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Opening Tonight!

Opening Tonight!

The Young People’s Theatre Workshop and OCP are proud to present Heroes and Villains in the Infinity Goblet! Don’t miss the show and get your tickets now!! Shows opens tonight – July 13th @ 7:37!!

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Tickets: YPTW Heroes & Villains

Tickets: YPTW Heroes & Villains

The Young People’s Theatre Workshop has been working hard getting ready for the show and they cant wait for your to see it. Orange Community Players is proud to present Heroes & Villains in the Infinity Goblet. Show Times 7:37pm July 13th, 14th, & 15th 2:37pm July 16th Tickets $5 Click here for the Facebook […]

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Orange Community Players facing $35K roof replacement after heavy rains

Orange Community Players facing $35K roof replacement after heavy rains

Original article: Click here For the past six decades, Diana Hill has performed on the Orange Community Players’ stage alongside buckets positioned to catch dripping roof water. Until recent rain storms, the non-profit has managed to weather the leaky conditions, but it plans to enter its 60th season as dry as possible with half a brand new […]

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Save the Playhouse

Save the Playhouse

Original article: Click here The show must go on for OCP By Dawn Burleigh The Orange Leader While rains were flooding much of Orange County, Orange Community Players theater was experiencing the rain inside. With a roof in need of repairs, the theater group was already in the process of getting quotes when the gully […]

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SEASON 60 Tickets on sale now!

SEASON 60 Tickets on sale now!

Season Tickets On Sale Now The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson  , Music and Lyrics by Carol Hall Based on a story by Larry L. King A rollicking hootenanny of a musical, is based on the true story of a legendary Texas brothel, which operated from the […]

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Auditions: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Auditions: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

  Auditions – The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas  AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT Production: The Best Little Whore House in Texas Performance Dates: September 14th – 17th and 21st – 24th Auditions will be held at Orange Community Players (708 W. Division) on June 24th and 25th from 6:30pm – 8pm. Auditions will include; Singing – Songs from the production or […]

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This weekend: Fun for Funds Mania

This weekend: Fun for Funds Mania

Fun for Funds Mania a Musical Tribute to The Beatles is our annual summer fundraiser! Don’t miss this great group of talent and come out to support local community theater!!! Join us June 8th, 9th, and 10th @ 7pm for hors d’oeuvres followed by the show @ 7:37. On Sunday June 11th hors d’oeuvres served […]

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OCP Hosts Chamber’s Monthly Breakfast

OCP Hosts Chamber’s Monthly Breakfast

We would love to thank the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to host the Monthly breakfast! Thanks to everyone for coming out to discuss all the exciting events going on in Orange!

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Final Day to Register!

Final Day to Register!

Today is the final day to register for our Young Peoples’ Theatre Workshop. Click here to see more on our Facebook Event! 

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Service League out does performance with Follies

Service League out does performance with Follies

Read the full article here. By Anne Payne The Orange Leader If you did not get a chance to see the Service League of Orange’s Follies’ show on Sat., April 29, you missed a pea-pickin’ good time! The show was assisted by many from The Orange Community Players, an active community theater since 1950. The […]

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Theatre is…

Theatre is…

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Arts’ Impact

Arts’ Impact

Don’t think the arts are important? It has had a tremendous impact on my life, my wife’s life and my children’s as well. One of the coolests things I’ve ever done was interview my son, Hayes about the role theater has played in his life. Listen to his story and how it helped him deal […]

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Thank you, Foundation for Southeast Texas

Thank you, Foundation for Southeast Texas

Orange Community Players would like to thank the Foundation For Southeast Texas for their continued support of local nonprofits!!

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There’s still time to be part of Fun for Funds

There’s still time to be part of Fun for Funds

Come out and be a part of Fun for Funds!! We need Musicians, Signers, and Dancers. It’s not too late to join the Fun!!! Come join us for practice this week!!!!  

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It’s time! Registration for Young People’s Theatre Workshop

It’s time! Registration for Young People’s Theatre Workshop

Click here to view the Facebook Events to register for Young People’s Theatre Workshop. 2017 YPTW Heroes & Villains in The Infinity Goblet Registraion May 29th, 30th, and 31st Registration is $25 and scholarships are available. Workshop Dates June 12th thru July 12 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 Show Dates July […]

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Salute to our 60th

Salute to our 60th

Salute to our 60th Anniversary Season!! Don’t forget to subscribe to our youtube for future videos! Click here.  

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Auditions: Fun for Funds Mania

Auditions: Fun for Funds Mania

The Follies have come and gone but the fun continues!!! Come audition this Monday and Tuesday!!! Open Auditions – Fun for Funds Mania! Monday, May 1 7pm & Tuesday, May 2 7:30pm Orange Community Player’s Presents: Fun for Funds Mania! June 8th, 9th, 10th at 7pm and June 11th at 2pm Our 13th Annual Fun […]

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Get your tickets to Follies now! This Saturday!

Get your tickets to Follies now! This Saturday!

They’re going fast but it’s still not to late to get your Follies tickets!! A Hee Haw SaLute at the Lutcher Theatre, Saturday April 29, 7pm!!! All monies raised goes right back into Orange County! And as an added bonus, you get to see Rose Thayer and friends dance dressed like piggies!!! If you can’t […]

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Announcing OCP’s 60th Season

Announcing OCP’s 60th Season

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Auditions: Fun for Funds

Auditions: Fun for Funds

  Orange Community Player’s Presents: Fun for Funds Mania! June 8th, 9th, 10th at 7pm and June 11th at 2pm Our 13th Annual Fun for Funds will be a musical tribute to the greatest and most influential act of the rock era, that introduced more innovations into popular music than any other rock band of […]

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Practicing for The Follies

Practicing for The Follies

Practice continues for the 2017 Follies presented by The Service League of Orange. Have you gotten your tickets yet? #2017follies #serviceleagueoforange #orangetx#theatre #heehawsalute    

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See backstage Guys and Dolls

See backstage Guys and Dolls

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Come see Guys and Dolls!

Come see Guys and Dolls!

Guys and Dolls is a musical romantic comedy involving the unlikeliest of Manhattan pairings: a high-rolling gambler and a puritanical missionary, a showgirl dreaming of the straight-and-narrow and a crap game manager who is anything but!  

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See Guys and Dolls this weekend

See Guys and Dolls this weekend

May brings Guys and Dolls to OCP Published 11:21 am Wednesday, March 22, 2017 By Dawn Burleigh The Orange Leader Prepare to laugh as Orange Community Players (OCP) presents the 1950 Broadway musical, Guys and Dolls directed by Thomas May with Assistant Director Tomi Sue Emswiler. The 1950 Broadway musical, written by Frank Loesser, is a […]

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Follies Gala

Follies Gala

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Guys and Dolls Opening Weekend

Guys and Dolls Opening Weekend

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Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls

    Orange Community Players presents the 1950 Broadway musical, Guys and Dolls directed by Thomas May, Assistant Director Tomi Sue Emswiler.  Performances will be March 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 and April 1 at 7:37 p.m. and March 26 and April 2 at 2:37 p.m. Pictured are Jim Crain, left, Chris Boehme, Barry Foster, Natasha Franks, Darren Brown, […]

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Open Auditions for 2017 Follies

Open Auditions for 2017 Follies

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14 Ways Being A Drama Kid Can Help You As An Adult

14 Ways Being A Drama Kid Can Help You As An Adult

14 Ways Being A Drama Kid Can Help You As An Adult Click here to read the Buzzfeed article.  1. It improves your public speaking skills. Maritsa Patrinos / BuzzFeed Forcing yourself to speak in front of people will help you get better at it! Volume, enunciation, pitch, inflection – they come in handy in a […]

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Thank You!

Thank You!

