|PCPH Board President Michael McClaine|
At 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, PCPH President Michael McClaine welcomed current board members and guests to the annual meeting of the minds. Guests present including longtime ticket holders Marie Neese and Phyllis Smith.
|L-R: Mark Hammer, Drew Brattain, Caroline Good, Anna Harris, Kathy Helms Arnold|
Committee Chairpersons presented their reports on their activities for the year 2018. Treasurer Mark Hammer presented the financial report and Drew Brattain presented the report on finance and fundraising.
|L-R: Linda Gjesvold, McClaine, Peggy McClaine, Marie Neese, Phyllis Smith, Meghan Armitage|
Linda Gjesvold gave the ticket report which included near record attendance and ticket sales for the Season Of Hits.
|L-R: P :McClaine, M. McClaine, Ric McFadden, M. Neese, P. Smith & Shelly McFadden|
Shelly McFadden gave the program committee report on the Season of Hits. She also spoke briefly about the 2019 season - Love Conquers All. Shelly mentioned that anyone wishing to direct a show in 2019, should contact her for details about submitting their proposal. Directing proposals are due by November 14.
|Sandi Rossok (who really WAS awake) and Drew Brattain|
Other reports included Maintenance and Capital and House, Michael; Costume/Prop Loft, Shelly and Sandi Rossok; Promotion/Web Page, Jack Randall Earles; Technical, Dustin Bond; and Youth Workshops, Caroline Good.
After all reports were given and approved, it was time for the highlight of the meeting - the presentation of the Upstage [Hammy] Award. Three of the four nominees were present. They were Kathy Helms Arnold (nominated for her role as Mrs. Boyle in The Mousetrap), Devin Huff (nominated for his role as The Enchanted Whisk/Townsperson in Beauty and the Beast), and Shelly McFadden (nominated for her role as Miss Hannigan in Annie).
The fourth nominee Brian Cox (nominated as The Telephone Man in Barefoot in the Park) was unable to attend.
And the winner was:
BRIAN COX from
BAREFOOT IN THE PARK
The reaction was as to be expected:
|L-R: Arnold, McFadden, Huff|
Three additional board members were added to the roster. They are Kim Hinkle Brattain, Anna B. Harris, and Peggy McClaine.
|Bethany Bax and Kim Hinkle Brattain|
We also bid a fond farewell to longtime board member Jim Green who is moving from the area. We appreciate all of his hard work over the years that he has been with us, and we will miss him.
|L-R: Sandi Rossok, (awake) and Jim Green|
Refreshments were served.
Since Brian was not there to accept his Upstage Award, Sandi Rossok made arrangements to deliver it to him.....if it can be found.