Stories tagged with: The Renner

March 9, 2014 - 5:19pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

The Disney version of Peter Pan is showing at the Renner, but only for one more weekend!

It was a packed house at the Renner for the third showing of Peter Pan Sunday afternoon. Director Rich Tolliver says it has taken a lot of preparation to get ready for the play, including building sets, preparing the music, and creating one-of-a-kind costumes.

"we've been working on rehearsals three times a week," explained Tolliver. "We've been working on this for...

February 2, 2014 - 9:50pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

Thespians from all over the area performed their last showing of  "A Little Night Music" Sunday afternoon.

It was a big turn out at the Renner for the last day of  A Little Night Music, a story about love, marriage and finding the right person. Director Bruce Revennaugh says the play took a tremendous amount of preparation.

"We were very fortunate to have a really excellent cast," said Revennaugh. "Very fine voices, good actors and it...

June 4, 2013 - 3:28pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

In collaboration with the Zanesville Renner Theatre, The Salvation Army is presenting a 50's musical and dinner night.

"It's going to be June 28th. It is going to be held by the Renner Theatre we're going back to the 50's. A lot of people don't remember the 50's but those of us who have been through the 50's are going to be celebrating that time era and so we're doing it as a fundraiser for The Salvation Army," said Major Diane Campbell, of The Salvation Army.


April 7, 2013 - 7:27pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

The sold out show's director, Shelly Tolliver, says the core of the story is about friendship and being able to make a friend no matter what the differences are. She says the lessons in Charlotte's Web are what really bring the story to life.

"You look everywhere in today's world and everybody is locked in their own little bubbles. If people would step out of themselves just a little bit and meet people and somebody new, they can make a friend. So this is an opportunity to let the...

January 27, 2013 - 9:49pm
3 years 13 weeks ago

The opening show for the 2013 season for The Zane Trace Players will be at The Renner theater for one more weekend.

"The Foreigner" is a comedic play featuring a man who is trying to escape his problems by traveling to a hunting lodge in Georgia to get some needed solitude.

Director, Jeff Howard, explained, "Who doesn't speak to anybody, wants to be left alone and by doing so he finds himself privy to a lot of secrets, a lot of schemes and things going on...

October 7, 2012 - 10:04pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

Auditions for an annual holiday show are underway in downtown Zanesville.

It was day one of auditions for the "Angel Tree" benefit show at The Renner on Seventh Street.

The performance supports the Salvation Army's Angel Tree, which helps low income children during the holiday season.

"They take children from the community that might not otherwise have a Christmas and they take applications and then they round up monies and gifts so these children can have a...

July 17, 2011 - 5:07pm
4 years 41 weeks 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...

December 19, 2010 - 10:01pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

The Renner brought in the sounds of the season this afternoon.

The home of Zane Trace Players hosted a Christmas variety show featuring Chuck Spires, his family and friends.  The concert featured musicians from all over who all got their start right here in Zanesville.

"It is so wonderful to have a family reunion and all these buddies I grew up with and just at the drop of a hat they will drive in two feet of snow, twelve and half hours and they will take off work...

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