Stories tagged with: Renner Theater

January 26, 2015 - 7:46am
4 weeks 5 days ago

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January 20, 2015 - 3:19pm
5 weeks 2 days ago

As winter seems to drag on and on you may develop a sense of cabin fever.

But Vice President of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Ashby, said Muskingum County is waiting for you. Ashby said even in the winter months there are plenty of things to do around the county. Those willing to brave the could can experience the two area state parks.

"There's fun things to do in the outdoors," Ashby said. "Lots of things to do at our state parks, so...

December 14, 2014 - 10:22pm
10 weeks 5 days ago

Today marked the 24th Anniversary of the Annual Angel Tree Production.

The Renner Theatre hosted the fourth and final show of this year's production Sunday afternoon. All donations help the children at The Salvation Army's Angel Tree. We spoke with the director and writer of the production, Rich Tolliver, this afternoon who said they've already raised over $3,600 from the first three shows. Tolliver said the money goes directly towards gifts for the kids.

"We've had a...

December 10, 2014 - 9:37pm
11 weeks 2 days ago

The Renner Theater was making final preparations for their Angel Tree Benefit Wednesday.

This is the 24th time the production has been put on for the community. We had the chance to talk to the writer and director of the benefit, Richard Tolliver, who told us how the the production comes to be.

"Well every year we do a Christmas show here and we write a story line and produce and we have music and we audition and anybody that wants to be in the show can be and then I kind of...

September 21, 2014 - 3:01pm
22 weeks 5 days ago

The latest performance at the Renner theater is going on for one more weekend.

The Zane Trace Players performed "Wait Until Dark" for the third time this afternoon. The drama is set in 1967 and it has a suspenseful feel to it. The show's director, George Patterson, said the show fits perfectly into the Autumn season. He said while they haven't had a sellout yet, he is still thrilled to see the support from the community.

"The last two nights the audience has been...

May 27, 2014 - 6:13pm
39 weeks 3 days ago
The Salvation Army is teaming up with the Renner Theater to throw a summer splash musical. The "Beach Party" musical will take place on Friday June 27th in the gymnasium at the Salvation Army. The Renner Theater is bringing all the fun and entertainment to transform the evening into a night on the beach. " What we've been doing the last few summers here at the Salvation Army is helping them out raising funds," said Rich Tolliver President of the Renner Theater. "We've done theme concerts. We...
April 27, 2014 - 7:34pm
43 weeks 5 days ago

Supporters of the Renner Theatre had the chance to watch an unlikely bond form right before their eyes on Sunday at the matinee showing of Driving Miss Daisy.

The American classic is about an aging Jewish woman and her African American cheuffer. The two form a close relationship that the director says you'll have to watch to understand.

" It's an emotional journey. It goes along and it goes along with a lot of fun and a lot of good lines, the lines are great. There are all...

July 14, 2013 - 7:21pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

The Music Man found his way to a stage in Zanesville in honor of the person the Renner Theater is named after.

Dorothy Renner turned 95 years old and to celebrate her birthday, the theater ran her favorite production, The Music Man.

"Harold Hill, traveling salesman comes to River City and has to get the town out of serious trouble that it's in, but the only problem he can come up with is that they have a new pool table. The reason he wants to get them out of trouble is...

July 22, 2012 - 6:07pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

A new play debuted at the Renner Theatre the weekend of July 21st.

The Zane Trace Players presented "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat". The show was directed by 35-year theatre veteran Alice Mauk. She and choreographer sis Bowman had high expectations for their musical presentation.

"Well you have rock, you have calypso, you have jazz, you have everything and of course this lady has choreographed some fantastic dances. And this crew, they probably have...

May 24, 2012 - 8:57pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

Thursday nigth at the Renner Theater there was a full rehearsal of the upcoming production of "The Sunshine Boys."

"The Sunshine Boys" is a Neil Simon classic focusing on the comedic duo of Al Lewis and Willy Clark. There will be multiple performances over the Memorial Day weekend at the theater on 7th Street in downtown Zanesville.

Friday and Saturday shows begin at 8 p.m. and on Sunday there is a 2:30 matinee.

Tickets can be purchased on the day of the...

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