Sunday, June 23, 2013


The Bard will take the stage again at Putnam County Playhouse as the SHAKESPEARED! Workshop presents two versions of Shakespeare's tale of mistaken identity The Comedy of Errors. The final results will be on view on Saturday, June 29, at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available only at the door. All tickets are general seating and will be $3. Chldren under twelve will be admitted free.

Sponsor for the production is Shuee's Furniture and Mattress.


Program director and creator Caroline Good is at the helm of the older group of performers. They include Ethan Gill, Logan Beck, Lucas Eckrich, and Dylan Bodnarick as the two sets of twins. Libby Brush, Joe Lippard, Chloe Maginity, Samantha Flanelly, Madi Egold, Dominique Lafontant, Alex Briones, and Blayne Lackey are also in the cast.

Others in the show include George Howard, David Maginity, Maxx Kirk, Colin Dombrowski, Jerica Bean, Abbie Harms, and Clara Lippard. Also appearing are Chloe Bodnarick, Corrine Trigg, Gwen Mazur, Madison King, Caleb Guthrie, Lily Spencer, JenJe Stouder, Michaela Semak, Hilary Johnson, Sammy Batchelor, and Michala Cowley.

Working on the technical side for the older group are TJ Tincher, assistant director; Lauren Good, lighting design and operator; Emma Bodnarick and Emma Newton on sound. Good is also assisting Lily Bonwich as costume coordinator.

Bethany Bax is directing the middle school group. Appearing as the two sets of twins are Donovan Asbell and Addison Hughes, and their counterpoints Karl Egold and Ben Parsons. Other major roles are being taken by Michael Thede, Jevor Stouder, Corinne Buchanan, and Susanna Howard.

Joining them will be Rose White, Sal Martoglio, Luke Norris, Savannah Sanders, and Zach Cowley. The cast also includes Paxton Wells, Shianna Alexander, Hannah Williams, Grant Pettit, and Oliver Mackenzie. Rounding our the cast are Charlie Good, Gabby Roberts, Allison Staples, and Hope Roberts.

The backstage crew for this production are Cecily Girton and Ragan Bax. Tincher, Eleanor Howard, and Ashlee Vitz are assistant directors.

Not sure what the plot of the play is? Click HERE to learn about The Comedy of Errors in just about a minute or so.

Friday, June 21, 2013


To find out who is who in The Drowsy Chaperone


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Thursday, June 20, 2013


Tickets for the Victorian Thriller Angel Street will go on sale Monday, July 8, at 5 p.m.

Rehearsals continue with the cast that includes Caroline Good, TJ Tincher, Tim Good, Eleanor Howard, and Ashlee Vitz.  Jim Green and Tyson Myrick also appear in the play.

The show is sponsored by Rossok & Co. -  Pekin Insurance.



Caroline Good, Eleanor Howard, TJ Tincher

Tim Good & Caroline Good

Ashlee Vitz & TJ Tincher

Sunday, June 2, 2013


Board members, guests, and the cast of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown spent two hours on Sunday afternoon, June 2, at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre opening the new season of Putnam County Playhouse.

Michael McClaine & Vickie Parker

Putnam County Foundation Board Member Vickie Parker presented a  Mini-Grant to Michael McClaine.

Linda Gjesvold & guests

PCPH Second Vice President Linda Gjesvold welcomed guests and shared some of the history of the Playhouse.

Kathryn Dory & Sandi Rossok

House Committee Chairperson Kathryn Dory and First Vice President Jack Randall Earles worked in the Box Office, helping patrons with single session and season tickets. Board member Jim Green joined them, and a total of 15 season tickets were sold and more than 150 single tickets for You're A Good Man Charlie Brown were sold as well.  Tickets are still available for every performance, but reservations are recommended!

Michael McClaine

PCPH President Michael McClaine worked the punch bowl and greeted guests as they arrived. He later presided over the monthly board meeting.

Caroline Good & Shelly McFadden

Board members Caroline Good and Shelly McFadden discussed their plans for the season.  Shelly will direct The Drowsy Chaperone. Caroline plays a leading role in Angel Street and directs SHAKESPEARED, the Youth Theatre Workshop later in June and the Children's Workshop in July. Applications for both workshops are available here by clicking on the Current Season tab at the top of the page.

Jim Rambo & Ric McFadden

Long time board members Jim Rambo and Ric McFadden enjoyed the festivities and watching the songs from You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Jim will direct Harvey, our September show.

Brad Sandy & Sandi Rossok

Charlie Brown director Brad Sandy and Rossok enjoyed a few minutes of rest on the front lawn.