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Arsenic & Old Lace, directed by Laura Brewster, February 7-16th
The Best of Everything, directed by Marirene Vigil, March 27-28, April 3-5
Aida, directed by Doug Levy, May 22-31
Aladdin, Jr. (YPAW), July 16-19
Beyond the Horizon, directed by Ashley and Jonathan Bertschinger, September 4-13
The Hunt (11th Annual Haunted House), directed by Nathan Gibbs and Kevin Combs, October 22-24, 30-31
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Thursday, December 23, 2010
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 cast of "Zoo Story" and our monologue competitors is:
Jerry - Nick Keele
Peter - Robert Schumacher
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
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
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!
Thursday, December 9, 2010
"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" 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.
Saturday, December 4, 2010
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.
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
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,
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Happy 30th Anniversary, Mary and Doug Lyle!!
Friday, December 3, 2010
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
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 Russellwww.communityplayersofhobbs.comRemember, the Playhouse has 73 years of history and the "community" in community theater means everyone, including you!
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.