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February 18, 2013

Triton Arts to present 'Anything Goes'

Rowley Town Notebook
Michelle Pelletier Marshall

---- — For its spring musical production, Triton Arts will present “Anything Goes,” a comedy on the high seas, as a love quadrangle, cases of mistaken identity and the finding of true love take place aboard a cruise ship. Evening performances will be held on March 7, 8, and 9 at 7, and a matinee will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 10.

About 40 students in grades 9 to 12 from Triton Regional Middle and High schools have been practicing since January for this production, under the direction of Jessica Harms, with music direction by Susan Densmore, program coordinator for Triton Arts, and Holly Libert, the school’s accompanist for the choral groups.

Costumes are being created by Lisa Johnson, and set design and technical direction are provided by John Flynn, a Triton alumnus.

Seating is limited for the shows, and tickets are $10 (adults) and $5 (students and senior citizens.) Tickets can be purchased at For further information, contact Densmore at or at 978-462-8171, ext. 4271.

Music and lyrics for this production are by Cole Porter and the story is based on a book by Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.

The Triton Regional Schools Department of Visual and Performing Arts exists to provide excellent education in music, drama and visual art to the students in the Triton Regional School District.


Join the Rowley Library Book Club and get reading “The Tiger’s Wife” by Téa Obreht, one of The New Yorker’s 20 best American fiction writers under 40. Copies of the book are available at the library so you can be prepared for the book club discussion on Thursday, March 7, at 6:30 at the library.


Rowley Town Clerk Susan Hazen reminds residents that all 2012 dog licenses expire on March 31. Application forms are available at the town clerk’s office. Licenses are $10, with the cost escalating $5 a month after May 1. Additionally, residents are reminded that town census forms were mailed out last month and are now due back to the clerk’s office.


The Rowley Historical Society’s new cookbook “Recipes and Remembrances” is under way and additional recipes are still being accepted. Send a favorite recipe, whether it’s main course, appetizer, dessert or a special treat, to: Rowley Historical Society, 124 Main St., Rowley, email it to:, or drop it off at the town clerk’s office at Town Hall.


Michelle Pelletier Marshall covers Rowley for The Daily News. She can be reached at