Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Audition Announcement: The Orphans




The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is pleased to announce open auditions for The Orphans, a touching and delightfully antic study of what happens when two eccentric (an immensely rich) ladies, who have lived in isolation for 25 years, are suddenly confronted with an “outside world” they find difficult to comprehend, much less accept.

Auditions will be held at The Barn Community Playhouse Saturday March 7th starting promptly at 5:30 pm, and Sunday March 8th starting promptly at 1:00 pm. The Barn Community Playhouse is located at the corner of 12th & Ivy, in Tillamook, across from Les Schwab Tires.

TAPA is looking to fill the

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Cast Announcement: Dead Ringer


Dead Ringer Cast (from l to r): John Davy, Rikki Reid, Robert Kratz

Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) and Cyndi Lewis, Rob Trost Real Estate are delighted to announce the cast of Dead Ringer, written by Gino DiIorio and directed by Robert Buckingham.

Opening March 20th, Dead Ringer is a dark comedy set in an abstract Wild West. This wickedly twisted curiosity of a play was a winner in the 2005 BBC International Playwriting Contest, and has been called a “winning combination of film noir westerns” by The New York Times. The play

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Audition Announcement: Dead Ringer, 1/3 & 1/4

by Gino DiIorio
directed by Robert Buckingham

This dark comedy/western will run March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, April 3, & 4

Friday, December 12, 2014

TAPA Announces Cast for The Lion In Winter

Back row (l to r): Chris Chiola, Sid Givens, Riley Peterson, Steele Fleisher
Front row (l to r): Joni Sauer-Folger, Mark Johnson, Liz Tosch


Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is delighted to announce the cast of The Lion In Winter, written by James Goldman and directed by Kelli McMellon.

Opening January 23rd, The Lion in Winter is comedic in tone and dramatic in action. The play tells the story of the Plantagenet family who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen, and wealthiest woman in the world, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II.  Let out only for holidays, the play centers around the inner conflicts of the royal family as they fight over both a

Thursday, November 13, 2014

TAPA's holiday show opens Nov 21st!




Back Row (l to r): RJ Wynia, Robert Kratz, Steele Fleisher and Robert Buckingham
Front Row (l to r): Briar Smith, Barbi Fox, Sarah Edwards and Sandra Koops

The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is excited to announce its latest production - Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot; or Holmes for the Holidays, directed by R. A. Coon.  This show is brought to you by the generosity of Haltiner Heating & Sheet Metal and with support from the Oregon Community Foundation.

It is December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry.  But when one of the guests is mysteriously murdered, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous.  Then it’s up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the