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The Women of Lockerbie – Information for Cast, Crew, and Parents

Welcome to all of the cast, crew, and families as we begin the journey from cast list to opening night for The Women of Lockerbie! The cast and crew have already begun the process of rehearsals and construction of the set. The meeting for parents is scheduled for Monday, March 4 at 6:30pm in the rehearsal space. All parents should attend this very important meeting.

The Parent Welcome Letter welcomes parents of cast and crew members to the production. The letter doesn’t contain enough detail regarding the participation fees for the show. Cast members must pay a fee of $70 while crew members pay a fee of $30. These fees cover the cost of the show t-shirts, the meals that are provided during the busy final week of the production, and other incidentals such as costume parts. The fees must be paid by March 14th. A form is available to request a Fee Reduction or Payment Plan for those who need it. You can pay the participation fees online using your credit card on the Cast Participation Fee Payments page or Crew Participation Fee Payments page.

There is a huge amount of work that goes into making a production successful. The students do a lot of it, but they cannot do it alone. We need parent volunteers! In fact every student is required to get three hours of parent volunteer time logged before the production is finished. This year we are trying something different and using a Sign-up Genius form to make it easy for people to signup for the various department committees such as costumes, props, meals, etc.  You can sign up at the parents meeting, and that information will be transferred to the Sign-up Genius.  The link to the Sign-up Genius will be distributed via e-mail as well for those who cannot attend.

All cast members are expected to sell ads totaling at least $20. Other participants are encouraged to do the same. We need advertising support because the Lincoln Theatre Department is self funded. So sell as much as possible!

There are two types of ads: business ads and shout-outs. Business ads are purchased by local businesses and entitle them to ad space in the program for the show. They also get to brag about supporting an outstanding group of students, staff, and parents who make Lincoln Theatre happen. Use The Women of Lockerbie Sponsorship Form to sell business ads. Business ads can be paid for with a credit card online, but you still have to submit the paper form to make sure all the necessary information and artwork are available. To pay for a business ad online click this link.

Shout-outs are small personal messages that family, friends, and fellow cast and crew members purchase. The purchaser writes an encouraging message that appears in the show program. Use The Women of Lockerbie Shout-out Form to sell shout-outs. Shout-outs can also be paid online, but the paper form is still required. To pay for a shout-out online click this link.

The minimum ad amount can be made up of any combination of the two ad types. If you don’t have any connections to local businesses, then ask your family and friends for support through shout-outs. The Selling Ads Letter contains more information about the process of selling ads for the show.

All ads must be submitted by April 23rd.

Thanks to the cast, the crew, and their families for everything you do to make Lincoln Theatre great.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Information for Cast, Crew, and Parents

Welcome to all of the cast, crew, and families as we begin the journey from cast list to opening night for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Today was the parents meeting and we had a nice turn out. Thank you to everyone who came to the meeting.  Here is a summary of the information we reviewed.

The Parent Welcome Letter welcomes parents of cast and crew members to the production. It also explains that a $70 cast participation fee is due from each cast member and a $30 crew participation fee is due from each crew member. These fees must be paid by September 21st. A form is available to request a Fee Reduction or Payment Plan for those who need it. You can pay the participation fees online using your credit card on the Cast Participation Fee Payments page or Crew Participation Fee Payments page.

There is a huge amount of work that goes into making a production successful. The students do a lot of it, but they cannot do it alone. We need parent volunteers! In fact every student is required to get three hours of parent volunteer time logged before the production is finished. This year we are trying something different and using a Sign-up Genius form to make it easy for people to signup for the various department committees such as costumes, props, meals, etc.  Everyone who attended the meeting signed up for something.  The link to the Sign-up Genius will be distributed via e-mail soon for those who couldn’t attend.

All cast members are expected to sell ads totaling at least $20. Other participants are encouraged to do the same. We need advertising support because the Lincoln Theatre Department is self funded. So sell as much as possible!

There are two types of ads: business ads and shout-outs. Business ads are purchased by local businesses and entitle them to ad space in the program for the show. They also get to brag about supporting an outstanding group of students, staff, and parents who make Lincoln Theatre happen. Use the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Sponsorship Form to sell business ads. Business ads can be paid for with a credit card online, but you still have to submit the paper form to make sure all the necessary information and artwork are available. To pay for a business ad online click this link.

Shout-outs are small personal messages that family, friends, and fellow cast and crew members purchase. The purchaser writes an encouraging message that appears in the show program. Use the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Shout-out Form to sell shout-outs. Shout-outs can also be paid online, but the paper form is still required. To pay for a shout-out online click this link.

The minimum ad amount can be made up of any combination of the two ad types. If you don’t have any connections to local businesses, then ask your family and friends for support through shout-outs. The Selling Ads Letter contains more information about the process of selling ads for the show.

All ads must be submitted by November 1.

Thanks to the cast, the crew, and their families for everything you do to make Lincoln Theatre great.

The Comedy of Errors – Information for Parents, Cast, and Crew

Here is some information about the contents of the folders that everyone in the cast received at the first cast meeting. Those documents are available here.

The Cast Parent Welcome Letter welcomes parents of cast members to the production. It also explains the $70 cast participation fee that is due from all cast members. The fee must be paid by March 5th. A form is available to request a Fee Reduction or Payment Plan for those who need it. If you would like to pay the participation fee online using your credit card then go to the Cast Participation Fee Payments page.

