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Reader’s Theater

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The Miners Foundry will present Tim O’Connor’s Reader’s Theater on Sunday, August 26, 2018.  Reader’s Theater has been called Story Time for Grown Ups, or Theatre of the Mind, and gained popularity during World War II when large stage plays were too expensive to produce.  Using minimal props, the actor and your imagination illustrate the story.  Directed by Gaylie Bell-Stewart, the show will offer the best short stories of Bret Harte, and feature performances by Shawnna Frazer, Bruce Kelly, Paul Micsan, and John Gardiner.

Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the show begins at 4:00 p.m.  Tickets are $10 and are available online, in person or by phone at the Miners Foundry, and in person at Briar Patch C0-Op.  Ticketing fees do not apply for purchases made through the Miners Foundry Box Office.

 

Reader’s Theater

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The Miners Foundry will present Tim O’Connor’s Reader’s Theater on Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Reader’s Theater has been called Story Time for Grown Ups, or Theatre of the Mind, and gained popularity during World War II when large stage plays were too expensive to produce.  Using minimal props, the actor and your imagination illustrate the story.  Directed by Gaylie Bell-Stewart, the show will offer the best Amercian short stories from 1900-1919 and feature performances by Bruce Kelly, Marsha Faye Kelly, Chuck Vintere, and Gaylie Bell-Stewart.

Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the show begins at 4:00 p.m.  Tickets are $10 and are available online, in person or by phone at the Miners Foundry, and in person at Briar Patch C0-Op.  Ticketing fees do not apply for purchases made through the Miners Foundry Box Office.

Reader’s Theater

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The Miners Foundry will present Tim O’Connor’s Reader’s Theater on Sunday, March 31, 2019.  Reader’s Theater has been called Story Time for Grown Ups, or Theatre of the Mind, and gained popularity during World War II when large stage plays were too expensive to produce.  Using minimal props, the actor and your imagination illustrate the story.  Directed by Gaylie Bell-Stewart, the show will offer the best Amercian short stories from 1920-1929, featuring works by Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Ring Lardner, and Sherwood Anderson.

Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the show begins at 4:00 p.m.  Tickets are $10 and are available online, in person or by phone at the Miners Foundry, and in person at Briar Patch C0-Op.  Ticketing fees do not apply for purchases made through the Miners Foundry Box Office.

Reader’s Theater

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The Miners Foundry will present Tim O’Connor’s Reader’s Theater on January 5, 2020.  Reader’s Theater has been called Story Time for Grown Ups, or Theatre of the Mind, and gained popularity during World War II when large stage plays were too expensive to produce.  Using minimal props, the actor and your imagination illustrate the story.  Directed by Gaylie Bell-Stewart, the show will offer the Best American Short Stories from the 1940s, featuring works by E.B White, John Cheever, William Maxwell, V.S. Pritchett and Brendan Gill read by: Donna Brown Raibley, David Lynn, Sandra Rockman, Bruce Kelly and Gaylie Bell-Stewart.

Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the show begins at 4:00 p.m.  Tickets are $10 and are available online, in person or by phone at the Miners Foundry, and in person at Briar Patch C0-Op.  Ticketing fees do not apply for purchases made through the Miners Foundry Box Office.

A no-host bar will be open before and during the performance selling non-alcoholic and adult beverages as well refreshments.

Readers Theater

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The Miners Foundry is pleased to present Tim O’Connor’s Readers Theater on January 9, 2022.  The performance includes intimate cabaret table seating for 2-4 patrons.  The Miners Foundry features a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.  Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the performance begins at 4:00 p.m.

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  • Proof of full vaccination required for entry.  Digital proof may be obtained here.
  • Masks are required indoors except when eating or drinking.
  • Negative COVID 19 tests will not be accepted for this event.
  • Click here to see FAQs regarding current safety protocols.
  • $15 | Cabaret Table Seating | 1-4 Patrons / Table
  • Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
    325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
    Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
    (530) 265-5040

Readers Theater

Directed by Gaylie Bell-Stewart in the tradition established by Tim O’Connor, this performance of Readers Theater will focus on the Best American Short Stories of the 1950s by Ray Bradbury, Roald Dahl, Mavis Gallant, and Roger Angell.

The afternoon will feature performances by Sandra Rockman, Jon Blinder, Kimberly Ewing, and Gaylie Bell-Stewart herself, generously donating their time for this special event.

Readers Theater has been called Story Time for Grown Ups or Theatre of the Mind, and gained popularity during World War II when large stage plays were too expensive to produce.  Using minimal props, the actor and your imagine illustrate the story.

 

 

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.

  • Proof of full vaccination required for entry.  Digital proof may be obtained here.
  • Negative COVID 19 tests will not be accepted for this event.
  • Masks are required indoors except when eating or drinking.
  • Click here for FAQs regarding current Safety Protocols.

Contact Info

Please contact the Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

 

Readers Theater

The Miners Foundry is pleased to present Tim O’Connor’s Readers Theater on May 1, 2022.  The performance includes intimate cabaret table seating for 2-4 patrons.  The Miners Foundry features a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.  Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the performance begins at 4:00 p.m.

Readers Theater is a benefit for the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, with the cast generously donating their time for this special event.

Get Tickets!

  • $15 | Cabaret Table Seating | 1-4 Patrons / Table
  • Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
    325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
    Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
    (530) 265-5040

Readers Theater

Directed by Gaylie Bell-Stewart in the tradition established by Tim O’Connor, this performance of Readers Theater will focus on the Best American Short Stories of the 1960s by Margaret Shipley, Jack Gilchrist, Jon Bart Gerald, and Norma Klein.

The afternoon will feature performances by Sandra Rockman, Jon Blinder, Kimberly Ewing, and Gaylie Bell-Stewart herself, generously donating their time for this special event.

Readers Theater has been called Story Time for Grown Ups or Theatre of the Mind, and gained popularity during World War II when large stage plays were too expensive to produce.

Using minimal props, the actor and your imagine illustrate the story.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry. Beginning April 1, 2022, there are no safety protocols for Miners Foundry presented, indoor, public events.  Policies are subject to change.  The global outbreak of COVID 19 remains a continually developing situation and the patience and flexibility of all is greatly appreciated.  Please visit Safety for more information or FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Box Office at [email protected] with questions.