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 UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS

The ReGifters

by Robert Lynn

 

December 6th,7th,12th, 13th and 14th at 6:30 pm

with a matinee on the 7th at 2 pm.

When a couple "regifts" a not-so-great Christmas present, then finds out it's worth a fortune, they will stop at nothing to get it back. But they're not the only ones who rewrapped it.

 

In the mad pursuit to reclaim the gift, everyone who gave it

away learns about friendship, real wealth, and the value of a

gift truly given.

 

Produced by special arrangement with Heuer Publishing (www.hitplays.com/)

  

2020 Season

GIVE 'EM HELL, HARRY!!

by Samuel Gallu's

 

 

February 6th, 7th, 8th,14th and 15th at 6:30 pm

with a matinee on the 15th at 2 pm.

From the book Give 'Em Hell Harry by Samuel Gallu's giving a history and life experiences of the former President before he was in office, during the time he was in office and after he was President. The play is a one-man show about this former President of the United States. "GIVE 'EM HELL HARRY"  a tribute to Harry S. Truman performed by Patrick Neill. Over the course of the play, you will see his life and the struggles he had as President and as a senator and the struggles he had with family also. Come and enjoy one of our most talked about and sometime controversial Presidents.

Performed with permission of the Trust of Samuel Gallu.

  

The Armadillo Queen

By Dwayne Yancy

 

April 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th at 6:30 pm with a matinee on the 11th at 2 pm.

 

Auditions/Casting Call:

Thu Jan 30, and 31st at 5pm‎ - ‎7pm‎

Cast needed: Seven — five females (one teen, four adults), two males (one teen, one adult.) (includes Cee Cee and Dee Dee)

 

A high school girl from the city is forced to move to rural Texas for her senior year. She hopes to keep her head down and tough it out; instead, she’s drafted to be the school mascot — the Armadillo Queen — for a team that’s never won a game and suffers under a curse that if it doesn’t win this year, the town will dry up and blow away. Comedy ensues.

Produced by special arrangement with dwayne-yancey

The Saloonkeeper's Daughter

Musical, Melodrama

by Dave Reiser, Jack Sharkey

 

May 28th, 29th, 30th, June 5th, and 6th at 6:30pm‎ with a matinee on the 6th at 2 pm.

 

Auditions/Casting Call:

March 26th, and 27th at 5pm‎ - ‎7pm‎

Cast needed:  6 males, and 6 females

You will have ample opportunity to cheer, hiss and boo - all to musical cues - in this romp through melodrama land with memorable characters including Mannly Rasch (villain), Red White (the saloonkeeper), Lily (his daughter), Parson Kindly and his daughter Charity, saloon girls Cinnamon, Sally and Molly, prospector Grimes, Seedy Shlepper (Manly's stooge) and, of course, hero Rusty Witts (stalwart, but stupid). The insane plot, 19 delightful musical numbers, asides to the audience and the hilarious comeuppance of the villain make this show a classic.

                                                                                                  

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French (www.samuelfrench.com)

Bedtime Stories

(As Told by Our Dad)

(Who Messed Them Up)

by Ed Monk

 

August 6th, 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th at 6:30 pm with a matinee on the 15th at 2 pm.

 

Auditions/Casting Call:

June 11th, and 12th at 5pm‎ - ‎7pm‎

Cast needed: Cast: 6 females, 4 males, 16 either (12-31 actors possible: 6-27 females, 4-25 males)

It's Dad's turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative: a prince with a snoring problem spices up The Princess and The Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf cries dinosaur instead, and Rumpelstiltskin helps turn all that pesky gold into straw. You may think you know your fairy tales, but not the way Dad tells them.

 

Produced by special arrangement with (www.playscripts.com)

The Monkey's Paw

by W.W. Jacobs

Adapted by Wendy Lewis

 

 

October 8th, 9th, 10th, 16th, and 17th at 6:30 pm with a matinee on the 17th at 2 pm.

 

Auditions/Casting Call:

August 20th and 21th at 5 pm to 7 pm.‎

Cast needed: Cast: 3 Males, 2 females and 2 that can be either

 

This updated version by Wendy Lewis of “The Monkey's Paw” is based on the suspenseful short story by W.W. Jacobs. It involves Mr. and Mrs. White and their adult son a-waiting the arrival of Sergeant-Major Morris, a friend who served with Mr. White in Afghanistan. After Morris retired from the military his travels took him to India. He introduces them to a mummified monkey's paw. An old fakir placed a spell on the paw, so that it would grant three wishes. The wishes are granted but always with hellish consequences as punishment for tampering with fate. Morris, having had a horrible experience using the paw, throws the monkey's paw into the fire but Mr. White retrieves it. Before leaving, Morris warns Mr. White that if he does use the paw, then it will be on his own head. The rest of the play deals with the choices and consequences of the White family. A suspenseful climax rounds out the story. 

Produced by special arrangement with Wendy Lewis.

 

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

by  Barbara Robinson

 December 3rd, 4th,5th,11th and 12th at 6:30 pm

with a matinee on the 12th at 2 pm.

Auditions/Casting Call: October 22nd and 23rd at 5 pm to 7 pm.

Cast Needed: 4 males, 6 females, 8 boy(s), 9 girl(s)

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem - and the fun - when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on!

This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become a holiday staple for groups across the United States! 

 

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French publisher 

(www.samuelfrench.com/)

REVIEWS

"An American classic." - McCall's Magazine

"One of the best Christmas stories ever - and certainly one of the funniest." - The Seattle Times

 

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