacing soprano, a tenor-struck ingénue, a jealous wife and the Cleveland Police Department, mayhem, lunacy and shear panic ensue, but in the end the show must go on.

Tickets are $27 for adults, $24.50 for seniors and military members and $22 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Oct
28
Fri
See encore presentations of ‘Lend me a Tenor the Musical’ Oct. 27-30 @ WYO Theater
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host encore presentations of “Lend Me a Tenor the Musical” on Oct. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

In the play, it’s 1934 and Opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive Otello for the 10-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company.

When Tito becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, a suitable replacement must be found. Max, Henry Saunders’ sheepish assistant, is charged with the daunting task of finding a suitable replacement. Who is cavalier enough to replace him?

With the help of a menacing soprano, a tenor-struck ingénue, a jealous wife and the Cleveland Police Department, mayhem, lunacy and shear panic ensue, but in the end the show must go on.

Tickets are $27 for adults, $24.50 for seniors and military members and $22 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Oct
29
Sat
See encore presentations of ‘Lend me a Tenor the Musical’ Oct. 27-30 @ WYO Theater
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host encore presentations of “Lend Me a Tenor the Musical” on Oct. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

In the play, it’s 1934 and Opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive Otello for the 10-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company.

When Tito becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, a suitable replacement must be found. Max, Henry Saunders’ sheepish assistant, is charged with the daunting task of finding a suitable replacement. Who is cavalier enough to replace him?

With the help of a menacing soprano, a tenor-struck ingénue, a jealous wife and the Cleveland Police Department, mayhem, lunacy and shear panic ensue, but in the end the show must go on.

Tickets are $27 for adults, $24.50 for seniors and military members and $22 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Oct
30
Sun
See encore presentations of ‘Lend me a Tenor the Musical’ Oct. 27-30 @ WYO Theater
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host encore presentations of “Lend Me a Tenor the Musical” on Oct. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

In the play, it’s 1934 and Opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive Otello for the 10-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company.

When Tito becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, a suitable replacement must be found. Max, Henry Saunders’ sheepish assistant, is charged with the daunting task of finding a suitable replacement. Who is cavalier enough to replace him?

With the help of a menacing soprano, a tenor-struck ingénue, a jealous wife and the Cleveland Police Department, mayhem, lunacy and shear panic ensue, but in the end the show must go on.

Tickets are $27 for adults, $24.50 for seniors and military members and $22 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nov
2
Wed
‘Met Opera Live’ season continues Wed. @ The WYO Theater
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to movie theaters and other venues around the world.

The two acts of “Don Giovanni” include the Commendatore, who challenges Giovanni to a duel and is killed. Giovanni and Leporello escape. Anna asks her fiancé, Don Ottavio, to avenge her father’s death. In the morning, Giovanni and Leporello encounter one of Giovanni’s former conquests, Donna Elvira, who is devastated by his betrayal.

Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students. They are available at the WYO Theater box office. For more information, call the box office at 672-9084. The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nov
4
Fri
Erth’s Dinosaurs Zoo Live to perform at WYO Theater @ WYO Theater
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Erth’s Dinosaurs Zoo Live will perform Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

The performance will guide audiences on a breathtaking tour through prehistoric Australia. Where audience members can observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of life-like dinosaurs and other creatures.

Tickets for the performance cost $21 for adults, $18.50 for seniors and military members or $16 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nov
7
Mon
SHS drama performances set for Nov. 11-13 @ Sheridan High School
Nov 7 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School fall drama production will be “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

The play revolves around members of the Brewster family, who are descended from the Mayflower, but now include insane homicidal maniacs. The hero, Mortimer Brewster, is a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn, New York, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves.

Tickets for the play are $6 for adults and $3 for students and may be purchased at the Sheridan High School front office.

Performances are set for Nov. 11-12 at 7 p.m. and a Nov. 13 performance at 2 p.m.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Nov
10
Thu
Hot Club of San Francisco set for Thursday @ WYO Theater
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present Hot Club of San Francisco on Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

The Hot Club of San Francisco presents Cinema Vivant, an evening of vintage silent films accompanied by live gypsy swing.

