News From The Matthews

“Angel Street” cast in rehearsals

Rehearsal – (front) Deb Brunette as Mrs. Manningham, (back L-R) Lauren Fuhr as Nancy, Sandi Nauman as Elizabeth, Tony Diem as Mr. Manningham Something is wrong on Angel Street!
Auditions for “Angel Street” were held Sept. 7 in the opera house theater.
Director, Julie Walkins, has announced the cast and crew. The plays performances are Oct. 26-Nov. 5, 2017. Congratulations to everyone and break a leg! More information about the play is linked below. Get your tickets, too.
 

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Sept. 2017: ArtCentral: National Arts in …

ArtCentral: National Arts in Education Week

By Elizabeth Freer
Matthews Opera House, ArtCentral Manager

Elizabeth Freer, ArtCentral Mgr.
Next week is National Arts in Education Week as designated by Congress in 2010. This is a week of celebrating, reflecting, and sharing the story of the impact and transformative power of the arts in education, kiddos to lifelong learners!
What impact did the arts have on you when you were in school? What impact do the arts have on you today? Do you know someone whose life has been transformed by the arts?

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AUDITIONS for “Angel Street” take place Sept. 7

Director, Julie Walkins, will conduct auditions for the classic drama, “Angel Street,” from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7 in The Matthews’ theater. Play performances are two weekends – Oct. 26-29 and Nov. 2-5, 2017. Scroll down for audition details. 

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Aug. 2017: ArtCentral: Why Art?

ArtCentral: Why Art?

By Elizabeth Freer
Matthews Opera House, ArtCentral Manager

Elizabeth Freer, ArtCentral Mgr.
Have you noticed a few of the collaborative art projects appearing in Spearfish? Perhaps you’ve been a part of, or seen, ArtCentral projects such as Linking Fences and the painted crosswalks? Maybe you’ve turned the crank on the new Termesphere in downtown Spearfish. Many have asked why we put so much effort into ArtCentral projects, and each time I talk about why art is so important. 

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Meet the casts for the 2017 Theater on the Run

It’s going to be a great Theater on the Run for 2017. Our directors have made their cast decisions. The audition turn out was impressive! Congratulations to all of our actors. Theater on the Run performances are September 9 and 16. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, July 26. Don’t wait. We sell out every year.

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July 2017: ArtCentral: Celebrating our …

ArtCentral: Celebrating our Community with Art

By Elizabeth Freer
Matthews Opera House, ArtCentral Manager

Elizabeth Freer, ArtCentral Mgr.
Have you noticed some of the cool things happening in town? ArtCentral has a couple of projects that are underway and it has been great to see the community get engaged, to hear the positive feedback, and to see Spearfish get excited about art in our community.
If you haven’t seen the painted crosswalks yet, ArtCentral recently painted artistic designs on the crosswalks at Grant and Canyon Streets. For three days, community volunteers and members of the ArtCentral committee worked to install semi-permanent art on the pavement. The community support for the project has been outstanding. Watch the Matthews Opera House Facebook page for updates on the next crosswalk painting project.

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