Spring Grove High School students will be presenting the one-act comedy, “Lip Service” by Bradley Hayward on Friday, Jan. 24, for the public and then the next day for the subsection one-act contest at Rushford. Cast members are, in front, Rhiannon Skauge, Elliott Cross, Kaitlin Bratland and Emily Guberud. In back are, Vivian Kampschroer, Sammi Boyd, Lance Hegge, Colin Matzke, Hank Hegge, Gabrielle Murphy and Mariah Edgington. Not shown are Carrie Hagen, Stine Myrah and Cameron Sylling. PHOTO: MARLENE DESCHLER/SPRING GROVE HERALD<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->
Spring Grove High School students will be presenting the one-act comedy, “Lip Service” by Bradley Hayward on Friday, Jan. 24, for the public and then the next day for the subsection one-act contest at Rushford. Cast members are, in front, Rhiannon Skauge, Elliott Cross, Kaitlin Bratland and Emily Guberud. In back are, Vivian Kampschroer, Sammi Boyd, Lance Hegge, Colin Matzke, Hank Hegge, Gabrielle Murphy and Mariah Edgington. Not shown are Carrie Hagen, Stine Myrah and Cameron Sylling. PHOTO: MARLENE DESCHLER/SPRING GROVE HERALD

An evening of family entertainment with laughter, music and delicious desserts awaits as Spring Grove School students present two different productions - "Lip Service" and "Treasure Island" on Friday, Jan. 24.

"Lip Service" by Bradley Hayward is the one-act play competition piece. This performance is part of the dessert theater that is a fundraiser for the drama club. "Treasure Island" presented by the sixth grade class, has been added to this special evening due to school being released early on its original performance date.

The dessert theater evening has been updated to include both performances. The doors open at 6 p.m. with dessert being served until 7 p.m. Admission to the event is free, but free-will donations will be accepted. There will be table seating where attendees can sit and purchase desserts and beverages from a menu. Student staff will be serving as if it is a real restaurant. Chair seating will also be available.

At 7 p.m. the sixth grade class will take the stage in the gymnasium with their musical adaptation of "Treasure Island." All sixth grade students participate in the musical and have put many hours of practice and rehearsal into their production. They are directed by Rachel Storlie and Kristi Anderson.

After final bows from the "Treasure Island" cast, the set will change to prepare for the "Lip Service" production by the one-act cast under the direction of Megan Miller. This production takes place at a romantic restaurant, Pardonnez Moi. Charlie is planning on proposing to Laura here. However, the quirky, inept staff complicates Charlie's plans, as the only kind of service they can really give is a whole lot of lip.

During the set change, desserts and beverages will also be available for purchase. The one-act students will be competing the following day at the sub-sectional one-act contest in Rushford.

The evening is sure to be entertaining with the talents of the students on stage. What better way to spend a winter evening than with sweets, music and laughter!