Kaleidoscope Theatre Newsletter
Volume 6, Number
a lot of exciting performances this month,
so we wanted to
send out our February newsletter as early as
Click here for a
complete list of our
information about Kaleidoscope Theatre, you can also
check out our two online blogs at:
www.kscopetheatre.blogspot.com (for general
www.kaleidonews.blogspot.com (for our members)
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In this issue
you can read about:
2. The Rhode
Island Home Show
Fundraiser – Save the Date!
Classes for Children
6. RISCA Funds
Available to Schools and Camps!
February 6, Kaleidoscope will be presenting “Snow
White” at Westborough High School in Westborough,
MA. This performance will begin at 2:00pm and is
being presented as a fundraiser for the Westborough
SEPAC. Tickets are available at the door.
day, Kaleidoscope’s monthly series in Saugus, MA
will continue! On February 7, we will be presenting
“The Frog Prince” at 2:00pm. To reserve tickets,
please contact Paul Ryan at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (781) 230-EXPO. Tickets
are $12 and include a free ice cream.
will continue to present a monthly production in
Saugus. Our schedule through June is as follows:
* February 7th –
“The Frog Prince”
* March 21st –
“Goldilocks & the Three Bears”
* April 25th –
“Jack & the Beanstalk”
* May 16th –
* June 13th –
2. THE RHODE
ISLAND HOME SHOW
For the second
year in a row, Kaleidoscope will be appearing at the
Rhode Island Home Show on March 13th and 14th!
Cinderella, Snow White, Rapunzel, and Sleeping
Beauty will all be making appearances at the event,
and we will be presenting “The Magic of Story Time”
at 11am and 2pm each day. The event will be held at
the Rhode Island Convention Center. For more
information, check out their event website at
3. SPRING FUNDRAISER – CABARET!
To help raise
money to bring our anti-bullying program to schools
that could otherwise not afford it, Kaleidoscope is
exciting fundraiser for this spring! The event will
be open to the public, so save the date and spread
The event will
be held Friday, May 28th at the Scottish Rites
Auditorium in Cranston, RI and will feature a
family-friendly collection of Kaleidoscope Theatre
songs and skits. Tickets will be $15 for adults and
$10 for children under 12. All proceeds will benefit
Kaleidoscope Theatre programs. Stay tuned for more
With the recent
increase in demand, Kaleidoscope is going to start
offering theatre classes for children! The first
session will be an eight-week class for children in
grades 3-5 (ages 8-10).
The class will
be held Friday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm at the
Orchard Church in Cranston, RI from April 9th – May
28th. The eight-week session will culminate in a
group performance as part of the May Fundraiser. For
more information, call the Kaleidoscope Theatre
office at (401) 942-3637 and ask for Jamie!
still on sale for our annual spring production at
Scottish Rites Auditorium in Cranston, RI. This
year, we will be presenting “Rapunzel” on May 13th.
Our enchanting adaptation closely follows the
classic and timeless tale we all know and love.
Lovely and lively songs create a mood of enchantment
and romance as Rapunzel meets her true love and is
rescued from her tower with help from the audience.
It is a delightful experience the entire family will
enjoy and remember!
will begin at 10am and run for an hour. Tickets are
only $5.50 and can be reserved by calling
Kaleidoscope at (401) 942-3637. This event is
perfect for class fieldtrips, but individual
families are welcome to attend as well!
If your school
needs help financing transportation costs to the
event, check out the next blurb on available RISCA
6. RISCA FUNDS
AVAILABLE TO SCHOOLS AND CAMPS!
The Rhode Island
State Arts Council (RISCA) has decided to designate
an initial $20,000 from its federal grant from the
National Endowment for the Arts to help schools with
the cost of hiring buses to transport students to
arts and cultural events and programs!
One such event
is Kaleidoscope's performance of “Rapunzel” on May
13th! For camps and day care centers, the grant
funding for the buses can also be applied to our
summer 2010 summer series!
Under the terms
of this new program, schools can apply for up to
$400 per trip, with each school eligible to receive
support for one trip per year in order to ensure
that as many schools as possible can participate in
To apply for
funding to attend one of our upcoming spring or
summer programs, check out RISCA's website at
7. SUPPORTING OUR MEMBERS
Desnoyers (Gary in “BULLY” and Prince Neil in “Rapunzel”)
is playing the character of Mark in Bay Colony’s
“RENT.” The show will be presented at the
OrpheumTheatre in Foxboro, MA until February 7th.
Tickets are $24.
Lambert (Hank / Jake in “BULLY”) and Joseph
Catanzaro (Gary in “BULLY”) will both be featured in
Center for the Arts version of “RENT.” Joe will be
playing the character of Angel. This show opens
February 5th and runs through February 21st. Tickets
are $27. For more information check out
our February newsletter! If you have any questions
about our new programs, you can always contact us by
email@example.com or call our
office at (401) 942-3637.