Monday, February 13, 2017

"A Sting in the Tale" open Feb 17th


Nigel (Steve Lewis), Jill (Val Braun), Det. Berry (Richard Coon), and Max (John Pickering)
  The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA), with the support of Yo Time Frozen Yogurt and Krazy Kat Publishing, are excited for the opening of “A Sting in the Tale”, written by Brian Clemens and Dennis Spooner, directed by Chris Chiola, and produced by Diane Cross.


Det. Berry is intently listening
“A Sting in the Tale” follows two playwrights, Nigel Forbes and Max Goodman, who were once successful crime writers that are now struggling to write their next hit show. While trying

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Open auditions for comedy, Funny Money



TAPA, in partnership with Cyndi Lewis of Rob Trost Real Estate, is excited to announce auditions for the spring comedy, Funny Money.  Written by Ray Cooney, and directed by Becki Wilhelm, this hilarious madcap farce needs a cast of six (6) men and two (2) women, with ages ranging from 30 to 50ish and excellent comedic timing.  The show will open April 28th and run through May 13th.

Auditions will be held at Oregon Coast Dance Center on Friday, February 24th starting promptly at 7:00 pm, and again Saturday, February 25th starting promptly at 3:00 pm.  Oregon Coast Dance Center is located at 106 Main Ave in Tillamook.

Audition packets are available at the Tillamook County Library’s main branch, and here: Funny Money Audition Packet.  Please call 503-842-6336 with any questions.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

"A Sting in the Tale" Cast Announcement


From L to R:  Richard Coon, Anita O'Hagan, John Pickering, Val Braun, Steve Lewis

 TAPA is excited to announce, with the support of Yo Time Frozen Yogurt and Krazy Kat Publishing,  the cast of the upcoming production “A Sting in the Tale”, written by Brian Clemens and Dennis Spooner, directed by Chris Chiola, and produced by Diane Cross.

“A Sting in the Tale” follows two playwrights, Nigel Forbes and Max Goodman, who were once successful crime writers that are now struggling to write their next hit show. While trying to come up with new plot ideas, Forbes’ wife Ann barges into the room, complaining bitterly about

Monday, November 28, 2016

"Dear Santa" Opens Dec 2nd


A portion of the 22 member "Dear Santa" cast take a picture with Director Ann Harper (back row middle)

 Composed of a number of short scenes, “Dear Santa” ranges from the hilarious to touching. Written by Rob Frankel, and directed by Ann Harper, this production shows Santa from various viewpoints - from a child who alphabetizes her Christmas list and sends it out in August, to children at various stages of belief...and disbelief! Santa and his helpers shed light on many of the mysteries surrounding him, including why you don't always get the gift you ask for, how Santa delivers all those gifts in one night, how he finds children spending Christmas away from home, and how his power transcends the boundaries of race, gender and religion. Of course, sometimes being Santa isn't

Monday, November 14, 2016

Audition Announcement: A Sting in the Tale




The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is pleased to announce open auditions for the comedy thriller, “A Sting in the Tale”.  Two once successful crime writing playwrights are writing a blockbuster to pay off their mounting debts, or are they fulfilling their full potential by plotting the perfect murder?

Auditions will be held at TAPA’s Barn Community Playhouse (1204 Ivy Ave) on Friday Nov 18th starting at 6:00 pm, and Saturday Nov 19th starting at 2:00 pm.  TAPA is looking for three (3) men and two (2) women, in varying ages, to fill the roles of this production. 

Written by Brian Clemens and Dennis Spooner, and directed by Chris Chiola, performances will run February 17th – March 5th.

Audition packets are available here:  Sting in the Tale Audition Packet

TAPA is a non-profit community theater dedicated to providing high quality performing arts experiences through entertainment, education, and community participation.