Tenth Annual Farm Follies Theater

 

Eight plays were included with titles such as, “Chomp, Crunch, Moo”; “Cropside Out”; and “Fox With Crops”.

Approximately 200 fans enjoyed the outstanding production. Farm Bureau Board members, provide funding as well as assistance in set-building,  set-up, stage crew and master of ceremonies duties.  Monetary awards are given to the schools for 1st, 2nd 3rd places as determined by a panel of three judges.  The playwrights also receive $50 for their contributions.  The children enjoy refreshments served by the Farm Bureau Women’s Committee.  The Gifted and Talented teachers are presented with a bouquet of flowers in recognition of their contribution to the event.

 

Fifty-three students participated in the 2019 production of Farm Follies.  The plays are written by local 7th and 8th grade Creativity Gifted and Talented Students and performed by 4th and 5th grade Drama Gifted and Talented Students.

 

 

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