During the 2006-07 school year, Havre de Grace's Tom Barnes was looking for a place to make use of his dramatic talents. He had acted in community theatres throughout the country and had two sons in Meadowvale Elementary School, Ken Coughlan said.
"He [Barnes] noticed there wasn't much in the area for acting for that age group," Coughlan, president of the Havre de Grace Drama Guild, explained.
Barnes began with a production of "Mother Goose, Inc.," through Meadowvale Elementary School.
"It was such a success and garnered so much interest that the following year, he approached the Havre de Grace Parks and Recreation Committee about starting a...