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 TICKETS ON SALE!!

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 14-17


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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Happy Holidays from the Community Players of Hobbs

From all of us at the Playhouse, have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Don't forget the Playhouse Gala on January 15th, 2011, at the Western Heritage Museum.

See you in 2011! Happy Holidays, everyone!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

"The Zoo Story" cast and AACTFest monologue competitors

[NOTE: There has been a casting change due to an unforseen conflict; Nick Keele will now be playing the role of "Jerry". - Webmaster] The Community Players of Hobbs is entering Edward Albee's "The Zoo Story" in this years AACTFest in Artesia, NM. Nathan Miles is directing our entry in the competition, as well as coordinating and coaching those entering the new monologue competition.

The cast of "Zoo Story" and our monologue competitors is:

"Zoo Story"

Jerry - Nick Keele
Peter - Robert Schumacher

Monologues

Brad Jett
Briana Schneider
Erin Miller-Gibbs

Crew for the competition group consists of:

Director - Nathan Miles
Stage Manager - Briana Schneider
Asst. Stage Manager - Chastity Jett
Light Board/Lighting Design - Jessica Dienes
Sound Board - Erin Miller-Gibbs
Technical Director - Robert Schumacher
Set Design - Jared Roberts
Asst. Set Design/Builder - Brad Jett
Composer - Evan Witkowski
Deck Crew - Nick Keele

Next stop...Artesia!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Cast List

This is the cast list for You're a Good Man Charlie Brown:

Juston Harlin Charlie Brown
Josh Berner Snoopy
Katherine Baxter Lucy Van Pelt
Erin Anderson Sally Brown
Leigh Melton Linus Van Pelt
Ronnie Gray Schroeder
Sarah Bunch Peppermint Patty (Sally understudy)
Tyler Bunch Pig-Pen (Snoopy understudy)

A great bunch of actors auditioned. I hope that those who were not cast come back and audition again!

Mary Lyle

Thursday, December 9, 2010

"Zoo Story" and "Charlie Brown" audition reminders

With all the holiday rush, don't forget the upcoming auditions:

"Zoo Story" (our AACTFest 2011 entry), directed by Nathan Miles. Auditions are December 15th and 16th, 7:00 PM, at the Playhouse) Click here for full details, and remember that this audition includes tryouts for the AACTFest monologue competition. "Zoo Story" cast is two men. Monologues are open to anyone interested.

"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" December 13th and 14th, 6:30 PM, at the Playhouse). Note that this is a date change from the original audition dates. Click here for details. "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" is a musical, so auditioners should prepare a song (we will either have a CD player or an accompanianist). The cast consists of 2 women and 4 men.

Happy Holidays, All!

"Christmas in Comfort" starts tonight!

Don't forget the Playhouse event "Christmas in Comfort", preceded by a concert with "Accidental Harmony", starts tonight at 7:30 PM.

"Christmas in Comfort" is presented by Summer Robinson's drama students from Hobbs High.

"Accidental Harmony" is a local a capella group consisting of Leslie Blake, Briana Schneider, Ronnie Gray, Juston Harlin, Sandy Goad, and Erin Anderson.

Shows are also December 10th and 11th, both at 7:30 PM.

Merry Christmas!

Saturday, December 4, 2010

IMPORTANT: Audition date change for "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"

Ho ho ho all!

The audition dates for the musical comedy, "You're a Good Man Charlie
Brown" have slightly changed due to a conflict.

The new dates are Monday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 14,
at 6:30 p.m.
(The Sunday audition has been cancelled)

TRIVIA QUESTION: What important event happened on Dec. 12?

More auditions: "Zoo Story" auditions will be Wed. Dec. 15 and Thur.
Dec. 16. at 7 p.m. at the Playhouse.

SHOW: ACCIDENTAL HARMONY AND CHRISTMAS in COMFORT will be Dec. 9, 10,
11 at the Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. (please note the time is different
than our usual start time)
Call 393-0676 for reservations. Accidental Harmony is an acappella
group comprised of Playhouse members and will be singing for the
opening act. "Christmas in Comfort" is the Hobbs High School students
introduction to theater production and it will be the second act.
Tickets are $8.

