Tuesday, July 24, 2018

CTW for 2018 HAPPENING NOW!


The annual PCPH Children's Theatre Workshop is in full swing this week. Organized and produced by Caroline Good, the CTW allows students to learn about theatre by participating in games and taking part in a full stage production.

It is being sponsored by:


Click HERE to learn more about our sponsor.

And by a grant from:


Click HERE to learn more about Arts Illiana


The presentations this year are Snow White: A New Narration written by Alexandra Gandy and directed by Gandy and Ohenaba Akua Quarshie. 



Appearing in this episode are Maggie Cooper, Ella Tischer, Alexander Bruggerman, Katie Funk, Emily Hunsinger, Clara Everett, Madison Stahl, and Sarah Nichols.



Also in this cast are Gunner Reach, Maisy Isaacs-Bailey, Lilly Green, Lydia Wells, Jake Hu, Jocelyn Gardner, Josie Tischer, Samuel Welch, Jewelee Butcher, Bentley Pettit, Devin Huff, and Jayden Jackson. 



The second production is Goldilocks and the Bad Idea written by Rebecca Hebb & Isabella Green and directed by Caroline Good & Robin Schneider.



Its cast features Lara Schneider, Addalyn Brinkman, Grayson Linnewebber, Penny Cummings, Reese Query, Catherine Ryan-Schager, Maura Lazar, Lillian Welch, Bryson Worman, Jade Hu, and Elyse Ensley.



Also in the cast are Josie Cox, Parker Helmer, Joey Draper, Aiden Brinkman, Harvey Cummings, Lydia Grove, Quinn Pettit,  and Jasmine Cummings.



Technical crew for both productions are Fiona Good and Quarshie.


Interns for the Workshop this year include Craig Robinson, Devin Huff, Grant Pettit, Fiona Good, Katie Newtown, Rebecca Hebb, Isabella Green, Samantha Funk, Boyd Ensley, and Evan Lazar.



The performance will be Friday, July 27, at 7 p.m. in the Hazel Day Longden Theatre.  Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend!

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

"Barefoot" Auditions!!


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THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED AUDITIONS!  OUR CAST LIST WILL BE POSTED LATER THIS WEEK!

The play will be produced September 13-15 and September 19-22. It is being sponsored by:



To read more about our sponsor click HERE.

It is being directed by Jack Randall Earles.  Assistant director is Sandi Rossok. They last collaborated on the play On Golden Pond in 2016.

Characters to be cast include the lead Corie Bratter, a young newlywed with firm opinions about life and marriage, stage age early 20's; Paul Bratter, her new husband, a brash young lawyer with his own uptight views, stage age mid to late 20's; Helen Banks, Corie's mother, who is trying to adjust to life on her own, stage age 50's+; Mr. Victor Velasco, the upstairs neighbor with a eye for the ladies who may just be interested in Helen, stage age 50's+.  There are two smaller roles, a telephone installation man who offers Paul and Corie advice on life and marriage, and a non-speaking role of a delivery man.  Ages for these characters are undetermined.

Those auditioning should be at least 18 years of age. There are no roles for children in this production.

All of those attending will be asked to read from the script.

To download an audition form click HERE.

To read the scenes that will be used at auditions click HERE

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

ROAD CLOSED!!!!



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A reminder for our patrons: SR240 is closed just west of
 Highway 75.  

You can continue west on U.S. 40 to SR 231. This is the next light after your usual turn off just west of Stilesville.

Come into Greencastle on SR 231. Turn right at the first light, the  Veteran's Highway. Continue through the 4-way stop at the High School-Middle School.

Turn left at the next turn bubble - this is 10th Street.  Go straight at the light, and you will be on your usual road....look for us on the right!

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

"THE MOUSETRAP" SPRINGS!!!


Standing L-R: Jay Prewitt, Anna Harris, David Lorimer, Kathy Helms Arnold, Cameron Wunderlich. Seated L-R: Dustin Boothby, Jack Randall Earles, Cheyenne "Sky" Welch


THE MOUSETRAP HAS ENDED ITS RUN!

The unlikely suspects above are featured in the July production as the Putnam County Playhouse Season of Hits continues. One of these characters is a serial killer, another will become a victim.



The production is sponsored by:


To learn more about our sponsor click HERE.

The play is directed by TJ Tincher, an actor who has been in many plays at PCPH including last season's The Foreigner. This is his directorial debut here.

Also working on the technical side are Bryan Schroeder as Techical Director and Sound Designer, Noah D. Pettit as Production Stage Manager, Darv√čll Barger as sound operator, and Ohenaba Quarshie as light operator.

Anna Harris as Mollie Ralston.   Photo by Jay Prewitt

The show features Anna Harris and David Lorimer as a young couple (Mollie and Giles Ralston) who open a small hotel about 30 miles outside London.  

Their guests include an eccentric young man, Dustin Boothby (Christopher Wren), a demanding older woman, Kathy Helms Arnold (Mrs. Boyle), a retired Army major Jack Randall Earles (Major Metcalf), and a mysterious young woman Cheyenne "Sky" Welch (Miss Casewell).

Last to arrive are Jay Prewitt (Mr. Paravacini) an unexpected guest and Cameron Wunderlich (Sgt. Trotter) a policeman investigating a London murder.

Nothing is quite what it seems, and when one of the guests is murdered, Sgt. Trotter has his hands full investigating the twists and turns of the evening.  See if you can figure it out before he does!








FYI - TICKET SALES!!!



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Tickets for all remaining shows including the current production The Mousetrap, Disney's Beauty & the Beast, and Barefoot in The Park on are sale the next two weeks. You can buy or reserve tickets for any of these shows by calling the box office at 765-653-5880 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.  Volunteers are in the box office ONLY during the posted times.

DO NOT ORDER TICKETS VIA FACEBOOK OR EMAIL OR SNAIL MAIL.

Seating is limited for some nights of Disney's Beauty & the Beast. Best seats for that musical are available for opening night, August 9; the 3 p.m. Sunday matinee on August 12; Wednesday, August 15; and closing night, August 18.