2019 Season

The 2019 Season! Our 82nd Season!


Character Lines, directed by Marirene Pankratz, February 15-16, 22-24

Barefoot in the Park, directed by Laura Brewster April 5-6, 12-14

Sister Act the Musical, directed by Douglas Levy, May 31, June 1-2, 7-9

Youth Performing Arts Workshop production of James and the Giant Peach Jr., directed by Sandy Goad and Ronnie Gray, July 18-21

The Addams Family the Musical, directed by Christopher Eubank, September 6-8, 13-15

10th Annual Haunted House, October 2019

Maid to Order, directed by Lucero Acosta, December 12-15


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Monday, December 2, 2019

Tickets on sale for "Maid to Order"

Just in time for Cyber Monday, tickets are now on sale for "Maid to Order"!

Here’s a farce at its funny and frenetic best!  A wealthy widow, Marcy Malliger, is expecting her beau for dinner, which means she expects nothing less than perfection from her household staff.  Her disgusting son Gerald, who is 25 years old but still lives with his “mommy,” is attempting to put the moves on the maids, as usual.

Sarah, a recently hired maid, does her best to ignore his overtures so as not to lose her job.  That’s when her brother James shows up, looking for a place to hide.  He’s on the run from a loan shark who wants his money back, and certainly the mobster wouldn’t think to look for him at a mansion.  But wouldn’t you know, Ms. Malliger’s beau who comes for dinner is the loan shark?!

Bring in the cops, who think James is Gerald (and vice versa!), and the loan shark’s dim-witted daughter, who instantly falls head-over-heels for Gerald, and you’ve got all the ingredients for fantastic farce in just one hour!  Mistaken identities galore, a fast paced plot that picks up more speed as it goes and an extended chase scene involving well...just about everyone, will instantly make this fresh farce a favorite for cast, crew and audience alike!

Performances will be December 12-14 (8 PM), and December 15 (2 PM) and directed by Lucero Acosta.  All seats $10.  Click here for tickets!

Friday, November 29, 2019

Audition Notice! Arsenic & Old Lace

Arsenic & Old Lace
by: Joseph Kesselring
Directed by: Laura Brewster

Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life: he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad gene -- his brother believes himself to be Teddy Roosevelt and his great-grandfather used to scalp Indians for pleasure -- but his world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years! When Mortimer’s maniacal brother, Jonathan. (who strangely now resembles Boris Karloff) returns on the night that the aunts were planning to bury the newest victim, Mortimer must rally to help his aunts and protect his fiancĂ© -- all while trying to keep his own sanity. as well. An uproarious farce on plays involving murder, Arsenic and Old Lace has become a favorite amongst regional theatres throughout America.

Audition Dates are December 16 & 17th at 7pm located at the Playhouse.
Casting is for 3w/11m

Hope to see you there!

2020 Season!

The Community Players of Hobbs is proud to present its 2020 season!

Arsenic & Old Lace
by: Joseph Kesselring
Directed by: Laura Brewster
Auditions TBA
Performances will be February 7-16

The Best of Everything
by: Julie Kramer
Directed by: Marirene Vigil
Auditions TBA
Performances will be March 27-28, April 3-5

Aida
Music by: Elton John
Lyrics by: Tim Rice
Book by: Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, David Henry Hwang
Directed by : Douglas Levy
Auditions TBA
Performances will be May 22-31

Youth Performing Arts Workshop production of
Disney's Aladdin JR. 
Music by: Alan Menken
Lyrics by: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice, Chad Beguelin
Book by: Chad Beguelin
Based on the Disney film written by Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and directed & produced by Ron Clements & John Musker
Workshop starts June 8th-July 19th
Deadline for application is June 8th at 9:00am
Performances July 16-19

Beyond the Horizon
by: Eugene O'Neill
Directed by: Ashley & Jonathan Bertschinger
Auditions TBA
Performances will be September 4-13

The Hunt
11th Annual Haunted House
Directed by: Nathan Gibbs & Kevin Combs
Performance dates: October 22-34, 30-31

Christmas Slot TBA

Thank you to all of the directors that submitted for this 2020 season. A reminder that the 2019 Season Gala will be held on January 4, 2020 at the Lea County Event Center at 6:30. This will also be used as the January Board meeting and is open to the public. Hope to see you there!

Friday, November 8, 2019

Carl Busch 2020 Scholarship Applications Available Online

Applications for the Playhouse’s Carl Busch Scholarship are now available online. Applications must be submitted no later than 5pm, Sunday, December 15, 2019.

Please submit applications to:

Community Players of Hobbs Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 2153
Hobbs, NM, 88240

OR

Vice President Christie Harkness
(Email included in application forms).

If selected, you will be asked to attend the annual awards banquet held on
Saturday, January 4, 2020. Best of luck!

Applications can be found online in MS Word format:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WcbkYo4AEi513fQK_3AIVeCo8L9gyCd7/view?usp=sharing

or PDF:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RxkwFrjOEHdhoAP4pVnLAqjyZ_7DV4r6/view?usp=sharing

Monday, October 21, 2019

Maid To Order CAST LIST!

Congratulations to the cast of Maid To Order! 

