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The Pocket Community Theatre is a non-profit, volunteer based, live production theatre located at the corner of Ramble and Ravine Streets just off of Park Avenue in downtown Hot Springs, Arkansas.
 
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Our Next Main Stage Show!

The Prince and the Pauper

Adapted by Anne Coulter Martens. Based on the classic story by Mark Twain.

A Comedy directed by Stephen Fryar.

Rating: General Audiences

Performance Dates:

December 5 - 6 at 7:30 PM
December 7 at 2:30 PM
December 12 - 13 at 7:30 PM
December 14 at 2:30 PM
Ticket Prices:
General Admission: $10
Through Grade 12: $5

When Prince Edward changes clothes with Tom Canty, the beggar boy, everybody on the stage is convinced that Tom, now dressed in royal clothing, is actually the heir to the throne. The true prince, now dressed in rags, is booted out of the palace. From here on out, the two lads lead an extraordinary existence as each tries to get along in a strange new world.

Purchase tickets online:

  From  

For more information, contact:

Margaret Forsyth at 501-623-8585

We want to thank everyone who auditioned and encourage everyone to audition for all our shows!


Coming Soon to Our Main Stage!

Baggage

By Sam Bobrick.

A Comedy directed by Thomas Cooper.

Rating: PG-13 with mild adult themes.

Performance Dates:

February 6 - 7 at 7:30 PM
February 8 at 2:30 PM
February 13 - 14 at 7:30 PM
February 15 at 2:30 PM

Ticket Prices:

General Admission: $10
Through Grade 12: $5

Two difficult, single people, Phyllis and Bradley, both trying to heal from their respective relationships, get their luggage mixed up at the airport. After a disagreeable first encounter, the two decide to help each other get over their heartaches via a friendship that eventually leads to the two discovering that while they may be too difficult for everyone else, they are perfect for each other.

Purchase tickets online:

  From  

For more information, contact:

Margaret Forsyth at 501-623-8585

We want to thank everyone who auditioned and encourage everyone to audition for all our shows!


Coming Soon to Our Main Stage!

Harvey

By Mary Chase.

A Comedy directed by Mary Hill.

Rating: G

Performance Dates:

April 10 - 11 at 7:30 PM
April 12 at 2:30 PM
April 17 - 18 at 7:30 PM
April 19 at 2:30 PM

Ticket Prices:

General Admission: $10
Through Grade 12: $5

When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare their family from future embarrassment. After Veta's mistaken commitment, the search is on for Elwood and his invisible companion. Only at the end does Veta realize that maybe Harvey isn't so bad after all.

Purchase tickets online:

  From  

For more information, contact:

Margaret Forsyth at 501-623-8585

We want to thank everyone who auditioned and encourage everyone to audition for all our shows!


Coming Soon to Our Main Stage!

The Odd Couple (Female Version)

By Neil Simon.

A Comedy directed by Tami Pultz.

Rating: PG

Performance Dates:

June 5 - 6 at 7:30 PM
June 7 at 2:30 PM
June 12 - 13 at 7:30 PM
June 14 at 2:30 PM

Ticket Prices:

General Admission: $10
Through Grade 12: $5

In this hilarious female version of 'The Odd Couple', Olive Madison, like her original male counterpart, is divorced and living in cheerful chaos in her New York apartment. At Olive's invitation, the suicidal Florence Ungar, newly separated from her husband, moves in and is soon finding comfort in cooking, cleaning and fussing until Olive is almost reduced to a nervous wreck. It becomes clear that the patterns of their disastrous marriages are already re-occurring.

Purchase tickets online:

  From  

For more information, contact:

Margaret Forsyth at 501-623-8585

We want to thank everyone who auditioned and encourage everyone to audition for all our shows!


Coming Soon to Our Main Stage!

Robert Fulghum's All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Based on the books by Robert Fulghum.
Conceived and adapted by Ernest Zulia.
Music and Lyrics by David Caldwell.

A Comedy/Drama directed by Garrett Brennerman.

Rating: G

Performance Dates:

July 31 at 7:30 PM
August 1 at 7:30 PM
August 2 at 2:30 PM
August 7,8 at 7:30 PM
August 9 at 2:30 PM

Ticket Prices:

General Admission: $10
Through Grade 12: $5

This takes a funny, insightful, heartwarming look at everyday life. It's an evening of storytelling in revue format, with monologues, dialogues, and narration, enhanced through music. The delightful stories feature colorful characters including a shy little boy who insists on playing the "pig" in Cinderella and steals the show. These stories celebrate our existence, from the whimsy of childhood to the wisdom of old age.

Purchase tickets online:

  From  

For more information, contact:

Margaret Forsyth at 501-623-8585

We want to thank everyone who auditioned and encourage everyone to audition for all our shows!


