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April 14, 2016

When I heard that Willy Wonka was the 2016 Spring production I thought to myself,  "Oh how I would love to audition!"

 

I was nervous for various reasons. First off it had been a very long time since my last stage performance, and secondly having physical limitations I naturally doubted myself. But with the encouragement of family and friends I took the plunge once again. I rehearsed my chosen song until I I had it down pat.

 

I was so excited to be chosen to b...

April 12, 2016

Nan Lincoln has posted her review of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and it is safe to say she enjoyed it :)

 

Read the review here:

 

http://www.mdislander.com/living/living-entertainment/willy-wonka-one-wild-wonderful-show​

 

April 6, 2016

Eight year old Nora discovered the final Golden Ticket after a thorough search of McGrath's in Northeast Harbor. Newsman Phineas Trout found out more about our lucky winner.

 

Phineas Trout: What school do you attend?

 

Nora: I am in third grade at Mount Desert Elementary School.

 

Phineas Trout: What is your favorite kind of candy?

 

Nora: My favorite candy is Hershey's Krackel bars.

 

Phineas Trout: What do you like to buy when you go to McGrath’s?

 

Nora: Ice cream...

April 6, 2016

Five year old Jolene has found the first Golden Ticket at Carroll Drug in Southwest Harbor. Our own intrepid reporter, Phineas Trout found out a little more about Jolene...

 

Phineas: Where do you go to school?  

 

Jolene: Island Montessouri

 

Phineas: What is your favorite candy? 

 

Jolene: Gum, chocolate and Sweet Tarts.

 

Phineas: What do you like to shop for at Carroll's?

 

Jolene: TOYS!

 

Phineas: Who are you bringing with you to the show?

 

Jolene: My frien...

April 6, 2016

 Our Golden Ticket Search was a great success! We are looking forward to meeting our winners on Opening Night on Friday and presenting them with their prizes!

Emilynn found her ticket at Choco-latte on Sunday

Nora searched long and hard to discover her ticket at McGrath's in Northeast Harbor

Carmen may not be a kid, but this kid at heart was the happy recipient of the Golden Ticket at Ben & Bill's Chocolate Emporium

Jolene was the first to find a Golden Ticket,...

April 5, 2016

 

Did that get your attention???  Then come and see Acadia Community Theater's upcoming production of Willy Wonka where this mild mannered (!!!) school nurse is transformed onstage into an over the top ridiculous German Frau who dotes on and constantly feeds her always hungry obese young son. I don't want to reveal too much more.......so....

 

I have been involved in community theater now for many years, first starting out playing alongside my young child...

April 4, 2016

Last year I went to see ACT’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Pemetic Elementary. I had some friends from school in that show so I wanted to see them. Before the show began, a woman came out (I now know that was Keri) and announced what ACT’s next show was going to be. The moment she said Willy Wonka I totally freaked out. I’ve loved that movie (the old Gene Wilder one) for a really long time. It’s a little bit of everything; funny, scary,...

April 1, 2016

Mike and Annie were interviewed for the evening news on WABI TV. Watch it here:

 

http://wabi.tv/…/…/find-a-golden-ticket-and-see-willy-wonka/

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