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Southington Community Theatre brings the ‘Noise’ and brings the farce

April 20, 2016
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The cast  of Southington Community Theatre’s production of ‘Noises Off,’ which runs from April 21 to 23.

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR Southington Community Theatre is at it again, hitting the stage with the farce, “Noises Off” The Observer caught up with the show’s director, Amanda Savio, to talk to her about the genre of farce, “Noises Off,” and the cast of the production, which took the stage starting April 21 and continues through…

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Southington Community Theatre to hold auditions for ‘1776’

March 7, 2016
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Southington Community Theatre (SCT) will hold auditions for its June production of the musical “1776” on Sunday, March 20, by appointment, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the SCT theatre hall at 1237 Marion Ave. (the old Marion Firehouse). The musical takes place in the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to…

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Southington Community Theatre to hold Nov. 1 auditions for holiday show

October 18, 2015
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Auditions will take place on Sunday, Nov. 1 for Southington Community Theatre’s winters show, “Home for the Holidays.” Auditions will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Southington Community Theatre Hall at 1237 Marion Ave. in Marion (the former Marion Firehouse). The holiday-themed variety show is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5. No…

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Editorial: The show must go on

June 5, 2015
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If you listen to chatter around town, it’s clear that people are aware of Southington’s long sports legacy. With our recent “Best Communities for Music Education” designation, the town is getting national attention for our powerhouse band and music programs. Even our engineers are getting much-deserved recognition for their recent robotics success. But how about…

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Local theatre group to perform ‘Steel Magnolias’

September 9, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Southington Community Theatre (SCT) is presenting a performance of “Steel Magnolias,” which was originally a screenplay by Robert Harling about six women connecting. The play will be performed with Kelly Stuper as “Truvi,” Autumn Sheffy as “Shelby,” Helen Crowley as “Clairee,” Tiffany Sobato as “Annelle,” Heidi Bass Lamberto as “M’Lynn,”…

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Southington YMCA announces 2014 award recipients

November 14, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Wrtier Southington resident Lisa Carroll has spent the past 25 years instilling her love of theater into local youth. Between serving as the director of Southington Community Youth Theater program and serving as a musical theater teacher at Dance City and the Arts, Carroll’s passion for the arts has shined through…

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Make it or break it for SCT

August 23, 2013
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER When local residents Amanda Savio and Heidi Bass-Lamberto are not taking care of their children at home or at work, they act, direct, or produce shows at Southington Community Theater. Heidi also serves as president for the non-profit organization while Amanda serves as the publicity chair for the group. Although…

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SCT is set for screwy comedy

April 28, 2013
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By Mike Chaiken Editions Editor Southington Community Theatre director Amanda Savio Guay knew the name but that was about it. Guay said she wanted to direct something for SCT, but unsure what. “Someone suggested this show,” said Guay. “This show” was “You Can’t Take It With You” by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, which…

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Going back to Dogpatch with SCT’s ‘L’il Abner’

February 18, 2013
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The cast of Southington Community Theatre’s production of ‘L’il Abner’ at a recent rehearsal.

By Mike Chaiken Editions Editor If you’re looking for good, clean fun on stage for the entire family, Southington Community Theatre has just what you’re looking for, said director Heidi Bass Lamberto. On Feb. 21, the local theater group opens the 1956 musical, “L’il Abner,” which is based on the longtime cartoon strip of the…

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