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    Auditions for Key for Two
    August 5 & 6

    CCP is proud to announce our first show of the 2018-
    2019 season! Key for Two, a splendidly confusing
    British comedy of mistaken identity, will be presented
    in October.

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    DASH Nominations for CCP
    And the nominees are . . .

    Colonial Chorus Players in four categories
    in the 2018 DASH awards program!
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    Adult Theater Dance Workshops
    July18 - August 22

    Do you hide in the back row during the dance segment
    at auditions? Do you stare like a deer in the headlights
    when the choreographer asks you to do a jazz square?
    We can help!
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    Upcoming Season: Beehive:
    the 60's Musical

    This February we’ll be groovin’ to the sounds of the
    Supremes, the Shirelles, Connie Francis, and more as
    CCP presents Beehive—The 60’s Musical
    created by Larry Gallagher.

Adult Theater Dance Workshops

Colonial Chorus Players is sponsoring Summer Theater Dance Workshops geared to people like you. Join choreographer/instructor Jan Gallagher for a fun and friendly no-stress class. Brush up on your dance skills or learn some new moves. Beginners welcome! Jan can’t promise to turn you into the next Gene Kelly, but she can help make you more confident at your next audition.

Dates: Wednesdays
July 18–Aug. 22
7–8 PM—Beginner/Intermediate Tap
8:15–9:15 PM—Beginner/Intermediate Broadway-Style Jazz

Drop-in $15/class (CCP members $12/class)
6-week package:
$75/one course (CCP members $60)
$150/both courses (CCP members $120)

Become a member of Colonial Chorus Players for $20/year and save money!

The Old Hose House
1249 Main Street, Reading

For more information or to sign up: email Jan Gallagher


DASH Nominations for CCP

Raise a glass to Colonial Chorus Players and our four 2018 DASH nominations!

  • Best Set Design (Musical)—Fred Gallagher for Side by Side by Sondheim
  • Best Set Design (Play)—Fred Gallagher for Over the River and Through the Woods
  • Best Set Dressing (Musical)—Fred Gallagher & Bob Beckman for Side by Side by Sondheim
  • Best Prop Coordination (Play)—Judy Taylor for Over the River and Through the Woods

The Distinguished Awards and Special Honors (DASH) program is a peer-adjudicated awards program sponsored by EMACT, the Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theatres.

Awards will be presented at the annual DASH Gala Saturday, Aug. 25, at Cary Memorial Hall in Lexington, MA. Doors open at 6 PM for refreshments, and the show begins at 7:30 PM. It’s community theater’s version of the Oscars! For tickets and a list of all the nominees, go to