2018 Season

The 2018 Season! Our 81st Season!!


Flowers for Algernon by David Rogers, directed by Veronikka Sylvas, February 15-17, 23-25, 2018.

Theatre New Mexico 10-Minute Festival, coordinated by Christie Harkness, March 9-11, 2018.
Leading Ladies by Ken Ludwig, directed by Erin Gibbs, April 13-14, 20-22, 2018.

9 to 5, a musical by Patricia Resnick, directed by Doug Levy, June 8-10, 15-17, 2018.
Youth Performing Arts Workshop presents Beauty and the Beast, Junior by Alan Menken, directed by Sandy Goad, July 19-22, 2018.
Five Women Wearing the Same Dress by Alan Ball, directed by Karen Widman, August 30-September 1, September 7-8, 2018.

9th Annual Haunted House, directed by Nathan Gibbs, October 19-20, 26-27, 31, 2018.

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Artistic board meeting & more

Hello Playhouse Fans!!! 

We will be having an Artistic Board meeting tomorrow evening at Sandy Goad's home.  Her address is 2638 N Jade Ave.  This is a Pot Luck Dinner Meeting, so bring your favorite dish!!!! We will be gathering at 6:00and the meeting starts at 6:30 pm.  All directors who submitted proposals for the 2019 season will present their submissions to the artistic board.  Everyone is welcomed to attend.  

After the presentations, the board members will have a regular board meeting, followed by a closed session to address the 2019 Season and to determine what the 2019 Season.

Everyone is welcomed to attend the Artistic Board meeting, discuss and give their input, as well as attending the regular board meeting.  We will ask everyone to leave following the last agenda item before setting the 2019 season.  

We had an amazing turnout for the Haunted House 2018 edition!!!!! Great job to our director Nathan Gibbs.  It was an outstanding event!  We also send out our appreciation to all those who came and helped with Haunt strike.  It is never a small undertaking!  Thank you to Highland Science Club and NMJC Skills USA team!  We appreciate your time and hours toward this! 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Hello and Updates!

Hello Playhouse Goers!!!

It has been crazy and busy!! I want to give a big congratulations to our Haunt cast and crew for an amazing opening weekend!!!! If you missed the opportunity to be scared, join us this weekend October 26th and 27th and on Halloween, October 21st for the opportunity to revisit Horror Films and Ancient Aztec!  We will be running the haunt from 8:00-10:30 pm.  

If you are willing to be on a committee to help discover some new board members, please let me know!  We will be looking at replacing Shoshana Howell, Promotions, as she will have termed out!  If being on the board is something you are interested in, please also let me know! 

The Playhouse will be working with Highland Middle School at putting on their Melodrama, A Wagon Wheels A Rolling.  This will be a traditional melodrama put on by the 7th and 8th grade students in the Drama class at Highland.  Tickets are $5.00.  There will be popcorn and sodas for sale!  

After the Haunt, we will be having a purge session of items from the Haunt shed, the furniture shed, and of course our Costume Room.   If you are interested in helping out with any of this, please let us know!  

The artistic board meeting will be on November 13th at Board Member's Sandy Goad's house.  We will be starting at 6:00 pm.  If you submitted a show for the 2019 season, please be there to present your proposal to the artistic board.  Anyone may attend and all is encouraged.  This will be a Pot Luck Meeting, so bring your favorite snacks or meal to share with all!  Thanks Sandy for Hosting.  

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call!

Your Pres,
Carey Lindner

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Carl Busch 2019 Scholarship Applications Available Online

Applications for the Playhouse’s Carl Busch Scholarship are now available online. Applications must be submitted no later than 5 pm, Friday, December 14, 2018. 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 5, 2019. Best of luck!

Applications can be found online in MS Word format:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1D5uobMxpa7w-05baBcfz6u0sxfNp5DvV

or PDF:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1lpelLEgpJaGVIs9BEY_89SxfXBJXDcBt

Monday, October 8, 2018

Board Meeting 10/9/18

Hello Playhouse Fans!! 

 Our monthly board meeting will be this Tuesday, October 9th at 7:00 pm at the Playhouse!  If you have any items that you would like to discuss, please let me know so I may add you to the agenda.  As always the meeting is open to the entire community.  
  We will be discussing Financials, Progress on the Haunted House, Setting an Artistic Board Meeting in order for directors to support their submissions, and any other items that have developed.  
  We will see you at the Show!! 

Up next is the annual Haunted House! October 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th and the 31st!  Haunting Hour begins at 8:00 PM!!!   If you are interested in helping out with the playhouse, I know that our director, Nathan Gibbs, would appreciate any and all help and haunters!! 

We also have a special performance from the Highland Middle School Drama class.   They will be presenting the Melodrama: Wagon Wheels A Rollin!  Admission is $5.  There will be popcorn and soda for sell.  Come out and support Hobbs Schools students!  Guaranteed to be a fun time!  Show dates will be December 6th and 7th at 6:30 pm!!  

Your President,
Carey Lindner

Monday, September 10, 2018

Coming up!

