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RED BARN YOUTH THEATER & SHOW CHOIR will present their holiday show on Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 21 at 7pm and Sunday, Dec. 22 at 2pm.
Our RED BARN YOUTH THEATER will present a one-act play, Jingle Bells Jury, and our YOUTH SHOW CHOIR will present a concert of seasonal and holiday music.
Jingle Bells Jury by Jay Moriarty features 20 actors in a delightful court room romp, during which a boy, who seems to have lost the Christmas spirit, is brought before the court in an attempt to rekindle his enthusiasm for the holiday. And the audience, who acts as the jury, helps in the proceedings!
Our cast:
Molly Adomaites
Fiona Burke
Lily Conroy
Adaline Dietrich
Savannah Doty
Madison Garver
Jake Gilbride
Olivia Heberlein
Cici Hijaz
Jake Hunter
Avery Junkins
Scarlett Loach
Juan Mendoza
Audrey Morrison
Reilly O’Donnell
Imani Price
Nia Price
Anna Rendziak
Ava Ronan
Brielle Rugar
Ricky Schuler
Amanda Shi
Charlie Shi
John Paul Zorc
The Show Choir will offer up their beautiful voices in the second part of our show and then they will ask the audience to assist them in singing traditional Christmas carols.
Our Show Choir Members:  Sarah Kamrass, Ava Ronan, Camryn Stewart, Genevieve Vancisin and Lola Weston.
Reserved seat tickets are $12 and are available online Clague Playhouse Tickets or at our Box Office – Wednesday through Saturday from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Previous Youth Theater Productions…

Red Barn Youth Theater – July 2019

Pajama Party

by Anne Coulter Martens
Directed by Richie Lynch
About the Play: It starts off as the usual slumber party, complete with a scary ghost story and a parade of pajama costumes. Then a police car starts prowling the neighborhood in search of the Blue Light Burglar. And then comes the mystery girl!
Our cast:
Laurie Doty
Samantha Doty
Savannah Doty
Madison Garver
Olivia Heberlein
Sara Kamrass
Avalon McLaughlin
Aaryaa More
Reilly O’Donnell
Anna Prugh
Eve Prugh

A Guide to the Teenage Zone

by Claudia Haas
Directed by Greg Dziama
About the Play: This is a light-hearted look at young teenagers who are still part child, yet emerging adults. A guide leads us into the everyday world of a group of 12 to17 teenagers starting early in the morning. We follow them to school, back home again and end with late-night phone calls reviewing events of the day as a new dawn approaches. In eight rich scenes, we see sophisticated, yet simple interactive relationships working together: Good Morning!, The Bus Stop, Homeroom, First Period, Lunch, The Bus Ride, The Afternoon, and Evenings and Telephones. Sometimes teens that seem a bit uninterested in their current life circumstance emerge as late bloomers. Regardless, teens come up with brilliant ideas and questions about life as they grow into adulthood. This play highlights some of this transition.
Our cast:
Molly Adomaites
Lily Conroy
Jake Gilbride
Olivia Heberlein
Cici Hijaz
Nicholas Hudson
Scarlett Loach
Anna Rendziak
Ava Ronan
Matthew Sherban
Jackson West
Stephanie Zucker


Barnraisers Youth Chorus & Red Barn Youth Theater Holiday Show – Dec. 2018

The BARNRAISERS: CLAGUE PLAYHOUSE YOUTH CHORUS, under the direction of Michelle Cha, presented a concert featuring some recent popular theater and movie numbers, as well as many popular Christmas songs. This chorus not only delighted you with their voices but also with their choreography.

Mallory Alvarez
Emerson Gray
Grace Mackin
Alexis Nelan
Benji Nguyen
Sammy Nguyen
Jeremy Roberts
MacKenzie Strukelj
Annika Thomas
Corinne Wilson
Cami Wilson

Following the chorus, our new RED BARN YOUTH THEATER presented a Christmas Play entitled In Search of Critma by Natalie Ashanin and directed by Dr. Greg Dziama. This One-Act play featured students from our Project Link program.

Bridget Chandler-Holtz as Mrs. Ames
Emerson Gray as Mr. Ames
Jacob Matthew Hunter as Mike Ames/Angel
Renee LeVeck as Kathy/Mary
Layla Macias as Linda/Angel
Tessa Macias as Tammy/Shepherd
Reilly O’Donnell as Sandy Ames
Anna Rendziak as Alice/Eve
Henry Slaby as Sammy/Prophet
Amanda Shi as Gromka Govarit
Charlie Shi as Bobby/Joseph
Lilith Toke as Susie Ames
A.J. Wansack as Jack/Adam
Abigail Wheeler as Professor Glimmerglass Glurk


Barnstormers: Workshop for Aspiring Young Playwrights – July 2017

Guided by Greg Dziama, Margy Haas, Sheila Drain and Dave Cockley, our 4 students: Hayden Atzberger, Philip Sutherland, Emerah Myslenski, Gus Priemer wrote and performed in 4 one-act plays:

AVERAGE JOE  by Hayden Atzberger, directed by Sarah Blubaugh
DEBT by Philip Sutherland, directed by Kelsey Jones
HAMLET: AN ESSAY by Emerah Myslenski, directed by Sarah Blubaugh
WHAT CAN YOU DO?  by Gus Priemer, directed by Kelsey Jones

They were assisted by Sarah Blubaugh, Jessica Filkill, Kelsey Jones, and Carolyn Riedel.  Congrats to our young playwrights on their hard work. Photos are from performance night #1:

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