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Welcome to Aberdeen Community Theatre’s home on the web! For more than 30 years, ACT has been providing quality, award-winning live theater productions for northeastern South Dakota. Along with ACT’s live theater season between April and November, ACT’s Capitol Cinema programming features special film events throughout the year and Hollywood films seven nights a week from December to March. Our home is the historic Capitol Theatre on Aberdeen’s Main Street.

ACT presents “SHREK THE MUSICAL”

 

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Wednesday-Saturday,
June 17-20, 7:30 p.m. &
Sunday, June 21, 2:30 p.m.

Capitol Theatre * 415 S. Main St.

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, “Shrek the Musical” is the story of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there’s one on hand…and his name is Shrek.

BOX OFFICE OPENS
Tuesday, May 26, 9:30 a.m. for ACT subscribers
Monday, June 1, 9:30 a.m. for the public

BOX OFFICE LOCATIONS
KATHLEENS: 401 S. Main St.,Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
PHONE: Call (605)725-2697,Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
ON-LINE: CLICK HERE

TICKETS
ACT SUBSCRIBERS: Use your Patron ID card
ADULTS, $22, in advance & $24, at the door
CHILDREN, (12 & under) $14, in advance, $16, at the door
GROUPS: 12 or more are $20, in advance
Must be purchased at same time and not include subscribers

CAST

Shrek………………………………………………………………………………………Courtney Rott

Fiona………………………………………………………………………………………Taylor Stoner

Donkey………………………………………………………………………………………Tyler Lanam

Lord Farquaad………………………………………………………Christopher Rinkenberger

Dragon/Fairy Godmother/Queen Lillian………………………………Kellyanne Kirkland

Papa Ogre/Straw (Pig)/Knight/Pied Piper/Bishop……………………………Mike Skyles

Mama Ogre/Tweedle Dee/Dancing Rat……………………………………Diane Leitheiser

Young Shrek/Dwarf……………………………………………………………….Nicholas Rambs

Young Fiona………………………………………………………………………Kyanne Galbraith

Teen Fiona ……………………………………………………………………Madeleine Comstock

Pinocchio/Knight……………………………………………………………………Brandon Sieck

Big Bad Wolf/Captain of the Guard/Knight……………………………………Matt Harmel

Gingy/Happy Villager……………………………………………………………Sarah Honerman

Sticks (Pig)/Guard/Dragon Puppeteer………………………………………Chris Anderson

Bricks (Pig)/Guard/Dragon Puppeteer………………………………………Seth Honerman

Guard/Dragon Puppeteer…………………………………………………………………Kurt Dean

Papa Bear/Thelonius/Knight………………………………………………………Levi Seefeldt

Mama Bear/Happy Villager………………………………………………………Lindsey Dosch

Baby Bear/Ensemble…………………………………………………………Annabelle Eastman

Peter Pan/Guard/Dragon Puppeteer………………………………………Max Chamberlain

White Rabbit/Ensemble……………………………………………………………Curt Campbell

Mad Hatter/Ensemble…………………………………………………………………Clayton Kolb

Sugarplum Fairy………………………………………………………………Whitney Buchanan

Ugly Duckling/Dancing Rat……………………………………………………Brenda Weishaar

Humpty Dumpty/Happy Villager……………………………………………………Shelby Bauer

Happy Villager/Dancing Rat…………………………………………………….Carrie Wegleitner

Shoemaker’s Elf/Blind Mouse/Dancing Rat……………………………………….Kelsey Papke

Wicked Witch/Blind Mouse/Dancing Rat…………………………………………Allison Foster

Happy Villager/Duloc Performer/Dancing Rat……Dakota Feller, Kati Bachmayer

Happy Village/Ensemble……………………………………Tamie Nickelson, Lisa Kanizar

THANK YOU to the volunteers and supporters who contributed to the success of “Working” through AACTFest ‘15!

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ACT would like to thank all of the volunteers and supporters who contributed to the success of ACT’s AACTFest ’15 entry, “Working.”

We greatly appreciate the hard work of the following volunteers who made “Working” an award-winning production:

Cast
Kati Bachmayer, Trent Deyo, Zachery Ell, Merleen Frank, Lori Harmel, Jillian Jensen, Tyler Lanam, Tyson Meyer, Shlomit Oren, Nate Wilson

Band
Mary Marion, Brian T. Schultz, Erin Wolter, Luke Bergjord

Crew
James L. Walker, Daniel Yurgaitis, Marilyn Burckhard, Brian T. Schultz, Marilyn Davis, Judy Jencks, Jerry Oligmueller, Don Bad Moccasin, Kathy Bad Moccasin

Thanks to the time, talent and dedication of these volunteers, “Working” was honored with the following awards:

State Festival Awards:
Outstanding Production
Outstanding Supporting Actor-Trent Deyo
Outstanding Supporting Actress-Lori Harmel
Outstanding Director-Daniel Yurgaitis

 Regional Festival Awards:
Second Place Production
Excellence in Instrumental Music
Excellence in Acting -Trent Deyo
Excellence in Choreography-Daniel Yurgaitis

ACT would also like to thank all of those who supported the “Working” volunteers through their generous contributions and by attending the local performances. We can’t do it without your help!

Aberdeen Community Theatre NSU Scholarship Applications Now Available

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION

Help Us Complete Phase III of the Capitol Improvement Campaign

Phase III of the Capitol Theatre Improvement Campaign, which includes the remodeling of a storage space into a 90-seat digital theater, is now underway.

 This theater will be available for live performances as well as film presentations.  to see the floor plan for Phase III. The project is shown in red and labeled G, Phase III and totals $480,280.00.

ACT is soliciting gifts over three years – 2015, 2016 and 2017, to complete the project. Please help by printing and completing the and mailing it to ACT, PO Box 813, Aberdeen, SD 57402-0813. Even a one-time gift will be helpful.

Thank you for considering a gift to the Aberdeen Community Theatre as we continue to make the Capitol Theatre on Aberdeen’s Main Street the showplace of the region and home of one of the most award-winning community theaters in South Dakota.

2015 ACT Season Subscriptions Available

Aberdeen Community Theatre offers 3 different types of Season Subscriptions. For more information on Season Subscriptions click here.

For questions, or to purchase a season subscription please call the ACT office at (605) 225-2228.

Office Hours are Monday – Thursday 9:30-12:30, 1:30-4:30; and Friday 9:30-12:30.

 

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