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A Forever Frozen Story Performance at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center

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Experience a magical musical theater performance on Tuesday, July 18th at 7pm at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center in Fryeburg, Maine. Prepare to travel to an enchanted world filled with magical characters, song, dance, laughter, emotion, and surprise! Tohu-Bohu Productions presents an amazing and interactive large-scale musical based upon Han Christian Andersen’s tale, The Snow Queen and the well-known children’s movie, Frozen.

The suggested audience for the performance is 2-12 years old and the length of the show is approximately 90 minutes plus a meet-and-greet afterwards. Tickets range from $12-20 per person depending on seating area. For more information, or to order tickets online, visit http://www.aforeverfrozenstory.com/me.


The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue at The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center


“A rollicking ride through the good old days of Rock & Roll”


 The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue  will perform at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors (65+) and $5 for students (18-). Tickets may be purchased at the Box Office by calling (207) 935-9232 or online at http://www.fryeburgacademy.org/pac. Group discounts are available to parties of ten or more. The theater is located at 18 Bradley Street on the Campus of Fryeburg Academy in Fryeburg, ME. Parking is free.

The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue is dedicated to preserving and performing the greatest music ever made – the music of the 1950’s Doo Wop era. From New Hampshire to New Orleans and Virginia to Vegas, The Corvettes perform the great music of the Doo Wop era with a fresh new energy. Their incredibly entertaining show and comical stage antics have left many a happy audience screaming for more! In the tradition of legendary Doo Wop revivalists Sha Na Na, every Corvettes show is more than a concert – it’s an all out a Doo Wop Celebration!

In addition to performing their own outstanding concerts, the Corvettes tour with many legendary Doo Wop groups including The Drifters, The Tokens, Danny & The Juniors, The Platters, The Marvelettes, The Shangri Las, The Shirelles, The Belmonts, Gary U.S. Bonds, The DelVikings, The Teenagers and many more.

Some of the great hits you might expect to hear at a Corvettes Doo Wop Revue show: Come Go With Me – Little Darlin’ – Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – At The Hop – The Twist – Earth Angel – Sea Crusie – Rock Around The Clock – In The Still Of The Night – Runaround Sue – Runaway – Palisades Park – Twistin’ The Night Away – Splish Splash – Shake Rattle & Roll And many more!

For more information about the Corvettes Doo Wop Revue please visit http://corvettesdoowop.com.

What’s Happening at the Arts In Motion Theater Company!



Opens Thursday Night at 7 pm
at Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center in Fryeburg!


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Celebrating the Youth of Mt. Washington Valley
and the 20th Anniversary of
Arts in Motion Theater Company

Shake, Rattle & Roll is a special production featuring almost 50 local children aged 6 to 17! The script was written by the participants, who shared their  memories, heroes, hopes and dreams for the future. Combined with high energy, musical numbers, Choreographer Aimee Frechette, Director Glenn Noble and Musical Directors Jim Sitomer and Philip Mathieu, along with many youth mentors, have led this fantastic group on a wonderful journey from show concept to production. In addition, the set and props for this show have been created by members of the cast and crew, The Creative Bunch, under the direction of Colleen Bousquet, have been working non stop since September building, painting, tye-dieing, and making our fabulous, colorful set.

This show brilliantly highlights the mission of Arts in Motion Theater Company to provide youth of our area with a nurturing, comfortable, esteem-building environment to explore their creativity and learn new skills! This is a show for the youth of our Valley, by the youth of our Valley!

The show will also be a tribute to Arts in Motion’s accomplishments in our community over the past 20 years, featuring a multimedia presentation of the company’s highlights, as well as an exuberant, optimistic look forward to the future.

Performances will be held at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center in Fryeburg, ME nightly at 7 pm Thursday, November 15, Friday, November 16, and Saturday, November 17 with a special matinee performance on the afternoon of Saturday, November 17 at 1 pm.

Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door or at http://www.artsinmotiontheater.com

The fantastic cast of Shake, Rattle & Roll!

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Coming in December!

A Very Valley Christmas

A holiday celebration of amazing local talent

December 15 at Kennett High School
Details to come!
We will be asking for donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items
to donate to our local food pantries!

Stay tuned for audition notices for our Improvisational Troupe
Another Murder Mystery Dinner Train
aboard the Conway Scenic Railroad
is coming in 2013!


P.O Box 2126, Conway, NH 03818

The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center Kicks Off Their Family Entertainment Series

 Fun for the whole family, bring your loved ones to the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center for two performances of the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers’ Everybody Loves Pirates
on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 2pm and 7pm.
Tickets are $4 for children (under 2 years are free), $8 for adults and are available for purchase online at http://www.fryeburgacademy.org/pac or by calling the Box Office at (207) 935-9232.
Group discounts are available to parties of ten or more.
The theater is located at 18 Bradley Street on the Campus of Fryeburg Academy in Fryeburg, ME. Parking is free.


