Monday, August 22, 2016

“The Octette Bridge Club” Opens Aug 26th


The Octette Bridge Club cast

 “The Octette Bridge Club”, written by P.J. Barry, and directed by Brenna Sage, is set in Providence, Rhode Island in the 1930s and 40s. On alternate Friday evenings, eight sisters meet to play bridge and gossip. The first act takes place in 1934; the second ten years later during a Halloween bridge party where each acts out her costume's persona. The emotionally distraught youngest, who does a hilarious Salome belly dance, has just gotten out of a sanitarium and knows that she must
cut the bonds to her smothering family and strike out on her own. Don’t miss this sentimental comedy about American life in a bygone era.


Ann (Margaret Page) shows off her Cleopatra costume

“The Octette Bridge Club” opens August 26th and runs through September 10th. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:00 pm, while Sunday matinees begin at 2:00 pm. Doors open one half hour prior to curtain.

Betsy (Carina Grossman) performs a Salome dance while Martha and Connie look on


Tickets for this production are on sale now! As always, reserved seating is available through Diamond Art Jewelers located at 307 Main Street in Tillamook, call (503) 842-7940 for reservations. Tickets are $15/person, children 12 and under are $10. For more information, email info@tillamooktheater.com or find us on Facebook.

 Connie (Karen Downs) and Nora (Cynthia Jones) bow at the end of their witching performance

Join us for an Opening Night Gala celebration on August 26th, where every ticket purchase includes complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a beverage of choice.

Lil (Caryn Backman) leads the sisters in a patriotic song to support the boys at war

Celebrating over 35 years in Tillamook, TAPA is a non-profit community theater dedicated to providing high quality performing arts experiences through entertainment, education, and community participation. TAPA's Barn Community Playhouse is located at 1204 Ivy St, on the corner of 12th and Ivy, one block west of Hwy 101.

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