OCP would like to thank everyone that came to see The Red Velvet Cake Wars! !!! We are ever thankful to our community for the loyal support you give us !!! We look forward to seeing all of you at our next big production Guys And Dolls…

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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

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OCP Play Submissions Request

OCP Play Submissions Request

Direct interest and questions to our Facebook event page. Click here.  OCP PLAY SUBMISSION Orange Community Players, Inc. is accepting submissions from directors for plays in our 60th season for Fall 2017- Spring 2018. In light of our 60th season, shows themed, set, or styled in the 60s will receive preference but are not guaranteed […]

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Happy audience member: The Red Velvet Cake Wars

Happy audience member: The Red Velvet Cake Wars

“I am so impressed every time I see our quiet soft spoken Jennifer on stage! The whole cast did awesome! You have 2 more chances to see this show!!” – Heather Montagne

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KOGT reviews The Red Velvet Cake War

KOGT reviews The Red Velvet Cake War

THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR Reviewed by:  Jeanette Boehme Link The Orange Community Players have the winning recipe to bake up a comedy production that is perhaps the funniest play ever seen there.  The Red Velvet Cake War written by Jones, Hope, and Wooten and directed by Keri Foreman is Southern-fried comedy at its best.  […]

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OCTX says “Go see The Red Velvet Cake War!”

OCTX says “Go see The Red Velvet Cake War!”

Here’s the link.  If you didn’t catch The Red Velvet Cake War last week, then you have missed out. You still have four more chances starting today. I don’t use oxymorons very often, but this play is seriously funny; seriously.   The zany characters presented before us in this first of a trilogy of plays […]

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Orange Leader Reviews The Red Velvet Cake War

Orange Leader Reviews The Red Velvet Cake War

Reviewed by Jeanette Boehme. Link to article here.  The Orange Community Players have the winning recipe to bake up a comedy production that is perhaps the funniest play ever seen there. The Red Velvet Cake War written by Jones, Hope, and Wooten and directed by Keri Foreman is Southern-fried comedy at its best. This sassy […]

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Come and see The Red Velvet Cake Wars

Come and see The Red Velvet Cake Wars

The cast and crew invite you to come and see The Red Velvet Cake Wars!  

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Opening Night: The Red Velvet Cake Wars

Opening Night: The Red Velvet Cake Wars

Tonight is opening night !!!! We are so excited and ready to make you laugh out loud !!! Complimentary wine with tonight’s show…come enjoy some of the best local talent The area has to offer !!! $20 for adults and $15 for students. SEE YOU THERE!!!!

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Have you got your tickets? The Red Velvet Cake Wars

Have you got your tickets? The Red Velvet Cake Wars

  Get your tickets now! Click here!  

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You’re a winner! Free tickets

You’re a winner! Free tickets

Thank you all for participating…I am in serious need of some of those cakes right about now !! We have 4 winners…all 4 will receive 2 tickets to Red Velvet Cake Wars and a $5 concession credit to use at intermission. Our lucky winners are : Meagan Garrett Butch Campbell Rebecca Villanoueva Catherine Tours Pearl […]

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Ticket Giveaway!

Ticket Giveaway!

Would you like to see Red Velvet Cake Wars? ?? Here is your chance !!! Like and share this post on Facebook and comment on it with your favorite cake flavor to enter!!! Winners will receive 2 tickets to our show and a concession credit. Thanks to all of you for supporting OCP for 60 […]

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CAST   CeeCee Windham Christine Brown-Zeto Gaynelle Verdeen Bodeen Shauna Temple LaMerle Verdeen Minshew Tanya Guillotte Aubrey Verdeen Barry Foster Jimmie Wyvette Verdeen Jennifer Foreman Peaches Verdeen Belrose Ruthanne Cassidy Bitsey Hargis / Mama Doll Hargis  Krystal Smith Newt Blaylock Bubba Cassidy Sheriff Grover Lout  Audrey Zeto Elsa Dowdall  Laura Bergeaux Purvis Verdeen Wesley Patteson […]

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OCP Presents: The Red Velvet Cake War

OCP Presents: The Red Velvet Cake War

Click here to read the article. Orange Community Players present “Cake War” “The Red Velvet Cake War” is the name of the comedy and the show will open February 2,3,4, and the next week, 9,10,11 and these are all night shows, starting at 7:37 and the last show will be on February 12th (matinee) at […]

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Rehearsals in full swing

Rehearsals in full swing

It’s a busy night at the playhouse !! Our next 2 shows are BOTH in rehearsal mode and the place is rocking !!! You should be here!!! Guys And Dolls still needs guys…so come down if you are interested!!!

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2017 Follies: A Hee Haw Salute

2017 Follies: A Hee Haw Salute

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The Red Velvet Cake War Cast

The Red Velvet Cake War Cast

Introducing part of the cast from the upcoming presentation of The Red Velvet Cake War at Orange Community Players. Show dates are February 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 @ 7:37pm and February 12 @ 2:37pm. This is a must see southern comedy. Click here to buy tickets now OR call 409-882-9137 for reservations !! See […]

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Photos from Guys and Dolls Auditions

Photos from Guys and Dolls Auditions

A few photos taken this week during auditions for Guys and Dolls by Kimberly Arend Porter. There is still time to be part of this fabulous show. Contact director Tommy May or an OCP Board Member.

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Auditions – Guys Needed

Auditions – Guys Needed

We need 11+ gentleman for this show !!! Please come and audition !!! Tonight through Tuesday at 7pm here at the theatre. Please come !!!!

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Road Closures Tonight

Road Closures Tonight

***Be prepared to use a different route to OCP this evening due to road closures resulting from the parade***

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It’s Opening Weekend!

It’s Opening Weekend!

Make Holiday Memories With Your Favorite Local Country Artists!Enjoy the magic of the holidays with the songs of your favorite Country stars, as our live band and talented singers perform old and new Country Christmas songs and share their treasured holiday memories. It’s a night of greets, eats and Christmas treats guaranteed to get you […]

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Enjoy the magic of the holidays at Yuletide: A Country Christmas

Enjoy the magic of the holidays at Yuletide: A Country Christmas

Make Holiday Memories With Your Favorite Local Country Artists!Enjoy the magic of the holidays with the songs of your favorite Country stars, as our live band and talented singers perform old and new Country Christmas songs and share their treasured holiday memories. It’s a night of greets, eats and Christmas treats guaranteed to get you […]

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Auditions: Guys and Dolls

Auditions: Guys and Dolls

Orange Community Players is proud to present Guys and Dolls. Auditions will be held Sunday Dec 11, Monday Dec 12, and Tuesday Dec 13 at OCP at 7pm. Facebook Event Page

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Get your tickets now for Yuletide

Get your tickets now for Yuletide

Just a few more days until it’s here !! Yuletide “A Country Christmas” opens Dec 8th @ 7:37 Tickets are $25 and include good food and great music. All proceeds go to keeping our theatre doors open and local talent on stage. We would love to have you. Call 409-882-9137 for reservations or click the […]

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Yuletide: Only 16 days away!

Yuletide: Only 16 days away!

How many days until Yuletide?? 16! FYI…. every dollar we raise goes DIRECTLY toward the theater’s ability to stay a part of this wonderful community. Tickets are $25 and include appetizers, dessert and lots of wonderful entertainment. Please call 409-882-9137 to reserve your seats.

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Buy your tickets for “A Country Christmas”

Buy your tickets for “A Country Christmas”

17 days !!!! Our annual Christmas fundraiser will be here before you know it!! “A Country Christmas ” will be full of music and memories for everyone!!! Please call and reserve your spot now !! 409-882-9137

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Accepting submissions for plays

OCP PLAY SUBMISSION Orange Community Players, Inc. is accepting submissions from directors for plays in our 60th season for Fall 2017- Spring 2018. In light of our 60th season, shows themed, set, or styled in the 60s will receive preference but are not guaranteed selection. All submissions are due by Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Orange […]

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Interested in Community Band?

Interested in Community Band?

COMMUNITY BAND OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS Invitation to Join/Perform The members of the Community Band of Southeast Texas (CBSETX) extend a cordial invitation for you to join our local community concert band and help us improve the quality of life and culture of this area with the gift of music. We are a dedicated group of […]

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Yuletide VI A Country Christmas

Yuletide VI A Country Christmas

Rehersals begin this Wednesday November 2 @ 7:00 pm !! Come be a part of the show and help support our local community theater. See everyone there !!!

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Auditions Tonight!

Auditions Tonight!

Yuletide Auditions Are Tonight!!! Meet us at The Playhouse at 7 pm and be a part of our show!!!

