OCP Presents Summer Serenade July 9-10

OCP Presents Summer Serenade July 9-10


The Orange County Players will return to the stage Fri., Sat., July 9, and 10 with ‘Summer Serenade.’

Performances will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Paoli First Presbyterian Church with doors opening at 6:30 each evening.

‘Summer Serenade’ is a musical revue featuring the singing talents of Steve Gorman, Kate Henderson, Beverly Hester, Larry Hollan, Hannah McClure, and Gary Spear. Gorman and Henderson also dance. Hester will play the mandolin,  while Spear will play the guitar. McClure will bake cookies for the show, and Hollan will be at the piano.

Director Kate Henderson put together a Post-COVID format that captures We’ll Survive, Staying Positive,  Looking Back and Looking Forward including favorites “Top of the World,” “These Are My People,” “Leavin’s Not The Only Way To Go,” “A Wonderful Day Like Today,” “Make Someone Happy,” “Smile,” “Happy Days/Get Happy,” and “I Can See Clearly Now.”

‘Summer Serenade’ also features “I Dreamed A Dream,” “Come By The Hills,” “Steppin’ Out,” “Salvation Song,” “The Body Electric,” “You Will Be Found,” and “What A Wonderful World.”

“This is the first show in over a year since the Covid shutdown,” said Summer Serenade Director Kate Henderson. “We wanted to do an upbeat and positive show for our first one back.  Our ‘Summer Serenade’ is just that. It is filled with old songs, folk songs and new songs. Songs that will make you laugh and reminisce. There will even be some dancing going on.”

Tickets for ‘Summer Serenade’ should cost $10. Through the generous donations of its patrons, Orange County Players will sell tickets for $5 per person in advance or at the door. “Of course additional OCP Patron donations would be accepted,” said Henderson.

Tickets are available from any cast member, or by making reservations at 812-723-5672.