Coming Soon to Our Main Stage!

Bingo! The Winning Musical

Book by Michael Heitzman and Ilene Reid. Music and Lyrics by Michael Heitzman, Ilene Reid, and David Holcenberg.

A Musical Comedy directed by Garrett Brenneman.

Rating: PG

Performance Dates:

October 2 - 3 at 7:30 PM
October 4 at 2:30 PM
October 9 - 10 at 7:30 PM
October 11 at 2:30 PM

Ticket Prices:

General Admission: $15
Through Grade 12: $5

Best friends and Bingo pals Vern, Honey and Patsy brave a terrible storm to attend the yearly celebration of the birth of Bingo. After power is lost, Patsy and Honey reminisce of the ominous night fifteen years ago when Vern and her best friend, Bernice, had their falling out. Bernice's daughter Alison enters in disguise and is determined to reunite her ailing mother with her long-lost best friend.

Purchase tickets online:

  From  

For more information, contact:

Margaret Forsyth at 501-623-8585

We want to thank everyone who auditioned and encourage everyone to audition for all our shows!


Coming Soon to Our Main Stage!

Greetings!

By Tom Dudzick.

A Comedy directed by Keith Scott.

Rating: G

Performance Dates:

December 4 - 5 at 7:30 PM
December 6 at 2:30 PM
December 11 - 12 at 7:30 PM
December 13 at 2:30 PM

Ticket Prices:

General Admission: $10
Through Grade 12: $5

Andy has Catholic parents and a severely retarded brother Mickey. When he brings his Jewish atheist fiance to meet the folks on Christmas Eve, his worst fears are realized. But when Mickey, suddenly spouts the word "Greetings!" the entire family's belief system is turned upside down. For it seems an ancient, wise and witty spirit who is set upon healing the family's wounds has borrowed Mickey's body!

Purchase tickets online:

  From  

For more information, contact:

Margaret Forsyth at 501-623-8585

We want to thank everyone who auditioned and encourage everyone to audition for all our shows!


Our Next Main Stage Auditions!

Baggage

By Sam Bobrick.

A Comedy directed by Thomas Cooper.

Rating: PG-13 with mild adult themes.

Audition Dates:

Sunday December 14 at 5:00pm
Monday December 15 at 7:00pm

Performance Dates:

February 6 - 8
February 13 - 15

Parts for: 2 men and 2 women.

Two difficult, single people, Phyllis and Bradley, both trying to heal from their respective relationships, get their luggage mixed up at the airport. After a disagreeable first encounter, the two decide to help each other get over their heartaches via a friendship that eventually leads to the two discovering that while they may be too difficult for everyone else, they are perfect for each other.

For more information, click here.


Our Next Main Stage Auditions!

Harvey

By Mary Chase.

A Comedy directed by Mary Hill.

Rating: G

Audition Dates:

Sunday May 23, 2010, at 2:00pm
Monday May 24, 2010, at 7:00pm Sunday February 8 at 5:00pm
Monday February 9 at 7:00pm

Performance Dates:

April 10 - 12
April 17-19

Parts for: 6 men and 6 women.

When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare their family from future embarrassment. After Veta's mistaken commitment, the search is on for Elwood and his invisible companion. Only at the end does Veta realize that maybe Harvey isn't so bad after all.

For more information, click here.


Our Next Main Stage Auditions!

The Odd Couple (Female Version)

By Neil Simon.

A Comedy directed by Tami Pultz.

Rating: PG

Audition Dates:

Sunday April 12 at 5:00pm
Monday April 13 at 7:00pm

Performance Dates:

June 5 - 7
June 12 - 14

Parts for: 2 men and 6 women.

In this hilarious female version of 'The Odd Couple', Olive Madison, like her original male counterpart, is divorced and living in cheerful chaos in her New York apartment. At Olive's invitation, the suicidal Florence Ungar, newly separated from her husband, moves in and is soon finding comfort in cooking, cleaning and fussing until Olive is almost reduced to a nervous wreck. It becomes clear that the patterns of their disastrous marriages are already re-occurring.

For more information, click here.


Our Next Main Stage Auditions!

Robert Fulghum's All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Based on the books by Robert Fulghum.
Conceived and adapted by Ernest Zulia.
Music and Lyrics by David Caldwell.

A Comedy/Drama directed by Garrett Brennerman.

Rating: G

Audition Dates:

Sunday June 7 at 5:00pm
Monday June 8 at 7:00pm

Performance Dates:

July 31 - August 2
August 7 - 9

Parts for: 3 men and 2 women.

