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Elizabethtown Concert Planned as Part of Susquehanna Chorale Candlelight Christmas

The Susquehanna Chorale will present its annual Candlelight Christmas concert series on Dec. 13, 14 and 15, with the concert on Saturday, Dec. 14, being held at Elizabethtown College. The chorale is a nationally acclaimed adult chamber ensemble of 38 auditioned singers, founded in 1981 by Artistic Director and Conductor Linda L. Tedford. “The Susquehanna […]

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College to Present Short Plays Directed by Students

On Friday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov. 23, the Elizabethtown College Theatre Department will host the eighth Shorts Fest. The production will showcase five student directors from the directing class taught by Professor Michael Swanson through the Theatre Department. This year, four of the plays come from outside writers, and one was written by an […]

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Broadway, Hollywood Actor Jonathan Groff Surprises ‘Evita’ Cast

By MELISSA HUNNEFIELD Lancaster County Weeklies After wrapping up a performance, the cast of Susquehanna Stage Company’s “Evita” made quite a discovery: Hollywood and Broadway actor Jonathan Groff was in the audience. Groff was home in Lancaster County for the weekend visiting family when he attended the show on Saturday, July 27. “His mom came […]

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EAHS Grad’s Play Gets National Honor as Best Mini-Drama

Ellis Stump A graduate of Elizabethtown Area High School has been named the U.S. winner of the annual contest for the best mini-drama Vaclav Havel Library Foundation’s playwriting competition. Ellis Stump was recognized for her play “The People’s Toast,” a short drama she submitted on the theme of “Ferdinand Vanek Today.” The foundation selecting her […]

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Susquehanna Stage Plans Fundraiser to Renovate Two Marietta Buildings

Susquehanna Stage Company is hosting a fundraising event on Saturday, Oct. 20, for the opening of the Marietta Center for the Arts. The new facility will utilize both the Historic Marietta Theatre and a church building across the street. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards renovating the two buildings. Julia Howey, a member of […]

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Elizabethtown Girl Plays Title Role in ‘Cinderella’s Ball’

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet is kicking off its 2018-19 season with “Cinderella’s Ball.” The production will feature Elizabethtown Area High School sophomore Lily Krisko as Cinderella. Krisko said she is excited but nervous about the performance. The group was given just four weeks to prepare for the performance. “Usually the fall performance is one you […]

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Comedy ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’ Coming to High School Stage

Elizabethtown Area High School will present its Fall Play — “The Man Who Came to Dinner” — on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The play is set in the small town of Mesalia, Ohio, in the weeks leading to Christmas in the late 1930s. […]

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Schools’ Spring Orchestra Concert Set for May 11

The Elizabethtown Area High School and Middle School orchestras invite the public to join them on Friday, May 11, as they present their annual spring concert. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. at the Elizabethtown Area High School auditorium and is free and open to the public. The concert will feature performances by four […]

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