Stories tagged with: ZCT

April 17, 2016 - 4:03pm
9 weeks 5 days ago

There's a lot more singing and dancing going on here in Zanesville.

The Zanesville Community Theater debuted the popular musical Chicago over the weekend. And you will see a familiar face.

"Most of the cast have not been dancers, said Director Eric Blake. "So they all had to learn to dance. They are all singers but they all had to learn to dance for the most part. The cast has is having an amazing good time. And you can see that in in their performance."

September 20, 2015 - 5:36pm
39 weeks 5 days ago

 Young adults took to the stage for the final time with their rendition of a classic from under the sea Sunday. 

Practice for the Little Mermaid Junior began back in mid-July and 38 kids ranging from ages five to 18 starred in the production. Co-Director Sarah Gantzer said the production gave the young cast a chance to grow as actors.

"Disney is very special to us so we obviously wanted to do something like that together and just seeing the kids have fun together...

July 6, 2015 - 1:47am
50 weeks 5 days ago

The Little Mermaid has come all the way from the deep blue and will soon grace the Zanesville Community Theater stage.

Now the only question is... who will play the famous red head? About 40 young people came to audition for the dream Disney lead and it didn't take long at all to get them comfortable with the material.

"Well the good thing is that since it's one of the classic movies, lots of kids have seen it so they're familiar with the music and they know the characters...

April 6, 2014 - 5:43pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Crowds at the Zanesville Community Theater had the chance to relive their awkward moments by watching an adolescence inspired play.

on Sunday, the cast at ZCT performed in the musical "Spring Awakening." The director says the play touches on the sticky issues that we often face growing up, especially in this generation.

"It's almost like you go back to your high school class and it deals with a group of kids who have all known each other and they have grown up...

September 29, 2013 - 8:03pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

A spooky comedy has made its way to the stage at the Zanesville Community Theatre.

The play house is currently running the production "Young Frankenstein''. The director chose this play because he says it's the perfect time of year.

"We always like plays like this around the Halloween time. I like to do and direct shows with a Halloween theme so a couple of years ago we did Little Shop of Horrors, we like to keep in that genre, " said Director, Jan Smith.


August 4, 2013 - 9:25pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

A local theatre put on a new production this weekend and there's still a chance for you to go see it.

The Zanesville Community Theatre is currently running a play called "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee". The Director of the play says she chose this piece for more than one reason.

"I submitted this show because it's first a very funny show, also its not a musical that has been done here before. There's a little bit of audience participation so that is...

July 7, 2013 - 8:29pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

If you have ever thought about being an actor or actress your chance could be right around the corner.

Monday, the Zanesville Community Theater will hold auditions for its upcoming play, Harmony Romances.

"The last one was called Ladies of Harmony this is the continuation of that story. It's just some church ladies, they were planning a funeral now they are planning a wedding," said ZCT Board of Directors Vice President,Phil Palmer.

The main characters of the play...

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