This takes a funny, insightful, heartwarming look at everyday life. It's an evening of storytelling in revue format, with monologues, dialogues, and narration, enhanced through music. The delightful stories feature colorful characters including a shy little boy who insists on playing the "pig" in Cinderella and steals the show. These stories celebrate our existence, from the whimsy of childhood to the wisdom of old age.

For more information, click here.


Our Next Main Stage Auditions!

Bingo! The Winning Musical

Book by Michael Heitzman and Ilene Reid. Music and Lyrics by Michael Heitzman, Ilene Reid, and David Holcenberg.

A Musical Comedy directed by Garrett Brenneman.

Rating: PG

Audition Dates:

Sunday July 26 at 2:00pm
Monday July 27 at 7:00pm

Performance Dates:

October 2 - 4
October 9 - 11

Parts for: 1 man, 6 women.

Best friends and Bingo pals Vern, Honey and Patsy brave a terrible storm to attend the yearly celebration of the birth of Bingo. After power is lost, Patsy and Honey reminisce of the ominous night fifteen years ago when Vern and her best friend, Bernice, had their falling out. Bernice's daughter Alison enters in disguise and is determined to reunite her ailing mother with her long-lost best friend.

For more information, click here.


Our Next Main Stage Auditions!

Greetings!

By Tom Dudzick.

A Comedy directed by Keith Scott.

Rating: G

Audition Dates:

Sunday October 11 at 5:30pm
Monday October 12 at 7:00pm

Performance Dates:

December 4-6
December 11-13

Parts for: 3 men, 2 women.

Andy has Catholic parents and a severely retarded brother Mickey. When he brings his Jewish atheist fiance to meet the folks on Christmas Eve, his worst fears are realized. But when Mickey, suddenly spouts the word "Greetings!" the entire family's belief system is turned upside down. For it seems an ancient, wise and witty spirit who is set upon healing the family's wounds has borrowed Mickey's body!

For more information, click here.


Volunteers Needed!

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2014
October
3 - 12 Main Stage Performances
Cookin' With Gus
7:30 PM FriSat
2:30 PM Sundays New schedule.
5, 6 Auditions
The Prince and the Pauper
6:00 PM Sunday
7:00 PM Monday
31 Halloween
November
2 Daylight Savings Ends

3 Meeting
Board of Directors
5:15 PM Monday
27 Thanksgiving
December
5 - 14 Main Stage Performances
The Prince and the Pauper
7:30 PM FriSat
2:30 PM Sundays
14, 15 Auditions
Baggage
5:00 PM Sunday
7:00 PM Monday
25 Christmas Day
2015
January
5 Meeting
Board of Directors
5:15 PM Monday
19 ML King Day
RE Lee Birthday
February
6 - 15 Main Stage Performances
Baggage
7:30 PM FriSat
2:30 PM Sundays
8, 9 Auditions
Harvey
5:00 PM Sunday
7:00 PM Monday
16 Presidents Day

March
2 Meeting
Board of Directors
5:15 PM Monday
8 DST Begins

20 Spring Equinox
April
10 - 19 Main Stage Performances
Harvey
7:30 PM FriSat
2:30 PM Sundays
12, 13 Auditions
Odd Couple (Female Version)
5:00 PM Sunday
7:00 PM Monday
New schedule.
May
4 Meeting
Board of Directors
5:15 PM Monday
10 Mother's Day

25 Memorial Day
June
5 - 14 Main Stage Performances
Odd Couple (Femail Version)
7:30 PM FriSat
2:30 PM Sundays
7, 8 Auditions
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
5:00 PM Sunday
7:00 PM Monday
19 Juneteenth

21 Father's Day
Summer Solstice
July
6 Meeting
Board of Directors
5:15 PM Monday
6 - 17 Children's Workshop
Workshop & Rehearsal
1-3 PM Mon-Fri
18, 19 Children's Workshop
Performances
To Be Determined
3-5 PM SatSun
15 My Birthday

26, 27 Auditions
Bingo! The Winning Musical
2:00 PM Sunday
7:00 PM Monday
31 Main Stage Performances
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
7:30 PM Friday
August
1 - 9 Main Stage Performances
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
7:30 PM FriSat
2:30 PM Sundays
September
7 Labor Day

8 Meeting
Board of Directors
5:15 PM Monday
23 Fall Equinox
October
2 - 11 Main Stage Performances
Bingo! The Winning Musical
7:30 PM FriSat
2:30 PM Sundays
11, 12 Auditions
Greetings!
5:30 PM Sunday
7:00 PM Monday
12 Columbus Day

November
1 DST Ends

2 Meeting
Board of Directors
5:15 PM Monday
26 Thanksgiving Day
December
4 - 13 Main Stage Performances
Greetings!
7:30 PM FriSat
2:30 PM Sundays
21 Winter Solstice