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The Aledo High School Theatre Dept. will present "Into The Woods,” a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, from Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 23-26. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Aledo High School Auditorium.
General Admission tickets are $15.75 and tickets for students and senior citizens are $12.75. Tickets can be purchased online at https://squareup.com/store/aledo-theatre-boosters. Tickets can also be purchased at the door with cash or checks only.
Weatherford College’s Alkek Fine Arts Center will host the production “26 Pebbles” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26.
Written by Eric Ulloa, the play centers a town hall meeting in Newtown, Connecticut, six months after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012.
“But it’s not about the death of 20 young children and six adults,” said director Nancy McVean. “Rather, it’s a story of love and hope and community and how the world responded to this tragedy.”
Admission to the play is free, but donations are welcome and will benefit the Crossroads Youth Program in Weatherford. The play lasts approximately 90 minutes and is hosted by the WC Young Democrats Club.
The cast consists of WC staff member Julie Moeller; WC alumni Rebo Hill and Damek Salazar; and community members Craig Atherton, Clara Chestnut, and Lana Robinson. McVean is a retired WC theatre instructor and long-time supporter of the Young Democrats campus club.Find out more »
“A Whole New World” arrives as the Trinity Christian Academy Creative Arts Department performs “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 30 - Feb. 1 at I.M. Terrell Performing Arts Center, 1900 I M Terrell Circle S in Fort Worth.
Thursday and Friday performances begin at 7 p.m. and Saturday will have a 2 p.m. matinee along with a 7 p.m. performance.
Director Wendy Kaznowski and Music Director Jill Bell oversee a cast of 53 students. An additional 14 students serve as crew for the performance. The students involved have spent the past four months learning lines, rehearsing choreography, singing, designing props, building sets, and creating make-up and costumes.
The cast is headlined by Max Perales as Aladdin, Jackson Anderson as the Genie, Rebecca Lu as Princess Jasmine, Kennan Dowling as Jafar, Benjamin Weeden as the Sultan, and Emily Pritchard as Iago.
Tickets may be purchased in advance online at tcaaladdinjr.eventbrite.com or at the door, if available, for $10 each for students and 55-plus, or $15 for adults.
For more information, email Jessica Sims at .
The Aledo bands and guards will hold their annual “Bid the Sound” auction and dinner from 5-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Aledo High School cafeteria.
The event will feature musical and guard performances, live and silent auctions, and the crowd-favorite “pie in the face” auction.
Dinner is $15 and includes a catered meal, dessert, drinks, and entry to the event (advance purchase only). Entry and dessert with drinks is $5 and can be purchased in advance or at the door. To purchase advance tickets, visit https://www.aledobandboosters.org.
Weatherford College will present “It’s All About the Music” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center.
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Admission is free.
The Aledo High School Treble Choir and Aledo High School Wind Ensemble will have a Send-Off Concert at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9 in the AHS Auditorium.
The choir and band were selected through blind auditions to perform at the Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis on March 12-14.
The Aledo High School Treble Choir’s program theme is “Our Purpose” and includes “I Believe” –Miller, “Prayer of the Children” - Klouse, “Ave Maria” – Forbes, “She Sings” - Bernon, and “I Am” – Grases.
The Aledo High School Wind Ensemble program theme is “The Journey” and includes “Overture to Candide” - Bernstein, “The Earth” from "Planets" by Trouvere - Nagao, “Sheltering Sky” - Mackey, “The Gallant 7th” - Sousa , “Mambo” from “West Side Story” - Bernstein, “With Heart and Voice” - Gillingham, and “Whip and Spur” - Allen.
Performances of Theatre off the Square’s production of “Run for your Wife” will be on weekends through March 22.
Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at 114 North Denton Street in Weatherford. Interpreter services will be provided at the performance on Sunday, March 15 through a partnership with the American Sign Language Interpreting Program of Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus.
Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for seniors (60+)/students/children under school age. Matinee tickets are $13 for all ages and no other discounts apply. Purchase tickets at theatreoffthesquare.org. The theatre Box Office is open from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday evenings to purchase tickets and to reserve seats.
The Parker County Aggie Moms Club will host the Texas A&M University Singing Cadets at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, at Aledo United Methodist Church. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $12 if purchased by March 27, and $15 at the door for any remaining seats. Last year's concert attracted approximately 500 attendees.
For more information and tickets, visit parkercomoms.aggienetwork.com/.
The cadets performed their first-ever Parker Performance on Jan.16, 2019.
Parker County Aggie Moms Club is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 2005 to provide scholarships for Parker County students attending Texas A&M University. For scholarship information and applications, visit parkercomoms.aggienetwork.com/.
For more information about the Singing Cadets, email or call 817-755-0224.
Weatherford College master pianist Dr. Hyeyoung Song will pair up with Swang Lin, associate concertmaster of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, for a piano and violin concert Friday, Nov. 6, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center.
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be available to stream online at a later date, to be announced. Masks and social distancing protocols will be in place.
The evening will be a celebration of the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven and will include works by Dvorak and Wieniawski as well as those from Beethoven himself, who was born on or about Dec. 16, 1770, in Bonn, Germany. The world-famous composer and pianist is widely considered to be one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time.
Weatherford College choir students will present their concert “Safe Singing Solution” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center.
The public can view the choir’s recent rehearsal at https://youtu.be/iWrrBge63mw and then attend a socially-distanced in-person demonstration of this new method of choral singing on Nov. 10.