70th Year Celebration!
To help celebrate The Dover Foundation's 70th year we are pleased to present
The Dover Foundation, A Celebration of 70 Years 1947-2017
This 200 page hard backed book is a wonderful collection of photos and information celebrating the people, the shows,
the community spirit, and the ways the foundation has given back to Dover.
Please click here
or on the image below to download a form to order this book.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Dover Cultural Council,
a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
*** Come to the Fall 2017 Cabaret! ***
Friday November 17th, at 7 pm, in Kraft Hall
A wonderful fun evening of music, laughter, friends, and fun!
- Dinner, wine, beer and seltzer will be served
- Tickets will be available at the door:
$20 for adults, $10 for students 14 and under
Spring 2017 Musical: Guys and Dolls
Our May production of Guys and Dolls was fun and successful.
Thank you for your patronage!
Some Other Recent Productions:
The Dover Foundation is an energetic organization dedicated to promoting community spirit and community service. We are best known for our outstanding theatrical productions and for annually awarding generous college scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the town of Dover.
For over 65 years, we have brought people together for the love of a great theatrical experience, whether on stage, back stage or in the audience while raising over $450,000 in Scholarship monies.
We thank the Dover community for their support and look forward to many more years of great theater and community service.
2017 Scholarships have been awarded
The Dover Foundation presented its 2017 scholarship awards at Senior Awards Night on Wednesday May 31st.
Please visit our Scholarships page
to see details for this and previous years' awards.
Spring 2018 Production
Rumors, a farce by Neil Simon
Auditions and callbacks in the Dover Town House Great Hall
- Auditions Sunday December 3rd, 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm
- Callbacks if needed Tuesday December 5th, 2017 7:30pm-9:30pm
Performances May 3-5, 2018 in Kraft Hall in The Dover Church
- Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings May 3-5
- Saturday May 5 matinee
There will be two rehearsals a week to start with on Sunday and Tuesday evenings from 7pm - 9pm.
Please see the audition form
for rehearsal dates and details.
We ask that you prepare a 1 - 2 minute comedic monologue to perform at the auditions.
This can be from any show and on any subject. There will be a selection of monologues available at the auditions if you don't find one you want to do.
You may also be required to do readings from Rumors, these will be supplied at the auditions.
Please don't forget to complete the audition form
and bring it together with a photograph of yourself to the auditions.
If you have any questions or would like to find out how you can get involved behind the scenes please contact Ruth Townsend at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Directed by Bruce Von Rosenvinge
Produced by Ruth Townsend
Stage Management by Lisa Kane
The Dover Foundation is always looking for new members, especially directors and producers to spearhead future productions, and backstage help!
Please contact us if you would like to fill one of these roles. Call a board member you know on the phone, or send us a letter at
The Dover Foundation
P.O. Box 69
Dover, MA 02030
or send us an email at