2017 Season

The 2017 Season! Our 80th Season!!


“The Glass Menagerie” directed by Nathan Miles (AACTFest 2017 Entry) - February 16-19, April 1, April 7 (Lafayette, LA)

“Once On This Island” directed by Chris Eubank - June 1-4, 8-11

Youth Performing Arts Workshop “Mulan, Jr.” directed by Sandy Goad and Ronnie Gray - July 20-23

“The 39 Steps” directed by Tyler Bunch - September 8-10, 14-16

Haunted House directed by Nathan Gibbs - October 20-21, 27-28, 31 TICKETS ON SALE!!

“’Heaven Cent” directed by Robert Schumacher - December 14-17 AUDITION NOTICE!!


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Monday, October 16, 2017

Heaven Cent Cast List


Thank you to everybody who auditioned! These were some very tough choices but we are pleased to present the cast of Heaven Cent! Rehearsals begin tonight at 7:00 at 424 N. Dal Paso and will continue there until the Haunted House has cleared out of the Playhouse. (See your email or text for specific directions). 

Performances will be December 14-17.

Congratulations again to everybody!

Cast: 
  • Abraham/Bishop: Steve Townsend
  • Isaac: Annedee Bushway
  • I AM: Julz Minjares
  • Zedekiel: Arthur Jenkins
  • Noel: Jaqueline Thornell
  • Peter: Zach Jackson
  • Noel's mother: Randi Jackson 
  • Young Noel: Jasmine Bentle
  • Baby Noel: Alina Lussow
  • Nestor: Chad Collins
  • Nestor's mother: Laura Brewster
  • Young Nestor: Tyler Dayley
  • Seminary students: Dallas Jenkins, Zhora Price, Tiffani Stuber, Olivia Townsend
  • Churchgoers/Carolers/Crew: Molly Townsend, Olivia Townsend, Momo Thornton, Cindy Bentle, Tammy Dayley, Kerri Gray, Destiny Windham, Liberty Cereceres, Emily Case, Christie Harkness 

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Auditions & Haunt Progress

Happy Friday the 13th Playhouse fans! Lots of exciting things happening this weekend.

Auditions for the George Cameron Grant play “Heaven Cent” directed by Robert Schumacher will be Saturday and Sunday the 14 & 15 at 7:00 pm at the Western Heritage Museum. Parts available for all ages, the script also specifically calls for a few teenagers!

Work continues on the Haunted House which opens next weekend. Look for your BOGO coupon in the Hobbs American Classifieds aka the Thrifty Nickel, the Hobbs News-Sun, or Noticias Del Sol. Coupon is good opening night only (October 20) so grab a friend (or two, or ten), pick up a paper and head on over for a frightfully fun trip to ancient Egypt and beyond!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Tickets now on sale for our Haunted House

Want to get a jump on the scariest event of the Playhouse season?  Get your tickets now for our annual Haunted House!!

The Community Players of Hobbs presents the 8th annual Haunted House, directed by Nathan Gibbs.

Take a trip with us to ancient Egypt and visit King Tut's tomb where trouble has been brewing amongst the pyramids. If you survive that, face your everyday fears with our second haunt exploring both popular and obscure urban legends... Are they fact or fiction? You decide...

The haunt runs October 20, 21, 27, 28, and 31 at 8:00 pm.

Tickets are just $10 and include admission to both haunts.

Get yours online in advance, print them out or we can scan them from your phone.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Auditions: Heaven Cent

Audition Notice:
Auditions for George Cameron Grant's dramatic comedy 
"Heaven Cent" 
directed by Robert Schumacher 
will be
October 14-15
7:00 pm
at the Western Heritage Museum 

Plenty of parts available for both men and women of all ages, 
 1 teenage boy and 1 teenage girl are also needed. 

Miracles abound on Christmas Eve when the divine intervention of a well-intentioned but hapless angel beings a homeless teenage girl and missionary priest to the same place at the same time. 

Performance dates will be December 14-17 at the Playhouse

Help needed for 21st CCLC theatre program

Good evening Playhouse fans! Some help is needed for a theatre program at Taylor Elementary October 16-20 from 8am-4pm, which is being put on as part of the 21ST CCLC Program. They are seeking an individual to provide assistance who is able to drive, help get props, etc., and who is available to work in the classroom at Taylor elementary during the day. A small stipend is available for gas and time. For more information, please email us at communityplayersofhobbs@gmail.com

Thank you.

2018 Season Submissions Deadline Extended

Good morning Playhouse fans!

The deadline for submissions for the 2018 season has been extended! Submissions are due Monday, October 9, 2017 by 5:00 pm. Please submit 3 shows for consideration, with a script and separate cover sheet/submission form for each. The form can be found at either of the links below. You can email your PDF submissions to Leigh Melton at  bladez@valornet.com or contact him to make other arrangements. Directors wishing to submit a show must attend the Artistic Board meeting to present their shows and plans for production on Sunday, November 5th at 2:00 at 201 N. Thorp.

Play proposal forms, please disregard the 2017 date:

PDF: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2KWG7vyEsAXUjZMXzVTcEFSd2s

Excel: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2KWG7vyEsAXS0MzOE0tdDNhQW8

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

AUDITIONS: Haunted House

AUDITION NOTICE: Haunted House


Auditions for the 8th annual Haunted House,
directed by Nathan Gibbs, will be


Wednesday & Thursday

September 20-21

7:00 pm

at the Playhouse

1700 N. Grimes


Anybody interested in helping with the haunt will need to be at these meetings. 
Those under 18 will need to bring a parent or legal guardian with them.

