Goochland Drama Spirit Week at Chick-fil-A Short

This week is Goochland Drama Department Spirit week at Chick-fil-A in Short Pump!

Tomorrow our students and wonderful parent volunteers will be at the Short Pump Chick-fil-A (Pump Road Location) celebrating the work we do onstage and within in the Goochland Community!

By showing the Drama Spirit Night Flyer to the cashier, a portion of your meal’s cost will go directly to the Drama Department. If you cannot make it tomorrow, no worries! You can use the flyer throughout the whole week (except for Thanksgiving Day), Monday-Friday. We thank all of you supporting us throughout the years, and we hope to see you and your family at Chick-fil-A tomorrow night!

Pre-Order your Tickets at a Little Shop Meet and Greet!

Purchase your Little Shop Tickets and meet the amazing plant, Audrey II and select cast and crew members at one of our Little Shop Meet and Greet Events!


Thursday, September 28th 

Where: The Goochland YMCA

Time: 5 to 7 PM


Friday, October 6th 

Where: The Goochland High School Football Game

Time: 7 to 8:30 PM


FOR GHS STUDENTS ONLY:
October 9-13th

Where: GHS Cafeteria

Time: All four lunch periods.


Ticket Prices – $5 for Students and $10 for Adults

Pre-OrderTickets for Little Shop!

PRE-ORDER YOUR LITTLE SHOP OF  HORRORS TICKETS TODAY!

Doors open 40 minutes before the show

Adults: $10.00

Students: $5.00

Purchase OnlineTickets

Note: After purchasing your tickets, please print your receipt. 

Save the Date: Little Shop of Horrors!

Little Shop of Horrors Mini Camp!

Dear Parents and Students,

I hope you all have been enjoying your summer!  For those of you that do not know me, my name is Neil Burch – theatre educator for GHS and GMS. As July comes to an end, I look forward to starting rehearsals for our upcoming production, Little Shop of Horrors.

Rehearsals will begin with our Little Shop Camp on Tuesday, August 8th from noon to five pm at the GHS auditorium. Originally we intended to have this camp run from August 7-10th. Due to many reasons, we made the executive decision to cut camp one day short.

The following is the schedule for our upcoming camp:

 

Tuesday, August 8th (Noon to 5 PM):

12 to 2:15 PM: Read-Through of Act I

2:15 to 2:30 PM: Break

2:30 to 3:15 PM: Music Rehearsal

3:15 to 3:30 PM: Break

3:30 to 5:30 PM: Dance – Full Cast and Crew

 

Wednesday, August 9th (Noon to 5 PM):

12 to 2:15 PM: Read-Through of Act II

2:15 to 2:30 PM: Break

2:30 to 3:15 PM: Music Rehearsal

3:15 to 3:30 PM: Break

3:30 to 5:30 PM: Dance – Full Cast and Crew

 

Thursday, August 10th (Noon to 5:30 PM):

12 to 2:15 PM: Ensemble Building

2:15 to 2:30 PM: Break

2:30 to 3:15 PM: Music Rehearsal

3:15 to 3:30 PM: Break

3:30 to 5:30 PM: Dance – Full Cast and Crew

 

5:30 to 6:30: Parent Meeting/Cast and Crew Cookout (Location TBD)

 

What should students bring to rehearsal? We recommend the following items: water bottle, snack (optional), script, pencils, and a notebook.

 

After the last rehearsal of Little Shop camp, we will host a parent meeting combined with a cast and crew cookout. We would love for you to attend this meeting because we will be discussing rehearsal expectations and other Drama opportunities for the upcoming school year.

 

I look forward to meeting many of you. Do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions. The following link is the full rehearsal schedule for the next three months: Rehearsal Schedule.

Sincerely,

Neil Burch

Theatre Educator

Goochland High School

Spring Musical: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

This year’s spring musical is Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows’ How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

The following comes from the show’s licensing company website, Music Theatre International:

“Big business means big laughs in this delightfully clever lampoon of life on the corporate ladder. A tune-filled comic gem that took Broadway by storm, winning both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying boasts an exhilarating score by Frank Loesser, including “I Believe in You,” “Brotherhood of Man” and “The Company Way.”

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such familiar but potent dangers as the aggressively compliant “company man,” the office party, backstabbing coworkers, caffeine addiction and, of course, true love.”

Age Recommendation: 

Music Theatre International gives this show a PG rating. We agree with that rating and are recommending this satirical musical comedy to ages 12 and up! For more information regarding show content, click here.

Show Dates and Times:

Friday, April 28th @ 7 PM

Saturday, April 29th @ 7 PM

Sunday, April 30th @ 2:30 PM

Tickets:

$5 for Students

$10 for Adults

Click Here to buy your tickets online.

We will be selling tickets at the door as well. We will accept cash, checks, and credit cards.

Theater Address:

3250 River Road West

Goochland, VA 23063

Willy Wonka Jr. Tickets

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This year’s Goochland Middle School musical is Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR! 

Show Dates: Thursday, January 26th and Friday 27th @ 7 PM

Tickets: $5 for Students and $10 for Adults

Click Here to Reserve your Tickets!

Treasure Island Tickets

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This year’s fall play will be Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island! 

Click Here to reserve your tickets!

SHOW INFORMATION:

Friday, November 4th @ 7 PM

Saturday, November 5th @ 7 PM

Sunday, November 6th @ 2:30 PM

Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5 for students (K-12).

Production Note: Although this show is family-friendly, prop weapons will be used throughout the show.

 

New School Year! New shows!

As the new school year begins, the Goochland Drama Department is ready to start our production season. This year we will be putting on three fantastic shows for the community. Our show season is the following:

Fall Play: Treasure Island

November 4-6th, 2016

GMS Musical: Ronald Dahl’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Jr. 

January 26-27th, 2017

Spring Musical: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

April 28-30th, 2017

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s shows! Please stay tuned for more information.

Reserve Your MUSIC MAN Tickets TODAY!

The Goochland Players presents Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man. 

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Show dates/times are the following:

April 29th and 30th at 7 PM

May 1st at 2:30 PM

Click Here to reserve your tickets! This show is an excellent production for audience members of all ages! We hope to see you there.

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