Crouch Auditorium

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Brian Schroeder, Zach’s father Brian Beam, Newcastle Science Teacher Zach Beam, Zach’s wife Crystal Beam, Weston County School District #1 Superintendent Brad LaCroix,  and Newcastle High School Principal Bryce Hoffman.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include additional information.  A short ceremony in Crouch Auditorium on Thursday, Sept.  22, proved to hold a big surprise for one high school teacher, and the reason for the unannounced assembly at Crouch Auditorium became apparent after the Pledge...
The Weston County Concert Association kicks off the 2022-23 season on Sept. 26 with the five-person a Capella group Backtrack Vocals. The concert will be at Crouch Auditorium at 7 p.m. The New York City-based group infuses  humor into its performances, showing versatility in a repertoire that...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Weston County Concert Association is bringing comedian Chipper Lowell and “The Chipper Experience” to the Crouch auditorium stage on March 27 at 3 p.m. The comedian and magician promises a family-friendly show for all ages.  Described as a one-man show where...
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Reporter   A relevant musical about the common struggles in the daily life of a teenager is coming to Newcastle Middle School on March 28. “S’Cool,” composed by Roger Emerson and Matt Cleveland, will be performed by the seventh and eighth grade choir and “portrays a day in the...

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Second-graders performed several songs at the Newcastle Elementary School concert on Dec. 2 in the Crouch Auditorium. The popular school concerts are free and open to the public.

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Crouch Auditorium is once again being filled with the sounds of Christmas as students from all three of Newcastle’s schools take the stage to spread holiday cheer through December.  While the kindergarten through second grade students have already performed,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Enjoy the feel of The New Odyssey in 2021 with The New Odyssey Guy, coming to the Crouch Auditorium on Nov. 20 at 7 p.m., thanks to the Weston County Concert Association.  Gary Todd, now performing as the New Odyssey Guy, began his entertainment career at the age of...

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Weston County Concert Association’s season continues on Oct. 30 with the presentation of America’s Sweethearts, a female vocal trio singing songs from the “Greatest Generation” era. 

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Watch out, Weston County, America’s Sweethearts are coming to town on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m., thanks to the Weston County Concert Association.  The all-female vocal trio, with piano accompaniment, follows in the vocal steps of the Andrews Sisters, according to information...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Plans to reinstate the Weston County Concert Association are moving forward after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to board member Jan Ellis.  She said the group is very excited to bring another round of family-friendly entertainment back to Weston...

Crouch Auditorium, located in Newcastle High School, recently received a much needed upgrade, including new lighting and new stage curtains. New LED lighting replaced the old halogen lights, and the new curtains, including special effects curtains, will allow for much more staging capabilities. 

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   The Crouch Auditorium, located in Newcastle High School, has been a favored educational and community asset for many years, and recently a new lighting system and new curtains were installed to bring the auditorium more up to date.  “Most of the auditorium is...

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On March 9, Kenny Ahern entertained Newcastle at the Crouch Auditorium. The third concert of the Weston County Concert Association 2019-2020 season, a couple hundred were laughing and clapping in appreciation to the maniacal antics of Ahern, who constantly got members of the audience involved in the show.  Above, he includes Dakotta and Tayson Wheeler in a plate balancing act.

K enny Ahern filled the Crouch auditorium with laughter and applause as he brought his unique blend of maniacal mayhem to the stage on March 9. But it didn’t remain on stage for long. Ahern was continually coming out into the audience of about 200 people, getting them involved in the clowning....

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