Gypsy opens on March 20
The musical Gypsy is just about ready to hit the stage at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp with a premier performance on March 20. The play will continue with performances on March 21, 22, 26, 27, 28 and 29. Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m.; all other performances begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door, or $20 for a front-row seat. Family discounts are available. For more information, call (509) 429-0454.
Gypsy is based on the life story of Gypsy Rose Lee. Stage and music direction are under the guidance of Nadine Van Hees, and Jody Love is choreographer.
Loads of talent at Keyboard Confections
The annual Keyboard Confections event on March 21 at the Merc Playhouse in Twisp will showcase pianists from both the Methow and Okanogan Valleys in an evening of diverse musical offerings. A delectable array of desserts will complement the musical program at intermission, accompanied by the Hottell Ragtime Jazz Band.
Master of ceremonies Michael Brady will play a selection and will introduce Methow Valley soloists Nancy Acheson, Alice Glandon, Linda Mendro and Dick Volckmann. Duet partners Liv Aspholm and Ian DeLong, Lynette Westendorf and Maggie Coon will also perform. Mariliz Romano and Doug Wilson from Tonasket and Kathleen Christensen from Omak will be on the stage as well.
The event begins at 7 p.m. and is sponsored by Cascadia. Community sponsors also include Twisp River Suites, the Law Offices of Michael Brady, KTRT Radio, John and Lyn Roth and Ann Henry. Cost is $15.
Father/daughter ball is back
The Father/Daughter Masquerade Ball is back, on March 21 at the Twisp Valley Grange from 6:30–8:30 p.m. The event includes food, games, prizes, a DJ, and masks provided for everyone. Tickets are $10 at the door, or $6 in advance (daughters 2 and under are free), and may be purchased at Hometown Pizza in Twisp and Robin’s Egg Bleu in Winthrop. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.