Over the River and Through The WoodsAACTFEST 2001

CST's production of Over The River and Through The Woods has won top honors at the regional, state, and national theatre competitions.


December 2000 - The production was an audience favorite when it was presented during the regular CST Season.

March 2001 - The show competed at OCTAFEST in Tulsa, OK, where it was chosen as one of the shows to compete at Regionals. In addition, it won other awards: Outstanding Production, Standing Ovation Audience Award, Ensemble Award for the cast, and Set Design.

April 2001 - The show competed at AACTFEST Region VI in Duncan, OK and was selected to complete as one of ten entries in the National competition. Region VI represents Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Arkansas.

June 2001 - The national AACTFEST competition took place in Harrisburg, PA. The show won Second Runner-Up and the cast received a special ensemble award.


About Festival Competition

The show packed into a 10'x10' area.According to the rules, all of the set pieces, furniture, and props must fit within a 10'x10' storage area (which is not an easy thing considering this show has a living room, dining room, and patio full of furniture, rugs, plants, and bric-a-brac).

The cast and crew have ten minutes to arrange this truckload of stuff onstage and prepare to perform. The performance is then restricted to 60 minutes. Immediately following the performance, the cast and crew have another ten minutes to strike the set and return everything to the storage area.

Congratulations to the cast and crew of OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS. You've worked very hard and we're very proud of your accomplishments.

Other Links:
Over The River And Through The Woods
- Original CST show page.
- Oklahoma Community Theatre Association
AACT - American Association of Community Theatres

The cast during competition performance.



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