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2014-2015 Season Information 

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2014-2015 Season Announced

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We are excited to announce our 2014/2015 season. Opening the season will be the Christmas classic, Miracle on 34thStreet. This will make an excellent Christmas party for your group or organization. That will be followed in the spring by the comedy, Ghost of a Chance. The summer production will be the musical classic, Mary Poppins. Closing the 2014-2015 season will be the children’s play, Monster in the Closet.

Miracle on 34th Street

Show times: Dec 5,6,12 & 13 at 7:30pm and Sunday Dec 14 at 2:30pm

Location: Giffey Hall

Ghost of a Chance

Show Dates: March 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30pm

  and March 15 at 2:30pm

Location: Giffey Hall

Mary Poppins

Changed from "White Christmas"

Show Dates: July 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 and July 12 at 2:30pm

Location: Archbold High School

ACT Announces Mary Poppins Cast

Archbold Community Theatre is excited to announce their cast of the Broadway musical, Mary Poppins. Taking on the title role of Mary Poppins is Bethany Riegsecker. Other lead roles are portrayed as follows: Bert (Seth Nofziger); George Banks (Paul Reichert); Winifred Banks (Lisa Roth); Jane Banks (Isabel Roth) and Michael Banks (CJ Ridley). The supporting roles are filled by great performers as well: Mrs. Brill (Peggy Snyder); Robertson Ay (Perry Andre); Bird Woman (Karen Bower); Bank Chairman (Scott Reeb); John Northbrook (Joe Richer); Von Hussler (Phil Ennen); Miss Smythe (Corryn Short); Neleus (Eliot Nofziger); Miss Andrew (Janet Oyer); Mrs. Corry (Jodi Crossgrove); Annie (Moriah Reichert); Fannie (Hope Nofziger); Miss Lark (Amanda Short); Katie Nanna (Elizabeth Bower); Park Keeper (Ken Bower); Admiral Boom (Shawn Liechty) and the Policeman (Jacob Harmon).

Mary Poppins also calls for a large chorus to portray many different roles such as park strollers, chimney sweeps, toys, etc. The talented vocalists and dancers portraying these roles are: Perry Andre, Bradon Beck, Brianna Bell, Elizabeth Bower, Ken Bower, Mayzie Clark, Emma Cobb, Jodi Crossgrove, Caitie Evers, Lydia Everson, Jacob Harmon, Alyssa Horner, Sarah Horner, Hollyn Klopfenstein, Shawn Liechty, Meggie Mello, Deanna Miller, Reece Miller, Julisa Nafziger, Eliot Nofziger, Hope Nofziger, Kate Nofziger, Will Nofziger, Janet Oyer, Joshua Reeb, Scott Reeb, Erin Reichert, Moriah Reichert, Joe Richer, Amanda Short, Corryn Short, Angelina Sorge, Dana Voll, MacKenna Whitacre and Caleb Wyse.
The production is being directed by Michael Short. His support staff consists of assistant director (Teresa Van Sickle), vocal director (Lindsay Bialorucki), choreographer (Nicole Spadafore), orchestra director (Beth Voll), set designer (Karen Grieser), head of set construction (Bill Phelps) and head of costumes (Audrey Burkholder). Flying effects are being provided by ZFX, Inc.

Mary Poppins will be performed on July 9, 10 and 11 at 7:30 PM and July 12 at 2:30 PM at Archbold High School. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 22. Tickets can be ordered by calling 419-267-5717 Monday through Friday from 6 PM – 9 PM.

Corporate Sponsors Needed
Archbold Community Theatre is excited to be bringing Mary Poppins to the Archbold High School stage. This is a huge undertaking for us. This is the first time we will be flying cast members. While this brings a huge level of excitement it also brings a great amount of expense. Because of the popularity of the show the royalties are also higher than normal. In addition to that we are costuming 44 cast members who have multiple costumes changes and building the biggest set we have ever had.
ACT has a reputation for bringing high quality theater to NW Ohio and we do not want this show to be any exception. In order to do this show properly we are looking for support from some of the area businesses to help offset some of the expenses. Archbold Medical Center and Parkview Physicians Group have already set the pace by agreeing to be sponsors at the Executive Producer level. Would you please consider joining them as a sponsor of this exciting production? There are three levels of sponsorship available. All levels of sponsorship include a prominent ad in our program insert and your company name on our advertising posters.
If you or someone you know is interested in being a corporate sponsor please contact Steve or Teresa Van Sickle (419-445-0391 or by Tuesday, June 9th.

Monster in the Closet

Show Dates: Fall of 2015 to be announced

Director application information

If you would be interested in directing any of the shows in the 2014/2015 season please send a letter of interest to Steve Van Sickle ( by the applicable deadline.

                 Miracle on 34th Street   closed
          Ghost of a Chance        closed
          Mary Poppins                closed
          Monster in the Closet    March 27, 2015

For those of you that may not know what this is, when someone is interested in directing a show they need to mail or email a director’s letter of interest to a member of the ACT board telling them what show they would like to direct. If only one person sends in a letter and the board is confident of their directing abilities they will be allowed to direct the show. If multiple people are interested in directing the same show the ACT Executive Team interviews each candidate and chooses the person they feel will do the best job.

To order tickets, please call 419-267-5717.