Valdosta Daily Times

Local News

February 4, 2014

Second encore for Cook High’s ‘Shakespeare (Abridged)’

ADEL — By popular demand, Cook High School Theatre Wing returns tonight with “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).” It is the third time the show has been presented for the public.

The show placed fourth in state theatrical competition, won regional overall champion, and earned the three-man cast the following individual awards: Seth Bryan won regional best actor; Connor Rentz was named to the regional all-star cast; Jacob Mitchell was named to the all-star cast in the Georgia Theatre Conference in Kingsland.

Playwrights Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield and Adam Long’s “The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged” is a whirlwind parody of a show that mixes contemporary pop culture references along with sketches that touch upon all of William Shakespeare’s tragedies and comedies.

Later this month, the cast and crew will present the show at the Georgia Thespian Conference.

Tonight, the tales of Shakespeare appear in Cook County.

“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” plays 7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 4, Carolyn Harris Performing Arts Center, Cook High School, Highway 37 East, Adel. Ticket: $5. More information: Call (229) 896-2213.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Jim Zachary Mug shot.jpg Zachary named The Valdosta Daily Times’ editor

    Veteran newspaper editor Jim Zachary has assumed the editor’s chair at The Valdosta Daily Times.
    During the past two decades Zachary has been one of the most decorated community newspaper journalists in Georgia and Tennessee.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140728-griner001.jpg Griner takes oath

     Surrounded by family, friends, and fellow commissioners, Clay Griner took the oath of office Monday morning as the Lowndes County Super District 5 commissioner.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140728-man_hunt001.jpg Dump truck thieves sought

    Authorities continued searching for suspects Monday evening connected to a stolen dump truck involved in a chase with law-enforcement.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • City workers strike natural gas main

    A gas leak evacuated a neighborhood Monday when workers struck a natural gas main.

    July 29, 2014

  • education.jpg Desegregation status approved

    Forty-three years after an initial lawsuit was filed to force the system to desegregate, Valdosta City Schools has officially been approved for “unitary status.”

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ARociewilliams_002.jpg Woman shares nearly a century of lessons

    With nearly 100 years of life under her belt, Ocie Viola Williams has plenty of advice to share with the world. Her top two pieces of advice: know the importance of education and don’t expect a teacher to raise your child for you. 

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • psst1 photo page copy.jpg PSST! finishes peachy season

    Peach State Summer Theatre concluded its 2014 season Sunday, a season which broke attendance records for the professional musical theatre company.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_2381.jpeg Award-winning young professionals share success secrets

    The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber’s MetroOne Young Professionals hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday at the Hilton Garden Inn to highlight successful business practices.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140726_summerlibrary002.jpg Library celebrates end of summer reading program

    With the first day of school just around the corner, students are soaking in the last few weeks of summer vacation. The end of summer also means the end of the South Georgia Regional Library’s 2014 summer reading program.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • artseason1 copy.jpg A sneak peek at some area arts organizations’ 2014-15 seasons

    Beethoven. Tennessee Williams. Non-stop art. Two versions of “The Wizard of Oz.” The 2014-15 arts season is coming.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

Top News
Poll

Do you agree with the millage rate increases?

Yes. We need to maintain services
No. Services should have been cut.
     View Results