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October 21st performance has been postponed

October 21st performance has been postponed

October 21st performance has been postponed! LEAVING IOWA It is with great disappointment that we must regretfully postpone tonight’sperformance of Leaving Iowa. The decision was not an easy one. Due to illness and personal loss suffered by several cast members, we feel like we cannot give the audience the performance they deserve. Our remaining cast […]

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Freshman acts out in OCP

Freshman acts out in OCP

http://lcmbearfacts.com/7651/features/freshman-acts-out-in-ocp/ Autumn Rendall, Writer October 18, 2016 Tyler Foreman shows off her fun personality, which has helped her be successful on and off the stage. The life of a thespian is one of both hard work and happiness. Putting on just one show is difficult, but being involved in a group that is consistently working […]

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One more weekend to see Leaving Iowa!

One more weekend to see Leaving Iowa!

Leaving Iowa runs through this weekend October 20 – 23 Orange Community Players The Comedy About Family Vacations  The critically-acclaimed play, “Leaving Iowa,” by Tim Clue and Spike Manton is a hilarious, family-friendly comedy that is a toast to the idealism and character of parents from the “greatest generation,” and a little roast of their […]

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More Auditions: Yuletide!

More Auditions: Yuletide!

Audition dates for our next 2 shows Auditions for Yuletide VI ” A Country Christmas” will be Monday, October 24, at 6:30 PM. The show is a music review/fundraiser that has become an annual event for OCP. Come join us in celebrating the season and supporting our theater at the same time. Show dates are Friday […]

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Auditions: The Red Velvet Cake War

Auditions: The Red Velvet Cake War

Auditions for our next season show are coming up! We hope to see you there! Auditions will be held on the 26th and 27th starting at 7:00 pm. Be prepared to do cold reads. In this riotously funny Southern-fried comedy, the three Verdeen cousins—Gaynelle, Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette—could not have picked a worse time to […]

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Get your tickets! Leaving Iowa opens Oct 13

Get your tickets! Leaving Iowa opens Oct 13

Leaving Iowa Opens October 13 The Comedy About Family Vacations  The critically-acclaimed play, “Leaving Iowa,” by Tim Clue and Spike Manton is a hilarious, family-friendly comedy that is a toast to the idealism and character of parents from the “greatest generation,” and a little roast of their dedication to the family road trip. Buy your tickets […]

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Volunteers Needed!

Are you interested in volunteering with us? We always have a wide range of tasks that could use volunteer assistance from building & painting sets, to stage crew, lights and sound operation, concessions, box office, and babysitting! Some things take a little training, but if you are willing to donate your time, we will train […]

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Mark your calendars! Leaving Iowa playing October 13 – 23

Mark your calendars! Leaving Iowa playing October 13 – 23

Follow our Facebook event here.  The critically-acclaimed play, “Leaving Iowa,” by Tim Clue and Spike Manton is a hilarious, family-friendly comedy that is a toast to the idealism and character of parents from the “greatest generation,” and a little roast of their dedication to the family road trip. Directed by Damon Gengo. Get ahead of […]

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One Final Chance to See: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

One Final Chance to See: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Here’s the cast (+1) of our show !!! We have 1 more show tomorrow. ..what a fun ride this has been. Thank you to everyone that has come out in all the crazy weather…we would not have a theatre without you…. see you tomorrow!

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Opening Night Success! Only 7 more opportunities to see I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Opening Night Success! Only 7 more opportunities to see I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Only 7 more chances to see this this talented cast!!! Let Michael Benson, Shauna Temple, Beth McKinnon Brooks, Eric Andrus, Amber Martin, Meg Baertl Brown, Barry Foster and accompanist Jay Vinecour take you through the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of life, love, lust, marriage, kids, and starting over. “I Love You, You’re […]

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OCP In the Press: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

OCP In the Press: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a really wonderful show. If you have ever longed for, been in or remain in a relationship, you NEED to see this show! Use caution with bringing children. This show is intended for mature audiences. Click here for article.   Dawn Burleigh/The Orange Leader Barry Foster, right, […]

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Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

MEET THE CAST !! Shauna Temple Shauna is thrilled to be making her OCP stage debut. She’s most recently been seen as Tracy in Hairspray, Magenta in Rocky Horror, and Latrell in Sordid Lives in Lake Charles, LA. Shauna is so excited about joining the Orange Community Players family and looks forward to working with […]

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Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

MEET THE CAST Amber Martin Amber Martin is 27 years old and from Nederland, TX. This is her sixth OCP production, including recently playing the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods, Julia in Lend Me a Tenor, Betty in The Great American Trailer Park, Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd and Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray. She […]

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Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

MEET THE CAST Meg Brown Meg currently resides in Orange with her husband, Jarrod, and their cocker spaniel, Katie. Meg has been singing and dancing since she was little and has always loved being on stage. Meg is thrilled to be a part of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change as it is her […]

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Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

MEET THE CAST Beth Brooks This is Beth Brooks’ first show with OCP. She was a dancer as a child and now sings with the Praise Team at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City. Beth wants to thank the Lord for all of his gifts, her husband, Jeff and her boys, Cameron, Chandler, […]

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Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

MEET THE CAST Jay Vinecour Jay was born was born and raised in Southeast Texas, Jay has been at home on a keyboard since age six. He studied piano with Hugh Thompson in the Thompson Studio of Music in Beaumont for six years. Majoring in theory and composition, he also studied on the college level […]

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Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

MEET THE CAST Michael Benson Michael Benson moved to Orange only 4 years ago. This is his first time performing with OCP and his first time on stage since 1999. He was active in the theater while studying theater arts in Corpus Christi, performing in Hamlet, The Oldest Living Graduate, and The Sound of Music. […]

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Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Meet the Cast: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

MEET THE CAST Eric Andrus Eric is a newcomer to OCP but not to acting and theater. He has participated and directed numerous Dinner Theater productions and has been Chairman of the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce Dinner Theater group since its inception 6 years ago. Eric is an active Rotarian, owner of Central Office […]

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Meet the Director: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Meet the Director: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

MEET THE DIRECTOR Barry Foster Barry Foster is a theater veteran, having appeared as Dr. Grimwig in Oliver!, Roy in The Odd Couple, King Pellinore in Camelot, Joly in Les Miserables, Norbert Garstecki in The Great American Trailer Park Musical, and Professor Willard in Our Town, among others. After spending time in several productions as […]

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OCP UNVEILS 59TH SEASON; FIRST SHOW AUG. 18

OCP UNVEILS 59TH SEASON; FIRST SHOW AUG. 18

See the article here.  The Orange Community Players has announced its four productions for its 59th season, which begins on Aug. 18 with the presentation of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” The cast, in back, from left to right, includes Eric Andrus, Beth Brooks, Meg Brown, Barry Foster (director), and Jay Vinecour (accompanist). […]

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Fresh Stage Ready for Season 59!

Fresh Stage Ready for Season 59!

Stage is painted and ready to go!!!

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Follow OCP on Twitter!

Follow OCP on Twitter!

OCP is now on Twitter! Follow us: Click here for Twitter

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Tickets for I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Tickets for I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

OCP opens the 2016/2017 season with ” I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change. A musical comedy with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts, this show is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.” Directed by Barry […]

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Season Tickets Now On Sale

Season Tickets Now On Sale

Purchase your tickets for the 2016-2017 season at Orange Community Theatre! Click here. 

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Two Nights of Auditions: Leaving Iowa

Two Nights of Auditions: Leaving Iowa

August 22 & 23 – 7:00 Leaving Iowa By Tim Clue and Spike Manton The spark behind “Leaving Iowa” comes from being children of parents from the now dubbed “greatest generation.” It is a toast to their idealism and character and a little roast of their undying dedication to the classic family road trip. More […]

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Please Support Local Drama Department

Please Support Local Drama Department

Please consider supporting the efforts of the Vidor High School Drama Department to get a trailer to be used for hauling set pieces for competition! Click here. 

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National Dance Day Meet and Greet with Lauren Froderman

National Dance Day Meet and Greet with Lauren Froderman

Saturday, July 30 at 12 PM – 1 PM at Orange Community Players, Inc. 708 Division Ave, Orange, Texas 77630 Get Tickets – Click here. Meet Lauren Froderman, winner of season 7 of So You Think You Can Dance up close and personal at The Orange Community Players, Inc. Theater, 708 W. Division Ave, Orange, […]

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Male Vocals Needed

Male Vocals Needed

We are still looking for male vocals for our summer musical. Message Stephanie Pelham or Barry Foster on Facebook for details !!!