Come ready to work (clothes you can get dirty, closed toed shoes, etc.) More information will be available at that time. 

The Haunted house will run October 20-21, 27-28, and 31

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The 39 Steps Opens This Week!

Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps directed by Tyler Bunch opens this Friday, September 8th at 8 pm and continues on the 9th at 8:00 & 10th at 2:00, with three more chances to see it on the 14th, 15th, and 16th at 8:00 pm. Do you need a better reason to see it? We've got 39 reasons to see The 39 Steps and our countdown got a little off track (see #28). Here's your chance (and ours) to catch up on why you need to see this hilarious show:

1 it's funny
2 there is a really cool looking telephone
3 a fish may or may not be slapped
4 trench coats
5 Steps are good for your health
6 you don't know what 39 Steps means and you're curious
7 there are British people just like Harry Potter
8 it's an adventure!
9 toy airplanes
10 kilts. Enough said
11 old people. Who doesn't love old people?
12 a rather passionate speech about life and love
13 seriously good-looking actors
14 see reason 13. These people are gorgeous
15 because 39 is better than 24 AND 25
16 ruggedly handsome men
17 shadows. Mysterious, I know
18 the joy of live theatre
19 romance. Date night? *wink wink*
20 go back and see reasons 13 and 14. For real, they are basically supermodels
21 a street lamp for all the Narnia lovers
22 pretty underwear
23 old ladies screaming
24 there's sheep!
25 see an entire car be built in 10 seconds
26 see previous reasons 13, 14 and 20
27 German spies
28 high speed train chases
29 evil dudes missing fingers
30 PLOT TWISTS
31 bagpipe music
32 go ahead and refer back to numbers 13, 14, 20 and 26. I can't express how beautiful these performers are. Come see for yourself
33 a fine, roaring fire
34 if you like Alfred Hitchcock, this is a must see
35 there are only 6 chances to see it!
36 we have puppies.
37 I lied about #36, but you can imagine the puppies
38 everyone loves a good death scene, right? It's all good fun!

"But that's only 38!" you say? Have no fear, check back tomorrow for the final reason on our list of why everybody should see this show. In the meantime, go get your tickets today!

https://buy.ticketstothecity.com/purchase.php?event_id=5640

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

39 reasons to see The 39 Steps (part 1)

The Playhouse production of Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps opens in just a few weeks. Adapted by Patrick Barlow and directed by Tyler Bunch, "The 39 Steps", brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit Olivier Award Winning Comedy.

Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay, complete with stiff-upper-lip, British gung-ho and pencil moustache as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents, and, of course, devastatingly beautiful women.

This wonderfully inventive and gripping comedy thriller features six fearless actors, playing 139 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced fun and thrilling action.

Show dates are September 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 (8 PM) and September 10 (2 PM). Tickets are $10 and are on sale now! Click here to get yours!

To celebrate we have been counting down the days until opening night with 39 Reasons to see The 39 Steps! Each day will be a different reason, so be sure to check our Facebook page every day to see all the reasons! We're up to number 16, so if you haven't followed along, here's a good start! Want to know the rest? Follow us on Facebook or sign up for our text alerts! We will also be sending out the rest via email as opening night approaches! See you in September!

39 Reasons to see The 39 Steps
1 it's funny
2 there is a really cool looking telephone
3 a fish may or may not be slapped
4 trench coats
5 Steps are good for your health
6 you don't know what 39 Steps means and you're curious
7 there are British people just like Harry Potter
8 it's an adventure!
9 toy airplanes
10 kilts. Enough said
11 old people. Who doesn't love old people?
12 a rather passionate speech about life and love
13 seriously good-looking actors
14 see reason 13. These people are gorgeous
15 because 39 is better than 24 AND 25
16 ruggedly handsome men
Stay tuned for more!!!!!

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for "The 39 Steps"!

Tickets are now on sale for "The 39 Steps"!

Tyler Bunch directs Alfred Hitchcock’s classic spy thriller, "The 39 Steps", brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit Olivier Award Winning Comedy.

Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay, complete with stiff-upper-lip, British gung-ho and pencil moustache as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents, and, of course, devastatingly beautiful women.

This wonderfully inventive and gripping comedy thriller features six fearless actors, playing 139 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced fun and thrilling action.

Show dates are September 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 (8 PM) and September 10 (2 PM).  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased through our website www.communityplayersofhobbs.com

Sunday, July 16, 2017

39 Steps Cast List

 Thank you everyone for coming out to the 39 Steps auditions this weekend.  We had a great turnout and it was a very difficult decision.  With that said, congrats to the cast!  The first rehearsal will be July 24 at 7pm at the Playhouse.

39 Steps Cast


Richard Hannay Caleb Henning
Pamela Marissa Davis
Clown 1 Slayde Goss
Clown 2 Chad Collins
Annabella/Margret Chloe Smith
Higgins/Mrs. Jordan/Mrs. McGarrigle Nikka Sylvas



39 Steps Crew




Director
Tyler Bunch

Assistant Director Erin Anderson
Stage Manager
Lucy Acosta


Dialect Coach                                     Nathan Miles






Thursday, July 13, 2017

Mulan Jr. opens in one week!!!

The Community Players of Hobbs Youth Performing Arts Workshop production of Disney's Mulan Jr. opens in one week!

Don't miss your chance to see all the hard work put in by these fantastic kids!

Show dates are
July 20, 21 & 22 at 7:30 pm
and July 23 at 2:00 pm

Tickets are just $10 and are selling fast! Get yours today!

https://buy.ticketstothecity.com/purchase.php?event_id=5515