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Star Child, musical companion to Saturday's Warrior

Posted by Macae Wanberg on March 1, 2019 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (1)


UNICORN rides before "Star Child" performances!


The Old Grantsville Church Dinner Theatre, 297 West Clark Street, Grantsville, Utah, presents Star Child, musical companion to Saturday's Warrior, April 11, 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, and 22, with a matinee on April 20 in addition to the evening performance. Some performances are Dinner Theatre and some are SHOW ONLY.


Even if you haven't seen "Saturday's Warrior", this show will stand on it's own. Everybody's favorite gung-ho missionaries, Kestler and Greene are back, this time as returned missionaries at BYU. Lots of laughter and tears, backed by beautiful music. The entire family will love this touching musical!


Also, we'll have UNICORN rides available during the hour before the show for kids* at $2 per ride. Taking your photo with the unicorn is free. *kids weighing 80 lbs or less


Note: The main characters in this show are double-cast. If you are coming to support a particular actor, check the Double-Cast Performance Schedule at the end of this notice to determine which shows your actor will perform in, before you buy tickets, or call/text (435)241-8131 for assistance.


Ticket Link:


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Dates, times, ticket prices and caterers are as follows:


Thurs Apr 11 SHOW ONLY 7:00pm, Adults(ages 13+) $10, Seniors(60+) $8, Kids(4-12) $7, 3 & Unders FREE


Fri Apr 12 Dinner Theatre 6:30pm, Panda Express Buffet, ALL Seats $20


Sat Apr 13 Dinner Theatre 6:30pm, Fat Chance BBQ Smoked Chicken Thighs, ALL Seats $20


Mon Apr 15 SHOW ONLY 7:00pm, Adults(ages 13+) $10, Seniors(60+) $8, Kids(4-12) $7, 3 & Unders FREE


Fri Apr 19 Dinner Theatre 6:30pm, Karla's Famous Pulled Pork, ALL Seats $20


Sat Apr 20 MATINEE SHOW ONLY 1:00pm, Adults(ages 13+) $10, Seniors(60+) $8, Kids(4-12) $7, 3 & Unders FREE


Sat Apr 20 Dinner Theatre 6:30pm, Costa Vida Taco Bar, ALL Seats $20


Mon Apr 22 SHOW ONLY 7:00pm, Adults(ages 13+) $10, Seniors(60+) $8, Kids(4-12) $7, 3 & Unders FREE


Doors open 1/2 hour before start time listed above. Let us know if you have a disability we need to accommodate.


Concessions are available for purchase at all performances.


To reserve tickets and pay at the door, call/text (435)241-8131. Seating is in order of ticket purchase or reservation. ALL DINNER SEATS MUST BE RESERVED OR PURCHASED IN ADVANCE SO THE CATERERS WILL KNOW HOW MANY TO PREPARE FOR.


Ticket Link:

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Double-Cast Performance Schedule:


Red Cast Performances


Thursday Apr 11 7pm SHOW ONLY


Monday April 15 7pm SHOW ONLY


Friday April 19 6:30pm Dinner Theatre


Saturday April 20 (Evening Show) 6:30pm


Red Cast Lead Actors:


CHUCK Joseph Knickerbocker


LARRY Landon Gumucio


MARIE Kami Farmer

MATRON Ann De Wese

WALLY KESTLER Dean Smurthwaite

HAROLD GREENE Tanner Davis

MITZI Courtney Jorgensen

BETTY LOU Andrea da Silva

MICHAEL Michael Smurthwaite

SARAH Bretlynn Burton

College Girls\ Heavenly Quartet :

SYBIL Kahlea Burton

NATASHA Ann Marie Sheets

PATRICIA ANN Shannon Hughes

DANIELLE Rylee Dalton


Ensemble (will be in both Red and Blue Cast Shows)


CHOIR/COLLEGE GIRLS/Heavenly Young Women-Macie Ctibor, Holly Scott, Brylee Davis, Aspen Davis, Mylee Miles, Keilani Martinson, Haleigh Rice


