Community Theater still seeking cast, crew


Tricia Manuel has a message for community members looking for something to do this winter.
“’School House Rock Live!’ is ready for you,” she said of Maple Lake Community Theater’s upcoming production. “There’s no need to audition. Just come and have fun.”
Rehearsals for the musical begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Maple Lake High School Auditorium. There is still time for interested individuals to be part of the fun, either as a member of the chorus or the production team.
Production dates are Feb. 8, 9, 15 and 16.
Opening night will be a tribute to the Chamber of Commerce and its support of the theater throughout its 18-year history. 
MLCT will put on a fun “School Lunch” between shows on Feb. 8 and 15.
This year’s production is also a fundraiser for the MLHS Drama Department. 
“School House Rock Live” is full of songs from the popular Saturday morning educational cartoons from the ‘70s. Hits from the show include “Conjunction Junction” and “I’m Just a Bill.”
Manuel recalls her ninth-grade civics class passed a test because everyone knew the Preamble to the Constitution.
“We had to sing it, but we knew it,” she laughed.
For more information, call Manuel at 963-6277 or visit the Costume Shoppe to pick up a script and music CD.