Please join the Spiritual Growth and Music Ministries for a Travelogue & Pot luck dinner.
When: March 19, 2020
Pot Luck Dinner – 5:30 p.m.
Travelogue – 6 p.m.
Where: Grace Church Fellowship hall
About: Alastair will explore the southwest counties of central England and Northern Wales. These areas are rich in castles, stately homes and famous monuments such as Avebury, Stonehenge and Salisbury, Hereford and Gloucester Cathedrals.
The travelogue is preceded by a potluck dinner at 5:30pm. Please bring a salad or side dish that can be shared with 8-10 people.
All are welcome.
During this season of flu and viruses, please be conscious about making healthy decisions when welcoming each other and passing the peace.
Help us add to over $10,000 already raised for local charities by the Grace Music Department and Friends!
When: March 1, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Where: Grace Church Sanctuary
About: The choirs of Grace Church, as well as singers and instrumentalists from the region, offer an afternoon of music to raise money for a local charity. Included in the concert will be a special performance of Frostiana by Randall Thompson. Help us add to over $10,000 already raised for local charities by the Grace Music Department and Friends!
When: July 16 & 17 at 7:30 p.m., July 18 at 2 p.m. (Tickets on-sale May 1, 2020)
Where: Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St, Rutland, VT 05701
About: Shrek the Musical is a Co-Production of The Paramount Players and Grace Congregational Church
Director: Eric Mallette
Musical direction: Grace Church music team
Shrek Cast List
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears.“Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek….” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there’s one on hand… and his name is Shrek.Shrek presents a treasure trove of creative opportunities, including costumes, sets, puppets (there is a fire-breathing dragon after all) and more! Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. Music by Jeanine Tesori. Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions.Original production directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford.Shrek The Musical
is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com
When: February 22, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Grace Fellowship Hall
(8 Court St., Rutland, VT) We are located on the corner of Court and West. For parking, enter our lot from West Street. Street parking is also available on Court Street.
The handicap entrance may be accessed through the north side portico of Grace Church via the parking lot. The elevator is located in the central part of the building.
About: Join us at 5:30 p.m. for a baked potato dinner with all of the toppings followed by a short presentation of pictures and stories from Shetland. Shetland is the UK’s most remote inhabited group of islands, located 200 miles off the North East of Scotland in the stormy North Atlantic, and is famous for its bird watching, knitting, and rich history of ship wrecks. Following dinner and pictures, international folk music stars, John Kirk and Trish Miller, will lead us in traditional Scottish dancing.
Come One, Come All! This year Joyful Noise presents Aladdin!
When: March 8, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Where: Grace Church Sanctuary
About: Joyful Noise Showcase of Talent
Our youth choir, Joyful Noise, will offer a medley of choruses and solos from Aladdin. The singers will be accompanied by a band of local musicians, and also be joined by choirs from local schools. Please come and support our talented youth, who will be raising money for the HEAL foundation. Refreshments will be available to purchase before and during the performance, which begins at 6 PM.
Paramount Players and Grace Congregational Church present Shrek the Musical
Principal Role auditions are by appointment only.
*To express interest in auditioning (and to schedule your principal role audition time) please email Eric at Eric@ParamountVT.org. Time slots (20-minutes) will be made available on a first-come-first-served basis for the following dates:
– Jan. 5, 2-5p.m.
– Jan. 7, 5-7 p.m.
– Jan. 9, 5-7p.m.
– Call backs, Jan. 11, 3-5p.m.
– Jan. 11, 2p.m.
Where: Grace Church
About: We are excited to announce the first Paramount Theatre and Grace Congregational Church collaboration! The Paramount Theatre’s Paramount Players, directed by Eric Mallette, and the Grace Congregational Church music department will present the award-winning family show, Shrek the Musical, on July 16, 17 and 18, 2020, at the Paramount Theatre. Auditions are open to all, and will take place at Grace Church on January 5, 7, 9 and 11. Rehearsals will begin on June 7th.
Performance dates: July 16, 17 and 18, 2020