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Author Archive: Imagination Theater

Take it with you at Imagination Theater

Imagination Theater is presenting one of the most popular and successful plays of modern times, “You Can’t Take It With You,” through Saturday, April 19. Kaufman and Hart’s comedic three-act play, set in New York, takes place in the mid-1930s and focuses on what happens when a family of conservatives clashes with an eccentric family […]

Imagination Theater organizing trip to Ireland

Imagination Theater is organizing a 15-day tour of Ireland from July 18 to Aug. 1. No culture captivates like the Irish. Rich in folkloric tradition, full of literary treasures, covered with breathtaking green landscapes, Ireland is one of the most welcoming countries. Experience history at Blarney Castle, awe-inspiring scenery along the Ring of Kerry and […]

IT holding auditions for ‘Snow White’

Imagination Theater announces the upcoming audition for “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” directed by Peter Wolfe. Auditions are scheduled at the theater, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, on Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., including a half hour lunch break. Auditions will include improvisation and cold readings […]

Auditions for ‘Oliver’ scheduled at IT

Imagination Theater announces the upcoming audition for “Oliver!” directed by Lanny Langston. Auditions are scheduled at the theater on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m.-noon for childrens’ vocals and from 1-4 p.m. for adult vocals. Call backs will be held on Sunday, April 27 from 1-5 p.m. which will include cold readings from the script […]

IT workshop

Imagination Theater announces an upcoming workshop, “How to Audition” on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m-noon. The workshop will include: audition skills, stage etiquette, preparing a monologue, cold script reading tips, improvisation, preparing songs and more. The workshop is for adults and children ages 9 and up. The auditions will help those prepare for “Snow […]

IT travels to Broadway

Imagination Theater is organizing a tour to New York City Sept. 13-19. This will be the theater group’s fourth trip to the Big Apple. During the visit the group will see three Broadway shows, visit Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, Radio City Music Hall and do much […]

‘Les Misérables’ continues at Imagination Theater

“Les Misérables,” the world’s longest-running musical has opened to positive reviews and standing ovations from the audience at Imagination Theater. The show continues with a selection of matinées and evening performances at Imagination Theater through Dec. 29. Show dates and times are listed and tickets can be purchased on the theater Website imaginationtheater.net or by […]

IT presents a holiday gift

This holiday season from Nov. 29 through Dec. 29 the most successful professional musical production in theater history is being produced by Imagination Theater. The musical “Les Miserables” has been seen by nearly 60 million people in 40 countries and has been translated into 20 languages. Victor Hugo’s story of love, hope and redemption is […]

‘Les Misérables’ tickets on sale

“Les Misérables,” the world’s longest-running musical is coming to Imagination Theater in Placerville this holiday season. Based upon the novel by Victor Hugo, Cameron Mackintosh’s now legendary classic musical story sweeps its audience through an epic tale of passion and destruction in 19th century France. “Les Misérables” tells a story of broken dreams and unrequited […]

IT to hold auditions

Imagination Theater announces auditions for “You Can’t Take It With You” on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Organ Room, next door to the theater, located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. Call backs are the next day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. if needed. […]

IT earns 10 Elly nominations

Imagination Theater, located in Placerville on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, has received 10 Elly Award nominations for 2012-13 production. The funny British Farce, “Run for Your Wife,” received three nominations including Lanny Langston for direction, Chris Celestin for supporting actor and Virgil Toothaker for set design. The theater also received nominations for its production of “The […]

IT ‘Les Misérables’ tickets available

“Les Misérables,” the world’s longest-running musical, seen by over 60 million people in 42 countries and 21 languages around the globe is coming to Placerville’s Imagination Theater. In what is likely to be an unprecedented worldwide celebration of musical theater in 2013 due to the release of “Les Misérables” for community theater productions, Imagination Theater, […]

‘Deathtrap’ coming to Imagination Theater

Imagination Theater is pleased to announce the “Deathtrap” opening on Friday, Sept. 6 and running through Sunday, Sept. 26. Shows are at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and the first two Saturdays with matinées at 2 p.m. on the last two Saturdays and all Sundays. Comfortably ensconced in his charming Connecticut home, Sidney, a successful […]

