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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Monday, December 19, 2016

2017 Season Tickets On Sale Now!

Scrambling for a last minute gift? Give the gift of live entertainment and support your local community at the same time! The gift that keeps on giving throughout the year will make anybody smile. Season tickets make a wonderful gift for friends and family of all ages and can be delivered instantly via email. Community Players of Hobbs 2017 season tickets are available online now!

https://buy.ticketstothecity.com/packages.php?package_id=1444

Monday, December 12, 2016

"'Twas the Fight Before Christmas opens this week!!!



The fight is on!
 "'Twas the Fight Before Christmas opens this week!!!

Tickets are just $10, available online http://www.communityplayersofhobbs.com/ and at the door!

Show dates are December 15-17 (8 PM) and December 18 (2 PM).

 Don't miss this hilarious Christmas quarrel and your last chance to use your 2016 Season Tickets! 

The Langfords and the Riders have been friends for years. Even their children are playmates. They completely understand and admire each other -- until Mrs. Rider phones the Langford home and leaves a message with Renee, the youngest, who is so engrossed in a video game, she can't be expected to get the message right! She gets both families embroiled in a serious quarrel, and right before Christmas, too! She finally brings to light what actually caused the misunderstanding and tops everything by filling in at the last moment in the church pageant. The role? “Brotherly Love”!



 Happy Holidays!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Congratulations to the cast of "The Glass Menagerie"

Congratulations to the cast of "The Glass Menagerie"!

Tom Wingfield- Tyler Bunch
Amanda Wingfield - Veronikka Sylvas
Laura Wingfield - Sarah Bunch
Jim O'Connor - Jason Marshall

Thank you to all who auditioned!

First rehearsal is December 19th (for paperwork/registration).

Cast must be off book for Act 1.1 by January 9th.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Applications for the Carl Busch Scholarship

Good afternoon, Playhouse fans,

The Playhouse board of directors is pleased to announce that applications for the Playhouse's Carl Busch scholarships are now being accepted. Applications in both fillable and PDF formats are attached.  Information and applications can be found on the Playhouse website sidebar at http://www.communityplayersofhobbs.com/.

Scholarships are due to:

Vice-President Leigh Melton at leig_h@valornet.com
or
Community Players of Hobbs
Scholarship Application
P.O. Box 2153
Hobbs, NM 88241.

Applications must be received on or before January 6, 2017.  Recipients will be asked to attend the Playhouse Gala on February 4, 2015, at the Western Heritage Museum.

For questions, please reply to this email.  Please also feel free to forward this email to anyone who would be interested in applying.

Monica M. Russell
President

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Auditions "The Glass Menagerie" (2017 AACTFest Entry)

Auditions for "The Glass Menagerie" will be held at the Playhouse on Friday December 9 at
7PM and Saturday December 10 at 2PM.

Casting will be for:
2 men (ages 20-early 30s)

1 woman (age 20-early 30s)

1 woman (early 30s and up)

This will be a competition play and members of Actors Equity Association and Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) are ineligible to audition.

If you are cast you must be able to make all future potential performance dates and this show does travel.

Auditions will consist of cold readings and scene work with the director.

Hobbs performance dates are February 16-19, 2017.

Theatre New Mexico AACTFest competition dates are March 2-5, 2017, in Las Cruces, NM. The Region VI AACTFest competition will be April 5-9, 2017, in Lafayette, LA. The National AACTFest will be June 26-July 1, 2017, in Rochester, MN.

Announcing the 2017 Season!!

Good evening, Playhouse fans!

The Playhouse Board of Directors is pleased to announce our 2017 season!

Potential directors submitted several new shows for consideration and we had a difficult time choosing which ones to present, but we have put together the following exciting season for you!

THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Tennessee Williams, a one-act directed by Nathan Miles for AACTFest
February 16-19, 2017
Amanda Wingfield is a faded, tragic remnant of Southern gentility who lives in poverty in a dingy St. Louis apartment with her son, Tom, and her daughter, Laura. Amanda strives to give meaning and direction to her life and the lives of her children, though her methods are ineffective and irritating.   A drama of great tenderness, charm and beauty, The Glass Menagerie is one of the most famous plays of the modern theatre.

THE 39 STEPS by Patrick Barlow and John Buchan, directed by Tyler Bunch
March 31, April 1-2, 7-9, 2017
In The 39 Steps, a man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she's a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called "The 39 Steps" is hot on the man's trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! A riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft, The 39 Steps amounts to an unforgettable evening of pure pleasure!

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, directed by Christopher Eubank
June 1-4, 8-11, 2017
Once On This Island, an enchanting musical fable, tells the story of forbidden love between people from two different worlds. Originally inspired by Hans Christian Anderson's The Little Mermaid, the Broadway show transports the story to a Caribbean island where social prejudice divides the island. Presented as a 'play within a play', a cast of village storytellers, attempting to calm a frightened young child, tell the romantic tale of a peasant girl who saves a rich city boy from death.

DISNEY'S MULAN, JR., Youth Performing Arts Workshop directed by Sandy Goad and Ronnie Gray
July 20-23, 2017
Based on Disney’s Oscar-nominated film, Disney's Mulan JR. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. With hit songs and a story packed with action, humor and heart, Disney's Mulan JR. brings ancient China to life with a modern sensibility.

Haunted House, directed by Nathan Gibbs
October 20-21, 27-28, 31, 2017

HEAVEN CENT by George Cameron Grant, directed by Robert Schumacher
December 14-17, 2017
Miracles abound on Christmas Eve when the divine intervention of a well-intentioned but hapless angel brings a homeless teen-age girl and a missionary priest to the same place at the same time.

The Board would like to thank all submitting directors for helping us bring another year of quality entertainment to our community!

Your president,
Monica M. Russell