Tuesday, February 21, 2017

PCPH HELPS THE SHOW GO ON AT LOCAL SCHOOLS!


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During the time away from our regular schedule, many of our board members and friends work on theatre productions in the local schools.  A great variety of entertainment is available for your viewing pleasure this spring.


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Greencastle Middle School
Into the Woods, Jr.
Student version of the Stephen Sondheim Musical
April 7
7 p.m. Tickets: $4
Available at the door.
Directed by PCPH Supporter: Alisa Isaacs-Bailey
Musical Director: PCPH Board Secretary Kathryn Dory


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North Putnam High School
NPHS Gymnasium
Bye Bye Birdie
A Rock 'n Roll Musical
April 14 & 15
7 p.m. Tickets: $5
Available at the door.
Directed by PCPH Board Member Dustin Bond
Assistant Director PCPH Board Member Meghan Armitage


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO PARTICIPATE!!!

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Thanks to everyone has has contributed to our 2017 Fund Drive.  We appreciate your contributions and suggestions.

Our Fund Drive does continue throughout the season.  If you haven't sent your donation, but are interested, you can download the form HERE.

Each contributor will be named in all of the programs for our Main Stage Shows.  Last season, over 3500 programs were distributed.  You can list your name, the name of your business, or donate in memory of a loved one.

Putnam County Playhouse is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation, so your donation is tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

PCPH is a completely volunteer organization. No one working onstage, backstage, or in the pit receives compensation for their efforts. Participation is for the love of theatre.  

The PCPH Board is also completely volunteer.  All board members share equally in the tasks required to keep our organization active.  This includes bookkeeping, administrative, and maintenance duties.  Committees work year round to make sure that each season is the best it can be.

Please be a part of Putnam County Playhouse.  We welcome people onstage and off to participate in all of our programs.

See you at the Barn!!!




Tuesday, February 7, 2017

50 Years Ago! PCPH IN 1967!


We were first established in the fall of 1961 as the Greencastle Summer Theatre by a group of local theatre-loving citizens. GST was incorporated in 1963 as Putnam County Playhouse.


The 1967 season opened with a musical revue with the theme "...Life Is" directed by James Elrod with musical direction by Peter Hill and choreography by Marie McKee.  Performers in the show that was presented at Speech Hall included Lori Frederick, Peggy McClaine, and Jay Guiliani. Read the program HERE.



Next up was the mystery Angel Street. Directed by Marian Gifford with technical direction Larry Sutton and Charlotte Gilliland. Leading roles were taken by James Elrod and Barbara Meehan.

Read the program HERE.


Next up, Jim Poor directed Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This production featured the PCPH debut of Vickie [Knoy] Parker.  Musical director was Vera Andersen and choreography was by Vicki Grimes.

Also appearing in the cast were Ron Snodgrass, Kevin Aikman, Pam Liston, and Sally Rickets.

Read the program HERE.

Larry Creech and Jacque Schafer.

Next up, also at Speech Hall, was the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!  It was directed by John Van Meter with musical direction by Robert Haas.  Choreographer was Jonie Skaggs.

Leading roles were taken by Larry Creech, Catherine Bean, Jacque Schafer, and Don South. The comedy pair was played by Peggy McClaine and Alan Hux.

Read the program HERE.



The season closed with a production of the comedy The Moon is Blue.  It was directed by Robert Cole with technical direction by Peter Lach.

The cast of  four included Romilda Hamontre, James Elrod, Peter Lach, and Frank Livernoche.

Read the program HERE.