Wednesday, November 3, 2010

MY THREE ANGELS opens November 26th

Thirty years ago, a group of people with a passion for theater decided to put on a show. The play was MY THREE ANGELS, by Bella and Samuel Spewak. The story was about three convicts in French Guyana who decide to interfere with the life of a shopkeeper. It is Christmas, and everyone knows miracles happen at Christmastime.

TAPA is pleased to announce a new production of MY THREE ANGELS to commemorate its thirty-year anniversary of offering quality theatrical entertainment in the Tillamook area. It has been an incredible three decades filled with music, drama, and comedy.

My Three Angels depicts Felix, Emilie, and Marie Louise Ducotel struggling to make ends meet in Guyana. Cheated out of his own shop in France, Felix is now the employee of the man who took his shop from him, Henri Trochard. Trochard is coming for a visit with his nephew, Paul. Felix has no illusions about the visit, and fears it means the loss of everything for his family. Enter three convicts: Joseph, Jules, and Alfred with their pal, Adolphe. Can the situation be saved? It is, after all, Christmas.

The cast includes Al Johnson as Felix, Kimber Lundy as Emilie, Britney Decker as Marie Louise, Keith Barnes as Henri Trochard, Harry Kaiser as Paul Trochard, Zack Smith as Joseph, Sam Kuzma as Jules, and Shane Gass as Alfred. Sylvia Johnson and Weston Walker round out the cast. Adolphe is played by himself. Kelli McMellon directs.

Come get an early dose of Christmas spirit! Performances are at the Barn Community Theater at 12th and Ivy in Tillamook on November 26 & 27, December 3, 4, 10 & 11 at 7:00 pm, and December 5 at 2:00 pm. Doors open one half-hour prior to curtain.

Join in the excitement and special energy of opening night at our “Champagne Gala” celebration. Purchase of a ticket includes one beverage. Advance tickets and reservations are available at Diamond Art Jewelers; call 503-842-7940.

My Three Angels

On ladder, Shane Gass, Left Sam Kuzma and Right Al Johnson

My Three Angels

Weston Walker

My Three Angels

From left to right, Harrison Kaiser, Shane Gass & Sam Kuzma


TAPA calls for auditions for REHEARSAL FOR MURDER
Adapted by: D. D. Brooke from the teleplay by
Richard Levinson & William Link
Directed by: Richard Coon

Playwright Alex Dennison is on the verge of marrying a glamorous film star, but a few hours after her Broadway debut, she is found dead in what is an apparent suicide. Convinced that she was murdered, Dennison contacts the most likely suspects and assembles them in an empty theater to read through his latest play. But once they have gathered, he locks the doors and uses his play to unmask a killer.

The cast of characters calls for nine men and six women.
Men: Alex Dennison, the playwright; Ernie, the stage doorman;
Lloyd, the director; David and Leo, two actors; and four minor roles.
Women: Sally, Dennison's secretary; Monica, a star; Karen, an actress; Loretta, the stage manager; Bella, the producer; and a minor role.

Registration packets will be available at the time of auditions. Also, feel free to bring in your resume.

Auditions will be held at the Oregon Coast Dance Center at 106 Main Street in Tillamook on Saturday, November 20 at 5:00 pm and Sunday, November 21st at 2:00 pm. Performance dates are Friday and Saturdays, January 28—February 12, with a matinee on Sunday, February 6. For more information, call Deborah Coon at 503-842-3999.