Archive for October, 2010

Over The River And Through The Woods opens at Plaza Theatre Company

Over The River And Through The Woods to open October 29th at Plaza Theatre Company
October 14th, 2010
Plaza Theatre Company is proud to announce the opening of OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS on October 29th, 2010. The production will play Plaza’s newly renovated theatre at 111 S. Main Street in Cleburne, TX opening on Friday, October 29th and playing through Saturday, November 20th, 2010. The show will be the 37th produced by Plaza Theatre Company and the 9th of 10 in Plaza’s 2010 Season of shows.
“Over the River and Through the Woods has long been on our radar at Plaza”, says Aaron Siler, Plaza’s Director of Operations. “Yes, it’s extremely funny and entertaining, but there’s some heart in there too that makes this show something special. We know Plaza audiences are going to love the wonderful message that the show has to offer”.
The play introduces us to Nick Cristano, a slightly smothered Italian-American boy who is about to leave his Hoboken, NJ roots behind to take a job across the country. Throw in Nick’s overprotective, well meaning family and anyone who has ever had to sit through a family dinner will enjoy the results. Over the River and Through the Woods is a hilariously charming comedy that will have you calling home afterwards.
The production is under the Direction of Kevin Poole with Stage Management by Analaura Keith, Costume design by Kara Barnes, Set design by Kevin Poole and JaceSon Barrus, Lighting design by Cameron Barrus, Prop design by Milette Siler and Sound design by G. Aaron Siler.
Nick Andrew Guzman, Aaron Lett
Caitlin Jill Etheridge, Annalee Herron
Frank Dick Helmcamp
Emma Trich Zaitoon 
Nunzio Burl Procter
Aida Julie Hefner
**Emma Understudy Shauna Lewis
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS will play Plaza Theatre Company from October 29th thru November 20th, 2010 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm with Saturday afternoon matinees at 3pm. Ticket prices are $12 for Adults, $10 for Seniors and Students and $9 for children. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 817-202-0600 or visiting the Plaza Box Office between the hours of 10am and 6pm Monday thru Saturday.


We have no doubt that most of our patrons who are reading this have already seen SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN HOMECOMING. We have no doubt of that because the show has played to more patrons than any other show in Plaza history.

That said, one of the primary reasons the show has played to so many folks is that no other show in Plaza history has played as many performances.

This is closing weekend of the show and there are STILL GREAT SEATS AVAILABLE for the Friday and Saturday evening performances.

If you haven’t had a chance to see the show, there’s still a little time. Come on out either Friday or Saturday night. We promise, you’ll be glad ya did.

A Christmas Carol at Plaza Theatre Company – Cast List

Hello y’all,

We had so many unbelievably talented folks audition for A Christmas Carol this year that we could hardly believe it. Thank you so much to this wonderful group of folks for sharing your talents with us. Making casting decisions was extremely difficult, but we’ve reached a decision and the Cast List for the 2010 production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Plaza Theatre Company is as follows:

A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Plaza Theatre Company – Cast List

Ebeneezer Scrooge – Steve Lindsay

Dickens / Fred – Michael Hatch, Luke Hunt

Fred’s Wife – Susan Garlington

Bob Cratchit – Greg Burton

Mrs. Cratchit – Christine Atwell

Marley / Undertaker / DQ – Jon Kennedy

Charity Man 1 / David / DQ – Mike Scarlet

Charity Man 2 / Topper – JaceSon Barrus

Turkey Boy – Nolan Moralez

Past / Poor Wife / DQ – Jill Baker

Boy Scrooge / Frederick Cratchit – Cameron Barrus

Little Fan – Eden Barrus, Hilary Garlington

Mrs. Fezziwig / Georgina / DQ – Cherie Robinson

Elizabeth Fezz – Jillian Turner, Mary Vickers

Leticia Fezz – Stefanie Pollock, Dana Siler

Teen Scrooge – Devlin Pollock

Dick Wilkins – Parker Barrus

Belle / Dora – Annalee Herron

Young Scrooge – Poor Husband / DQ – Kelly Talley

Present / Old Joe / Poulterer / DQ – Aaron Siler

Topper’s Girl / Violinist – Betsy Wilson

Charwoman / DQ – Kimberly Mickle

Laundress / DQ – Tabitha Barrus, Marcie Allison

Tiny Tim – David Midkiff

Martha Cratchit – Katie Rodgers

Peter Cratchit – John Hunt, Caleb Midkiff

Belinda Cratchit – Sarah Scarlet, Dora Hunt

Carol Cratchit – Lauren Atwell, Brooke Boyd

Want – Mimi Barrus

Ignorance – Jacob Carver

The production will open on November 26th and play through December 23rd. We hope to see y’all out for this wonderful Christmas tradition.

2011 Audition Dates at Plaza Theatre Company

Dear Plaza fans (particularly actors, musicians and designers),

2011 is Plaza’s 5th full season of producing plays in downtown Cleburne – and it promises to be our best yet. Below is a listing of audition dates and directors for our 2011 season. We encourage actors of all levels of experience to audition (everybody has to start somewhere). So mark these dates on your calendar and we’ll hope to see you soon.

MAN WITH THE POINTED TOES – Director: Stefanie Glenn. Audition: Monday November 8th, 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Wednesday November 10th, 7 to 10pm.

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN – Director: Kyle Macy. Audition: Monday December 6th and Tuesday December 7th from 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Saturday December 11th, 9am to 1pm.

THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL – Directors: Jace & Tina Barrus. Audition: Monday January 10th and Tuesday January 11th, 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Saturday January 15th, 9am to 1pm.

HARVEY – Director: Aaron Siler. Audition: Monday February 21st, 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Wednesday February 23rd, 7 to 10pm.

HELLO DOLLY! – Director: Christine Atwell. Audition: Monday March 28th and Tuesday March 29th, 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Saturday April 2nd, 9am to 1pm.

JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT – Directors: Jace & Tina Barrus. Audition: Monday April 25th and Tuesday April 26th, 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Saturday April 30th, 9am to 1pm.

SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN – Directors: Kyle and Megan Adams. Audition: Monday May 30th and Tuesday May 31st, 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Saturday June 4th, 9am to 1pm.

TREASURE ISLAND – Director: Aaron Siler. Audition: Monday July 11, 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Wednesday July 13th, 7 to 10pm.

CRAZY FOR YOU – Director: Jay Lewis. Audition: Monday August 15th and Tuesday August 16th, 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Saturday August 20th, 9am to 1pm.

ANNIE – Director: Taffy Geisel. Audition: Monday September 19th and Tuesday September 20th, 7 to 10pm. Call Backs Saturday September 24th, 9am to 1pm.