Arts Palace Offering Kids’ Programs

Palace Theatre Holding Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, April 24 at 10:00am in the May Pavilion, the Palace Theatre will getting into the spirit of National Volunteer Week with a mandatory orientation session for all current and potential Palace volunteers.

For long-standing volunteers, this meeting will provide information about important changes, including dress code, procedures, and how individuals sign up to help at the Theatre.

Johnny Steiner Performing At Palace Theatre

Hansel and Gretel At Palace Theatre

Hansel, Gretel, and the strange old lady in the gingerbread house have been fascinating children since they appeared in the first volume of Grimm’s Fairy Tales nearly 200 years ago.  ArtReach, a division of the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, will visit the Marion Palace Theatre on Sunday, May 2 at 3:00 pm with a clever adaptation of “Hansel and Gretel,” by Mary Tensing.

“Steel Magnolias” Dinner Theatre At The Palace

The Palace Theatre presents a dinner theatre production of Steel Magnolias in the May Pavilion Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17 (6:00 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show) and Sunday, April 18 (12:30 p.m. dinner, 2:00 p.m. show).

Tina Salamone, with thirty years experience in theatre, takes the reins as Director of a production for the first time since coming to Marion as Executive Director of the Palace.

High School Jazz Bands To Take Palace Stage

The Smithsonian Museum launched Jazz Appreciation Month in 2001 as an annual event that pays tribute to jazz both as a historic and living American art form. It has since grown to include celebrations in all 50 states and 40 countries.

The Marion Palace Theatre has plans to join the celebration with “And All That Jazz,” a concert featuring performances from several area high school jazz/swing bands including Pleasant, Mt. Gilead, Colonel Crawford, River Valley, and Harding’s Stardusters.