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Archive for Friday, July 26, 2002

Arts notes

July 26, 2002

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Theater to spoof Topeka protesters

Card Table Theatre has aimed its sights at the Rev. Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church for its next "The Victor Continental Show." A medley called "Phelps: The Musical" is about Phelps' protesting politicians, cultural events, weddings and funerals.

"The Victor Continental Show" will be at 10 p.m. today and Saturday at Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Jerry Mitchell plays Continental, a libidinous European cabaret host who emcees a variety show of sketch comedy. He is backed up by dancers, a troupe of guerilla entertainers and the foul-mouthed puppets of the Sh$tty Deal Puppet Theatre.

In addition to Phelps, the show skewers Lawrence businesses and international relations.

Tickets are available at the door.

Lawrence youngsters in 'Annie Warbucks'

Baldwin "Annie Warbucks" will be presented at 2:30 p.m. Saturday as part of the Broadway at Baker musical theater camp.

The cast includes Lawrence students Zoe Griffith, Issac Lewis-O'Connor and Jessica Prather.

Broadway at Baker gives young actors and theater students an opportunity to perform in a Broadway-style musical under the oversight of professional directors, drama coaches, designers and choreographers.

Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door or in advance by calling Star Novak, (785) 594-4509.

Artists to show pottery in Maryville

Maryville, Mo. Dan MacKinnon and Scott Garrette, artisans with Bob's Cellar Clay Studio in Perry, will display their works at the Maryville Festival of the Arts. The festival is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in downtown Maryville.

MacKinnon and Garrette create functional kitchenware, gardenware and decorative pots made of gas-fired, high-temp stoneware and porcelain.

For more information about the festival call the Maryville Chamber of Commerce, (660) 582-8643, or go to www.missourivacation.org/arts/.

Leavenworth plans ice cream social

Leavenworth An old-fashioned ice cream social will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Carroll Mansion, 1128 Fifth Ave.

The activities include an ice cream social, museum tours, live music and antique car show.

Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and $3 for children ages 5-12. For more information, call (913) 682-7759.

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