Stop. Collaborate and Listen…

She might not top Barthomew Cubbins, but Angie Hotlzclaw wears a number of hats in the theatre community… and she’s trying on a few more!

You may know her as the drama teacher at Mountain Heritage High School, which, by the way, happens to be opening their Spring performance of Arsenic and Old Lace this evening! Break Legs!

Arsenic Poster
Mountain Heritage High School presents Arsenic and Old Lace Friday and Saturday May 5-6 at 7 P.M. and Sunday May 7 at 3 P.M. in the high school auditorium.  Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $7 for students.

The production features Lily Rountree and Ciara Laws as Abby and Martha Brewster; Tyler Clark* and Caitlin Housley as Mortimer & Elaine; with Gavin Henry* and Aneka Happer* as Jonathan & Dr. Einstein.  (Poster design by Gavin Henry and Paloma Soto*)

Note the cross-over between the two programs… the students with an * have also appeared on the Parkway Playhouse stage (as have many more not mentioned in the press release).

Angie Holtzclaw herself has now donned a few Parkway Playhouse hats. We are so pleased she has joined the Board this year and will also be directing and teaching in newly structured Parkway Playhouse Junior education programs.  “It is exciting to live in a community where theatres collaborate and support each other,” she says.

The show she’s directing this summer is the 2-week long production camp of…

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Get your registrations in soon!

Additionally, the fall, she’ll be teaching a playwriting class for high school students.  Read more about it HERE.

So, if you’re looking for something to do on this rainy, cold weekend, check out the drama department’s production at Mountain Heritage. If you happen to catch the show on Friday or Sunday… we also know of another fun event on Saturday.

Coming up at Parkway Playhouse:


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Parkway Playhouse, located in the Appalachian town of Burnsville, NC, is a haven of theatre talent. While people come to the mountains to get away, Parkway Playhouse is a natural gathering place to connect. Likewise, we are an extension of traditional mountain talents: singing, dancing, and, foremost, storytelling. By giving rise to energetic new voices and through a wide variety of plays and musicals, we invite our audience into experiences that are thought-provoking, adventurous, and entertaining. Together we reimagine the world in every live performance, creating dynamic conversations that last far beyond the curtain call. This blog is will feature stories, helpful information, insight and features about the performances.

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