Thanks to all of you who came out to see Almost, Maine. Because of you we raised a lot of money for scholarships.

Here are a few pictures from our run, we can’t wait to see you all again next year!


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You can buy tickets for the show either online here:

Meet the cast of Almost, Maine!!

Jakob Peets, Theresa Drexler, Michael Spegar, Olivia Dubiel, Ryan D Maddux, Abigail Heimel, Sarah Obert, Courtney VonVett, Andy Freeman,
Jeff Johnson, Beth Ryan, Emma Dalen, Jonathon Rehlander, Rachel Black Traynham, Eric Penniston, Cassie Kautzman, Zack Hime



Steel Magnolias has wrapped and thanks to all who helped in the success in this play. This is one of the most profitable plays in our seven years here at CHFAF. We can’t wait to do another show for you. Keep coming back for more info on our next selection.


The cast has been chosen! It was a very tough decision with so many talented actors who auditioned for this years show. Hope to see all of you at the next audition.

CHFAF would like to present you the cast of

 Steel Magnolias

by Robert Harling 


Shelby – Emily Johnson
Truvy – Allison Hawley
Clairee – Barbara Franklin
Kim Davis – Understudy
M’Lynn – Christine DeZelar-Tiedman
Beth Kellner – Understudy
Ouiser – Naomi Jones
Mary Hall Nehring -Understudy
Annelle- Meg Breithaupt
Rachel Traynham – Understudy




The rehearsals for Steel Magnolias are underway. The cast is having a blast doing this show and they can not wait to show you all the hard work they have put in. Tickets are only $10 and they are on sale either at the door or with a cast member. July 27th – July 29th @ 7pm and July 30th @ 2pm.


Auditions for Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling will be held at the Community Grounds Coffee Shop in Columbia Heights Minnesota. The auditions will be April 28th 6:30pm – 8:00pm on Friday night and April 29th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm on Saturday afternoon. No need to prepare anything for the auditions. Auditions will be in the back room. Show dates are from July 27 – July 30.

                               560 40th Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421

Columbia Heights Fine Arts Foundation has acquired the rights to perform Steel Magnolias this summer!



We will be sending more information soon regarding auditions which take place late April.

Jonathon Rehlander will be directing.

And that’s a wrap…

The final showing of A Night of Romantic Comedy is in the books. A very successful run with a very talented cast. Here are a few pictures taken from the cast.


Show dates are July 21st-23rd at 7:30pm and July24th at 2pm.

Come see 3 very funny shows under one roof. All tickets are $10.

You can buy them from any cast or crew member or at the door.chfafsummer

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Some of the cast spreading the word for “A Night of Romantic Comedy” in the 2016 Columbia Heights Jamboree. We passed out close to 1200 flyers to promote the show and the director Keith Roberts talked to the North Metro TV crew and got a plug on air! Tickets are available for $10.00 either at the door or from a cast or crew member.

Photo credit for picture on left Jonathon Rehlander. Photo credit for picture on right Tom Peets

Rehearsals have started for “A Night of Romantic Comedy” here are some shots from a couple of them.

This year CHFAF will be doing “A Night of Romantic Comedy” featuring The Most Lamentable Tale for Pyramis and Thisbe from Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night Dream, Wedding Day- Act 3 for Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite and Sure Thing from All in the Timing. All are great comedic depictions of romance and the struggle to maintain it. The show starts at 7:30pm starting  July 21st – July 23rd and there is a matinee on July 24th at 2pm. Tickets are $10 at the door or you can get them from the cast.