Issue No. 5 July 2005


ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, by all accounts, was a DAZZLING show with terrific acting, singing, and energy! And WHAT costumes!!!! If you missed it, you really missed a good one.

NEXT UP: The Curious Savage!

Opening night is AUGUST 5th for this funny, heartwarming comedy, directed by Andy McPhee.

The terrific winning cast is as follows:

FlorenceValerie Sharper
HannibalChristopher Weiler
Fairy MayKristin Harris
JeffMichael Biscardi
Mrs. PaddyStephanie Winson
TitusTim Shuman
SamuelKevin McLernon
Lily BellePatti Vidakovic
Mrs. SavageVirginia Barrie
Miss WillieDaniela Heywood
Dr. EmmettMarilyn Maxwell

Additional Show Dates: August 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19 and 20


Dearly Departed, directed by Jim Kirkwood, has been cast!!! Here's the line up!

Dave Keller (Rev. Hooker)
Darran Lausten (Royce)
Jean Lausten (Raynelle)
Sarah LeClair (Suzanne)
Andy Maxwell (Norval)
Kevin McLernon (Clyde)
Beth Michener (Nadine)
Alma Perry (Veda)
Darryl Schaffer (Junior)
Ken Schaffer (Bud)
David Sharper (Ray-Bud)
Val Sharper (Marguerite)
Sarah Sobler (Delightful)
Cecelia Umphlett (Juanita)
Linda Walsh (Lucille)

This will be a fun one to be involved with, or just come and see! Jenny is still looking for help with crewing. It won't be heavy work, there's just a bunch of set changes. Please consider helping out. Opening night is September 9th.


Upcoming Town and Country Players Audition:

The Mousetrap
By Agatha Christie
Directed by Norm Berger
Auditions will be held on Saturday, August 7th at 7:00 pm and Sunday, August 8th at 7:30 pm.



Our own Adult Producer, Bill Weir can be seen at Bucks County Playhouse in "State Fair" - in New Hope! State Fair is at Bucks Aug. 24 - Sept 4 - check their website for more info -

Dear Ruth is closing this weekend at the Newtown Arts Company!! If you haven't seen this one yet, it is Directed by John Rasiej and includes many T&Cer's! John himself, (Fools and Are You Being Served?), Allie DeKorte (Mrs. Markham and The Hollow), Kate Couzens (The Hollow) and Luisa (Communicating Doors). You get to enjoy an evening full of laughter! You get to be in an air conditioned space! It doesn't get much better than that! The play will be held at the Crossing Community Church in Newtown Township. Ticket Prices are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, $10 for members of the Newtown Arts Company, and $7 for children. For more information call 215-860-7058.


Miscellaneous Tidbits:

Our next membership meeting is August 24, 2005!