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Auditions: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Auditions: I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change

Sunday, June 26 at 6 PM – 9 PM I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is presented in the form of a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but […]

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Opening night: Success! Tickets for Friday & Saturday Available

Opening night: Success! Tickets for Friday & Saturday Available

What a show we had tonight! The audience was great! Were you there? Post and share how much fun you had! Not there? You’re in luck… we have TWO MORE performances! Friday and Saturday night. Call 409-882-9137 to make your reservations. Y’all come see us now, ya hear!

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Opening Night! Get your tickets to the Opry!

Opening Night! Get your tickets to the Opry!

A Night at the Grand Ole Opry is our 12th annual Fun for Funds: music review, fundraising event. Come join us for a night filled with some of your favorite COUNTRY CLASSICS, featuring many talented local artists! A special addition to the event this year will be the inclusion of Bob Manning and Kimberly Murray […]

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The Record Live: OCP Goes “Opry”

The Record Live: OCP Goes “Opry”

See the article here. OCP GOES ‘OPRY’ FOR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER The cast of the Orange Community Players annual “Fun for Funds” production prepares for rehearsal on Tuesday night in advance of the opening night performance on June 9 and continue through June 11. Pictured, from left to right, are Mike Hennigan, Paul Burch, Kimberly Manning, […]

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Get your tickets: OCP’s Opry

Get your tickets: OCP’s Opry

Call to reserve your seats for the Opry, June 9-11! (409) 882-9137 You can also click here to purchase your tickets online. 

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Auditions: A Night at the Grand Ole Opry

Auditions: A Night at the Grand Ole Opry

Calling on singers and musicians. Please join us for “A Night at the Grand Ole Opry” a country classics music review and fundraiser! Rehearsals are on weeknights from 7-9. Show dates are June 9th, 10th and 11th. Come by the playhouse at 708 West Division any evening this week from 7pm to 9pm to sign up.

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The Importance of The Creative Arts for Children and Teens

The Importance of The Creative Arts for Children and Teens

Great article about how involvement with the arts can help improve children and teen’s achievements! The Importance of The Creative Arts for Children and Teens   In my years in the classroom, I have had the pleasure of teaching several children who have either one or two artists as parents. These children, who have a […]

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2016 Young People’s Workshop Information

2016 Young People’s Workshop Information

The Young People’s Theater Workshop is a five week long summer program that gives local youth the opportunity to learn about and experience the performing arts first hand. Students will begin the program with a week of theatrical related workshops before beginning work on this year’s production. Students will work onstage and behind the scenes […]

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Audition: Fun For Funds 12

Audition: Fun For Funds 12

Orange Community Players OPEN AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT   Auditions for Fun for Funds 12 will be held at the playhouse on May 2nd at 7:00pm.   A Night at the Grand Ole Opry is our 12th annual Fun for Funds, fundraising event. Come prepared to sing your favorite Country Classic! Show dates are June 9th, 10th and 11th. Come sign up to […]

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Orange Leader reviews OCP’s Into the Woods

Orange Leader reviews OCP’s Into the Woods

Orange Community Players presents Into the Woods as the final production of this season. For tickets, $15 for adults and $10 for students and children, click here or call 409-882-9137. Performances are April 16, 21, 22, 23 at 7:37 p.m. and matinees at 2:37 p.m. April 17 and 24. Playhouse location is 708 Division.   “Into […]

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Opening Night of Into the Woods

Opening Night of Into the Woods

What a GREAT opening night!!!! Thank you to all that came and witnessed our wonderful show!!! This one is definitely a CAN’T MISS so call 409-882-9137 or click here and make your reservations now. (They are going fast!) Come and join us Into The Woods!!!

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Aaron David Lanni – “Mysterious Man” Aaron is 18, from Buna, and is a senior at Grace Homeschool Co-op in Beaumont. He has appeared in nine productions at Grace, having played Linus in “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, Mr. Tumnus in “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe ” and most recently played […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Emily Buesing- “Cinderella” Emily Buesing is 19 years old and from Vidor, Texas. She is very excited to be preforming in her first lead role in a musical as Cinderella in Into the Woods. This is also her 3rd time to be in a production with OCP. Alongside with the plays from […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Whitley Hoyland- “Narrator” Whitley is excited to be playing the role of the Narrator. She is 14 years old and attends Orangefield Jr. High. This is Whitley’s second musical with the OCP. She previously played the role of Young Cosette in Les Miserables. Whitley would like to thank Theresa Cronin and Codie […]

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Order Your Into the Woods T-shirt!

Order Your Into the Woods T-shirt!

We’re taking orders for Into the Woods t shirts until Monday! Click here to purchase online.  

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Brysen Landry- “Prince Valiant AKA Rapunzel’s Prince” Brysen is 19 years old and from Bridge City, TX. Into The Woods will be his debut performance on the stage. He is excited to be performing with the cast mates at OCP. He is also excited for his role as Rapunzel’s Prince. Brysen graduated […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Cole Howerton- “The Baker” Cole is 26 years old and from Nederland, TX. This is his second OCP production including performing in the ensemble in Les Miserables. He recently performed as Peter in Jesus Christ Superstar and was the music director for Bat Boy with Beaumont Community Players. Cole would like to […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Haleigh Wolford- “The Witch” Haleigh is thrilled to perform the role of the witch at Orange Community Players. Haleigh, 29, is a native of Orange, and a Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School graduate. She went on to pursue a music degree and graduated cum laude in 2009 from Lamar University. Haleigh was a […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Jennifer Foreman- “Lucinda” Jennifer Foreman is a 22 year old from Spring, TX where she graduated from Klein Collins High School in 2012 with one year of choir and three years of dance under her belt. She performed as a jitterbug in a dance number in her high school’s performance of “The […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Chase Slaughter – “Jack” Into the Woods will be Chase Slaughter’s second show at OCP. This will be his first big role outside of high school productions. He is an Orangefield graduate who is attending Lamar State College-Orange with the long term goal of becoming a theatre arts teacher. He has also […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Kathleen Ingalls – “Cinderella’s Stepmother” Kathleen is excited to make her debut at OCP. She has previously appeared as a Bird Girl in Seussical at ACTS in Lake Charles, the title role in “Anne of Green Gables:The Musica” and Mary Warren in “The Crucible” with the Renegade Garage Players in Cincinnati, and […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Ali Gay – “Little Red” Ali Gay is a newcomer to OCP, but is no stranger to the stage. She graduated from Lamar University in May of 2015 with a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance. She is currently the choir director at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School in […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Amber Martin – “Baker’s Wife” Amber “Manber” Martin is 26 years old and from Nederland, TX. This is her fifth OCP production including recently playing Julia in Lend Me a Tenor, Betty in The Great American Trailer Park, Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd and Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray. She has also performed […]

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Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Into the Woods: Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast Cydney Vásquez- “Jack’s Mother” Cydney Vásquez is thrilled to be playing the role of “Jack’s Mother” in Into the Woods. This is currently her 4th year being a part of Orange Community Players. She has previously been in every Christmas and Summer fundraisers since she started at OCP as well as “Sweeney […]

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Don’t miss Into the Woods! Get your tickets now!

Don’t miss Into the Woods! Get your tickets now!

Show opens April 14. Click here to purchase tickets! About the show: As the result of the curse of a once-beautiful witch, a baker and his wife are childless. Three days before the rise of a blue moon, they venture into the forest to find the ingredients that will reverse the spell: a milk-white cow, […]

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It’s time to get your tickets to Into the Woods!

It’s time to get your tickets to Into the Woods!

  Click here to purchase your tickets! Shows April 14 – 24.

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Get Your Tickets to Steel Magnolias

Get Your Tickets to Steel Magnolias

Written by: Robert Harling   Directed by: Diana Hill Starring:   Maggie Larson, Keri Foreman,  Tanya Kelley Guillotte,  Emily Buesing,  Janet Bland and Laura Bergeaux   February 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 19th & 20th at 7:37pm February 14th and 21st at 2:37pm   General Admission: $15.00 Student Admission: $10.00   Reservations: (409) 882-9137 Or purchase tickets […]

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Hearts for the Arts: Valentine’s Day

Hearts for the Arts: Valentine’s Day

Looking for a great Valentine’s date? Orange Community Players  is proud to be the 2016 host for Southeast Texas Arts Council’s Annual  Hearts for the Arts! Hearts for the Arts will be held Sunday, February 14, 2016 at Orange Community Players located at 708 W Division Street, Orange, TX beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy wine, […]

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Upcoming Dates for Steel Magnolias

Upcoming Dates for Steel Magnolias

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OCP Play Submissions

Orange Community Players, Inc. is accepting submissions from directors for plays in the upcoming season. All submissions are due by February 29, 2016 There are two ways to submit plays to us: 1. You may send a letter with a brief (one page or less) description of your play, a resume of your experience as […]

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Save the Dates for OCP’s Steel Magnolias

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Join us this holiday season for Yuletide!

