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Over the River and Through the Woods and straight to downtown Sulphur Springs

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Cindy Roller
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Cooper Review

The Community Players, Inc. presents Over the River and Through the Woods - a play by Joe DiPietro at the Main Street Theater, located at 227 Main Street downtown Sulphur Springs. The setting of the play is the home of Frank and Aida Gianelli in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Pictured: Over the River and Through the Woods main character Nick Cristano, played by Kenneth

Batterton (standing), lectures both sets of grandparents Nunzio and Emma Cristano (Bill and Beverly Owens) and Aida and Frank Gianelli (Sheila Armstrong and John D'Avignon) for setting him up on a blind date.

Other cast members are Caitlan O'Hare played by Angie McAnear. Assistant Director is Barbara Grubbs, stage manager is Wilma Thompson and Lights and Tech is Ed Payne.

See more on the adventures of Cristano, a marketing director, at the Main Street Theater's performances Sept. 18-20, 25-27 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. in Sulphur Springs.

Set Design and Construction by Ed Payne, John D'Avignon, Kenneth Batterton and Director Brenda Payne. Call 903-885-0107 or visit http://www.mainsttheatre.com/

As the 2014 "Season of Romance" continues for the theater club, this comedy is set around an Italian family in New Jersey. Nick's relationship with his grandparents is suddenly at risk when he is offered a dream job in Seattle. This triggers a series of schemes to keep Nick from moving away including setting him up on a blind date.

The next production will be A Tuna Christmas coming in December. The Main Street Theater has been providing entertainment for 35 years.