IT to hold orchestra auditions

Imagination Theater announces an audition for the orchestra for the theater’s 2013 holiday show, “Les Miserables.” The audition will be held on Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at Imagination Theater, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville, on the grounds of the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Parts for auditioning include: one bass, one cello, […]

Imagination Theater goes to Broadway

Imagination Theater is organizing a tour to New York City for Sept. 14 to 20, 2014. This will be the theater’s fourth trip to the Big Apple. See three Broadway shows, visit Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, Radio City Music Hall and much more. For more information […]

Auditions for ‘Deathtrap’ at Imagination Theater

Imagination Theater is pleased to announce auditions for “Deathtrap” on Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to noon The theater, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, will have call backs that afternoon after the morning auditions. This suspenseful thriller has the right amount of thrills, chills, and laughter combine for a […]

‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ to open at Imagination Theater

Imagination Theater is presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.,” opening Friday, April 5 and running through Sunday, April 28. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. First, she’ll have to defy her father King Triton, […]

IT to produce ‘Little Mermaid’

Imagination Theater is pleased to announce the opening of  ”The Little Mermaid Jr” on Friday, April 5. The production runs through Sunday, April 28. Shows are at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, and with matinées at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, the beautiful […]

Old West music and wit hit IT stage

Imagination Theater welcomes the Old West Trio and McAvoy Layne to the stage on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. From the first yodeling toe-tapper until the last lilting coyote chorus by the Old West Trio and Mark Twain quips by McAvoy Layne will deliver a fun night of entertainment to listeners of all ages. The […]

‘Run for Your Wife’ opens at IT

Imagination Theater’s production of the hilarious comedy “Run for Your Wife” opens Friday, Feb. 15 and runs to March 3. Written by Ray Cooney, this play is a superb example of British farce. The play is about a taxi driver who gets away with having two wives in different areas of London because of his […]

Imagination Theater to hold audition workshop

Imagination Theater is having a workshop, “How to Audition” on Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to noon. The workshop will include: audition skills, stage etiquette, preparing a monologue, cold script reading tips, improvisation, preparing songs and more. The workshop is for adults and children ages 10 and older. The auditions will help an actor […]

IT to present ‘Run for your Wife’

The Imagination Theater presents the British farce, “Run for Your Wife,” opening on Feb.15 and running through Sunday, March 3. Shows are at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Sundays. This madcap British farce is the story of mischievous London cab driver, John Smith, who has two wives, two […]

IT and Kiwanis partner

Over the past two years Imagination Theater has partnered with the Placerville Kiwani’s Club to reach out to local families in the community. On Dec. 11, a special, private showing of “A Little Princess,” was held for groups from New Morning Shelter, CASA El Dorado, Family Connections, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. During intermission, Santa […]

‘A Little Princess’ continues December run at Imagination Theater

“A Little Princess,” a heartwarming classic story for young and old alike continues at Imagination Theater in Placerville. This is a wonderful opportunity to build holiday memories with family members. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-838-3006 or ordered at the box office 530-642-0404. Tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors (55 and older) […]

‘A Little Princess’ opens at IT

Imagination Theater production of “A Little Princess” opens Friday, Nov. 30 at the theater located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. The play runs through Dec. 23. Tickets for this heartwarming story produced for the whole family to enjoy during the holidays are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors (55 […]

Discover ‘The Secret Garden’ at Imagination Theater

“The Secret Garden” continues at Imagination Theater, located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville, through Sunday, Sept. 30. Shows on Fridays and Saturdays are at 7 p.m. and matinées are at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sundays. The play is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnet. “The Secret […]

IT auditions

Imagination Theater announces auditions for “Run for Your Wife” on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon with call backs at on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. Lanny Langston is directing this clever, fast paced farce. It is an ensemble of six men and two women ages 21 and older. The […]

Fundraiser to help Imagination Theater

Imagination Theater will host its fifth annual fundraiser, “A Garden Affair,” on Friday, Aug. 17, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the theater located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. There will be a live and silent auction during the event. Enjoy an evening of fine wines and food while […]

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