Join us this holiday season for Yuletide!

December 10, 11, & 12 at 7:00 pm – Purchase Tickets Online! Join us for a fun-filled evening of Christmas cheer. Assorted goodies will be served beginning at 7:00 pm. The show will begins at 7:37 pm, featuring a very talented cast performing a variety of Christmas favorites. This is the fifth year for our […]

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Cast List: Into the Woods

Cast List: Into the Woods

A huge thank you goes out to all of those that came out to audition for INTO THE WOODS. The casting process for this show has been very difficult. There were many that we wanted to cast and just couldn’t because there were not enough parts to go around. If you do not read your […]

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Auditions: Into the Woods

Auditions: Into the Woods

Monday, November 9, 6:30 p.m. Open auditions. Into the Woods has a flexible cast size of approximately 20 that includes many featured roles for male and female actors. Strong singers are required. Auditioners for featured roles will be required to sing. It is preferred that auditioners sing a selection from Into the Woods or at […]

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Auditions: Yuletide V

Auditions: Yuletide V

Auditions for our annual Christmas Music Revue will be held November 6 at 6:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Dickens Christmas.” Auditioners will need to sing their favorite Christmas song to be considered for solo parts. The ensemble is open to everyone of every age!. Show dates are December 10th, 11th & 12th. Join […]

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Save the Dates for All of Our Upcoming Auditions

Save the Dates for All of Our Upcoming Auditions

Steel Magnolias – November 2nd @ 7:00pm Steel Magnolias – November 3rd @ 8:00pm Yuletide V – November 6th @ 6:30pm Into the Woods – November 9th @6:30pm See below for more information: STEEL MAGNOLIAS Auditions for Orange Community Players production of “Steel Magnolias” is set for Nov. 2, 2015 at 7 p.m. and Nov. […]

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Auditions: Steel Magnolias

Auditions: Steel Magnolias

Auditions for Orange Community Players production of “Steel Magnolias” is set for Nov. 2, 2015 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 3, 2015 at 8 p.m..  Auditions will be held at Orange Community Players Theater, 708 West Division, Orange, Texas Parts that are available are:  Truvy Jones, 40ish. Owner of the beauty shop.  Annelle Dupuy-Desoto, 19, […]

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PUT ON YOUR HAPPY FACE AND GO SEE BYE BYE BIRDIE AT OCP

PUT ON YOUR HAPPY FACE AND GO SEE BYE BYE BIRDIE AT OCP

Check out the full article here.  Laughs started from the first scene. Photos: Mike Louviere “Bye Bye Birdie” at Orange Community Players, Inc. kicked off its two week run last night to an appreciative audience. There was laughter heard within the first few opening lines of Chad Illa-Peterson entering the stage. The crowd laughed and […]

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Inclement Weather

Inclement Weather

To use an old saying… our “show (Bye Bye Birdie) must go on” …rain or shine. However, if you have purchased tickets for a certain date and you don’t feel safe to attend, please know that we will honor them regardless of the date. If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to […]

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Bye Bye Birdie: Opening Night Was a HIT!

Bye Bye Birdie: Opening Night Was a HIT!

Opening night was FABULOUS! We had one of our largest opening night crowds ever! Come see what everyone is talking about… click here to purchase your tickets or call 409-882-9137 to reserve your seats. Shows will fill up fast… don’t wait! SEE YOU THERE!

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Stars of local production of “Bye Bye Birdie” appear on 12News at Noon

Stars of local production of “Bye Bye Birdie” appear on 12News at Noon

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Bye Bye Birdie

Bye Bye Birdie

BYE BYE BIRDIE is one of the most captivating musical shows of our time. It is a satire crafted with the fondest affection telling the story of a rock and roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army.  An English Teacher, What Did I Ever See in Him?, Put on a Happy […]

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Bye Bye Birdie

Bye Bye Birdie

Real life husband and wife team Chad and Leyni Illa-Petersen play Albert Petersen and Rose Alvarez in OCP’s production of Bye Bye Birdie. Buy Tickets  

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Photos of Bye Bye Birdie Rehearsal: Get Your Tickets!

Photos of Bye Bye Birdie Rehearsal: Get Your Tickets!

Visit our Tickets page to claim your seats now!  

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Get Your Tickets Now for Bye Bye Birdie!

Get Your Tickets Now for Bye Bye Birdie!

The director is giving it his all as Bye Bye Birdie rehearsals are in full swing. Get your tickets now. Click here!

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Rehearsals for Bye Bye Birdie are underway

Rehearsals for Bye Bye Birdie are underway

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Auditions: Bye Bye Birdie

Auditions: Bye Bye Birdie

Saturday, 8/29 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 and from 5:00 – TBD. Sunday, 8/30 from 7:00 p.m. – TBD. We need lots of smiling faces for this show !! Lead parts and chorus. Adult and kiddos, we would love to see you all this weekend. Come and enjoy being part of a great show and […]

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Don’t Miss Your Chance – Last Weekend to See “Lend Me a Tenor”

Don’t Miss Your Chance – Last Weekend to See “Lend Me a Tenor”

Today begins the final weekend of performances of OCP’s season opener: Lend Me a Tenor. Get your tickets here. 

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The Record reviews OCP’s Lend Me A Tenor

The Record reviews OCP’s Lend Me A Tenor

See the full article here.  The season opener of the Orange Community Players hits the stage Aug. 13. It is a madcap comedy set in 1934. Tito Morelli, IL Stupendo, the great Italian tenor is making an appearance at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. Saunders, the opera company manager is nervously awaiting the arrival of […]

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OCP’s ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ is laugh-out loud fun from start to finish

OCP’s ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ is laugh-out loud fun from start to finish

  View the full article here.  The Orange Community Players’ newest production, “Lend Me A Tenor,” hits all the right notes. The play, by Ken Ludwig, has been on Broadway off and on since the 80’s and has had nine Tony Award nominations. You can call it slapstick, a farce, or just plain funny. Whatever, […]

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Promote your business & support OCP!

Promote your business & support OCP!

Here is an opportunity to promote your business and support local theatre. The cost includes an entire year of advertising inside our show programs. It’s a great way to reach local customers and create opportunities for kids and adults to enjoy learning about live theatre. Email ocplayers@att.net

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DIRECTORIAL DEBUT A HIT FOR OCP’S LEND ME A TENOR

DIRECTORIAL DEBUT A HIT FOR OCP’S LEND ME A TENOR

View the full article here.  ‘Rico Vasquez, in his directorial debut, has a hit on his hands with “Lend Me a Tenor,” in my opinion. “It was hard,” said Vasquez, about directing and acting in one of the starring role in the same production. “I’m asleep most of the time.” Vasquez said the main difficulty […]

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Auditions: Bye Bye Birdie

Auditions: Bye Bye Birdie

Keep Calm and remember you’ve got a lot of living to do! Orange Community Players, Inc. upcoming production of the Broadway classic hit Bye Bye Birdie will hold Auditions Saturday August 29th from Noon till about 3pm and 5pm till ?, and again on Sunday August 30th from 7pm -?. This is a family show, […]

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OCP’s season opening event begins Thursday: Lend Me a Tenor

OCP’s season opening event begins Thursday: Lend Me a Tenor

Check out the full article here. August has arrived and that means the debut performance of the new OCP season is right around the corner. The Orange Community Players announced its 58th season earlier this summer and the season begins at 7:37 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 13 with the production, “Lend Me a Tenor,” which is […]

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OCP OPENS THEATRE SEASON WITH “LEND ME A TENOR” – AUG 13

OCP OPENS THEATRE SEASON WITH “LEND ME A TENOR” – AUG 13

View the article here.  The season opener of the Orange Community Players, Inc. production of “Lend Me a Tenor” hits the stage Aug. 13, 2015. This madcap comedy directed by ‘Rico Vasquez, set in 1934, starts its seven-day run next week on Thursday. Tito Morelli, IL Stupendo, the great Italian tenor is making an appearance […]

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Auditions: Bye Bye Birdie

Auditions: Bye Bye Birdie

Bye Bye Birdy auditions will tentatively be held August 30 & 31 at 6:30 p.m. and there may be a dance audition as well. Rehearsals for the production will begin around Sept. 1 and run until the show opens Oct. 22.  

