5 Things November 15 in Easton: "Just Another High School Play" Tonight

A look at what is happening around Easton tonight.

1. PreSchool Art at the Children's Museum in Easton

Come by The Children’s Museum in Easton every Thursday starting on September 20 from 10 am to 11 am to enjoy the Preschool Art program! Children will be able to explore various art mediums as they are introduced to the colorful and creative world of art. They will become young artists as the learn how to make their own special masterpieces! Preschool Art does not require registration and is free with paid admission to the museum.

2. Hibakusha at the Ames Free Library

The Library Is Proud to Present A Special Free Screening of the David Rothauser film Hibakusha.

The surviving victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are called hibakusha, a Japanese word that literally translates as "explosion-covered people".

This film about Japanese, Korean and American survivors deals with the current issue of nuclear effects from a past, present and future perspective. Narrated by the celebrated TV talk show host, Phil Donahue.

Not Rated. There will be an introduction and post film discussion led by writer, director, producer, David Rothhauser.

Free and open to all.

3. Easton Special Town Meeting Next Week

The Town of Easton will hold a Special Town Meeting on Monday, November 19, 2012 at the Oliver Ames High School Auditorium on Lothrop Street. For a copy of the DRAFT warrant, please click here.

4. "Just Another High School Play" at Southeastern

Imagine an eager group of high school actors having to face an impatient audience on opening night on their own. The students haven’t been at rehearsals and the drama teacher is missing tonight. No one knows what they are supposed to do. The student assistant director, played by Courtney LaFrance of Stoughton, and stage manager Kaida Havey of Brockton, try to throw something together by passing out an array of scripts they found in a box. The results are “physical comedy, gags and satirical re-writings of many plays from Shakespeare to Albee.”

The 90 minute comedy covers “nearly every angle of the typical high school play with a dose of history and improvisation thrown in for good measure.” Included in the play will be 40 student actors, 5 technical support students and 1 drama teacher. Mansfield’s Els Van Raaij of the Netherlands will make her American acting debut as lead thespian. The ensemble includes students from Brockton, East Bridgewater, Easton, Foxborough, Mansfield, Norton and Stoughton.

The public is warmly invited to attend the performance on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 7:00pm in Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School cafetorium, 250 Foundry St., South Easton, MA. General admission is $5.00.

5. Motorcyclist Remains in Serious Condition

The Easton man who was injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday remains in serious condition. For more, click here.


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