Past Productions

The Chocolate War

Adapted by Joseph Robinette from the book by Robert Cormier, Presented through special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Service of Woodstock, Ill.
Prana Center acting classes Holliston MA
Creative & Technical Team:
Directors: Roberta Weiner and Nick Morana
Sound Design & Operation: Nick Morana
Costumes & Stage Manager: Dawn Anderson
Lighting Operators: Carol and Katie Emerson
Dressers: Colleen Fitzpatrick and Molly Wyatt
Rehearsal Assistance: Laura Baker and Emma Madden
Lighting Consultant: Dan Doane
Audition Assistance: Dayna Altman, Phil Bassett, Dan Doane, Dayna Doane
Administration: Dayna Doane
Posterboard Design: Haley McIsaac
Curtain Sewing: Laura Emerson
Performance Dates:
Fri., May 11 and Sat., May 12, 2007 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 13 at 4 p.m
Location: the Prana Center
Summary:

Would you imagine that refusing to sell chocolates in a school fundraiser could cost you your peace of mind, even your life?  That’s exactly what happens to Jerry Renault, the…  

The Diary of Anne Frank

Adapted by Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett, from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, edited by Otto Frank, Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service of New York.
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Creative & Technical Team:
Directors: Roberta Weiner and Nick Morana
Sound Design & Operation: Nick Morana
Costume Design: Sara Lucchini
Costumes & Hair: Leighann Kelly, Haley McIsaac, Emma Madden, Lori Kelly
Props Coordinator: Brianna Lueders
Props Assistant: Beth Hobbs
Lighting Operator: Dan Doane
Backstage Manager: Laura Baker
Backstage Assistance: Evyn Whiteley
Administration: Dayna Doane
Refreshments: the Emerson Family, the Patten-Yarashus Family, the Wyatt Family, and the Berg Family.
Performance Dates:
Fri., Jan. 19 and Sat., Jan. 20, 2007 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 21 at 4 p.m
Location: the Prana Center
Summary:

The play, adapted from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, edited by Otto Frank. Winner of the 1956 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Critics Circle Award, and virtually every…  

The Pirates of Penzance

Gilbert & Sullivan
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Creative & Technical Team:
Adapated, Directed & Choreographed by Roberta Weiner
Accompanist: Joanne Hines
Musical Assistance: Sharon Broadley-Martin
Director, Prana Center Workshop: Julie Murphy
Additional Choreography: Michelle Clancy (Climbing Over Rocky Mountain), Mike Baskowski (When the Foeman)
Costumes: Roberta Weiner and Dayna Doane
Hat Design: Dayna Doane
Costume Fitting and Alterations: Laura Emerson
Workshop Assistants: Emma Madden, Carol Emerson
Rehearsal Assistants: Sheryl Altman, Dayna Altman, Phil Bassett, Nick Cornetta, Emma Madden, Carol Emerson

Lighting: Dan Doane, Bobby Murphy, Phil Bassett
Sound & Set: Nick Morana
Backstage: Dayna Altman, Rachel Dinehart
Makeup & Hair: Taylor & Abby Marsh
Administrator: Dayna Doane
Parent Coord.: Mindee Meltzer
Photographer: Nancy Tanana
Flyer design: Taylor Marsh
Performance Dates:
Friday, Oct. 27 at 7:30, Saturday, Oct. 28 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006 at 2 p.m
Location: Holliston Town Hall
Summary:

This swashbuckling, funny show was enjoyed by packed audiences of all ages.

A Christmas Carol 2005

Based on the classic Christmas story by Charles Dickens'
Prana Center acting classes Holliston MA
Creative & Technical Team:
Adapted and Directed by Roberta Weiner
Student Director Sarah Bassett
Accompanist Joanne Hines
Choreographer & Performance Workshop Director Julie Murphy
Costume Designer Dawn Anderson
Assistant Costume Designer Erin Anderson
Tech Director & Lighting Design Drew Madden
Sound Design & Special Effects Nick Morana
Lighting Board Operator: Kelsey KokEnnon
Spotlight operators: Phil Bassett, Julia Auster, Dan Doane
Stage Manager Sheryl Altman
Assistant Stage Manager Dayna Altman
Props Coordinator Emma Madden
Backstage Assistants Ryan Meltzer, Rachel Dinehart
Administrator Dayna Doane
Performance Dates:
Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3 at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 4 at 1:30 p.m.
Location: the Holliston Town Hall
Summary:

An all-children’s version of Charles Dickens’ classic story!

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Creative & Technical Team:
Director: Roberta Weiner
Student Directors: Joe Sirianni and Sarah Bassett;
Choreographer/stage manager: Becky Pittman
Tech director: Drew Madden,
Assistant stage managers: Erik Bachrach and Nicole Smalley
Tech crew: Dan Doane and Philip Bassett
Accompanist: Joannne Hines
Performance Dates:
Feb. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 6 at 2 p.m
Location: Upper Town Hall, Holliston MA
Summary:

Featuring an assortment of popular Broadway show tunes, this fun, fast-paced show appealed to packed house of children and adults of all ages.