Stories tagged with: Musical

July 20, 2014 - 5:10pm
1 year 1 week ago

Hundreds of people tumbled out of bed and stumbled to the theatre this weekend to enjoy Zanesville Community Theatre's production of "9 to 5."

Based off the 1980 hit movie starring Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, the musical has been tearing up Broadway in recent years, and Director Jillian Von Gunten wanted to bring that story to Zanesville.

"'9 to 5' is about an office, in general," Von Gunten said. "Three secretaries who are fed up with...

July 17, 2011 - 5:07pm
4 years 1 week ago

A controversial performance comes to Downtown Zanesville.

The Renner, Home of Zane Trace Players presents the musical Jesus Christ Superstar, which shows the last seven days of Jesus's Life as a man. The original performance created a controversy because the story only goes through the crucifixion and not the resurrection. The performance also generated criticism for its portrayal of Jesus's relationship with Judas and Mary Magdalene. Director Bruce Revennaugh said it is his intention...

March 29, 2010 - 5:35pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

35 students from around the area are lighting up the stage in "Seussical the Musical."

It's a performance based off the author's most beloved children's books.

"The thing about Dr. Seuss, he's more than just a juvenile author. His books are suitable for adults and have adult themes about relationships, conservation, politics...all kinds of things, " says Powerhouse of Southeastern Ohio Board President, Cristy Szemetylo.

The group of performers put on a...

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