The GRP Board of Directors blow out the candles on Greene Room's 10 Year Anniversary Cake! Congrats GRP! Image provided by Sean Mahar.

 

Production & Ed Outreach History

See end of document for specifics about each program.

Spring 2007 Season 1

  • MainStage Musical: “Pippin” by Stephen Shwartz & Roger O. Hirson (November 2006)
  • MainStage Musical: “The Last Five Years” (March 2007)
  • MainStage Play: “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck (June 2007)
  • Ed Outreach: Props/Costume Construction Workshop: Open to all ages (April 2007)

2007-2008 Season 2

  • Fundraising Event: “Monster Gala” w/ “Thriller” performed live ½ time show (October 2007)
  • MainStage One-Act: “The Little Match Girl” by Hans Christian Anderson (December 2007)
  • MainStage One-Act: “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry (December 2007)
  • MainStage Play: “Holes” by Louis Sachar (May 2008)
  • Ed Outreach: Stage Management: Open to ages 14-Adult (February 2008)
  • Ed Outreach: Lighting Technique: Open to ages 14-Adult (March 2008)
  • Ed Outreach: Costume Construction: Open to ages 14-Adult (April 2008)

2008-2009 Season 3

  • Fundraising Event: “Monster Gala” w/ “Rocky Horror Picture Show” Montage Live (November 2008)
  • MainStage Musical: “Hedwig & the Angry Inch” by John Cameron Mitchell & Stephen Trask (October/November 2008)
  • MainStage Musical: “Oliver” by Charles Dickens – Postponed due to unexpected venue closure (May 2009)
  • Ed Outreach: High School & College Internships (January-June 2009) 
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theatre “Wondrous Tales of Old Japan” (Sept-December 2008)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theatre “Rip Van Winkle” (Sept-December 2008)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theatre “I Think I Can” (March-June 2009)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theatre “Bigger Than Life” (March-June 2009)

2009-2010 Season 4

  • Fundraising Event: “Monster Gala” w/ Michael Jackson Montage Performed Live (October 2009)
  • MainStage Musical: “Oliver” by Charles  Dickens & Lionel Bart (November 2009)
  • MainStage Musical: “Little Shop of Horrors” by Alan Menken & Howard Ashman (May 2010)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theatre “The Polar Express” (Sept-December 2009)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Acting: “Santa’s Christmas Tree” (Sept-December 2009)
  • Ed Outreach: Imagineering Acting Basics ages 5 & 6 (Sept-December 2009)
  • Ed Outreach: G.R.I.P. Improvisational Theatre 10-adult (January-February 2010)
  • Ed Outreach: High School & College Internships (September 2009-June 2010)

2010-2011 Season 5

  • MainStage Musical: “The Who’s Tommy” by Pete Townshend & Des McAnuff (November 2010)
  • MainStage Play: “The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis (May 2011)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theatre “The Grinch” by Dr. Seuss, Timothy Mason (Oct-Dec 2010)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theatre “Really Rosie” by Carol King & Maurice Sendak (April-June 2011)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Acting “An Evening of Shorts” (October-December 2010)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Acting “An Evening of Shorts” (April-June 2011)
  • Ed Outreach: Imagineering Theatre Basics (October-December 2010)
  • Ed Outreach: High School & College Internships (September 2010-June 2011)
  • Ed Outreach: “Must-See” Making Connections Through Theatre & Literature (May 2011)

2011-2012 Season 6

  • MainStage Play “James & the Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl (November 2011)
  • MainStage Musical “Spring Awakening” by Frank Wedekind & Duncan Sheik (May 2012)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theatre “Clowns” by Craig Cassills (October-December 2011)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Threatre “Schoolhouse Rock” (April-June 2012)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Acting “Monologues & Scenes” (October-December 2011)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Acting “TBD” (April-June 2012)
  • Ed Outreach: G.R.I.P. Improvisational Theatre (January-February 2012)
  • Ed Outreach: High School & College Internships (September 2011-June 2012)
  • Ed Outreach: “Must-See” Making Connections Through Theatre & Literature (November 2011)

2012-2013 Season 7

  • MainStage on hiatus due to the closure of rehearsal/building/storage space at Monson Dev. Center
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theater, “The Polar Express” (October-December 2012)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Musical Theater, “The Legend of Polar Mountain” (October-December 2012)
  • Ed Outreach: Imagineering Theater Basics (October-December 2012)
  • Ed Outreach: In-School Residency, Monson High School One Act Play Festival (Sept-November 2012)
  • Ed Outreach: G.R.I.P. Improvisational Theater (January-March 2013)
  • Ed Outreach: High School & College Internships (September 2012-June 2013)
  • Ed Outreach: High School Residency, Monson High School Spring Play TBD (February-April 2013)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theater, “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley” (April-June 2013)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Musical Theater, “Alice in Wonderland” (April – June 2013)
  • Ed Outreach: Imagineering Theater Basics (April-June 2013)