Hello Playhouse Goers!!!

I want to say thank you to the Cast and Crew of 5 Women Wearing the Same Dress!  You guys had a great performance and did an excellent job!  If you missed out on this play, hopefully next season you will be able to catch these talented actors/actresses in another amazing performance! 

Speaking of Next Season ~ if you are interested in directing a show, helping out on a show, getting involved in some way, we are currently taking submissions for the 2019 Season!  We have some excellent proposals already and it looks to be shaping up to a great season!! Get your submission in!  The deadline is October 1, 2018!  You can submit your proposals to any board member or email the submission form to Christie Harkness at sub_kiske@yahoo.com!  We look forward to all submissions coming through!  Once we have the submissions, we will be setting an artistic board meeting to read through and have the submissions presented to the artistic board (which anyone can be a part of this board, just let us know!)

Our next board meeting is this Tuesday, September 11th at 7:00 pm at the Playhouse!!!  It is open to each and everyone of you, please come and share with us any questions, concerns, or ideas!!  See you there!!

Haunted House will be getting under way!!! We need ghosts and goblins and volunteers to help build and decorate!!  If you are interested, please see our Director Nathan Gibbs about the information on how you can get involved! There will be an informational meeting/auditions Wednesday, September 12 at 7:00 pm at the Playhouse. Anybody interested in helping with the haunt will need to be at this meeting. 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 19-20, 26-27, and 31. This is our biggest project and it involves the whole village!!  So we need you!!!

After the Haunted House, we will be having guest performers from Highland Middle School Drama Class.  They will be presenting Wagon Wheels A-Rollin ~ a Melodrama for two nights only.   This performance will be $5.00.  The show dates will be on Tuesday, November 27th and Wednesday November 28th!  There will be popcorn to eat and throw and sodas to drink!  Come out and support our young actors/actresses as they present Wagon Wheels A-Rollin!!!

Wow that was a lot in a short amount!!

Hope to see you at the Show!

Your President ~
Carey Lindner
575-704-9450

Monday, August 20, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for "5 Women Wearing the Same Dress"

Tickets are now on sale for "5 Women Wearing the Same Dress"!

Performance dates are August 30, 31, September 1, 7, and 8 at 8:00 pm at the Playhouse.  All seats are $10.  Get your tickets online:

https://buy.ticketstothecity.com/purchase.php?date_id=28718

During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below.

*Show contains strong language and adult themes*

"5 Women Wearing the Same Dress" is directed by Karen Widman, and stars:

Serenity Fuller as "Meredith"
Destiny Windham as "Frances"
Erin Gibbs as "Trisha"
Sarah Hester Salcido as "Georgeanne"
Lizabeth McBee as "Mindy"
Bryan Rios as "Tripp"


Friday, July 27, 2018

Now Accepting Submissions for the 2019 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 2019 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

If you are interested in submitting a show for the 2019 Theatre New Mexico AACTFest, please note that on your submission form. More information is available here.

Submissions are due to Vice-president Christie Harkness by 6:00P.M., Monday, October 1, 2018. 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.


Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Cast List 5 Women Wearing The Same Dress

Congratulations to the cast of 5 Women Wearing The Same Dress!

Meredith Serenity Fuller
Frances Destiny Windham
Trisha Erin Gibbs
Georgeanne Sarah Hester Salcido
Mindy Lizabeth McBee
Tripp Bryan Rios

Thank you to everyone who auditioned, you all did great and it was a very hard decision to make. The first read through is Thursday and rehearsals begin Monday!

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Audition notice: 5 Women Wearing the Same Dress

Audition notice:
5 Women Wearing the Same Dress
A comedy by Alan Ball
Directed by Karen Widman

July 23 and 24 at 7 pm
At the Western Heritage Museum

Parts available for
5 women ages 20 to 30
1 man late 20's to 30's

During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below.
For more info on the play: https://www.dramatists.com/cgi-bin/db/single.asp?key=862
*Show contains strong language and adult themes

Performance dates will be August 30-September 8 at the Playhouse

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Character Brunch-Beauty & The Beast Jr.

Please join us for a Character Brunch 
Sunday, July 15, 2018
11:00 am to 1:00 PM
at the Hobbs Country Club
Breakfast Buffet is just
$12 adults
$6 kids 10 & under
(Includes gratuity and tax)

Reservations are required, please call 393-5167 to book your spots today!

Meet some of your favorite Beauty and the Beast characters from the Community Player of Hobbs Youth Performing Arts workshop Production of 
Beauty and the Beast Jr. 

Tickets to the show will be available for purchase at this event.


More information on the show:
The Community Players of Hobbs presents the Youth Performing Arts Workshop production of 
Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. 
Music by Alan Menken 
Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton
Directed by Sandy Goad & Ronnie Gray
Originally directed by Robert Jess Roth. Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions.
The Youth Performing Arts Workshop is sponsored by the J. F. Maddox Foundation.
Disney's Beauty and the Beast JR. Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).  All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.  www.MTIShows.com