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Slightly Twisted Fairytales: OCP’s Young People’s Theatre Workshop

Slightly Twisted Fairytales: OCP’s Young People’s Theatre Workshop

Read the full article here. An annual event at the Orange Community Playhouse is the Young People’s Theater Workshop. Each year OCP gives youngsters the opportunity to learn about the workings of the local theater and the chance to perform on the main stage. This year there are 35 registered. They have been working for […]

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OCP’s 58th Season Announced In The Record Live

OCP’s 58th Season Announced In The Record Live

Read the article here.  The Orange Community Players will open their 58th consecutive season with the screwball comedy “Lend me a Tenor.” Set in 1934, the famous tenor, Tito Morelli, is due to perform at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. He arrives late, is given a double dose of tranquilizers and passes out. In an attempt […]

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Auditions this week for Lend Me a Tenor

Auditions this week for Lend Me a Tenor

Auditions for LEND ME A TENOR will be held at the playhouse Tuesday & Thursday. June 9th & 11th at 7:00pm Auditioneers will be reading from the script   Lend Me A Tenor is set in September 1934. Saunders, the general manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, is primed to welcome world famous, Tito Morelli, Il Stupendo, […]

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Tonight is the night! OCP’s Totally 80s Fundraiser

Tonight is the night! OCP’s Totally 80s Fundraiser

The show begins at 7:37. Doors open at 7:00 each night to fabulous finger foods, punch, wine and desserts! Costumes are encouraged! Come flash back to neon and big hair and help support local theater. SEE YOU THERE! Tickets

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This Weekend! OCP Spring Fundraiser: Totally 80’s!

This Weekend! OCP Spring Fundraiser: Totally 80’s!

OCP SPRING FUNDRAISER TOTALLY 80’S !! June 4-6 doors open at 7 show at 7:37 $25 ticket includes finger foods, wine and dessert. Reserve your tickets here: Tickets

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Summer’s almost here! . . .Now What?

Summer’s almost here! . . .Now What?

The Young People’s Theater Workshop is a five week long summer program that gives local youth the opportunity to learn about and experience the performing arts first hand. Students will begin the program with a week of theatrical related workshops before beginning work on this year’s production. Students will work onstage and behind the scenes […]

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Time to get your tickets for the 11th Annual Fun for Funds: Totally 80s!

Time to get your tickets for the 11th Annual Fun for Funds: Totally 80s!

Click here to purchase your tickets!     Orange Community Players presents Totally 80s! 11th Annual Fun for Fund$ and Season 58 Membership Kickoff Event All proceeds are used for building repairs and maintenance for our community theater.   JOIN US! THURSDAY, JUNE 4TH FRIDAY, JUNE 5th OR SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH LOBBY OPENS AT 7:00 […]

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Auditions: Totally 80’s 11th Annual Fun for Funds

Auditions: Totally 80’s 11th Annual Fun for Funds

Auditions for the 11th Annual Fun for Funds  will be held at the playhouse on April 27th & 28th at 7:00pm.   Calling ALL Singers & Dancers! From the very young, to the very seasoned! All will be cast.   To audition for soloist parts, please come prepared with no more than two minutes of music (CD […]

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Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast: Amber Martin – Betty Amber Martin is 25 years old and from Nederland, TX. This is her third OCP production including recently playing Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd and Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray. She is a board member for Act One Scene One and has performed in […]

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One more week to catch The Great American Trailer Park Musical

One more week to catch The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Well, we had a great time at armadillo acres this weekend! Hopefully, y’all can join us next weekend so we can do it all again! 4 more shows of The Great American Trailer Park Musical left. Catch it Thursday -Saturday at 7:37 or Sunday at 2:37!

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Meet The Great American Trailer Park Musical crew:

Meet The Great American Trailer Park Musical crew:

Meet The Great American Trailer Park Musical crew: Josh Scales – Assistant Director, Musical Director, Piano Joshua Scales, age 20, is a native of Orange. He grew up being involved with Orange Community Players, getting his start in the summer Youth Workshop. It was in those summers Joshua found his love for theatre. Before joining […]

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Meet a visitor of The Great American Trailer Park Musical:

Meet a visitor of The Great American Trailer Park Musical:

Meet a visitor of The Great American Trailer Park Musical: Michael Hudnall – Duke You may recognize Mike from any number of our fundraisers here at OCP. In addition to appearing on stage, he is a Church music director, Owner of big mikes barber, salon, & spa. He has also traveled and performed with a […]

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The cast of “The Great American Trailer Park Musical”

The cast of “The Great American Trailer Park Musical”

The cast of “The Great American Trailer Park Musical”

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Meet a new tenant of The Great American Trailer Park Musical:

Meet a new tenant of The Great American Trailer Park Musical:

Meet a new tenant of The Great American Trailer Park Musical: Jessica Bean – Pippi Jessica Bean is a theatre major at Lamar State College-Port Arthur, and lives to be on the stage! She has been an active participant at Orange Community Players since 2011, and is beyond excited to be a part of The […]

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Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical Cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical Cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast: Carrie Wilson – Jeannie Garstecki Carrie E. Wilson Since first playing a graceful pterodactyl (to rave reviews) at the age of seven, Carrie has found a second home on stage. From performing in summer shows with LSC-PA & Port Arthur Little Theater to camp counselor for children’s […]

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Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical Cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical Cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast: Barry Foster is a 10 year veteran of OCP and has taken part in a dozen shows including The Odd Couple, Camelot, Les Miserables, and Oliver!, among others. Barry currently serves as a member of the OCP Board of Directors, and is the Chairman of the Scholarship […]

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Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast: Mallory Matt- Pickles Mallory Marie Matt is a Bridge City, Texas native, graduating from Bridge City High School at the top 8% of her class in 2011. After backpacking Europe for two weeks in the summer of 2011, she then attended Lamar University and graduated with honors […]

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Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical Cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical Cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast: Keri Foreman – Lin Student at LSCO will be graduating May 2015 with AAS in Liberal Arts. Administrative assistant at International Paper. Married to Mark Foreman with 7 kids (large blended family) and a grandson due in June. Current Board Member at OCP Began at OCP in […]

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Meet Your Great American Trailer Park Musical Cast:

Meet Your Great American Trailer Park Musical Cast:

Meet your Great American Trailer Park Musical cast: Amber Martin – Betty Amber Martin is 25 years old and from Nederland, TX. This is her third OCP production including recently playing Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd and Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray. She is a board member for Act One Scene One and has performed in […]

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Orange Leader promotes OCP’s The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Orange Leader promotes OCP’s The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Click here to see the article.  By Tommy Mann Jr. ORANGE — Work is under way for what will surely be a hilarious ending to its season at OCP. The Orange Community Players will present its final production of the 2014-2015 season with “The Great American Trailer Park,” which is directed by Anne Lilyquist and […]

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Time to snag your tickets for The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Time to snag your tickets for The Great American Trailer Park Musical

If you like your flamingos plastic and your humor raunchy, “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” is right up your double-wide. This energetic musical plays on a lot of stereotypes but will surprise you with the quality of its original songs and the often uproariously funny – if more than a little profane – lyrics […]

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Our Marquee: The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Our Marquee: The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Our marquee! Painted by the talented Keri Tanner Foreman!

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Tickets on Sale! The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Tickets on Sale! The Great American Trailer Park Musical

What’s going on at Armadillo Acres, north Florida’s most exclusive manufactured housing community? Uuummmm it’s a trailer park! Well have we got a story for you! Join us for a hilarious, better than Jerry Springer MUSICAL running two weeks in April to find out all the juicy details. Get your tickets today!

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SoutheastTexasEvents.com Reviews The Dixie Swim Club

SoutheastTexasEvents.com Reviews The Dixie Swim Club

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What’s Happening Orange County Reviews The Dixie Swim Club

What’s Happening Orange County Reviews The Dixie Swim Club

See the article here.  By Penny Leleux I slipped into the rehearsal of ”The Dixie Swim Club” at the Orange Community Players, Inc. playhouse the other night. They were having a lot of fun with it. There are some really funny lines in the script. The show begins its two week run Feb. 12, 2015. […]

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The Orange Leader Reviews The Dixie Swim Club

The Orange Leader Reviews The Dixie Swim Club

See the article here.  By Jeanette Boehme ORANGE — How long has it been since you had a good belly laugh? The Orange Community Players’ production of “The Dixie Swim Club” is a chick flick for the stage. While you are enjoying the humor and laughs, you are observing how enduring friendships are among the […]

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The Dixie Swim Club – One More Weekend!

