Stories tagged with: Zane Trace Players

March 16, 2015 - 7:34am
30 weeks 1 day ago

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Briefing on Buckeye Lake Dam

LICKING COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - State and local officials emergency planning and risk-reduction strategies for buckeye lake today in Columbus. This comes after a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report released last week suggest the Buckeye Lake Dam be replaced immediately.

Two Cambridge Fires Under Investigation

CAMBRIDGE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Two fires in Cambridge are now...

March 15, 2015 - 4:33pm
30 weeks 1 day ago

Mark your calendars because you wont want to "be late to a very important date" next weekend!

The Renner Theater will be performing Alice in Wonderland Jr.! Today was the third of six performances of well loved Disney classic. Director Sarah Gantzer told us all about what went in to making the magical world of Wonderland come to life.

"In January we got a whole bunch of kids to come out and audition and worked tirelessly to learn how theater works and learn how...

January 25, 2015 - 5:22pm
37 weeks 1 day ago

Bruce Revennaugh is Clarence Darrow in a one-man play currently showing at Renner Theater.

Clarence Darrow was the most famous and controversial defense attorney of the early twentieth century. The show is a timeline of his life highlighting some of his most momentous courtroom battles, and showcasing his life outside the courtroom.

"The biggest thing he really pushed for was the banishment of the death penalty," said Revennaugh. "In his career he defended 102 men...

January 12, 2015 - 8:16am
39 weeks 1 day ago

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Snow Emergencies

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Level 1 Snow Emergencies: Coshocton County, Guernsey County, Morgan County, Muskingum County, Nobel County and Perry County. A level 1 snow emergency means that roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow, the roads may also be icy.

Possible Ice Jam at Putnam Landing

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources...

January 11, 2015 - 8:14pm
39 weeks 1 day ago

 Some of Zanesvilles youngest will be falling down the rabbit hole to Wonderland.

Sunday, the Zane Trace Players held auditions for Disney's Alice In Wonderland Junior. The classic tale of a young girl who falls down a rabbit hole, and awakes in a magical world. Auditions took place at Renner Theater for actors ages 18 and younger.

"Well, I'm a teacher and I see that students really don't get as much time with art, music, and theater. And so, doing something like...

December 7, 2014 - 9:46pm
44 weeks 1 day ago

This Thursday, December 11th, you can catch the very first performance of, "Christmas From The Inside Looking Out" presented by the Zane Trace Players.

Richard Tolliver created and directed the musical and it is his 24th Christmas musical created for the annual Angel Tree Benefit.

"It's all centered around a boy who was born around 1957 with autism," said Tolliver. "His parents give him up for adoption when they find out they're going to have a second...

September 21, 2014 - 4:01pm
1 year 3 weeks 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...

September 17, 2014 - 9:34pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The Zane Trace Players held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming play Wednesday evening.

Wait Until Dark was written by Frederick Knott. Director of the play, George Patterson says it is set in 1967 New York City and is about a blind woman named Susy Hendrix. She and her husband come into possession of a doll containing a criminal element, which is sought after by 3 conmen. Patterson says a lot of hard work went into preparing for the play.

"This one got to be a little more...

March 9, 2014 - 5:19pm
1 year 31 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
1 year 36 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...

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