Imagine yourself in the idyllic French countryside in the 1930s. Sometime before dark, a gypsy caravan sets up camp in a field outside of town, luring the locals out for an evening of fun. The wanderers travel with a film projector, pointing it at the side of a barn. As the images flicker to life beneath the stars, gypsy musicians play their guitars and fiddles, matching every movement on the screen with characteristic virtuosity, passion and humor.

Tickets for the performance cost $23.50 for adults, $20.50 for seniors and military members or $18 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nov
17
Thu
WYO Theater to present ‘These Shining Lives’ @ WYO Theater
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The theater production “These Shining Lives” by Sheridan College will show at the WYO Theater on Nov. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and another showing on Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.

The 1920’s and 30s…what a glamorous time. Jazz! Prohibition! Baseball! Gangsters! Women have the vote and it is a brave, new, modern world. But, as the story of the young women in “These Shining Lives” demonstrates, modernity has its risks.

This play chronicles the strength and determination of women workers considered expendable in their day, exploring their true story and its continued resonance. Due to exposure to radium at the watch factory where they work, Catherine and her friends are dying. It’s true, but theirs is a story of survival in its most transcendent sense, as they refuse to allow the company that stole their health to kill their spirits — or endanger the lives of those who come after them.

Tickets for the performance cost $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and military and $5 for students.

Nov
18
Fri
WYO Theater to present ‘These Shining Lives’ @ WYO Theater
Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The theater production “These Shining Lives” by Sheridan College will show at the WYO Theater on Nov. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and another showing on Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.

The 1920’s and 30s…what a glamorous time. Jazz! Prohibition! Baseball! Gangsters! Women have the vote and it is a brave, new, modern world. But, as the story of the young women in “These Shining Lives” demonstrates, modernity has its risks.

This play chronicles the strength and determination of women workers considered expendable in their day, exploring their true story and its continued resonance. Due to exposure to radium at the watch factory where they work, Catherine and her friends are dying. It’s true, but theirs is a story of survival in its most transcendent sense, as they refuse to allow the company that stole their health to kill their spirits — or endanger the lives of those who come after them.

Tickets for the performance cost $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and military and $5 for students.

Nov
19
Sat
WYO Theater to present ‘These Shining Lives’ @ WYO Theater
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The theater production “These Shining Lives” by Sheridan College will show at the WYO Theater on Nov. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and another showing on Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.

The 1920’s and 30s…what a glamorous time. Jazz! Prohibition! Baseball! Gangsters! Women have the vote and it is a brave, new, modern world. But, as the story of the young women in “These Shining Lives” demonstrates, modernity has its risks.

This play chronicles the strength and determination of women workers considered expendable in their day, exploring their true story and its continued resonance. Due to exposure to radium at the watch factory where they work, Catherine and her friends are dying. It’s true, but theirs is a story of survival in its most transcendent sense, as they refuse to allow the company that stole their health to kill their spirits — or endanger the lives of those who come after them.

Tickets for the performance cost $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and military and $5 for students.

WYO Theater to present ‘These Shining Lives’ @ WYO Theater
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The theater production “These Shining Lives” by Sheridan College will show at the WYO Theater on Nov. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and another showing on Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.

The 1920’s and 30s…what a glamorous time. Jazz! Prohibition! Baseball! Gangsters! Women have the vote and it is a brave, new, modern world. But, as the story of the young women in “These Shining Lives” demonstrates, modernity has its risks.

This play chronicles the strength and determination of women workers considered expendable in their day, exploring their true story and its continued resonance. Due to exposure to radium at the watch factory where they work, Catherine and her friends are dying. It’s true, but theirs is a story of survival in its most transcendent sense, as they refuse to allow the company that stole their health to kill their spirits — or endanger the lives of those who come after them.

Tickets for the performance cost $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and military and $5 for students.

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