Live Theatre in Hot Springs Village at an Affordable Price.  

By Rick Abbot

Coronado Center: Friday and Saturday, August 10 and 11, 2018, 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 12, 2018, 2:00 PM

Reserved Seating - $45 for a 2018 Season Ticket (all three productions) or $20 at the door or through Event Info & Tickets, click here.


This is the hilarious story of a theater group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script. At the beginning is a rehearsal of the dreadful show.  Then there is the near disastrous dress rehearsal.  The final act is the actual performance in which anything that can go wrong does. When the author decides to give a speech on the state of the modern theatre during the curtain calls, the audience is treated to a madcap climax to a thoroughly hilarious romp.

Produced by special arrangment with Samuel French, Inc, NY, NY.

Cast Of Characters:

Aggie Mansville: A stage manager & prompter
 
Geraldine “Gerry” Dunbar:A community theatre director 

Henry Benish (“Lord Dudley”-a Character Actor)

Polly Benish (“Lady Margaret”-a Character Actress) 

Marla “Smitty” Smith (“Doris the maid”-a Supporting Player)

Saul Watson (“Doctor Rex Forbes”-a Villain)

Billy Carewe (“Stephen Sellers”-a Juvenile) 

Violet Imbry (“Diana Lassiter”-an Ingenue)

Louise Peary: A sound-and-lighting-and scenic technician

Phyllis Montague:  A novice playwright in the community 

Time: Present

Location: The Stage of a Community Theatre

The Hot Springs Village Players are holding open auditions for their next production “Play On!”  Auditions will be on May 19, 2018, 9 A.M.-12 P.M. and May 20, 2018, 1 P.M.-4 P.M. in Room 5 at the Coronado Community Center. 

The play will be performed at the Coronado Center on Friday and Saturday, August 10 and 11, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. and on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2:00 P.M..  

Co-directed by Katherine Clayton and Karen Feckler, this is the hilarious story of a theater group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script.  At the beginning is a rehearsal of the dreadful show.  Then there is the near disastrous dress rehearsal.  The final act is the actual performance in which anything that can go wrong does. When the author decides to give a speech on the state of the modern theatre during the curtain calls, the audience is treated to a madcap climax to a thoroughly hilarious romp

The HSV Players need a Producer for Play On!

play on!:  august 11-12, 2018