The Dixie Swim Club – One More Weekend!

The Dixie Swim Club opened to excited audiences Thursday, February 12th. Five remarkable actresses performed for three nights to rave reviews. Theater-goers were eager to meet the actresses after the show each night in the lobby. The five women were showered with thanks and even many hugs from patrons thanking them for such an entertaining and delightfully funny […]

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The Dixie Swim Club: Get Your Tickets Now!

The Dixie Swim Club: Get Your Tickets Now!

The Dixie Swim Club, by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten: Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to […]

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Dixie Swim Club: Tickets On Sale

Dixie Swim Club: Tickets On Sale

Dixie Swim Club at Orange Community Players is in production and starts next month. Directed by Diana Hill it takes the stage Feb. 12-14 and Feb. 19-21 at 7:37 p.m. There will be a matinee at 2:37 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets are only $15/ $10 for students. Purchase your tickets here. You won’t want to […]

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Mandarin Orange by Kate Robards – An OCP Special Event

Mandarin Orange by Kate Robards – An OCP Special Event

  WELCOME HOME KATE! Special Benefit Performance for Orange Community Players January 9, 2015 at 7:37 pm & January 10, 2015 at 7:37 pm You don’t want to miss this very special homecoming! Tickets are going fast. Hurry and get yours. Remember, tickets are also great Christmas gifts! About Kate  Kate Robards is a writer, performer, and […]

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Orange Can’t Wait For Kate!

Orange Can’t Wait For Kate!

“A Juicy Journey from Orange, Texas to Shanghai, China” Orange Native Kate Robards will be performing her one woman show at the OCP on January 9th and 10th at 7:37pm. Tickets are $10! For Reservations Call 882 – 9137. You won’t want to miss this performance!

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Yuletide: In the News

Yuletide: In the News

Click here to view the article on the Orange Leader website.  OCP ready to unleash Christmas spirit ORANGE — Food, music and dancing will help make Christmas more merry this year with the OCP. The Orange Community Players will hold its annual holiday fundraising event, “Yuletide,” at 7:37 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, Friday, Dec. 12, and […]

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Yuletide Rehearsal Photos

Yuletide Rehearsal Photos

Rehearsals are full of fun and cheer!! See the photos by clicking here! Make your YULETIDE reservations now !!! 409-882-9137

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Yuletide Rehearsal Photos

Yuletide Rehearsal Photos

Practice practice practice. …YULETIDE is going to be amazing!!!!! Click here to view photos of Yuletide rehearsal on our Facebook page. 

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Yuletide Rehearsal Photos

Yuletide Rehearsal Photos

Rehearsal for YULETIDE are underway! So much talent in our little town… please come and enjoy food, fun and Christmas with us!!!!! View our latest rehearsal photos here: click here. 

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Auditions: The Dixie Swim Club

Auditions: The Dixie Swim Club

The Orange Community Players will hold auditions for the Dixie Swim Club, at 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23 and 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24 at the Playhouse located at 708 Division Ave. in Orange, Texas. Directed by Diana Hill, the play by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten features five Southern women whose friendships […]

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Audition Information for Yuletide IV

Audition Information for Yuletide IV

Orange Community Players AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT YULETIDE IV THE BELLS OF CHRISTMAS Auditions for Yuletide IV will be held at the playhouse on Nov. 13th & 14th at 6:30pm.   Calling ALL Singers & Dancers! From the very young, to the very seasoned! All will be cast. To audition for soloist parts, please come prepared with no more than […]

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Auditions for Yuletide

Auditions for Yuletide

Auditions for our annual Christmas fundraiser are next week! All are welcome, and we would love to have you! Kids are encouraged to audition. The theme this year is “Bells of Christmas,” a lighter, jazzier night of food, fun and Christmas cheer. Dates for auditions: Nov. 13 & 14 starting at 6:30 both nights. Please bring […]

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Orange Community Players Costume Designer Wins “Best Of” at Costume Festival

Orange Community Players Costume Designer Wins “Best Of” at Costume Festival

Milton Hardin, costume designer for Orange Community Players, won Best of the Fest at Montage Costume Festival! 

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Montage Costume Festival

Montage Costume Festival

Come out and see our booth at the Montage costume festival in Beaumont!

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Murder at Cafe Noir

Murder at Cafe Noir

Our black and white murderous madame, Amber Martin, from Murder at Cafe Noir. We were honored to be asked to help a great cause for the Texas Military Honors Team!

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Shipwrecked! Another Fantastic Review

Shipwrecked! Another Fantastic Review

Another fantastic review!http://octx.info/orange-community-players-production-of-shipwrecked-is-brilliant/ Get your tickets today!

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Shipwrecked opens tonight! Check out the latest review:

Shipwrecked opens tonight! Check out the latest review:

Review by: Jeanette Boehme “Shipwrecked!” is the current offering of Orange Community Players and it is a family-friendly romp that is based on a “true” story. You have to take “true” with a grain of salt in this production directed locally by Thomas May. In 1898, an adventurer, Henri Louis Grin, wrote about his fantastic […]

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Shipwrecked begins in two weeks. Get your tickets now!

Shipwrecked begins in two weeks. Get your tickets now!

Show starts in less than two weeks!!!!! Dates are October 16-18 & 23-25 at 7:37 and a matinee on October 26 at 2:37. Call 409-882-9137 for reservations or click here to purchase your tickets online. Thank you all for supporting local theatre!!!

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Shipwrecked!

Shipwrecked!

October 16, 17, 18 October 23, 24, 25, 26 Click here to purchase tickets!   

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Auditions: Shipwrecked!

Auditions: Shipwrecked!

Auditions for Shipwrecked will be held at the playhouse on Sept. 14th at 7:30pm.   The production will be directed by Alaniz Vásquez but auditions will be presided over by Thomas C May. Shipwrecked! tells the amazingly true adventures of Louis DeRougemont as we follow him from a sickly child to a pioneer in the Australian outback. Along […]

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Final Weekend to see Sweeney Todd – Get Tickets Now!

Final Weekend to see Sweeney Todd – Get Tickets Now!

This weekend is your last chance to see OCP’s Sweeney Todd. Click here to reserve your tickets!

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Read The Orange Leader’s Review of OCP’s Sweeney Todd

Read The Orange Leader’s Review of OCP’s Sweeney Todd

Click here to read the full article.  OCP’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ is dark and delightful ORANGE — If you have a taste for the macabre, excellent music, and good acting, Orange Community Players have a treat for you. Their delicious offering is “Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” with directing by Codie Vasquez and […]

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Photos of OCP’s Sweeney Todd!

Photos of OCP’s Sweeney Todd!

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Sweeney Todd: Tickets on Sale Now!

Sweeney Todd: Tickets on Sale Now!

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Announcing Our 57th Season!

Announcing Our 57th Season!

Details are available for Orange Community Player’s 57th Season of Performances! Considering a Sponsorship, Partnership, or season tickets?  Click here.   

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Fun For Funds X: Tickets on Sale!

Fun For Funds X: Tickets on Sale!

ORANGE COMMUNITY  PLAYERS Presents the 10TH ANNUAL Fun for Funds    ANIMATED MUSICAL REVIEW   June 12, 13 & 14 at 7:37 PM Enjoy great musical entertainment, wine, desserts and hors d’oeuvres. Doors open at 7. Admission: $25.00 Reservations Required Call 409-882-9137, leave your name, number of people in your party and the night you wish to attend. Tickets also […]

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All the Info for Young People’s Theater Workshop 2014

All the Info for Young People’s Theater Workshop 2014

  You can download a Registration Packet now. Just click here!  

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Les Miserables: Final Bow

Les Miserables: Final Bow

Wow!!! Just took our final bow on the epic musical, Les Miserables! What a great run by a very talented cast and crew! If you missed it…you missed a great one!!!!  

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Les Miserables: What Is the Community Saying?

Les Miserables: What Is the Community Saying?

