The Hyde Park Community Players’ next general meeting will be held on June 6, 2017 at 7:00pm at Augustana Lutheran Church. The main item on the agenda will be the election of a new Board of Directors. This happens every year, and all active members of the Players are eligible to vote. According to our […]
Archives for May 2017
AUDITIONS for Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare directed by Leslie Halverson WHEN: Tuesday, May 16 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Saturday, May 20 from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm WHERE: Augustana Lutheran Church 5500 S Woodlawn Ave (Upstairs Classroom #1) Show summary In this classic Shakespeare comedy, Viola […]
James Allen Jr. (Kevin) made his debut with the players last summer as Caliban in The Tempest. Since then he has appeared as Justice Edward Tappercoom in The Lady’s Not For Burning. His hobbies include birdwatching, yodeling, and tracking down stolen masterpieces for the International Order of Traveling Art. […]
Several years ago I directed a staged reading of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play A Raisin in the Sun, a fictional portrayal of an African American family’s move into an all-white Chicago neighborhood. I read the play for the first time in high school and loved it because the subject matter felt real to me. I […]
Friday, May 5, 8:00pm Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue The Lover by Harold Pinter Directed by Rosina Neginsky Featuring: Ron Chaffetz, Rosina Neginsky, Scott Malpass, Laura MacGregor and Adam Hammond. Written in 1962, this serio-comic play contrasts domesticity with sexual yearning in a very odd love triangle. Pinter leads the audience to believe that there […]
Looks like the Act II rehearsals are going swimmingly. Left to right: Eric Roberts, Amelia Snoblin, Paul Baker, James Allen, Shonte Wesson.