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 TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!!

Haunted House directed by Nathan Gibbs - October 20-21, 27-28, 31

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


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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Some notes from the President

From Playhouse President Daniel Russell:

Hello Playhouse People!

BOARD MEETING: The Playhouse board of directors will meet this Monday, July 27, at 6 p.m. at the Playhouse. (Can't believe it is already the final Monday of the month!)
Items on the agenda include replacing a board member who is stepping down and beginning to discuss next season's shows (Can't believe it is about time to start accepting proposals from directors for potential shows.) As always, anyone is welcome to attend the meeting.

2010 SEASON alert: As noted above, we will likely being accepting proposals for next year from possible directors. If you are interested, now is the time to start giving it some thought. Directing is always fun, takes very little time and pays huge dollars ... not!
Ok, seriously, directing has great rewards and the setting the season with directors is the foundation to a quality season. Please consider directing if you qualify. The board typically wants a diverse season — big names shows, a comedy or two, some lesser known shows, a drama, etc. (What does diversity really mean?) Anyhow, it starts with good choices for shows and that starts with you.

ANNIE Jr.: The Summer Children's Theater Camp wrapped up this weekend with four shows of Annie Jr. It appears this year has built on the success of last year's as Sandy Goad, Ronnie Gray and crew did a great job with the 26 participants (ranging in age from 8 years old to 19).
Although we're still crunching numbers, basically every night was practically a sold out house. Way to go everyone involved with Annie!

FINAL SHOW: The final 2009 show will be Steel Magnolias, directed by Playhouse veteran Suzanne Wilson. Auditions will be coming soon so keep your email open or watch the paper or our Website, www.communityplayersofhobbs.com. Or, you of course can contact Suzanne directly.

Besides a talented group of actresses, I'm sure we'll need a house manager, volunteers to run the house and Suzanne may also need tech crew folks (lights, sound, props etc., but we'll need to check with her first!) Volunteering is fun!


NEEDS:
• Tools: If you an extra hammer, screwdrivers, etc. just sitting around your shop or workbench and you know you'll never use it, consider donating it to the Playhouse.
• A new lighting fixture for the kitchen.
• Improving the outside entrance, signage and landscaping.
• Insulating the costume room/oven/freezer room.
• Baseboard in the theater
• Street sign improvement or something new.
• Back lot clearing and fencing, etc.
• Possibly a new answering machine that is easier to understand? (I'm needing to check with the board on this one.)

Your "tiling again" president,

Daniel Russell

Just who were those kids, anyway? The cast and crew of "Annie, Jr."



Brianna Adams (Orphan/Servant), 9, attends Sanger Elementary. Daughter of Samantha Collins and Jason Adams.

Ashten Alexander (Molly), 8, attends Jefferson Elementary in Lovington. Daughter of Jeannie and Justin Alexander.

Matt Anderson (Oliver Warbucks), 16, attends Tatum High School. Son of Raymond and Gina Anderson.

Megan Anderson (Annie), 13, attends Hobbs Freshman School. Daughter of Leonard and Mary Anderson.

Aspen Baxley (Orphan/Servant), 10, attends Stone Elementary. Daughter of Kyle Baxley and Misty and Able Oosthuizen.

Mallory Brickman (Lily St. Regis), 16, attends Hobbs High School. Daughter of Wendy and Bob Brickman.

Roslyn Brickman (Mrs. Hannigan), attends Vanguard University. Daughter of Wendy and Bob Brickman.

Meghan Brown (Person in window/Orphan/Louise Howe), 14, attends Hobbs Freshman School. Daughter of Barbara Brown.

Jenny Bublis (July), 13, attends Highland Jr. High School. Daughter of Dr. Paul Bublis and Ruth Bublis.

Chance Collins (Servant/Sound Effects Person), 10, attends Sanger Elementary. Son of Erin Gibbs and Dennis Collins III.

Serenity Fuller (Annette/Orphan), 9, attends Mills Elementary. Daughter of Katrina and James Fuller.

Jazmyne Haynes (Orphan/Servant), 10, attends Sanger Elementary. Daughter of Trista Glover.

Alyah Hodge (Orphan/Servant), 12, attends Mills Elementary. Daughter of Cassie and Michael Hodge.

Bret Jett (Tessie/Drake), 11, attends Mills Elementary. Daughter of Dawn and David Jett, Jr.

Rachel Johnson (Duffy), 12, attends Houston Junior High. Daughter of Maria and Eric Johnson.

Toby Kirk (LT Ward/President Franklin D. Roosevelt), 9, attends Mills Elementary. Son of Lavada and Duane Kirk.

Jesse Kiziah (Rooster Hannigan), 12, attends Highland Junior High. Son of Darla Kiziah and Steve Mares.

Myranda Madril (Pepper/Star-To-Be), 14, attends Hobbs Freshman School. Daughter of Johnny and Lucy Madril.

Briana Schneider (Grace), 16, attends Hobbs High School. Daughter of Lavada and Duane Kirk.

Bethany Thornton (Kate), 8, attends Broadmoor Elementary. Daughter of Sarih and Paul Thornton.

Talia Thornton (Mrs. Greer/Dogcatcher/Orphan), 9, attends Broadmoor Elementary. Daughter of Sarih and Paul Thornton.

Alyssa Walker (Usherette/Orphan), 8, attends Southern Heights Elementary. Daughter of Loreatha Walker.

Gabriel Walker (Sandy the dog), 10, attends Southern Heights Elementary. Son of Loreatha Walker.

Sydney Wallace (Cecille/Orphan), 11, attends Highland Junior High. Daughter of David and Anna Wallace.

Xavier Wallace (Bert Healey/Servant), 10, attends Mills Elementary. Son of David and Anna Wallace.

Madison Webb (Mrs. Pugh/Orphan), 10, attends St. Helena Schools. Daughter of Nancy and Steve Webb.

Director - Sandy Goad
Music Director - Ronnie Gray
Asst. Music Director - Lavada Kirk
Set Design - Ken Brown
Set Construction - Ken Brown, Matt Anderson, Briana Schneider, Abhishek Chettry, Manish Paudel, Tommy Charley, Joel Lawson
Costumes - Kim Hill, Sandy Goad, Lavada Kirk, Ronnie Gray, Karen Widman
Dance Director - Sara Inman
Stage Manager - Karen Widman
Sound - Craig Bishop
Lights - Robert Schumacher
Spotlight operator - Frank Rose

Sound system - Q Systems

Special thanks to: Q Systems, USW, Chris Watts and Chuck's Welding, Inc., Joel Lawson, Kim Hill, Erin Anderson, Daniel Russell, and Mary Lyle.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

"Annie Jr." performances starting tonight!

Come out tonight and see "Annie"...showtime is 7:30 PM, tickets are $6.00, for reservations call 575-393-0676 or email us using the link on the left.

Friday, July 17, 2009

"Annie Jr." is just six days away!

Yes, it's that soon...four performances of "Annie Jr." are coming up next week:

July 23 7:30 PM
July 24 7:30 PM
July 25 7:30 PM
July 26 2:30 PM

Call 575-393-0676 or email us (see the sidebar) for reservations.

And enjoy the pictures that are coming from the production!