Monday, April 1, 2013
The production – a sequel to "The Sensuous Senator" – opens April 5 and runs through April 21.
Four years ago, Ankeny Community Theatre entertained audiences with the hit show The Sensuous Senator. Now, the troupe is preparing to delight audiences with the hilarious sequel, The Amorous Ambassador. Harry is up to his old shenanigans again but this time as the Ambassador to Great Britain. Harry, wife Lois and daughter Debbie are each planning to have the county house to themselves for the weekend for a romantic rendezvous. Their butler, Perkins, is reluctantly drawn into the plans as each seeks his assurances of absolute discretion as they plot their love affairs. What follows is a case of mistaken identities, indiscretions and attempted infidelities. The Amorous Ambassador opens April 5 and runs through April 21. Friday and Saturday …
Friday, August 17, 2012
Here's what is going on in Ankeny today and other tidbits for Friday, Aug. 17.
1) Take the Little Ones to Tot Time Tot Time is back at Kirkendall Public Library. Tot Time is a time set aside for kids and moms and other caregivers to gather, play and get to know one another. The event is held in the library meeting room and begins at 9:30 a.m. 2) Catch ACT's Production of 'It Runs In The Family' Catch the second weekend of showings of the Ankeny Community Theatre's production of "It Runs In The Family." The show continues through Sunday, Aug. 26. Showtimes are tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., as well as Sunday at 2 p.m. Adult tickets are $15, senior citizens are $12 and youth tickets are $10. 3) Gas Prices Skipping town today? Here's a quick look at where you can get gas and just how much you can expect to pay at …
Friday, April 27, 2012
ACT performers will bring the 1950s movie to life on stage starting tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Showgoers can expect a little drama and seriousness mixed with a lot of comedy. The show concludes Sunday with a 2 p.m. matinee.
Editor's Note: We first published this story two weeks ago, so just in case you missed it, we brought it back today to give you one last chance to catch what's playing this weekend at the Ankeny Community Theatre. Ready for some classic comedy, theater-goers? The Ankeny Community Theatre will conclude its production of “Father of the Bride” this weekend starting tonight at 7:30 p.m. There will be another performance Saturday night at the same time, as well as a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. While many individuals may be familiar with the 1991 movie by the same name starring Steve Martin, this production is based on the 1950s version starring Spencer Tracey and Elizabeth Taylor, said director Lynn Arterburn. “The cast has really had fun with this …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Ankeny Community Theatre will showcase “Sing On!” starting this weekend, a piece portraying a community theater group where everything that could go wrong, does.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Auditions for the comedy “Sing On!” will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the Ankeny Community Theatre, 1932 S.W. Third St.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
The Ankeny Community Theatre's performance of "Dead Giveaway" will debut Friday night at 7:30. The show runs each weekend through Oct. 16.
If you like a story with a lot of twists and an ending you never saw coming, the Ankeny Community Theatre has just the story for you. On Friday at 7:30 p.m., the theater will give its debut performance of “Dead Giveaway,” a play written by Robert Cook. Director Harold Mosier said the play, which kicks off ACT’s 30th season, is a murder mystery mixed with a bit of unintentional humor. “The play is quite funny at times – no one intended it to be funny, but is,” Mosier said. “It’s tight suspense – people who can pick a mystery apart will not figure this one out.” The cast of “Dead Giveaway” will hold performances each Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 16. Friday and Saturday performances start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday shows are at 2 p.m…
Many local actors and talent will be part of the Ankeny Community Theatre's production of "Dead Giveaway" which debuts Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The Ankeny Community Theatre's production of "Dead Giveaway" will run on weekends starting this Friday, Sept. 30, with the final show on Sunday, Oct. 16. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m. The performances are held at 1932 S.W. Third St. in Ankeny. Below is the complete list of cast and crew members. CAST CREW Did you know Ankeny Patch is on Facebook? Follow us here.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
The Ankeny Community Theatre will perform the popular "play within a play" comedy this weekend. Friday night is the play's debut.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
What do you get when you have a theater troupe preparing to put on a play, a script that's constantly in revision and troublesome, unpredictable props? You have a tasty recipe for a laugh-out-loud comedy. The complete cast and crew of the Ankeny Community Theatre production "Play On!" will debut in front of their first audience on Friday night. Barb Wagner, the show's director, describes it as a "play within a play." The comedy was penned by the late playwright Rick Abbot. The show is about a cast of actors attempting to rehearse and, with a little practice and lots of bad luck, perform a melodramatic mystery written by eccentric playwright Phyllis Montague, played by Debi Garner of Ankeny. "The very first act is set four days before the…
Many local actors and talent will be part of the Ankeny Community Theatre's production of "Play On!", which debuts on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
The Ankeny Community Theatre's production of "Play On!" will run on weekends starting this Friday, July 29, with the final show on Sunday, Aug. 14. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m. The performances are held at 1932 SW 3rd St. in Ankeny. Below is the complete list of cast and crew members. Individuals are from Ankeny unless specified otherwise. CAST CREW