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Full Monty posterTheatre in the Grove presents the raucous musical “The Full Monty,” opening April 17. The Americanized musical stage version of the 1997 British film, “The Full Monty” was nominated for nine Tony awards, including Best Musical, when it shimmied its way onto Broadway in 2000.

Directed by TITG veteran Ken Centers, “The Full Monty” follows six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers who are low on prospects and cash. After seeing their wives’ excitement for a Chippendales-type touring group, they decide to create a strip act for a local club. Jerry, who leads the ensemble, claims their act will be better than the Chippendales, because they will go “the full monty” – strip all the way. As they rehearse, each character decides if he will or he won’t, and why. Funny and endearing, the men discover something that will not only change their lives financially, but will help them regain their self-esteem and enrich their bonds with those they love.

Songs include: “Scrap,” “It’s a Woman’s World,” “Big Black Man,” “You Rule My World” and “Let It Go.”

This production contains mature themes and language and is not recommended for children.

“The Full Monty” opens April 17 and runs through May 3.

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Unemployed steel workers expressed their frustration at not working and feeling like they’re “Scrap.”

The curtain time for evening performances is 7:30 on Fridays and Saturdays. Matinee performances are at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoons.

Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for seniors (60 and over) and youths (17 and under).

Tickets may be purchased online anytime by clicking on the link below or at the box office, open on Wednesdays 4 to 6 p.m. and one hour before each performance.

Theatre in the Grove is located at 2028 Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove.

The steel workers perform the big finale number "Let It Go."

The steel workers perform the big finale number “Let It Go.”

Ladies attending a male burlesque show sing and dance about the show during the musical number "Women's World."

Ladies attending a male burlesque show sing and dance about the show during the musical number “Women’s World.”

 

 

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It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the TITG family.

Steve Adamczyk performed in several shows in the 1990′s, including the “The Foreigner” and “Noises Off.” He was a wonderful performer and friend. He will be deeply missed.

Here is his obituary sent by his family.

Stephan Adamczyk, 68, of Kamiah, Idaho passed away on Dec. 21, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise due to complications from surgery.
Steve was born and raised in Richmond, Calif. After serving in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War era, he worked in the chemical industry until settling in the wallpaper trade, where he invented a new paste that was bought for national distribution by Zinsser Corp. In addition to writing several technical wallpaper trade manuals, he is the author of numerous short stories, screenplays, letters to the editor, and novels. He moved to Forest Grove in 1990 to be near family.
Throughout his life he participated actively in community productions as an actor, director and playwright. With several small parts as an extra in Hollywood productions, he was fond of telling how he was “directed” by Francis Ford Coppola after the famous director adjusted his position during one scene in the filming of the movie “Tucker”.
Steve spent his last years as a prolific songwriter, enjoying working relationships within the Nashville music community. He also worked as a radio host at Kamiah’s station KIYE. Just one month prior to his death, Steve was pleased to discover that two of his songs were acquired by Hollywood motion picture studios, fulfilling a lifelong goal.
Steve is survived by his daughter, Andrea Behrendt; his five siblings, Will Adams (CA), Catherine Koster (CA), Mick Adams (AK), Mark Adams (ID), and Tony Adams (WA), and numerous nephews and nieces.
Per his request there will be no traditional service. Steve’s family will hold a private ceremony this summer to celebrate his life.

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Mama wont fly“Mama Won’t Fly” Cast

Savannah Honeycutt – Jessica Reed

Norleen Sprunt – Shelly Heesacker

Hayley Quinn – Tanja Crouch

Stage Hand – Mark Ferris

The Men – Don Cleland, David Cabassa

The Women – Anne Kennedy, Patti Speight

Thank you to all who auditioned, we wish we could have cast everyone! We were witness to great talent, enjoyed hearty laughter, and truly regret we needed to limit the size of our cast.

Please come back and audition for the next show!

Jeanna and Susan

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Announces exciting news for young actors!

(and want-to-be actors!)  

Spring Break 2015 Theatre Camp!

 Open to actors age 8 to 16

March 23-27, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

$150

Camp Instructors: Adam Borrego and Jeanna Van Dyke

 To sign up, send an e-mail to 2stagecoach@frontier.com

Camp is limited to the first 20 confirmed applicants.

Snacks will be provided, lunch is brown bag

 

For further information, call Jeanna Van Dyke at 503-359-5349

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