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Annual Membership Meeting: September 11

Pierre Players will hold its annual membership meeting on Thursday, Sept. 11, 5:30 p.m. in the Encore Room of the Grand Opera House. All season membership holders are encouraged to attend. The meeting is brief and provides information on the current state of the organization, its finances and plans for the future. The agenda includes reports from Pierre Players’ president and committees, the yearly financial statement and the election of four new Board of Governor members. Those retiring from the board include Hannah Carda and Greg Peters. In addition, Rodger Hartley and Joanna Lawler are resigning from the Board.

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Upcoming Production: "Wait Until Dark"

Production dates for the mystery/drama "Wait Until Dark" are Sept. 26-28 and Oct. 2-4, 2014, with a preview performance on Sept. 24. A Broadway hit, this masterfully-constructed thriller moves from one moment of suspense to another as it builds toward an electrifying, breath-stopping final scene. For more information, contact director Alisa DeMers at 605.280.3700 or assistant director Kimberly ZerrLearn more.

Upcoming Auditions: "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

Auditions for "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" will be held Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, with callbacks on Oct. 21, 2014, 7 p.m,. at the Grand Opera House. There are parts for 3 men and 2 women. It's Christmas Eve 1946, and members of the WBFR radio station are coming together for a radio performance of "It's a Wonderful Life." Performance dates are  Dec. 5-7 and 11-13, with a preview performance on Dec. 3. Pierre Players is also taking this show on the road for a performance at the Miller High School on Nov. 30 and the Scherr-Howe Arena in Mobridge on Dec. 14. For more information, email director Michele Beeler or call 605.999.8503.

Dakota Western Heritage Festival Concert: September 13

Dakota Western Heritage Festival presents a concert featuring Yvonne Hollenbeck, Bonnie Krogman, Jean Prescott and Kevin Davis on Saturday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m., at the Grand Opera House. Advance tickets are $20, or $25 at the door. For tickets call 605-222-0079. The Dakota Western Heritage Festival is a celebration of Western traditions and lifestyle through poetry and music. Other events will be held Sept. 12-14 at the Expo Center in Fort Pierre, Learn more.

Children's Theater Production: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Pierre Players will present the children's theater production "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" on April 9-11, 2015. This show is an additional, off-season production and not part of the 2014-2015 membership. Auditions have been set for Feb. 16-17, 2015. There are parts for 7 children, 3-7 men and 3-8 women. Learn more.

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