2013-2014 Season 8

  • Fundraising Event: GRP Café Open Mic (2ndFriday of every month September 2013-June 2014)
  • Fundraising Event: “Valley Gives” a day of activities coinciding with online donations (December 2013)
  • MainStage Musical: “Sweeney Todd; The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” Music by Stephen Sondheim Performed at the Stafford Palace Theater, Stafford Springs CT (November 2013)
  • MainStage Musical: “Hairspray” by Marc O’Donnell & Marc Shaiman, Performed at the Stafford Palace Theater, Stafford Springs CT (April 2014)
  • Ed Outreach: In-School Residency, Monson High School “An Evening of One-Acts” Performed at Monson High School (November 2013)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theater “A Dickens of a Christmas” Performed at Granite Valley Middle School (Monson), Palmer Elementary School (December 2013)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage: Musical Theater & Imagineering: Theater Basics “The Xmas Files” Performed at Granite Valley Middle School, Monson, MA (December 2013)
  • Ed Outreach: Imagineering: Theater Basics “Peter and the Wolf”, Performed at Monson High School (March 2014)
  • Ed Outreach: Theater Workshop for Cedarbrook Homeschoolers “Peter and the Wolf”, Workshop & Performance at Hitchcock Free Academy (March 2014)
  • Ed Outreach: In-School Residency, Monson High School “I Am An Emotional Creature” by Eve Enssauler, Performed at Monson High School (April 2014)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theater “Peter Pan Jr.”, Performed at Granite Valley Middle School in Monson MA, Palmer Elementary School, Wales Elementary School (June 2014)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Musical Theater & Imagineering Theater Basics “Pirates! The Musical”, Performed at Granite Valley Middle School, Monson, MA (June 2014)

2014-2015 Season 9

  • Fundraising Event: GRP Café Open Mic (2ndFriday of every month October 2014-June 2015)
  • Fundraising Event: Grand Opening of New Venue Downtown Monson & “Valley Gives” a day of activities coinciding with online donations (December 2014)
  • Ed Outreach: Theater Workshop for Cedarbrook Homeschoolers Improvisational Theater Workshop at Hitchcock Free Academy (November 2015)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage: Musical Theater & Imagineering: Theater Basics “The Nutcracker Suite” Performed at Granite Valley Middle School, Monson, MA (December 2014)
  • Ed Outreach: Imagineering: Theater Basics “Classic Stories Retold”, Performed at Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church in Thorndike, MA (March 2015)
  • Ed Outreach: An Evening of Improv (Improv Team), Performed at The Palmer Historical and Cultural Center in Three Rivers, MA (February 2015)
  • Ed Outreach: Theater Workshop for Cedarbrook Homeschoolers, “Classic Stories Retold” Performed at Hitchcock Free Academy (March 2015)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour Musical Theater “I Think I Can”, Performed at the Wilbraham United Church (June 2015)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Musical Theater & Imagineering Theater Basics “TBD”, Performed at The Wilbraham United Church (June 2015)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage Plus “Disney’s Aristocats Kids”, Performed at The Wilbraham United Church (June 2015)

2015-2016 Season 10

  • Fundraising Event: Karaoke Under the Stars”, located at the Bilodeau-Duquette Estate in Monson (August 2015)
  • Fundraising Event: Valley Gives Day/Gallery Opening for Cedarbrook Art Class (December 2015)
  • Fundraising Event: Roaring Twenties Gala, located at Palmer Historical & Cultural Center (March 2016)
  • MainStage Musical: Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka”, Performed at The Academy of Music Theater (April 2016)
  • Ed Outreach: Art & Presenting Workshop for Cedarbrook Homeschoolers at Hitchcock Academy (November 2015)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage & Imagineering: Theater Basics “Aesops Fables”, Performed at Wilbraham United Church (December 2015)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour: “The Marvelous Misadventures of Baba Yaga”, Performed at Wilbraham United Church (Decmber 2015)
  • Ed Outreach: Imagineering Winter Session: “Mr. Rhythm’s Circus”, Performed at Palmer Historical & Cultural Center (March 2016)
  • Ed Outreach: CenterStage & Imagineering: “Where the Wild Things Are” Performed at Palmer Historical & Cultural Center (June 2016)
  • Ed Outreach: Kids Tour: “Where the Wild Things Are”, Performed Palmer Historical & Cultural Center (June 2016) 

2016-2017 Season 11

·     Fundraising Event: “Giving Tuesday” (Philanthropic Social Media Party), located at the Greene Residence in Monson (November 2016)

·     Immersive Outdoor Theater: “Woodland of Wonder; The Lost Circus”, Performed at Silver Bell Farm, Monson (October 2016)

·     Ed Outreach: Imagineering: Theater Basics “The BFG”, Performed at Memorial Hall, Monson (December 2016)

·     Ed Outreach: Kids Tour: “The BFG”, Performed at Wales & Ware Elementary Schools, and Memorial Hall, Monson (December 2016)