Everybody Loves Pirates is the story of a young girl named Lucy and her goofy friend, Little Chucky. While fishing one day, the kids discover a treasure map and decide to set out on a quest to find their fortune. Unfortunately, they run into a group of bumbling pirates who try to thwart their efforts by stealing the treasure. Of course, it all works out in the end with some help from Chucky and Lucy’s new ocean-dwelling friends, including Lobster Boy, Crabby and a wise Sea Monkey.

The Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers is a small puppetry troupe based in Bar Harbor, Maine, and comprised of three siblings – Erik, Brian, and Robin Torbeck. Founded in 2000, Frogtown Mountain has performed at fairs, festivals, theatres, parades, schools, libraries, and some of the finest petting zoos on the East Coast. This production was written by the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers and performed with their hand-made puppets. For more information about the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers, visit http://frogtownpuppets.com

Come To The 24th Annual Bach Festival!

The 24th Annual Mostly Bach Festival at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center  begins
Friday, August 24th through Sunday, August 26th.

The festival opens with “Bach to the Future” family night on Friday, August 24th from 6-8pm. Special family-friendly tickets for this performance, not including food, are $10 adults, $5 students (ages 3-18) and $25 for a family of four.

The festival continues through the weekend. Saturday’s performance begins at 7:30pm and Sunday’s at 4pm. Tickets for these performances are $20-Adults, $15-Seniors (65+), and $10-Students and may be purchased at the box office, or by calling 207-935-9232 or at the Bach Festival website:  www.mwvevents.com. The theater is located at 18 Bradley Street on the Campus of Fryeburg Academy in Fryeburg, ME. Parking is free.

As summer draws to a close, lovers of music from the Baroque period know it is the time when they may enjoy Bach – and friends! – in the beautiful White Mountains, at the 24th Annual Mostly Bach Festival.  The three-day concert series, presented by White Mountain Musical Arts, is presented on Friday and Saturday evenings, August 24th and 25th and Sunday afternoon, August 26th.  Both works for soloists and small ensembles as well as larger works for full chamber orchestra and chorus will be presented at the air-conditioned state of the art Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy.  A Concert Preview before the start of the Saturday and Sunday performances will be presented for those audience members who wish to arrive a bit early to learn about the works included in the program.  A Sunday morning Bach Worship service with a Baroque performance prior to the start of the service will begin at 9:30 AM at First Church of Christ Congregational, North Conway.

Returning for his fifth year as Festival Conductor, is Dr. Robert Lehmann, Director of String Studies, Associate Professor of Music and Artist Faculty in violin and viola at the University of Southern Maine School of Music.  Dr. Lehmann Conducts the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra, the North Shore Philharmonic, the Portland Chamber Orchestra, and the White Mountain Bach Festival.  “I’m eagerly awaiting a return to the White Mountains for another great weekend of music-making amongst great artists and friends”, Lehmann said.

Each of the three concerts scheduled for the Festival Weekend will provide a different emphasis and will include music intended for enjoyment by both Baroque aficionados as well as the novice Bach listeners. On Friday, August 24, from 6 – 8 PM, a new program format will be featured presenting “BBQ Bach”, a multi-generational evening including food, fun, and an opportunity to expand the Bach Festival audience to those people who may not even realize that they like Bach! The program will include a visit from “Herr Bach”, himself, a relative of Ray Cornils, Municipal Organist for the city of Portland, Maine!  In addition to BBQ food available in the lobby, an opportunity to become involved in some artistic creations will be offered by Fryeburg resident, award winning artist and educator, Carol Hanson, who has generously donated her time and talent to help with our program.  Her art studio & gallery is located at 14 Portland Street, Fryeburg. Carol offers instruction in a wide variety of media and teaches both adults and children as young as two in a preschool style setting.

The August 25th, Saturday evening performance at 7:30 PM, will highlight the works of Johann Sebastian Bach and Baroque composers Corelli and Vivaldi and will guest soloists, Robert Lehmann, violin and Barbara Prugh, trumpet.  Bach Cantata No. 4, “Christ lag in Todesbanden”will complete the evening’s program, featuring the Bach Festival Chorus, Orchestra and soloists. The final performance at 4 PM on Sunday, August 26th will feature an audience favorite, selections of George F. Handel’s Messiah with guest soloists Julianne Gearhart, soprano, Emily Marvosh, alto, George Eisenhauer, tenor, and John D. Adams, bass under the direction of Robert Lehmann, festival conductor. For more information please visit the Bach Festival website www.mwvevents.com.