Sarah - Taylor Rodriquez
Malliger - Laura Brewster
Gerald - Eric Taylor
Janice - Karey Kildow
Bethany - Destiny Windham
James - Esai Rivera
Cambin - Matt Blandin
Winnie - Berenice Lopez
Cop 1 - Robert Schmacher
Cop 2 - Josh Abney

Our first read through will be October 29, 2019 at 7pm located at the Western Heritage Museum & Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame.

We can't get to get this show started! Congrats!

Monday, October 7, 2019

Maid to Order Auditions!

Audition Notice, October 20th at 2pm and October 21st and 7pm.
Located at the Center for the Arts, 122 W. Broadway St. Hobbs, NM.



Here’s a farce at its funny and frenetic best!  A wealthy widow, Marcy Malliger, is expecting her beau for dinner, which means she expects nothing less than perfection from her household staff.  Her disgusting son Gerald, who is 25 years old but still lives with his “mommy,” is attempting to put the moves on the maids, as usual.  Sarah, a recently hired maid, does her best to ignore his overtures so as not to lose her job.  That’s when her brother James shows up, looking for a place to hide.  He’s on the run from a loan shark who wants his money back, and certainly the mobster wouldn’t think to look for him at a mansion.  But wouldn’t you know, Ms. Malliger’s beau who comes for dinner is the loan shark?!  Bring in the cops, who think James is Gerald (and vice versa!), and the loan shark’s dim-witted daughter, who instantly falls head-over-heels for Gerald, and you’ve got all the ingredients for fantastic farce in just one hour!  Mistaken identities galore, a fast paced plot that picks up more speed as it goes and an extended chase scene involving well...  just about everyone, will instantly make this fresh farce a favorite for cast, crew and audience alike!

Performances will be December 12-15 and directed by Lucero Acosta.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Board meeting postponed & submissions reminder

The board meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, September 24, has been postponed. No new date has been set yet.

Also, just a reminder that submissions for the 2020 season are now being accepted until October 15, 6:00 pm
Details and info can be found here:
http://www.communityplayersofhobbs.com/2019/09/now-accepting-submissions-for-2020.html?m=1

Monday, September 16, 2019

Now Accepting Submissions for the 2020 Season

Greeting, Playhouse fans,

The Community Players of Hobbs Board of Directors is excited to announce that we are now taking show proposals for the 2020 season!

Click here to download a PDF submission form or a fillable MS Word form.

Please complete a separate form for each show submitted and include the published scripts.  Each director must submit at least two (2) but no more than three (3) shows for consideration.

Directors will be required to read and agree to abide by the CPOH Director's Guidelines. The Director's Guidelines are a work in progress and are subject to change prior to the season starting, the above link is the most recent draft as an example
Directors will also need to attend the Artistic Board meeting to present their proposals, date TBA.

Submissions are due to Vice-president Christie Harkness by 6:00 P.M., Monday, October 15, 2019. Christie can be reached at 575-408-2132

More information will be posted as it becomes available. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email.


Saturday, July 13, 2019

Congrats to the cast of Addams Family!

Congrats to the cast of Addams Family! 

Gomez Addams – David Rocha
Morticia Addams – Erin Anderson (first weekend)
                               Haley Bonner (second weekend); Ancestor (first weekend)
Wednesday Addams - Patricia Perez
Uncle Fester - Steve Anderson
Pugsley Addams - Issac Baldwin
Grandma Addams - Tammy Dayley
Lurch - Bryan Rios
Lucas Beineke - Andrew Villanueva (first weekend); Ancestor (second weekend)
                          Joshua Abney (second weekend); Ancestor (first weekend)
Alice Beineke - Mari Pankratz (first weekend)
                          Laura Brewster (second weekend); Ancestor (first weekend)
Mal Beineke - Russell Niemeyer
Ancestors - Joshua Abney (first weekend) – Soldier
Damien McLeod – Conquistador
Eric Taylor - Caveman
Andrew Villanueva (second weekend) – Puritan
Jasmine Bentle – Saloon Girl
Taylor Holdridge – Bride
Madison Jaco
Joanne Lane – Flight Attendant
Valerie Nunez – American Indian
Brittany Parsons
Tiffani Stuber
Destiny Windham – Flapper Girl

Don't forget about James and the Giant Peach performances starting July 18-20 at 7:30pm and July 21 at 2.
Tickets are on sale NOW for only $10.00. You buy them online or at the door.
https://buy.ticketstothecity.com/purchase.php?event_id=7631


Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The Addams Family : Audition Forms

The Addams Family Audition Schedule

Monday - auditions from 6:00 until 8:00
Tuesday - auditions from 6:00 until 7:00
Tuesday - call backs from 7:00 until 9:00

Please prepare a song and the accompaniment, if you have it, for your audition.

Fill out the audition form and bring it with you.
Also attached is the call back music for each character.
The call back music should not be used for your audition piece.

We have provided the music for Gomez, Grandma, Lurch, Mal & Lucas, Morticia, Pugsley and Wednesday. Click the link below to download.

Monday, July 1, 2019

AUDITION NOTICE The Addams Family


Auditions July 8 & 9, 2019 
Community Players of Hobbs
Starting at 6:00 pm

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family– a man her parents have never met. And if that wasn’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before– keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

Directed by Christopher Eubank, and performances will be September 6-8, 13-15, 2019