The stage crew is being assembled by the stage managers at this time. There is a separate Stage Crew Parent Letter that provides details for stage crew parents. It includes information on the $30 stage crew participation fee. If you would like to pay the participation fee online using your credit card then go to the Crew Participation Fee Payments page.

There is a huge amount of work that goes into making a production successful. The students do a lot of it, but they cannot do it alone. We need parent volunteers! In fact every student is required to get three hours of parent volunteer time logged before the production is finished. The Parent Volunteer Form provides a list of available jobs and should be returned to indicate your preference. If you attend the parent meeting, then you can provide your preferences on the attendance sheet.

All cast members are expected to sell ads totaling at least $20. Other participants are encouraged to do the same. We need advertising support because the Lincoln Theatre Department is self funded. So sell as much as possible!

There are two types of ads: business ads and shout-outs. Business ads are purchased by local businesses and entitle them to ad space in the program for the show. They also get to brag about supporting an outstanding group of students, staff, and parents who make Lincoln Theatre happen. Use The Comedy of Errors Sponsorship Form to sell business ads. Business ads can be paid for with a credit card online, but you still have to submit the paper form to make sure all the necessary information and artwork are available. To pay for a business ad online click this link.

Shout-outs are small personal messages that family, friends, and fellow cast and crew members purchase. The purchaser writes an encouraging message that appears in the show program. Use The Comedy of Errors Shoutout Out Form to sell shout-outs. Shout-outs can also be paid online, but the paper form is still required. To pay for a shout-out online click this link.

The minimum ad amount can be made up of any combination of the two ad types. If you don’t have any connections to local businesses, then ask your family and friends for support through shout-outs. The Selling Ads Letter contains more information about the process of selling ads for the show.

All ads must be submitted by May 1.

Thanks to the cast, the crew, and their families for everything you do to make Lincoln Theatre great.

2017-2018 Season

After one of our most successful years ever, the Lincoln Theatre Department has a great 2017-2018 season ready to start now!

The Boy Friend will be on stage November 16-19, 2017.
The Glass Menagerie is our MIFA/Mid-Michigan production.
Curious George is our Children’s Show.
Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors will be our dramatic production in May 2018.

Here’s a preview video from some of the department executives.

2016-2017 Season

The Lincoln Theatre Department has an exciting year planned!

Shrek the Musical will be on stage November 17-20, 2016.
The Importance of Being Earnest is our MIFA/Mid-Michigan production.
A Tale of Two Cities will be our dramatic production May 11-14, 2017.

Save the dates! Lots more information about Shrek will be coming to this blog soon.  In the meantime, why not check out this preview video produced by a couple of guys you might know.

2015-2016 – That’s a wrap

The curtain has closed on another successful season for Lincoln High School Theatre. What a wonderful year it has been. The Boosters would like to thank everyone who helped to make it all happen. We had numerous volunteers helping with sets, costumes, meals, and many other things. Thank you!

To the students who put their heart and soul into Pippin, As You Like It, Hamlet, and Green Eggs and Ham we wish you a pleasant last few weeks (or days) of school and then a warm and restful summer. Seniors, congratulations on the completion of high school.  We hope your dreams come true as you begin the next part of your life’s journey.  Everyone else, we can’t wait to see you all in the Fall for Shrek.

Lincoln Theatre 2016-2017 Season

Fall Musical – Shrek The Musical
Spring Play – A Tale of Two Cities
Mid-Michigan/MIFA – The Importance of Being Earnest
Children’s Show – Shel Silverstein Stories

Aubrees Dine To Donate

On May 14, 2016 Aubrees on Whittaker Road will donate 15% of your purchase to the Lincoln Theatre Department when you mention you are there as part of our Dine to Donate event!  Go have some great food for a great cause.

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As You Like It!

AsYouLikeItLogoThe Lincoln Theatre Department is hard at work on the Spring play. Be sure to come see the production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It!  Here are the performance times:

Thursday, May 12 – 7:00 pm
Friday, May 13 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 14 – 7:00 pm
Sunday, May 15 – 1:00 pm

This is no ordinary version of Shakespeare.  This show is set in modern times with modern technology.  Smart phones, smart people, texting, Skype, FaceTime.  We’ve got it all!

The cast is creating some behind-the-scene videos of the preparations.  They’re being posted to the YouTube channel of our Director Martin Jacobs.  Look below because we will link to each video as they’re posted!

You can buy tickets for As You Like It online now.  Just click that “Buy Tickets” button on the left.

Lincoln Film Festival

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The first annual Lincoln Film Festival is scheduled for March 24, 2016.  It will take place in the Lincoln Performing Arts Center.  The festival is open to all students of Lincoln High School.  If you have a smart phone you probably have what it takes to produce an entry!

All entries must meet these requirements:

  1. Must be between 5 and 10 minutes in length.
  2. Must be school appropriate.
  3. You must have written permission from all people appearing in your movie.

Entries can be color or black and white.  The submission deadline is February 26, 2016.

These are the steps for submitting your video:

  1. Upload your video to YouTube.  This can be on your YouTube channel or that of a friend.  Set the privacy of the video to Private.  Videos set to Unlisted or Public will not be considered.
  2. Add the email address LincolnHSTheatreBoosters@gmail.com to the list of users who can access the video.
  3. Complete this form with information about your video.