2015 Season

The 2015 Season


"Things My Mother Taught Me" directed by Erin Gibbs. February 13, 14, 19, 20, 21

"Endgame" directed by Michelle Fox. April 9, 10, 11, 12

"Avenue Q" directed by Juston Harlin. June 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14

Youth Performing Arts Workshop - "Shrek: The Musical, Jr." directed by Sandy Goad & Ronnie Gray. July 16, 17, 18, 19.

CAST LIST PUBLISHED!

"Waiting for the Parade" directed by Karen Widman. September 10, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20.

Haunted House directed by Juston Harlin. October 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31.

"Everyone's Christmas Story" directed by Carey Lindner. December 10, 11, 12, 13.



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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for "Shrek: The Musical, Jr."

Our 2015 Summer Youth Performing Arts Workshop production is "Shrek: The Musical, Jr."!

Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared his entire life by anything that crosses his path, retreats to an ugly green swamp to exist in happy isolation. Suddenly, a gang of homeless fairy-tale characters (Pinocchio, Cinderella, the Three Pigs, you name it) raid his sanctuary, saying they’ve been evicted by the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad. So Shrek strikes a deal: I’ll get your homes back, if you give me my home back!

But when Shrek and Farquaad meet, the Lord strikes a deal of his own: He’ll give the fairy-tale characters their homes back, if Shrek rescues Princess Fiona.

Shrek obliges, yet finds something appealing–something strange and different–about this pretty princess. He likes her. A lot. But why does she always run off when the sun sets?

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online (http://www.communityplayersofhobbs.com) or at the door.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

"Shrek" cast list

"Shrek" has been cast...wonder no longer!


Sunday, June 14, 2015

Youth Performing Arts Workshop

DEADLINE:  MONDAY, JUNE 15, 10:00 AM!!

Hi All!  School is coming to a close which means it is time to look into summer activities!  Does your child want to act or have an interest in theater?  The Youth Performing Arts Workshop may be for them!

YPAW and The Community Players of Hobbs presents:



The workshop is open to students ages 9-18.  Space is limited to the first 35 paid applicants.  Students will receive instruction in all areas of play production including basic theater terminology, stage movement, character development and more!

For more information, synopsis, schedules or for an application please see below.

(You can optionally pay online...click here...but you STILL MUST fill out/submit the form below to register.)




Saturday, May 30, 2015

Tickets now on sale for "Avenue Q"!

Tickets are now on sale for "Avenue Q"!

Please note "Avenue Q" is intended for mature audiences.

Come see this hilarious musical, with all it's puppet craziness!

“Avenue Q” is an American musical by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx (music and lyrics), with the book by Jeff Whitty.

''Avenue Q'' is an "autobiographical and biographical" coming-of-age parable, addressing and satirizing the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood. Its characters lament that as children, they were assured by their parents (and by children's television programs, such as PBS’s “Sesame Street”) that they were "special" and "could do anything"; but as adults, they have discovered to their surprise and dismay that in the real world their options are limited, and they are no more "special" than anyone else.

“Avenue Q” is notable for the use of puppets, animated by unconcealed puppeteers, alongside human actors.

The Playhouse production is directed by Juston Harlin (“Jekyll & Hyde”, “Urinetown”, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”, “Beauty and the Beast”).

Show dates are June 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 (8 PM) and June 7 and 14 (2 PM).  Tickets are $15 and may be purchased in advance by visiting our website and clicking the box office ticket icon on the left.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

"Avenue Q" cast list

A big thank you to all that auditioned. We had a tough time deciding with all of the great and talented people that showed up to audition. We tried to squeeze in as many of you as we could into this tiny cast! We are excited to start working! 
First rehearsal is Sunday at 6:00pm!
Princeton - Jonathan Bertschinger
Kate Monster - Ashley Sisson
Rod - Miles Wiseman
Nikki - Israel Telles
Trekkie Monster, Rikki, Moving Box, Nikki right hand - Joshua Berner
Christmas Eve - Veronikka Sylvas
Lucy T. Slut, Mrs. T, Moving Box - Shoshana Howell
Brian - Jeremy Wood
Gary Coleman - Daniella Mendez
Girl Bear, Moving Box, Trekkie right hand - Erica Armstrong
Boy Bear, Newcomer - Eric Taylor
Also we will begin set work on Saturday at 11am, anyone and everyone that can help out would be greatly appreciated.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

"Endgame" opens Thursday!

