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Killer Rabbits And Coconuts Continue At The Renaissance

6 Mar , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse from Renaissance Performing Arts Association

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” the production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot” retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.

The Renaissance Theatre is hosting a two-weekend run of the musical comedy, Monty Python’s Spamalot, with gut-busting performances Sunday afternoon at 2:30 PM, as well as on March 12 at 8:00 PM, and the closing performance March 13 at 2:30 PM.

Although Spamalot  takes most of its cues from the cult classic film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail,  it also includes additional material from “Flying Circus” and the other Monty Python films, which adds a wide array of comedy that’s enjoyable for cast members and audiences alike.

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The Renaissance Theatre Receives $100,000 ARPA Grant

29 Jan , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

The Renaissance Theatre has announced that it has been approved to receive an American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic. 

The Renaissance is recommended to receive $50,000 in 2022, with an additional amount of $50,000 in 2023. This funding is intended to save jobs and to fund operations and facilities, and will be used by the Renaissance to purchase health and safety supplies, pay artist fees, and assist with the cost of utilities for the historic Renaissance Theatre. In total, the NEA will award grants totaling $57,750,000 to 567 arts organizations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Washington, DC.

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