Singers sought for ‘Noye’s Fludde’

Thursday December 20, 2012

WESTON -- Opera Theatre of Weston co-artistic directors Nan Nall and Lise Messier will present a new production of "Noye’s Fludde" by Benjamin Britten at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland on Jan. 6 and at the Weston Playhouse on Jan. 12 and 13 at 2 p.m. Britten arranged three well-known hymns to be sung by the "congregation" to underscore the drama on the stage. As part of OTW’s outreach work, the company will hold rehearsals for anyone wishing to learn the congregational music to be sung as audience members at the performances. For the Rutland performance, the rehearsals will be held at Trinity Church in Rutland from 6 to 7:30 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 30 and at the dress rehearsal at the Paramount Theatre on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 2 to 3 p.m. Rehearsals at the Weston Playhouse will be on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and at the dress on Friday, Jan. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 802-824-3821 or e-mail to sign up or to purchase tickets for Weston performances. Visit or call 802-775-0903 to purchase tickets for the Rutland performance. For information, visit


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