How to Eat Like a Child (Youth Theater Company Showcase) (Saturday)

Description

How to Eat Like a Child - And Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown Up
with the Hubbard Hall Youth Theater Company

Hubbard Hall Mainstage

Directed by Virginia May Edinger
Richard Cherry, Musical Director

Tickets: $10 General Admission, $5 Student

Performances, Hubbard Hall Mainstage: Friday, July 21 at 7pm, Saturday July 22 at 2pm


Join the Hubbard Hall Youth Company for their performance of How to Eat Like a Child - And Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown Up by Judith Kahan with music by John Forster. This performance is the culmination of 4-weeks of hard work during the Hubbard Hall Youth Theater program.

 

 

About the Director: Virginia May Edinger participated in Hubbard Hall Children’s Theatre for four years, from age 9 to age 12. She has directed three productions with the Youth Theater program and also assistant directed two productions with the program. Her Hubbard Hall history also includes many years of Irish dance, Ballet, Tap, Hip-Hop/Jazz, Dances of India, and Jazz Band. She has been in five operas with HHOT, and three Summer Shakespeare productions. She has also done productions with Fort Salem Theater, Schuylerville Community Theater, and Greenwich Jr. and Sr. High Schools. Her theater training includes a summer intensive at Ben Vereen’s Broadway Theater Project. She is a 2014 graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, where she was a high school Theater Major. She is currently attending SUNY Purchase as a double major in Playwriting/Screenwriting and Theater & Performance.

About the Musical Director: Richard Cherry has been the Musical Director for a number of theater companies in the region. He was the Musical Director for Sunday in the Park with George, Meet Me in St. Louis, Sweeney Todd, The Secret Garden, Man of La Mancha, Merrily We Roll Along, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and the world premiere of He Who Gets Slapped as well as numerous children’s theatre productions for The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, New York. For Home Made Theater in Saratoga Springs, New York, he was Musical Director for How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Curtains, Hair and Nine to Five: The Musical. For Channel Z Productions in Saratoga Springs he was Musical Director for Drood, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Runaways, Zombie Prom, The Robber Bridegroom and the regional premiere of The Last Five years. For the Dorset Players he has been Musical Director for Anyone Can Whistle and She Loves Me. He has been a faculty member of the Canberra School of Music, Canberra, Australia and of the Rockland Conservatory of Music and Blue Rock School, both in Rockland County, New York. He presently works in the Music Department at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York. When not otherwise engaged he teaches sword fencing. 

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