"Endgame" opens Thursday, April 9, at the Hobbs Playhouse 1700 N. Grimes. This drama, written by Samuel Beckett and directed by Michelle Fox, gives a comically absurd look into the search for meaning in life. It is about four people who are trapped...trapped in a room and trapped in life. They are all waiting for an end to come, but no one can make it happen.

The show runs one weekend only, April 9, 10, 11 at 8:00 pm, and April 12 at 2:00 pm.

Tickets are $10, available online or at the door.


Hope to see you there!

Friday, March 27, 2015

Auditions "Avenue Q"

Announcing auditions for Avenue Q, a hilarious musical comedy directed by Juston Harlin.
Auditions will be April 13 & 14 @ 6pm at the Playhouse (1700 N. Grimes). Performance dates are June 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14.
Prepare a short musical theatre song and be prepared to stay and read from the script!
Casting open to all ethnicities.
Cast has a great role for an African American male or female that can sing their faces off!
Cast also includes an excellent comedic role for an Asian female that can sing like Judy Garland!
Most, but not all, cast members will operate puppets.
Avenue Q is an adult themed parody of Sesame Street with adult language and full puppet nudity. Yes, you read that right.
It's outrageous, fun and hilarious!
For info about the show itself, check MTI's website here http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000321
Cast
Cast size: Small (2-10)
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast - Many featured roles
Dance requirement: None/minimal
Casting notes: Puppets are used in this show
Actors play multiple characters
Character Breakdown
BRIAN A laid-back guy married to Christmas Eve.
Male, 30-45 yrs old
Range: B2 - F#4
CHRISTMAS EVE A therapist who recently moved to Avenue Q from Japan.
Female, 30-45 yrs old
Range: B3 - F#5
GARY COLEMAN Yes, that Gary Coleman. Lives on the Avenue and is superintendent of the apartment buildings.
Female, 30-40 yrs old
Range: D3 - Bb5
KATE MONSTER A Kindergarten teaching assistant, who is a bit older than Princeton. Puppet.
Female, 25-30 yrs old
Range: F#3 - F5
LUCY A vixenish vamp with a dangerous edge. Puppet.
Female, 25-30 yrs old
Range: F3 - F5
MRS. T Crabby and ancient. Kate's boss. Puppet.
Female, 50-65 yrs old
Speaking Role
NICKY A slacker who lives with Rod. Puppet.
Male, 20-30 yrs old
Range: B2 - B4
PRINCETON A fresh-faced kid just out of college and the protagonist. Puppet.
Male, 20-25 yrs old
Range: Bb2 - G4
ROD An investment banker who is Republican and a closeted homosexual. Puppet.
Male, 25-30 yrs old
Range: A2 - G4
THE BAD IDEA BEARS Two snuggly, cute teddy-bear types. Puppets.
1 Male, 20-40 yrs old; 1 Female, 20-40 yrs old
Male Range: Bb3 - G4; Female Range: Bb3 - C5
TREKKIE MONSTER A reclusive creature obsessed with the Internet and all it has to offer. Puppet.
Male, 30-40 yrs old
Range: Bb2 - Eb4
More information at http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000321

Monday, March 9, 2015

Tickets are on sale for "Endgame"!

Tickets are now on sale for "Endgame"!

Samuel Beckett's "Endgame" stars Jordan Emig ("Clov"), Robert Schumacher ("Hamm"), Ron Gunter ("Nagg") and Tammy Dayley ("Nell").

Directed by Michelle Fox, "Endgame" is about four people who are trapped...trapped in a room and trapped in life. They are all waiting for an end to come, but no one can make it happen.

Show dates are April 9, 10, 11 (8 PM) and 12 (2 PM).  Get your tickets now!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Congratulations to the cast of "Endgame"

It's always a difficult choice...but we finally have a cast for "Endgame"!

Clov - Jordan Emig
Hamm - Robert Schumacher
Nell - Tammy Dayley
Nagg - Ron Gunter

Congratulations to all!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

UPDATE: AUDITIONS EXTENDED Auditions "Endgame"

UPDATE:  Auditions have been extended, and will also be held Wednesday and Thursday, February 25 and 26. Same times/location (6:30 pm, at the Playhouse).

Auditions for Samuel Beckett’s drama “Endgame” will be Monday and Tuesday February 23 and 24, at 6:30 at the Playhouse.

"Endgame" is about four people who are trapped...trapped in a room and trapped in life. They are all waiting for an end to come, but no one can make it happen. 

The play calls for 3 men and 1 woman.

Performance dates are April 9, 10, 11, 12. "Endgame" will be directed by Michelle Fox.

Break a leg!