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Closed Door Entertainment presents The Foreigner
The City of Chattanooga’s Department of Education Arts & Culture announces the first event scheduled in the newly renovated Community Theatre upstairs at Memorial Auditorium. Following the Community Theatre’s grand rededication on Thursday, February 28, Closed Door Entertainment will kick off its 2013 season on Friday and Saturday, March 8-9 with three performances of The Foreigner. Show times are 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday evenings, with a 2:00 pm matinee on Saturday. This two-act comedy by American playwright Larry Shue has become a favorite of both professional and amateur theatre. The Foreigner earned two Obie Awards and two Outer Critics Circle Awards as Best New American Play and Best Off-Broadway Production.
Closed Door Entertainment is a community theater group that was founded in 2006 by Executive Director J.C. Smith. After its first production at Barking Legs Theatre that year, under the name M.M. Productions, CDE produced one show at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre and then found a home at the Catoosa County Colonnade in 2008. Since then CDE has presented over 40 productions including Annie, Camelot, Rent, The Music Man, White Christmas, My Fair Lady, and Grease. The company incorporated in 2011 as a 501c3 non-profit and prides itself in donating a portion of all ticket sales to a local charity each year. It also provides live entertainment to those who would otherwise be unable to buy tickets, by donating tickets to organizations like Big Brothers/ Big Sisters and Hosanna House. CDE offers theatrical opportunities to stage enthusiasts of all kinds; from carpenters, set designers and painters, to singers, dancers and actors.
Closed Door Entertainment presents The Foreigner at the Community Theatre upstairs at Memorial Auditorium for three performances on Friday and Saturday, March 8th and 9th. Tickets are $16 and $20 plus convenience fees. Tickets are available now at the
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