New Philadelphia, Ohio - The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County is inviting the community to come out for an evening of local entertainment to benefit an organization spreading neighborly love throughout Tuscarawas County.  

The group will be hosting their annual Community Caring Variety Show this Saturday at the theatre at 466 Carrie Ave. NW. Tickets are $10 at the door by cash or check only, and all proceeds will benefit The Good Neighbor Project, as chosen by the community through an online vote.

Organizer Kait Gallagher-Wilsterman says this is something they do every year as a way to give back to the community. 

“The Little Theatre has been so lucky to be continuously supported by our community, and this is our opportunity to give back,” she says.

Local acts slated to perform at the event include: Fan favorite  - Fairy Godmother Meriweather (portrayed by show co-organizer Kettie Kneuss); singers  - Paige Martin (Tuscarawas), Emily Lewis (Gnaden),  Marc Davis (New Phila), Jordyn Freetage (Massillon), Eric S. Grow (Hartville), Belle Fockler (Dover); and Michael Brindley (New Phila); a choreographed routine featuring singers Grace Williams (New Phila) and Kaleigh McCutcheon (Dover), and dancers, Ella Incarnato, Laney Gotschall, and Elle Hall; cloggers - Madi Foster and Morgan Huston (Dover); magician magician, Kadeyn Steffl (Dover); singer Chloe Martin (Tusky) with dancer Maya Lewis (Gnaden); and a duet by singers Mykala Aldergate (Sherrodsville) and Sarah Jane Spies (Dover).

In addition to the entertainment, there will be a 50/50 raffle and a lottery tree raffle. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 10 for $5. The event will also feature a $10 Wine Pull where every participant will receive a mystery bottle of wine to take home. No credit cards will be accepted.

The theatre will open at 6 pm with auditorium doors opening at 6:30. The performance starts at 7 pm and includes a short intermission.

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