Play of the Month
Are you looking for a play for your theater group to perform? Check out Wright Writers of Dayton member, Lisa Like-Stokely’s play How Hans, Christian & Anderson Melted the Snow Queen.
How Hans, Christian & Anderson Melted the Snow Queen
by Lisa Like-Stokely
Approx. Playing Time: 90 Min.
Description from the website heartlandplays.com
Somewhere between Camelot and modern day, between IPADs and poisoned Apples, between ballet and uptown funk, this fractured fairy tale brings the classic characters of Hans Christian Anderson to life. Thumbelina, the not so tiny dancer, who is transformed into a beautiful ballerina; Jenny, the diamond studded and care free Nightingale (Mae West character); Heny, the ugly duckling turned obnoxious comedian (a cross between Henny Youngman and Groucho Marx); Sunny and Share, the dynamic singing duck duo topping the charts at Swan Lake; the directionally challenged Princess Gardenia who unexpectedly finds romance; Bruno, the valiant tin soldier who dances hip-hop; and the appalling proclivities of the robe shedding Emperor, are all re-imagined into this delightful play for the whole family. Audiences will be pleasantly surprised to recognize entertainers from the past and present. Laugh along and find out how a diverse group of fairy tale characters and a trio of ogres work together to save the Snow Queen from her diabolical fiancé.
For pricing and info. click on link here: http://heartlandplays.com
Word of the Month
Eclectic adj. 1. Composed of elements drawn from various sources 2. Not following any one system but selecting and using what are considered the best elements of all systems. “An eclectic taste in decorating; an eclectic approach to management.”
Bookstore of the Month
New & Olde Pages Bookshoppe
856 Union Blvd.
Englewood, Ohio 45322-2101
This bookstore has it all. A variety of novels in many genres and nonfiction can be found. Check out the great gift ideas such as magnets, mugs, and house decor. Support your local business by shopping at New & Olde Pages Bookshoppe. Ask to see the books written by the members of the Wright Writers of Dayton that include historical fiction, romance/suspense, mystery, children books, and poetry. See the list below of the titles available.
Wright Writers of Dayton
Women Who Shaped America (historical fiction)
The Amber Milestone Series (romance/suspense)
Book One Last Words
Book Two City in the Middle
Ruth Kibler Peck
Poverty, Puberty, Patriotism
A Dayton Girl Grows up During WWII
Unknown Horizons: The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Rowing Through the Night (poetry)
B. A. Hughes
Glimm: A Glimpse of Light Found
by B. A. Hughes and Illustrator – Quinci Woodall
Glimm, A Glimpse of Light Found explores the adventures of tweens and early teens as they uncover everyday mysteries and connections.
Vickie L Weaver
Timeless Twists and Turns (poetry)
Dancing in the Stars – biography of Carroll Webster – A nostalgic, inspiring look into the dancing world and the now mostly extinct world of Vaudeville.
My Child, I’ll Still Be Loving You
Kattarina Storost (Illustrator)
Age Range: 5 – 6 years
The Alabaster Box: A Year of Adventures in Extraordinary Worship
Cloud of Witnesses
Frank Harper Mysteries
A Field of Red Book 1
Black Ice Book 2
White Lines Book 3
Yellow Jacket Book 4
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