This summer’s production of The Wedding Singer marks the 56th continuous summer musical presented by Avon Summer Theater. A talented group of over 40 students from area schools, including Farmington HS, Avon HS, Canton HS, Classical Magnet School, Miss Porter’s, Kingswood Oxford, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and Talcott Academy, have come together to present this fun comedy based on the hit movie and featuring 80’s-style music.
For five weeks, the group works on a summer musical, which always draws an enthusiastic audience. Considered by many of the students to be the best part of their summer, the program not only includes evening rehearsals, but also sponsors many activities encouraging the students to form a tight community, which helps them to perform better as a company. They watch movies, go bowling and get together after rehearsals to have a good time. Students not only return to AST for another great summer the following year, but they form friendships which last year-round and into college, going to support each other’s school shows and other events. … Continue Reading