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, June 23, 2013

Audition notice "Cabaret"

Auditions for the musical "Cabaret" will be held on July 13th and 14th at 7 PM. The auditions will be held at the Western Heritage Museum, 5317 Lovington Highway, Hobbs, NM 88240.

Saturday will be music auditions, cold reads and a couple selected songs from the show.  Sunday will be dance, more cold reads, and songs.

For the singing auditions you need to prepare a short song (16-32 measures of music will suffice). You can bring your music on a CD track, or if you have it on a smartphone/tablet we will have a compatible speaker available.  There will not be an accompanist for this audition.

For the dance audition, please wear clothing that you can move in.

"Cabaret" will be directed by Nathan Miles ("A Doll's House", "Fiddler on the Roof"), with music direction by Daniella Michelle Mendez and choreography by Karen Salb of Maciolek School of Dance.

Also...we are looking for musicians as well, including a band that will be in the show itself.  So pass the word along to your musically inclined friends, here is a chance to be in a musical even if you are not an actor/singer.  See the end of this list for musicians needed!

Show dates are September 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21.


Character Descriptions and vocal ranges:

Emcee ‐ Master of Ceremonies – Vocal Range – Tenor – The host at the Kit Kat Klub – comedic – loveable – requiring agile stage movement and dance – speaks with a German Accent – Age range of appearance non‐specific ‐‐

Clifford Bradshaw – Vocal Range – Tenor – Description – American Novelist traveling to Berlin –Appearance Age range Late 20’s to Mid 30’s in age. Speaks with an American accent.

Fraulein Schneider – Vocal Range – Alto ‐ A landlady who rents rooms in her large flat. Appearance Age Range 50+. Requiring an ability to deliver lines with a German accent. Comfortable with stage movement and light dance – waltz.

Herr Schultz – Vocal Range – Tenor – One of Fraulein Schneider’s roomers and the proprietor of a Fruit Shop. Appearance Age Range 50+. Requiring an ability to deliver lines with a German accent. Comfortable with stage movement and light dance.

Fraulein Kost – Vocal Range – Alto/Mezzo – Another of Frl. Schneider’s roomers. She earns money by offering favours to sailors – presentation of the character should exhibit a strong sexual comfort and commanding nature. Comfortable with stage movement. German accent required. Appearance Age Range – 30’s to 40’s

Sally Bowles –Vocal Range – Mezzo– able to belt the song– A British Cabaret. She is the star singer at the Kit Kat Klub. A quirky character that comes across as flighty – yet at times struggles with knowing the darkness of the reality of her life as a cabaret performer. Appearance Age Range – 20’s to 30’s. Speaks with a British Accent.

Ernst Ludwig – Sings in the Chorus – A friendly and likable German – Speaks with a German accent. Comfortable with stage movement and light dance – waltz. Appearance Age Range – non specific.

5 to 7 individuals as Kit Kat Klub boys – Ensemble singers – various vocal ranges – must be able to dance. The individuals will also be part of various scenes as performers and as club patrons. Some of the individuals will be German Sailors who frequent Fraulein Kost’s services.
Bobby – a Klub Boy – Ensemble Dancer

Victor – Another Klub Boy – Ensemble Dancer

5 to 7 Kit Kat Klub Girls – Ensemble Singers and Dancers ‐‐ The individuals will also be part of various scenes as performers and as club patrons. Some of the individuals will be chosen for small feature roles.

Max – Non‐Speaking role ‐ Sally’s jealous Klub acquaintance – Ensemble Dancer – Klub patron.

Customs Officer/ Maitre D’‐ Speaking Role – German Accent – will also participate as patrons
and party guest.

Assistant Customs Officer – Non Speaking Role – will also participate as patrons and party guests.

Taxi Man – Non Speaking role – also participates as party guest and Klub patron.

2 Nazi Guards – Non Speaking roles – also participates as party guest and Klub patron.

Stage Band – looking for individuals can also play the following instruments – Tenor Sax, Trombone, Drums, and Piano/Accordion. This is a great opportunity to show off your musical talents on stage.

Instrumentalists needed: Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon, Oboe, Trumpet, Trombone, Horn, Percussion, (various), Guitar, Piano, Keyboard

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Little Mermaid Jr. Cast List



Congrats to the cast of Little Mermaid Jr.!!!


Pilot ~ Johnathan Howell
Prince Eric ~ Derreck Smith
Grimsby ~ Justin Fraley
Seahorse ~ Riley Larmon
King Triton ~ Erick Rodriguez
Sebastian ~ Andres Labastida
Mersisters ~
Aquata ~ Kaitlyn Robertson
Andrina ~ Alexis Chafino
Arista ~ Serenity Fuller
Atina ~ Abby Milligan
Adella ~ Sidne Smith
Allana ~ Sara Terrazas
Ariel ~ Taylor Marler
Flounder ~ Markus Benavidez
Scuttle ~ Miles Wiseman
Gulls ~ Nathan Armstrong, Tyler Dayley, Lara Harkness
Urusla ~ Jenny Bublis
Flotsam ~ Bethany Thornton
Jetsam ~ Mallory King
Carlotta ~ Dallas Heard
Chef Louis ~ Jonathan Howell
Princesses ~ Ivory Heister, Alyssa Walker, Samantha Mason, Jacqueline Thornell, Libby Bova, Addison Smith, Venice Sylvas

Monday, June 17, 2013

Tickets are now on sale for "The Little Mermaid, Jr."

Yes, kids...I know you are waiting for a cast list.  Sorry...the only news I have for you is that tickets are now on sale!

"The Little Mermaid, Jr." shows are July 18th-20th (7:30 PM) and July 21st (2 PM), all seats are $10.  You can get your tickets by clicking here.

As for you auditioners...patience, Sandy is feverishly working on the cast list!  :)

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Youth Performing Arts Workshop



This year, the Youth Performing Arts Workshop (YPAW) will be presenting Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr.  Once again, Community Players of Hobbs staff and volunteers will be working with the children, helping them learn multiple theatrical skills.  Registration begins immediately and goes until the workshop is full (the first 35 paid participants).  See below for more information and for the application (click here for a PDF printable application).


Thursday, June 6, 2013

"Jekyll & Hyde - The Musical" opens tonight!




"Jekyll & Hyde", the musical extravaganza directed by Juston Harlin ("Beauty & the Beast", "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change", "Urinetown - The Musical"), opens TONIGHT! (June 6, 2013)

"Jekyll & Hyde" is a musical tragedy based on the novella "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson.

"Jekyll & Hyde" ran on Broadway for 1,543 performances, from 1997 through 2001.

Don't miss "Jekyll & Hyde"!

All seats are $15. Get your tickets by clicking here (or the ticket icon on the left of this page).

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Get your tickets now for "Jekyll & Hyde - The Musical"!

Tickets are now on sale for "Jekyll & Hyde", the musical extravaganza directed by Juston Harlin ("Beauty & the Beast", "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change", "Urinetown - The Musical").

"Jekyll & Hyde" is a musical tragedy based on the novella "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson.

"Jekyll & Hyde" ran on Broadway for 1,543 performances, from 1997 through 2001.

Don't miss "Jekyll & Hyde"!

All seats are $15.  Get your tickets by clicking here (or the ticket icon on the left of this page).