BRUNSWICK — New England Regional Theater Company, formerly known as New England Youth Theater, will hold a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Jan. 29, to raise funds for its upcoming season.

Tickets for the dinner, to be served from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church on McKeen Street, are $8 for adults, $5 for children. Besides dinner, there will be raffles, and children will appear in a local production of “Disney’s Mulan, Jr.”

NERTC has scheduled the following shows for all ages, with performances at Montgomery Theater at Morse High School:

Spring 2011: “The Sound of Music.” The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein, this classic Broadway musical adaption, set in 1930s, is based on the true story of the Von Trapp family and their escape from Austria.

Summer 2011: “Footloose.” Based on the classic 1984 movie, this stage adaption follows the story of Ren, a young man who tries to bring music and dance back to a small town. Among the ’80s hits in the show are “The Girl Gets Around,” “Holding Out for a Hero”and the title song, “Footloose.”

Fall 2011: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” This show follows the biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors. One of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s earliest musicals, the show will celebrate its 43rd anniversary this year.

Winter 2011: “The Nutcracker.” This original take on the classic tale, to be presented by the New England Youth Ensemble, will feature an updated musical score based on the classic Tchaikovsky score, original choreography and a modern concept.


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