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Friday, July 3, 2015

Almost there! Cornish Colony Family Picnic Day THIS SUNDAY from 10:30am!

Spread the word!

Pack a picnic and come enjoy our young Cornish actors reciting poetry, making tableaux vivants figure drawings, and performing in the KNAVE OF HEARTS!  

Photos from rehearsals & dress rehearsal

Activities start at 10:30am
Play at 12:30
Dixieland jazz band the Riverstompers at 2pm

Monday, June 22, 2015

KNAVE OF HEARTS Rehearsal Schedule on website Calendar!


Rehearsals and Set/Prop prep schedules for the Saint-Gaudens production of The Knave of Hearts can be found on the Cornish Drama Club website Google calendar.

"Ursula," "Lady Violetta," "Blue and Yellow Hose," "Pompdebile" and the "Chancellor" ponder the missing tarts!
(rehearsal June 10)

Monday, June 8, 2015

Cornish Colony Family Picnic Day at Saint-Gaudens July 5!

Help spread the word!
Cornish Drama Club & Plainfield child actors will perform a "human puppet show" of THE KNAVE OF HEARTS, voiced by area actors Michelle Carlson, Larry Wolkin, Rob O'Leary, Justin Pomerville, Allison Brown, & Noor Taher
Sunday JULY 5th
Art, poetry, and costume activities begin at 10:30am with the play at 12:30pm
followed by Dixieland Jazz Band "The Riverstompers" at 2pm

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Pack a picnic and make a day of it at Saint-Gaudens, the national park treasure right in our backyard!

children's programs directed by Samantha Davidson Green
Colony-inspired art activities presented by artist Julie PĆ¼ttgren
costumes by Amanda Posner

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Auditions Wed. May 13 at Saint-Gaudens for Upper Wing+4thgr / Lower Wing Drama at CES 2:45-4p

A reminder!


Wednesday, May 13  from 4-6pm
Cornish and neighboring town students grades 4-12 are invited to audition for
THE KNAVE OF HEARTS, a royal court comedy based on the nursery rhyme
at the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site Visitor Center Auditorium
Saint-Gaudens Road, Cornish, NH

SEEKING:  girls & boys, men & women for the roles of The Manager, the Blue Hose and Yellow Hose (cooks), two Heralds, King Pompdebile, the Lady Violetta, the Chancellor, the Knave of Hearts, & Ursula

Please come at 4pm for information and introductions, followed by individual or partner auditions on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Students are invited to perform a monologue, poem, or song of their choice but it is NOT required!
We will have scripts for readings.

Parents/Guardians, please stay with your child until he/she is finished.

REHEARSALS will commence the week of May 27.  We will finalize the rehearsal schedule after casting to accommodate family schedules as best as possible.

THE PERFORMANCE will take place SUNDAY, JULY 5th at 12:30pm at Saint-Gaudens as part of the Cornish Colony Family Picnic Day.

  Contact Samantha at 603-675-2327 or


Please plan to meet with Mr. Larry Wolkin tomorrow at 2:45pm until 4pm at Cornish Elementary School in the Multipurpose room.

4th Graders are invited to Auditions at Saint-Gaudens following Drama Activities at school.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

CALLING YOUNG ACTORS in Cornish, Plainfield, and Neighboring Towns to audition Wed. May 13!

CALLING YOUNG ACTORS in Cornish, Plainfield, and Neighboring Towns to audition Wed. May 13!

Students in grades 4-12 are invited to AUDITION for a special production of Cornish Colony writer Louise Saunders' THE KNAVE OF HEARTS, a delightful comedy with roles for girls and boys, younger and older.  Our 30-minute show the centerpiece of a special Cornish Colony Family Picnic Day to include a variety of art activities, poetry, and tableaux vivants (to precede the 2pm musical concert).  Supported by the James Tasker Covered Bridges Fund and administered by Fern Meyers.

When & where is the audition?
Wednesday, May 13 from 4-6pm 
at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site Visitors' Center Auditorium
(please plan to stay with your child for the duration of the audition)

When is the performance?
Sunday, July 5th at 12:30pm 

What should actors prepare for the audition?
If your child knows a monologue, poem, or song he or she would like to present, we welcome it, but no special preparation is required. 

For more information:
Contact:  Samantha Davidson Green, 603-675-2327
and visit: