Wednesday, July 24, 2019


The annual Children's Theatre Workshop is happening NOW!  The final product will be on view this Friday, July 26th, at 7 p.m. at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre! Admission is free.

CTW director Caroline Good says that the first act of the program will include a demonstration of what the participants have been learning. The second act will be the presentation of three original one act plays.

The first play is "Princess Pea & The Watermelon" by Rebecca Hebb, Isabella Green, and Alice Howard. It is directed by Beth Bax and Noelle Brown. The cast includes Jackson Wells, Lydia Wells, Anders Carlson, Katie Isaacs-Bailey, and Aleks Koulak.

Also appearing are Lydia Grove, Daniella Akinwole, Evelyn Ryan-Shager, Bianca Marshall, Maria Hall, Kyeli Jefferson, Charlotte Tomamichel, and Lucy Dunn.

The second play is "Friend of Giants" by Christopher Douglas.  It is being directed by Douglas and Robin Schneider. Appearing in this play are Lara Schneider, Jewelee Butcher, Jasmine Cummings, Luna Pope, David Akinwole, Elyse Ensley, and Parker Helmer.

The cast also includes Tessa Cope, Harvey Cummings, Alexandra Roberts, Addy Koulak, and Sage Cummings.

The third production is "#Little Red" by Hadley McCoy. It is directed by Caroline Good.  This cast includes Ella Tischer, Clara Everett, Grayson Linneweber, Maggie Cooper, and Aiden Brinkman.

Also onstage in this play are Sarah Simmerman, Nadia Wagner, Josie Tischer, Tmothy Bogaerts, Lilly Green, Josie Cox, Joey Draper, and Ella Bailey.

Tech is in the hands of Fiona Good (lights) and Brenigan Warren (Sound). Interns helping with the productions are Craig Robinson, Fiona Good, Devin Huff, Samantha Funk, Isabella Green, Rebecca Hebb, Evie Green, Zoe Cope.

Monday, July 15, 2019


Picnic Playbill - Opening Night


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The show will be produced September 12-14 and September 18-21.  It is being sponsored by:

 Boatright Dental Group in Greencastle.

Picnic was last produced at PCPH in 1998.

Picnic, 1988. L-R: Brian Williams,Evelyn Robbins,Beth Lasley,Carroll Burdsall, Adeline Knoy

Those who audition will be asked to read from the script. Roles available include Hal, a drifter who comes into a small town (stage age early 20’s); Madge, a town girl who is looking for a different life (stage age early 20’s); Millie, Madge’s younger sister (stage age 13-15); Flo, their mother (stage age 40’s).

Other townspeople to be cast include a neighbor, Mrs. Potts (stage age 40’s-50’s); Rosemary, teacher at the local high school (stage age 40’s-50’s); Irma and Christine, two teacher friends of Rosemary (stage age (30’s-40’s); Alan, Madge’s boyfriend (stage age early 20’s); Howard, Rosemary’s boyfriend (stage age 40’s-50’s); and Bomber, the newspaper delivery boy (stage age mid-teens).

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To read more about the play and the characters click HERE.

To download an audition form and read Audition Sides
click HERE.

Monday, July 8, 2019




The production is sponsored by Shuee’s Great Buys Plus.

To read more about our sponsor click HERE.

Send Me No Flowers is directed by TJ Tincher. Board liaison is Sandi Rossok. The comedy by Norman Barasch and Carroll Moore was last produced at PCPH in 1973.

Our 1973 production starring Nancy McFarland & James Elrod

The play was on Broadway briefly in 1962 and was the basis of a popular film comedy starring Doris Day and Rock Hudson in 1964.

Director TJ Tincher
TJ directed last season's hit mystery The Mousetrap.  He was last seen onstage at PCPH in the title role of The Foreigner in 2017. TJ has appeared in roles in many shows including Pippin, On Borrowed Time, and Laughing Stock.

L-R: Scott Armitage, Bryan Schroecher, Samantha Flannelly

Scott Armitage has the leading role of George Kimball, a hypochondriac who spends most of his time thinking he is sick.  His long-suffering wife, Judy, is played by Samantha Flannelly.
When George overhears Dr. Morrissey (Cameron Wunderlich) discussing another case, he immediately concludes that he himself has only a few weeks left to live.  

Scott has appeared in many roles at PCPH.  Among his favorites are Charles Thompson in 1776, Nathan Detroit in Guys & Dolls, and Walter Hollander in Don't Drink the Water.

Samantha appeared at PCPH most recently in The Foreigner and also played the leading role of Jo in the musical Little Women.

L-R: Cameron Wunderlich & Scott Armitage

Cameron played the leading role last season in The Mousetrap and won the Upstage Award for his performance as Ellard in The Foreigner in 2017.

L-R: Michaela Semak, Scott Armitage, Sam Draper

His next door neighbor, Arnold Nash (Sam Draper), is pressed into service to help him keep his “condition” a secret.  George’s plans include setting up Judy with a new husband, an old college acquaintance, Bert Power (Bryan Schroeder) and keeping her out of the arms of a local young cad Vito (Noah D. Pettit). Pettit is also the production stage manager.

Sam is making his PCPH debut in this production.  Bryan has appeared in many shows including South Pacific and Death By Chocolate. He also directed the musical Bye Bye, Birdie here in 2014.  Bryan is also the technical director for the production and designed the lighting and sound. Noah appeared in She Loves Me last month as the clumsy busboy.

L-R: Scott Armitage, Samantha Flannelly, Bryan Schroeder

George also tries to set up his final arrangements with the help of a friendly burial plot salesman, Mr. Akins (Jack Randall Earles).  There are fantasy sequences in which the participants try to imagine their future circumstances. 

Jack Randall is a long time board member at PCPH.  He appeared last season in Annie and The Mousetrap. He is also the director for the September season closer, Picnic.

L-R: Jack Randall Earles & Eleanor Howard

Those playing roles in the dream moments are Eleanor Howard, Michaela Semak, and Dimitri Flott. 

L-R: Noah D. Pettit & Dimitri Flott

Dimitri is making a PCPH debut. Michaela has appeared in many shows here including Little Women and Annie. Eleanor made her PCPH debut in 2011 in The Music Man and has appeared in such shows as Guys & Dolls, Angel Street, and Curtains.

Set design is by Linda Gjesvold with costumes by Sarah Armitage Bond. Working on the stage crew is Grant Pettit. Darvëll Barger is running the sound board and Christopher Douglas is running the light board.