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Stagedoor Manor Reunion on July 24th

Stagedoor Manor, the prestigious performing arts camp, will be having a reunion on Sunday, July 24th in Loch Sheldrake, NY to celebrate the artistic training center's 30th Anniversary summer. All alumni are invited to attend the reunion.

The reunion will take place on Sunday, July 24th at Kutchers. It will include a video retrospective spanning Stagedoor's 30-year history and will feature such famous alumni faces as: Robert Downey, Jr., Mandy Moore, Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Josh Charles, Felicity Huffman, Jon Cryer, Michael Ian Black, Mary Stuart Masterson, Bryce Dallas Howard, director Sean Levy (Pink Panther, Cheaper by the Dozen), stage director Gordon Greenberg (The Baker's Wife), director Tina Landau (Floyd Collins) writer/director Todd Graff (Camp), screenwriter Mr. Blue (Death of a Dynasty, State Property 2), and Broadway stars Amy Ryan (A Streetcar Named Desire), Michelle Federer (Wicked), Sara Kramer (Mamma Mia!), and many more. Graff based the exuberant film Camp upon his experiences at Stage Door.

"Thirty years ago when my parents looked to the future they never could have imagined all the lives Stagedoor would touch," said Cindy Samuelson, the daughter of founders Carl and Elsie Samuelson. "My parents adored children, loved theater and understood the creative spirit. Stagedoor has always been a family and we hope this anniversary will be a chance for alumni to reconnect and celebrate."

The camp is also putting together a live alumni cabaret performance featuring some of Stagedoor's best moments. It is tentatively scheduled to include performances from some famous faces. Nationally-recognized theater director Michael Larsen is handling the alumni performances, including appearances by Josh Charles, Yancy Arias, Cryer, Graff, Federer, Jonathan Marc Sherman, with more alumni also signing on as well.

For more information about the camp, visit www.stagedoormanor.com. For more information about attending the reunion please contact Konnie Kittrell at stagedooralum@aol.com or David Quinn at alumni@stagedoormanor.com.


 

 


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