Past Productions

Night Mother

Marsha Nosman
Prana Center acting classes Holliston MA
Creative & Technical Team:
Directed by Jacqui Jursek
Produced by Roberta Weiner
Performance Dates:
Friday, June 6, 2008 at at 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 7 at 8 p.m.
Location: Prana Center
Summary:

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, this eloquent, enthralling and ultimately shattering play explores the relationship between a mother and her adult daughter who has…  

Inherit the Wind

Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Prana Center acting classes Holliston MA
Creative & Technical Team:
Directors: Roberta Weiner and Julie Murphy
Student Stage Manager: Nina Doonan
Set Construction and Sound Design: Nick Morana
Costume Design: Janet Henderson
Lights: Colleen Fitzpatrick
Rehearsal Assistance: Cathy Discuillo
Stage Crew: Harris Eidelman
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Administration: Dayna Doane
Performance Dates:
Friday, May 9, 2008, at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 10 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 11 at 1:30 p.m. with a preview May 8.
Location: Prana Center
Summary:

Inherit the Wind is based on the famous Scopes trial of 1925, in which William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow fought over a schoolteacher’s right to teach Charles Darwin’s theory…  

The Secret Garden

Adapted from the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett by Pamela Sterling,
Prana Center acting classes Holliston MA
Creative & Technical Team:
Director: Roberta Weiner
Student Stage Manager: Beth Hobbs
Sound Design & Operation: Nick Morana
Props Coordinator: Robin Stopa
Rehearsal Assistance: Julie Murphy
Costumes and Dressing: Abby Gray, Janet Henderson, Jamie Altman
Stage crew: Matthew Curtis, Meg Lacey
Lighting crew: Colleen Fitzpatrick and Bobby Murphy
Produced by Special Arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Ill.
Performance Dates:
Saturday, March 15 at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 16 at 1:30 p.m.
with a preview Thursday, March 13
Location: the Prana Center
Summary:

What secrets lie behind the doors at Misselthwaite Manor? Recently arrived at her uncle’s estate, orphaned Mary Lennox is spoiled, sickly, and sure she won’t enjoy living there. Then she…  

Ramona Quimby 2008

Beverly Cleary
acting classes holliston
Creative & Technical Team:
Director Roberta Weiner
Student Directors Philip Bassett and Laura Baker
Choreographer Michelle Clancy
Performance Dates:
Jan. 11, 12 and 13, 2008
Location: Prana Center
Summary:

Beverly Cleary’s delightful series of stories about Ramona Quimby comes to life in this charming adaptation, Ramona Quimby, dramatized by Obie award-winning playwright Len Jenkin. Haven’t read the books? Try…  

Little Women 2007

Adapted by Roberta Weiner from the book by Louisa May Alcott
acting classes holliston
Creative & Technical Team:
Directed by Roberta Weiner
Assistant Director and Choreographer Julie Murphy
Accompanist Joanne Hines
Performance Dates:
Oct. 19, 20, 21, 2007
Location: Holliston Town Hall
Summary:

A delightful adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel. This theatrical version was created for the Prana Center by Director Roberta Weiner and includes all the favorite scenes from the…