Author Archives: Leslie Dawes

James and the Giant Peach, JR OPENS March 3, 2017

Theatre in the Grove is proud to present its “master-peach,” a production of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach JR. A delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure, James and the Giant Peach. This is a fantastical tale … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ Superstar Cast Announced!

    Cast List: Jesus…..Matthew Brown Judas…..Ky Fifer Mary…..Anna McKie Pilate…..Travis Schlegel Caiaphas…..Zachary Centers Peter…..Luis Ventura Simon…..Jordan DiNocenzo Herod…..Dan Bahr Ensemble: Kate Barrett, Jeananne Kelsey, Doug Marshall, Spencer Putnam, Erin Riha, Isabella Steele “I want to sincerely thank all who … Continue reading

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Reviews are in and Next to Normal is a hit!

The New York Times called Next to Normal a “feel-everything musical.”  Next to Normal opened to a great review and we’ve received many positive comments. One Facebook review stated, “‘Next to Normal’ was one of the most wonderfully poignant productions … Continue reading

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The Oregonian: ‘Next to Normal’ brings the topic of mental illness to the stage (column)

Jennifer Yamashiro, left, as Diana and Alison Luey as her daughter Natalie in Theatre in the Grove’s production of “Next to Normal.” The rock musical examines the effects of a mother’s mental illness on her life and her family. (Samantha … Continue reading

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Next to Normal Opens Jan.13th

Forest Grove, OR (December 29, 2016) – Theatre in the Grove is proud to present Next to Normal with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. Directed by Melanie Shaw, the production is a “feel-everything musical” … Continue reading

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James and the Giant Peach, Jr. Cast Announced!

CAST: Ladahlord…..Orion Cox James…..Jared Klingler Ladybug…..Kada Switzer Grasshopper…..Justice Williams Spider…..Katie Rice Earthworm…..Quentin Van Dyke Centipede…..Kassie Switzer Spiker…..Athena Van Dyke Sponge…..Hannah Wilson The most Fan-tas-marific and Remark-u-lous Ensemble Players: Abra Freeman, Alayna Izen, Althea Harrelson, Andrew Inman, Aubrey McLain, Bryn Woods, Elanor … Continue reading

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