·     Ed Outreach: Acting Workshop “The Honest Warrior” Cedarbrook Homeschoolers at Hitchcock Academy, Brimfield (December 2016)

·     Ed Outreach: Imagineering: Theater Basics “Mr. Rhythm’s Pioneer”, Performed at Memorial Hall, Monson (March 2017)

·     Ed Outreach: Steam Punk Costume Design Workshop: Longmeadow Homeschool Group, (April 2017)

·      Ed Outreach: Imagineering, CenterStage I & II: Theater Basics Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Kids, Performed at Memorial Hall, Monson (June 2017)

·     Ed Outreach: Kids Tour: Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Kids, Performed at Wales & Palmer Elementary Schools, and Memorial Hall, Monson (June 2017)      

·     Music Outreach: Open Mic Battle of the Bands Competition; organized/performed at the Monson Polish American Club, Monson  in collaboration with Monson Summerfest (March-June 2017)                                                  

2017-2018 Season 12

·     Fundraising Event: “Giving Tuesday” (Philanthropic Social Media Party), located at the Monson Free Library in Monson, Ma (November 29, 2017)

·     Immersive Outdoor Theater: “Woodland of Wonder; “The Invaders” Performed at Silver Bell Farm, Monson (October 2017)

·     Ed Outreach: Imagineering/CenterStage: Theater Basics Roald Dahl’s “The Witches”, Performed at Memorial Hall, Monson, (December 2017)

·     Ed Outreach: Kids Tour: Roald Dahl’s “The Witches”, Performed at Palmer & Brimfield Elementary Schools, and Memorial Hall, Monson (December 2017)

·     Ed Outreach: Imagineering: Theater Basics: “The Cheese Stands Alone” Mini Musical, Performed at Memorial Hall (March 2018)

·     Artist Outreach: Mural Challenge “Song Remains The Same”, gallery art exhibited at the Mass Mutual Center (Feb-April 2018)

·     MainStage: “Emotional Creature”, Performed at Memorial Hall (April 2018)

·     Ed Outreach: Imagineering/CenterStage: Theater Basics, Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.”, Performed at Memorial Hall (June 2018)

·     Ed Outreach: Kids Tour: Performed at Wales and Holland Elementary Schools and at Memorial Hall in Monson (June 2018)

·     Music Outreach: Open Mic Battle of the Bands Competition; organized/performed at the Monson Polish American Club, Monson, in collaboration with Monson Summerfest: Slow Hand an Eric Clapton Tribute Band won. (February-May 2018)                                      

 

MAINSTAGE– Large budget shows performed at the Monson Memorial Hall from 2007-2008 and then at the Academy of Music Theatre in Northampton, MA from 2008 until now.

 

KIDS TOUR– Professional Musical Theatre workshop for kids ages 7-18. This is an audition-only group that rehearses afterschool two days a week for 2.5 hours for approximately 2.5 months.  The program culminates into a weekday tour to local schools, in which participants perform for their peers and also a weekend public shows for friends, family, and the community. 

 

CENTERSTAGE PLUS- Acting workshop for students ages 13-18.   Students delve deeper in stage voice and movement, posturing, improvisation, and theatre etiquette. The program culminates in the performance of a one-act play in which friends and family are encouraged to attend. Students will learn the importance of teamwork, diligence, and focus, while gaining self-confidence through success. CenterStage Plus focuses more on acting and character development rather than music and dance and serves as a stepping-stone for younger performers who need more of a challenge. 

 

 

CENTERSTAGE –Acting workshop for kids ages 7-18.  This in-depth acting program rehearses two days a week for 2.5 hours for approximately 2.5 months.  The program culminates into a weekend public show for friends, family, and the community. 

 

IMAGINEERING– Theatre basics workshop for kids ages 5 and 6. Students meet one day a week for 1.5 hours for approximately 2.5 months. This program culminates into a weekend public show for friends, family, and the community. 

 

G.R.I.P. – Improvisational theatre workshop for ages 10-adult.  Students meet twice a week for two hours for 1.5 months. The program ends with an interactive public performance for friends, family, and the community. 

 

HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE INTERSHIPS – are arranged through school guidance departments, school-to-work-based learning programs, and college advisosrs.  Students can earn educational credits by working with Greene Room Productions.  June 2011 Greene Room Productions was recognized by River East School To Career, a workbased-learning program, as an outstanding mentor for interns.

 

MUST-SEE– Making Connections Through Theatre & Literature. Students read the book coinciding with a GRP MainStage production, submit a creative writing sample or work of art demonstrating their knowledge of the subject and in return receive a complimentary ticket to see the live performance.   

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Erin Wallace, Co-Founder & Executive Director

David Wallace, Co-Founder

Peter Barnett, President, Board Member

Doreen Hebert, Vice President, Fundraising Chair, Board Member

Tom Greene, Treasurer, Board Member

Jo Cobleigh, Secretary, Board Member

Tony Esposito, Board Member

Bethany Mann, Board Member

Stephanie Lazarz, Board Member

Karoline Dart, Student Representative on the Board of Directors