CHOIR/COLLEGE GUYS/Heavenly Young Men-Coulter Thomsen, Tanner Davis(on off nights),Nathan Stuart(on off nights), Alex Scott, Peter Talbot


CHOIR/HEAVEN &EARTH People- Haleigh Rice, Ann Gonder, Bryon Hinckley, Susan Hinckley, Julie Andrews, Christopher Andrews, Arya Andrews, Mylee Miles, Tali Miles,Gavin Miles, Brent Knickerbocker, Joselyn Knickerbocker, John Enslen, Robert da Silva, Andreus da Silva, Raiden da Silva


,Blue Cast Performances


Friday April 12 6:30pm Dinner Theatre


Saturday April 13 6:30pm Dinner Theatre


Saturday MATINEE April 20 1pm SHOW ONLY


Monday April 22 7pm SHOW ONLY


Blue Cast Lead Actors:


CHUCK Joseph Knickerbocker

LARRY Landon Gumucio

MARIE Vanessa Knickerbocker

MATRON Christie Steadman

WALLY KESTLER Dean Smurthwaite

HAROLD GREENE Nathan Stuart

MITZI Elizabeth Martinson

BETTY LOU Andrea da Silva

MICHAEL Michael Smurthwaite

SARAH Keilani Martinson

College Girls\ Heavenly Quartet :

SYBIL Amy Woodruff

NATASHA Angela Dexheimer

PATRICIA ANN Tavia Wilcox

DANIELLE Naomi Handley


Ensemble (will be in both red and blue cast shows)


CHOIR/COLLEGE GIRLS/Heavenly Young Women-Macie Ctibor, Holly Scott, Brylee Davis, Aspen Davis, Mylee Miles, Keilani Martinson, Haleigh Rice


CHOIR/COLLEGE GUYS/Heavenly Young Men-Coulter Thomsen, Tanner Davis(on off nights)Nathan Stuart(on off nights), Alex Scott, Peter Talbot,


CHOIR/HEAVEN &EARTH People- Haleigh Rice, Ann Gonder, Bryon Hinckley, Susan Hinckley, Julie Andrews, Christopher Andrews, Arya Andrews, Mylee Miles, Tali Miles,Gavin Miles, Brent Knickerbocker, Joselyn Knickerbocker, John Enslen, Robert da Silva, Andreus da Silva, Raiden da Silva

Auditions for Heidi, the Musical

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Walk-In Auditions for Heidi, the musical, by Rene' Sheets and Steve Smith, will be held March 27 and 28 from 6pm to 8pm at the Old Grantsville Church, 297 West Clark Street. Walk in on either night and sing a Broadway-style song for audition. Performances will be held May 30, 31, June 1 and 3. Ages 6 to 96 may audition. Character descriptions are below. Call/Text (435)241-8131 for more information or to set up an alternate audition time, if needed. We are also looking for production staff, as listed with the character descriptions.

Character parts available as follows:

Principles:

Heidi: 6-8 years old. Orphaned, living with her aunt who moves frequently and is indifferent to Heidi's situation. Sweet character, loving, kind and caring. Must be able to sing well, and carry a part alone while others are singing different parts and words. 158Lines, 13 Songs

Grandfather: Heidi's Grandfather, Jonas Heartsell, an older and gruff looking hermit between 50 and 70 who lives secluded in a mountain cottage on the alm in the Swiss alps, outside the small village of Dorfli, Switzerland. Must be able to sing. 60 Lines, 5 songs, (or parts of 5 songs)

Fraulein: Fraulein Annalese Rottenmeir (pronounced Row-tin-myer) an intelligent and educated and very pretty woman between 24-30 who, for the past two years, has been the governess to Klara at the Sesemann household in Frankfurt since the death of his wife. Must sing very well and dance. Must be okay with romance between Sesemann and Fraulein. 86 Lines, 8 songs (or parts)

Sesemann: Richard Sesemann, Klara's father and a wealthy nobleman between 30 and 40. He often travels for business and is frequently away from his home in Frankfurt. Still pining for his wife who died in a boat accident two years earlier. Must sing and dance and must be okay with a romance between Fraulein and Sesemann. 80 Lines, 7 Songs or (parts of)

