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Join us this Sunday the 21st  at 7pm for SHINING LOVE – keeping the Valentine’s Vibe Alive. is an open link – anyone can watch it)

Red Earth Theatre presents the Online Play Project ‘Shining Love’
poetry, music, letters and a little Shakespeare

Performed by Michael and Candace Gallagher, Jeanie Carroll, Maya and JJ Rodriguez, Iain Paterson, Joan Westmoreland,Terra Shelman, Steve Jenness, Mary Gladieux, Sandi Schenholm, Scott Coopwood, Karla Stamps, Jill Trenholm, Nancy Melmon, Julia Lorehn on the Violin, Kate Hawkes and Carmen Bedoya (all the way from Peru).

Performances include original poetry by Nancy Lee Melmon and Nancy Ruby (read by Sandi Schenholm);  an original 10minute play in 3 ‘acts’ by Terra Shelman and Steve Jenness,- ‘Love in the Time of Virus  – in which a couple continents apart communicate by letters; the song ‘Love Takes Love  written and performed by Jill Trenholm; and a magical experience of love by a mother about to give birth written and performed by Mary Gladieux.
Sullivan Ballou’s final letter to his wife during the Civil War is read by Michael Gallagher with violin played by Julia Lorehn, we hear poetry by Billy Collins, Khalil Gibran, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Pablo Neruda. Oscar Wilde, George Carlin and AA Milne put in appearance. And Shakespeare always has something to say, this time through Beatrice and Benedict (Karla Stamps and Scott Coopwood) and the love-lorn Berowne (from Love Labor’s Lost). Jeanie Carroll sings a Nat King Cole standard with her 7 year old grand-daughter  and Iain Paterson delivers a unique interpretation of ‘Chasing Cars’ by Snow Patrol.
Threaded throughout are a wide range of quotes on love, and the beautiful biblical passage 1 Corinthians 13, is read by Kate Hawkes, with images accompanying the text.

Join the cast at the end when we all sing  ‘Love Love Love’ by – who else? The Beatles! before we give you a special Zoomed Curtain Call.

When: Sunday 21st Feb, 7pm
Where: Online at

Suggested Donation $10  – at the Donate button above

‘SHINING LOVE brief program
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Program 2

Pink Nectar Cafe

Rescheduled to 2021

Directed By: Kate Hawkes and Amy Waddell
Live Music: Leah Bee
Performers include long time Red Earth favorites Terra Shelman, Joan Westmoreland, Dave Belkiewitz, Mitchell McDermott, Ashlee Threlkeld and Mary Gladieux with Michael Cosentino, Zeke Collins and new to Red Earth’s main stage Maxwell Peters, Michael Gallagher, Abby Heydorn and, in his first performance with Red Earth, Buffalo Child as Grey Clouds.

‘Pink Nectar Café – A Theatrical Journey Through the Mysteries of the Wilderness, People and Dreams’

Pink Nectar Cafe


Rescheduled to 2021

Tricia Greer, Andrea Ferraz, Ashlee Threlkeld, Terra Shelman, Vanessa Jackson, Cathy Ransom, and Karla Stamps
Directed By: Kate Hawkes
Special Guest: Music Director/Pianist Mike Van Liew
Violinist: Sonja Whisman