OTHER REMINDERS:

LEA COUNTY COMMISSION FOR THE ARTS, 122 W. Broadway, has an open
house Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and an adult sing-along
Saturday, Dec. 11 from 6:30-8 p.m.

SCHOLARSHIP: The Carl Busch Scholarship application forms are due
Dec. 31.

TRIVIA ANSWER: On Dec. 12, 30 years ago, Doug Lyle agreed to marry
Mary Lyle, the director for You're a Good Man Charlie Brown. So,
You're a Good Man Doug Lyle.


Your "Merry Christmas" president,

Daniel Russell
www.communityplayersofhobbs.com
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Happy 30th Anniversary, Mary and Doug Lyle!!

Friday, December 3, 2010

Ho ho ho...Merry Christmas, everyone!

Don't forget the Christmas show, December 9th, 10th, and 11th! The two act production starts off with a Christmas concert by "Accidental Harmony", followed by the play "Christmas in Comfort" (presented by the Hobbs High School Theater Department). Tickets are $8. Call 575-393-0676 for reservations.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

More auditions, and a lot of Christmas going on!

Greetings theater campers!

Yes we have more auditions coming up so mark those calendars!

ZOO STORY AUDITIONS: This Edward Albee drama is for two men and will be directed by Nathan Miles. This drama piece will be taken to the one-act state competition festival in Artesia. Also, he will be taking others for a monologue competition, which is new this year. Festival is a great time and a chance to meet and see other theaters' work from around the state. Auditions are Wed. Dec. 15 and Thur. Dec. 16. at 7 p.m. at the Playhouse. The festival in Artesia is March 10-13 (although there is only one performance).

GOOD MAN CHARLIE AUDITIONS: Auditions for "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" are Sunday, Dec. 12,and Monday, Dec. 13. The show is directed by Mary Lyle and Ronnie Gray is the musical director. Auditioners should prepare a song (we will either have a CD player or an accompanianist). The cast consists of 2 women and 4 men. The productions dates are Feb. 11, 12, 13 & 18, 19. Rehearsals will begin on Monday, January 3.


Other reminders....

ACCIDENTAL HARMONY AND CHRISTMAS in COMFORT will be Dec. 9, 10, 11 at the Playhouse. Call 393-0676 for reservations. Accidental Harmony is an acappella group comprised of Playhouse members and will be singing for the opening act. "Christmas in Comfort" is the Hobbs High School students introduction to theater production and it will be the second act. Tickets are $8.

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS AROUND THE WORLD is Dec. 2 from 7-9 p.m. at the Western Heritage Museum. Lots of Playhouse folks involved in this event. Plus there is food and possibly a sighting of Santa.

LEA COUNTY COMMISSION FOR THE ARTS, 122 W. Broadway, has an open house Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and an adult sing-along Saturday, Dec. 11 from 6:30-8 p.m.

Maciolek School of Dance's "Nutcracker" is Dec. 3, 4 and 5. at Tydings Auditorium.

Finally, don't forget Carl Busch Scholarship forms are due Dec. 31.

Your "Merry Christmas" president,


Daniel Russell
www.communityplayersofhobbs.com
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Remember, the Playhouse has 73 years of history and the "community" in community theater means everyone, including you!

AACTFest "Zoo Story" and monologue auditions December 15th and 16th at 7 PM

December will be a busy month for auditions...mark your calendar for auditions for "Zoo Story", our entry in the New Mexico AACTFest. "Zoo Story" is a one act show with a cast of two men. Auditions will be held on December 15th and 16th at 7 PM at the Playhouse. The auditions for "Zoo Story" will be cold readings from the script.

The auditions will also include tryouts for the monologue competition. Click here for a selection of monologues. If you have a monologue you would like to perform outside of this selection, be prepared with it at audition. In all cases, please have your monologue memorized at the time of the audition, and be prepared to rehearse with the "Zoo Story" schedule to prepare for the competition.

Additionally, auditioners for the monologue competition will have to slate their monologue. A slate is:

1. Your name
2. The title of the show the monologue is from
3. The author of the show.

Again, the auditions for both "Zoo Story" and the monologues will be December 15th and 16th at 7 PM at the Playhouse.