Supporting Cast:

Detta: Heidi's Aunt, Detta Heartsell, (pronounced Day-ta), a rough-looking, uneducated woman between 30 and 35. She seeks to gain higher station in society, and to relieve herself of caring for Heidi she takes employment in Frankfurt. Hard Core Spinster. Sings one line solo, and chorus lines. 43Lines,1 Solo line, 2 chorus songs

Rictor: Father Rictor, a church pastor in Dorfli, between 30-70. He is wise and gentle and motivated by concern for his parishioners, including his lost sheep, Jonas, the Grandfather and the new arrival, Heidi. Sings solo and chorus lines. 25 Lines, parts of 3 songs

Grandmother: Peter's grandmother, an older woman between 70-80. Dorfli's oldest resident, affectionately called "Grandmother" by all who interact with her. Lives up along the mountain trail on the way up to the grandfather's cottage. They are no relation. She is Blind and just sits and knits or crochets. Must be able to sing. 37Lines, 2 solos and parts of 2 songs

Peter: Peter, the village goatherd in his father's stead, between 10-14. He lives with his grandmother on the alm. Must Sing. 30 Lines, parts of 2 songs

Klara: A young girl, about 10-12, who lives in Frankfurt with her widowed father, Richard Sesemann. She has been confined to a wheel chair since a boating accident which is what claimed her mother's life. As a result of the accident she contracted pneumonia leaving her weak. She also blames herself for her mother's death because her father saved her instead of her mother. When he went back to get his wife she had drown. Klara has mentally punished herself with paralysis to her legs and hasn't walked since the accident. The staff spoils her because of her illness and she plays it all she's worth. Must be able to Sing solo while others are singing different parts. 54 Lines, parts of 6 songs

Sebastian: The Butler between 30-50 at the Sesemann household in Frankfurt, and Man Friday to Herr Sesemann. Must Sing. 40 Lines, solos and parts of 3 songs

Raybuss: Dr. Karl Raybuss (pronounced Rye-BOOSE ). An educated medical doctor between 30-40. He is friend and confidant of Richard Sesemann and physician to the family in Frankfurt. Must Sing. 36 Lines, 1 solos and parts of 4 songs

Tinnette: A youngish French Upstairs Maid between 16-20 at the Sesemann household in Frankfurt. Ditsy, Gullible. New to the position. Must Sing. 13 Lines, parts of 3 songs

Hildagard: A German maid between 30-45 at the Sesemann household. Was the head maid until Fraulein came. Jealous of her position and her status in the household. Has a crush on Sesemann. She is doubty, pudgy, homely, uneducated, mouthy, bold, flirty, jealous, bossy. Must sing.18 speaking lines, parts of 3 songs

Helga: A German maid at the Sesemann household. Any age. Must sing. 5 Lines, parts of 3 songs

Inga: A Swedish maid at the Sesemann household. Any age. Must sing. 8 lines, parts of 3 songs

Cat Boy: A young street boy who comes to collect his cat, that Heidi found outside the door. 1 line

Baker: Dorfli Villager. Sings one line solo, chorus lines.

Baker's wife: Dorfli Villager. Sings one line solo, chorus lines.

Woman buying bread: Dorfli Villager. Sings one line solo, chorus lines.

Cobbler: Dorfli Villager. chorus lines.

Innkeeper: Dorfli Villager. Sings one line solo, chorus lines.

Driver: Frankfurt Household driver, sings chorus lines.

Male Staff: (4) Frankfurt Household staff, sings chorus lines.

