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Arts and Entertainment

January 10, 2014

Area Arts News

‘Into the Woods’ at Hartwick College

From now until Jan. 31, four artists will take viewers “Into the Woods” through their depictions of forests and foliage. The exhibit, which features the art of Tom Goldenberg, Alyson Markell, Christopher White and Hartwick College Assistant Professor of Art Richard Barlow, can be seen in the Foreman Gallery of the Anderson Center for the Arts on the Hartwick College campus.

January hours for the Foreman Gallery are from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Friday and 2 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, or by appointment. 

For more information, contact Laura Boissy, Hartwick College art department academic intern, at 431-4821 or


‘Elm Circle’ auditions set in Cobleskill

Auditions for Theater Project of Schoharie’s “Elm Circle” will be Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26, at 1 p.m. at Teen Town at Golding Park in Cobleskill.

“Elm Circle” is the story of a runaway teen’s struggle with reality, set in 1977 with Elvis’ funeral in the background. Janny, a teenage girl, seeks fame and fortune by running off to New York City with her brother. “Elm Circle” is a blend of nostalgia and modern writing and directing that will appeal to a wide range of people, according to a media release.

There are five speaking roles, two female and three male. One of the female actresses and two of the male actors play two characters; the third male character plays three characters. The remaining female character is a teenage runaway. Virtually the entire play takes place in her head and she is almost always on stage. 

Roles include a married couple ages 38 to 40, their two children 15 and 18, and a boyfriend ages 23. The husband’s other two roles are a truck driver and an older hippy.

There are also four non-speaking roles: two female youths and two male youths. They will be doing bits between scenes that introduce the next scene. They will be moving/rearranging scenery. These roles may be non-speaking but they are significant and require acting skills.

For more information, contact Willard Martin at or (518) 234-4892.

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