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

“’Heaven Cent” directed by Robert Schumacher - December 14, 15, 16 (8 PM), December 17 (2 PM) TICKETS ON SALE!!


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Our 2018 Season has been announced, and auditions are scheduled for the first show of the 81st Season, "Flowers for Algernon", directed by Veronikka Sylvas!

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Next show "Annie, Jr.", July 23rd-26th


Summer is is here, and the 2009 Performing Arts Camp is in full swing. This year's production, Annie, Jr., has been cast and rehearsals are under way.

The staff for the camp consists of professional educators and theater practitioners, as well as many volunteers from the Community Players of Hobbs, who are dedicated to providing quality instruction and a positive learning environment for every child.

Stage Director - Sandy Goad
Musical Director - Ronnie Gray
Technical Director - Kenneth Brown

This year's Performing Arts Camp is sponsored by:
J.F Maddox Foundation
Community Players of Hobbs
Lea County Commission for the Arts

The Performing Arts Camp schedule is:

June 22-24 9 AM-Noon
June 29 - July 2 9 AM-Noon
July 6-9 9 AM-Noon
July 13-16 9 AM-Noon
July 20-22 6:30-9:30 PM (DRESS REHEARSAL)
July 23-25 7:30-9:30 PM (PERFORMANCE)
July 26 2:30-4:30 PM (PERFORMANCE)

"Rabbit Hole" photos, "Annie Jr." dates, online information

"Rabbit Hole" was a huge success...and there are now tons of photos available on the Player's MySpace page, as well as on Facebook and on this website. The cast and crew of "Rabbit Hole" deserves a very hearty "WELL DONE" for an outstanding show.

"Annie Jr." is July 23-25 at 7:30 PM and July 26 at 2:30 PM. Auditions are done, rehearsals are underway, and the show will be here before you know it.

And now you have one more way to follow the Players, via Twitter.

A list of our online outlets (click the links to visit each site):

Website

Facebook Page

MySpace Page

Twitter

There is also a Facebook group and a MySpace group.

A ton of ways to keep connected with Playhouse happenings...bookmark us, and follow us on your favorite social networking site!

See you at the shows!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Two more performances of "Rabbit Hole" to go...will you be there?

June 26th and 27th at 8:00 PM at the playhouse...reservations at 575-393-0676 or http://www.communityplayersofhobbs.com...so what are you waiting for? It's a great show, don't miss it!

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Three more performances of "Rabbit Hole", June 20th, 26th, and 27th at 8 PM

Opening night was a huge success, and if you missed it...well, you missed an incredible show. But you have three more performances to cacth, June 20th, 26th, and 27th at 8 PM.

Don't miss out!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Tonight is opening night for "Rabbit Hole"!

Tonight is opening night! Come out and join us as we head down the "Rabbit Hole"! It is going to be a GREAT show! Showtime is 8:00 PM for Friday, June 19th. Call 575-393-0676 or click the email link in the sidebar for reservations.

Follow-on shows are June 20th, 26th, and 27th, all at 8:00 PM. Admission is $9.00 ($7.00 for seniors and students).

See you there!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Two days left until "Rabbit Hole"...opening June 19th (with follow-on shows June 20th, 26th, and 27th)


Mark your calendars, there are only two days left until "Rabbit Hole" premieres at the Playhouse. If you haven't made reservations, call 575-393-0675 or email us (click here).

Tickets are $9.00, and all shows are at 8:00 PM.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Meet the cast and crew of "Rabbit Hole"

Heather Walker (Becca Corbett)—Heather was last seen in the NMJC production of A Doll’s House. While at the JC, she was also an Irene Ryan Nominee for her work in Angel Street, performed in the outdoor production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and was also the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award for Theatre. This is her first performance at the Playhouse and she enjoys spending time with her son, Noadiah.

Evan Witkowski (Howie Corbett)—Evan is the last theatre major to graduate from the University of the Southwest and has been a mainstay at the Community Playhouse for the past several years, appearing in everything from The Odd Couple (for which he won an Outstanding Bit Part) to The Trip to Bountiful and The Lincolns. He has also performed in The American Dame, a part that won him the Playhouse Award for Best Actor that year. While at the USW he performed in Harvey and The Crucible, as well as performing at the JC in The Murder Room. He continues to act and write music.

Jenna Arther (Izzy)—Jenna’s many stage credits include A Doll’s House, Hobbs Goblin, The Fourth Wall, The Frog Prince and The Lion in Winter, all done at NMJC. She has also studied at Chapman University in Orange, California where she appeared in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This is Jenna’s first appearance at the Playhouse since she made her debut in The Wizard of Oz.

Karen Widman (Nat)—Karen has performed in roles both onstage and offstage. Among her stage credits she has appeared in NMJC’s Playhouse Creatures and The Lion in Winter. She has also served as Assistant Director on The Murder Room and The Wind in the Willows.

Nick Keele (Jason Willette)—Nick previously appeared in last fall’s The Murder Room at NMJC and served as production assistant on The Lion in Winter. He also appeared in the Playhouse’s production of A Company of Wayward Saints.

Crew Bios
Nathan R. Miles (Director)—Nathan made his directing debut at West Texas A&M University with The Cowboy, the Indian and the Fervent Feminist. Since then he has gone on to direct The Prince Who Wouldn’t Talk, Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective and Proof. As an actor he has appeared in Luv, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, The Cocktail Hour, Tape, Julius Caesar, Minnesota Moon, Talley’s Folly and The Madness of George III, for which he won the Omega Award for Outstanding Featured Performer. He also served as President of Alpha Psi Omega, the student theatre fraternity at WT.

Tony Bostick (Asst. Director)—Tony has been active at the Playhouse since his debut in The Exact Center of the Universe two years ago. Since then he has been involved in Mischief in the Magnolias, Shakespeare Through the Looking Glass, The Night of January the 16th and The Rock. He also serves as a member of the board of directors.

R. Barrett Evans (Scenic Designer)—Barrett is a Musical Theatre major at WTAMU in Canyon, Texas and is expecting to graduate in May with his BA. For five summers he has been involved with TEXAS!, the outdoor musical drama that is performed in Palo Duro Canyon. He served as the Lighting Designer on The Cowboy, The Indian and the Fervent Feminist, The Prince Who Wouldn’t Talk, Proof as well as doubling as Scenic Designer on Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective. Among his many accomplishments, he won the USITT Award for Excellence in Lighting Design for his work on Proof. Counting their onstage performances as well offstage, this is Nathan’s and his eighth collaboration.

Amanda Crowe (Musical Composer)—Amanda lives in Las Cruces, NM where she attends New Mexico State University and studies photojournalism. She composes music for both piano and guitar and enjoys photography. Through her missionary work she has travelled to the Philippines, Taiwan and East Asia. She hopes to continue traveling and to take pictures for a missionary organization.

Briana Schneider (Stage Manager)—Briana has appeared in the Playhouse productions of Grease and A Company of Wayward Saints, as well as appearing on the NMJC stage in The Murder Room. She has served as Assistant Director at the JC for The Lion in Winter and will next be featured in Annie. Briana was also the recipient of Outstanding Female Performance in a Bit Part and Outstanding Soloist at Hobbs High.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Mark your calendar for "Rabbit Hole"

Don't forget...just a little over 2 weeks until the opening of "Rabbit Hole"...Friday, June 19th, at 8 PM. Reservations at 575-393-0676 or click here to email (don't forget to include your phone number in the email so we may call and confirm).