Village People: Dorfli Villager. Sings chorus lines.men, women and children

Folk and Ballroom Dancers: (4-6 couples) Must Dance

Stage manager

Set Designer and Director

Props Manager

Costume Director

Stage Hand (4)

Light Technician

Sound Technician


Contact Us

Posted by Macae Wanberg on January 14, 2019 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (6)
Call/Text (435)241-8131 email: oldgrantsvillechurch@hotmail.com Facebook: The Old Grantsville Church

Hours of Operation

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The Old Grantsville Church has limited hours of operation, and we allow a limited number of  events, because it is also a residence with a Home Ocupation Busines License through the City of Grantsville, Utah, so book your event early! Call/Text (435)241-8131

Children's Theatre Classes

Posted by Macae Wanberg on December 29, 2015 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)
Children's Theatre at the Old Grantsville Church (formerly After School Drama) is an educational children's theatre program for ages 6 - 14, dedicated to BUILDING SELF-CONFIDENCE, and to teaching principles of acting and theatre production through classroom experiences, rehearsals and performances. Our Winter/Spring Session is now closed for enrollment. The next session will begin in September 2019. One acting class will be available for Kids ages 6 to 14, on Thurs afternoons from 4:15-5:45pm . Class will continue weekly until the middle of Nov with our 2 performance nights , the dates of which will be determined after we begin class and survey the families about their schedules. Tuition for these classes is $35/actor/month, with a 10% discount for each additional child in the same immediate family. Actors in the class learn principles of acting and theatre production, as well as produce a one-act play, the title of which will be voted on from several options during the first day of class. For more info, or to register, Call/text (435)241-8131. Children's Theatre at the Old Grantsville Church (CTOGC) is now in its12th year as a Grantsville Business! For more information, or to register, contact the director, below..Macae Wanberg (435)241-8131 for more info, or email oldgrantsvillechurch@hotmail.com. We also have a Facebook Page: Children's Theatre at the Old Grantsville Church.

Building Rental Information

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Building rental fees and policies for The Old Grantsville Church: DEPOSIT All bookings must pay a deposit, in advance, of either... (a) a credit card number which will be run for $25 initially to determine that the card is a working card, with the balance of fees (see below) for the event to be paid at your arrival on the day of your event. This number will also be used to pay for damages to the property by any person attending your event or for cleaning left undone after your event, or (b) a check, money order or cash in the amount of $300, payable to The Old Grantsville Church, to be used in the event of damages to the property by any person attending your event or for cleaning left undone after your event, to be returned at the end of the event if there has been no damages or cleaning left undone. Deposits will be held, NOT deposited or cashed unless needed at end of event. In the event of damage or deep cleaning needs, any unused portion of the deposit checks will be returned to you within 7 days of the completion of the cleaning or repairs. The balance of fees (see below) are due at your arrival on the day of your event. Alcohol is ONLY allowed on the premises as part of a special ceremony, such as the exchanging of vows, approved by the owners, not for refreshments or toasts, and an extra returnable $300 deposit is required, with a signed agreement. Included in daily or hourly fee(see below) is use of the chapel (large gathering room), entry, kitchenette, 2 public restrooms, bride's room , grounds, banquet tables, round tables, folding chairs, and any existing decor on the premises. Tablecloths, chair slip covers or sound equipment are only available by paying an additional rental fee. -Gently-used white or ivory tablecloths are available for rent at $5 each. -Ivory chair slipcovers are available for rent at $1 each. -A hand-held microphone, speaker, mixer and auxiliary cord are available to rent for $50 total. We will remove any of our existing decor that you do not wish to use. FEES Weddings/Receptions/Wedding luncheons................. either $500/event (one entire day) or $100/hr.with 1 hr. free toward set-up Family Gatherings, Parties, Meetings, Non-Wedding Meal Events........................$250/event (one entire day) or $ 50/hr. with 1 hr. free toward set-up Sunday religious celebrations..............................speak with owner We will set-up and take-down your tables and/or chairs and do basic cleaning for.... Wedding-related events ???...........................................$100/hour Non-wedding events....................................................$50/hour Non-profit organizations may use the building on a non-regular basis for $20/hr. (1 hr. free toward set-up ) As your event draws near, If there is nothing booked the night before, you may come in and set up then at no extra charge. If there is an event booked, you may set up after the event is finished, even if it is late. You may also arrive very early in the morning to set-up. Call/Text (435)241-8131 for more info.

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