under the sea

Volcano Theatre Company has been very busy lately. With the reconstruction of their outdoor stage due to rotting sub-structure, to auditions for upcoming productions, to their Annual Awards Party coming up this month, there is just no rest for the dedicated! 

Interested in becoming a part of a theatre family? Ever thought about being on stage, but didn’t know where to start? Don’t miss auditions for “On Golden Pond,” by Ernest Thompson and directed by Sue Haldane, at the Cobblestone Theatre on January 19 at 2 p.m. and January 20 at 7 p.m. “On Golden Pond” follows a retired couple who mends their relationship with their daughter by way of her fiancé’s young son while spending a summer at their cabin on Golden Pond. Needed are two men ages 30 and over and ages 60-85, two women ages 30 and over and ages 60-85, as well as one youth male age 13-16. All are welcome to audition and no experience is required. Performance dates for “on Golden Pond” are April 17 through May 17. For more information, email suehalden@juno.com. Scripts can be found at Amador Community Foundation, 571 S. Highway 49, in the Motherlode Plaza, Jackson. 

Every year, Volcano Theatre Company holds a very fun themed awards party. This year, the theme will be “Under the Sea” and will be held on Saturday, January 25 at the Armory Hall in Volcano. Gathering and visiting starts at 5 p.m., a potluck dinner starts at 6 p.m. and the awards and comedy starts at 7 p.m. Go support Volcano Theatre Company and bring your favorite potluck dish. There will be raffle tickets for purchase to win some great gifts. Costumes are always recommended for extra fun, so be creative!

Do you and your sweetheart enjoy live theatre together? Surprise your special someone with season tickets to a VTC production this Valentine’s Day. The Spring Cobblestone production “On Golden Pond,” by Ernest Thompson, runs April 17 through May 17. The first summer Amphitheatre production “Hay Fever,” by Noel Coward, runs June 12 through July 11. The second summer Amphitheatre production “Charlotte’s Web,” by Joseph Robinette based on the book by E.B. White, runs August 7 through September 5. The fall Cobblestone production “Outward Bound,” by Sutton Vane, runs September 18 through October 18, and the holiday Cobblestone production “If It’s Monday, This Must be Christmas,” by Pat Cook, runs November 13 through December 13. For tickets and information, visit volcanotheatre.net. Volcano Theatre Company said that they express sincere gratitude to the many people who make this small-town theatre company possible.