Newtown Theatre Festival Attracts More Than 500 Participants





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Published on May 3, 2012

Newtown Student Theatre Festival Attracts More Than 500 Participants
Newtown, PA -- The second annual Newtown Student Theatre Festival, produced by Newtown Arts Company and Newtown Theatre, will be held April 30 to May 4 at the Newtown Theatre. More than 500 students from 19 high schools and middle schools in Pennsylvania and New Jersey will perform 30-minute stage pieces and receive feedback from theatre professionals. Each day will culminate in an awards presentation, followed by a performance of "Into the Woods," the Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, presented by Newtown Arts Company.
Newtown Arts Company is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the theatre arts in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and surrounding areas. The company produces family-friendly live theatre, has awarded over $85,000 in scholarships to students pursuing higher education in the arts since its founding in 1983, and develops theatre arts education for area residents.
P.O. Box 635, Newtown, PA 18940 | www.newtownartscompany.com | 215-860-7058
Newtown Theatre, built in 1831, is a historic venue that has become the cultural center of Newtown, Pennsylvania. In addition to having the distinction of being the nation's oldest continuously operated movie theatre, the venue also is the setting for Newtown Arts Company's season of live theatre as well as other cultural events. Newtown Theatre is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization under the trusteeship of the Community Welfare Council of Newtown, Inc.
120 N. State Street, Newtown, PA 18940 | www.newtowntheatre.com | 215-968-3859

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