“I want to take a second to let the folks at OCP know what a genuine pleasure it was to watch their performance of Les Miserable. There was some serious talent on that stage and I truly appreciate the opportunity to enjoy that kind of talent right here at home. It literally brought tears to […]

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Les Miserables Packs the House!

Les Miserables Packs the House!

Wow! Look at that sold out crowd!

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Sweeney Todd: Audition Information for May 11th

Sweeney Todd: Audition Information for May 11th

Auditions for Sweeney Todd will be held at the playhouse on May 11th at 8:00pm. SCHEDULE of REHEARSALS Weekly Music Rehearsals will begin in May. We will meet once per week until July 21st when we will begin evening rehearsals at the playhouse four-five days per week. The show opens in September and performances are […]

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Sweeney Todd: Auditions on May 11th

Sweeney Todd: Auditions on May 11th

Auditions for Sweeney Todd will be held at the playhouse on May 11th at 8:00pm. SCHEDULE of REHEARSALS Weekly Music Rehearsals will begin in May. We will meet once per week until July 21st when we will begin evening rehearsals at the playhouse four-five days per week. The show opens in September and performances are […]

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Les Miserables: More Feedback from the Community

Les Miserables: More Feedback from the Community

“This show will go down as a legend in OCP history!” –Kaylard “Saturday wad my first time ever seeing it, and I’m still replaying it in my head! Wonderful job by all. I was mesmerized!” – River “Day off from rehearsal- saw amazing production of “Les Miserables” at Orange Community Players.” – Itinerant Theatre, Inc. […]

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Young People’s Theater Workshop 2014

  You can download a Registration Packet now. Just click here!  

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Les Miserables: Only 5 Performances Left!

Les Miserables: Only 5 Performances Left!

Only 5 more chances to catch Les Miserables! Get your tickets today! Click here.

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Les Miserables: Read the Review!

Les Miserables: Read the Review!

Check out the review in the Orange Leader! http://www.orangeleader.com/entertainment/x493487159/OCP-production-of-Les-Miz-is-sure-hit May 3, 2014 OCP production of ‘Les Miserables’ is sure hit Jeanette Boehme, The Orange Leader ORANGE — The mega-musical, “Les Miserables,” is a mega-hit for Orange Community Players. The music is superb and the singers incredibly talented in this all-singing musical adaptation of the Victor Hugo […]

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Les Miserables: Fun Fact

Les Miserables: Fun Fact

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Les Miserables: Opening Night Reactions

Les Miserables: Opening Night Reactions

From the OCP: “WOW! What an amazing opening night. Do not miss your chance to see this gem of a show, right here in Southeast Texas!” Audience reactions: “Totally enjoyed it last night! Hats off to those leading men!! They are incredible! Lots of good talent! Get your ticket and go be impressed!” – Jeannie […]

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Les Miserables: Photos by Darren Hoyland Photography

Les Miserables: Photos by Darren Hoyland Photography

Click here to view the full Facebook album of Les Miserables photos by Darren Hoyland Photography. 

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Ciarra Kendall is a sophomore at LCM HS and participates in the choir as an alto 1 and Soprano 2. She has appeared in “Beauty and the Beast” and is making her OCP debut in Les Miserables.

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Madelyn DeWall, (factory worker, revolutionary) enjoys fashion design and theater. She has been acting in community theaters since she was nine and Les Miserables is her favorite yet.

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Les Miserables: WOSMS 6th grader, Rhys, is a STAR!!!

Les Miserables: WOSMS 6th grader, Rhys, is a STAR!!!

WOSMS 6th grader Rhys H. is performing in Les Miserables at Orange Community Players this weekend and next. We hope you get a chance to come and see him on stage! http://ms.woccisd.net/apps/news/show_news.jsp?REC_ID=376809&id=0

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Les Miserables: Featured in Orange Leader!

Les Miserables: Featured in Orange Leader!

Click here to read the full article!  April 19, 2014 OCP concludes season with ‘Les Misérables’ Tommy Mann Jr.The Orange Leader ORANGE — The Orange Community Players is ending its 2013-2014 season in fine style. The Orange Community Players presents its final production of the season, “Les Misérables,” at 7:37 p.m., Thursday, May 1 through […]

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Les Miserables: Photos!

Les Miserables: Photos!

Les Miserables rehearsal pictures! You still have time to get your tickets! Curtain goes up tonight at 7:37pm! http://darrenhoylandphotography.shootproof.com/event/581168

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Jean Valjean

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Jean Valjean

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Shane Taylor (Jean ValJean) is enjoying his second show here at OCP. He began his singing career in 2007 as a member of his church choir. As a resident of Lake Charles, LA he attended McNeese State University, Lake Charles Bible College and now owns a remodeling business. Some of his […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Lila Grace Reynolds is a ten year old, fourth grader who already has a love for theater arts. She has performed in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, in It’s Hee Haw y’all as Louise Mandrell and In Breaking the News II with Orange Community Players. She sings with friends […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Janet Bland has been performing in O.C.P. productions for several years. Some of her favorite roles include Guinevere in “Camelot”, Sister Amnesia in “Meshuggah Nuns”, “Nunsensation”, and “Nunset Boulevard”, Velma Von Tussle in “Hairspray”, Little Sally in “Urinetown”, Janet in “Wally’s Cafe”, and Clara Gelber in “I’m Not Rappaport”. She […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Cory Broom (BAMATABOIS) is the Director of Theatre at LCM High School and an OCP veteran. Under his leadership, the LCM High School Theatre Program has had consistent success in UIL One Act Play and UIL Prose/Poetry where his students have been recognized at the District, Area, Regional and State […]

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Les Miserables: In the News!

Les Miserables: In the News!

Here is a link to the news at noon interview from K-JAC. Make sure and get your tickets soon. They are going like hot cakes! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CKXRXIZvOq8&feature=youtu.be

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Tyler Regan (Factory Girl, Revolutionary) is enjoying her 4th season here at OCP and is known for her roles as Shelley in Hairspray and Morgan LaFey in Camelot. Regan is also a member of the Bear Stage Players at LCMHS and has portrayed the roles of Lamerle in The Red […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Kayla Foster (Factory Worker, Revolutionary) is a sophomore at Bridge City High School where she sings in the Cardinal Singers, and is also an accomplished pianist. She made her OCP debut in 2006 as one of the orphans in Oliver! and Les Miserables marks her twelfth OCP productions since that […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Constable Joly

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Constable Joly

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Barry Foster (Constable. Joly)has participated in 10 OCP productions, beginning in 2006 with Oliver! and is very happy to be working with Doug Rogers again. Barry also serves as a member of the OCP Board of Directors.

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Madame Thenardier

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Madame Thenardier

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Anne Lilyquist (Madame Thenardier) is enjoying her 4th season with OCP and is known for her roles as Prudy Pingleton in Hairspray, Jeannette Burmeister in The Full Monty, and Lorraine in Bat Boy. Lilyquist has been on the stage across Louisiana and Texas for over 25 years. She has been a […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Michael Dupre (Constable, Fauchelevant, has had no prior theater experience to that of the Les Miserables production. He is a generally a quiet introverted senior at Mother of Divine Grace High School operating out of California. Of his Les Miserables experience he says, “I learned that you have to have […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Tara Dunn (factory worker, revolutionary) is a Sophomore at West Orange Stark High School and loves to do theatre. “I quickly fell in love with the whole experience of Les Miserables and the cast family, they are simply amazing.”

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Eponine

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Eponine

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Jenny Slaydon, (Eponine on Sundays) a native of Lake Charles, LA, has been involved in several theatrical productions including Blue Moon Review, Annie, Shakespeare comes to Calamity Creek, Lysistrata, An Evening with Albee, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. She has also been involved in several film and television […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Young Cosette

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Young Cosette

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Whitley Elise Hoyland (Little Cosette) is a sixth grade student at Orangefield Junior High. She has long loved to act and sing. She has been in numerous plays in both school and church and she attended her first Children’s Workshop at the OCP in the summer of 2013. Whitley is […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Factory Foreman, Feuilly, Combeferre

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Factory Foreman, Feuilly, Combeferre

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Cole Howerton ( Factory Foreman, Feuilly, Combeferre) is performing with OCP for the first time. He has been seen in several musicals and plays including the role of the Count in Murder on the Orient Express and Jim O’Connor in The Glass Menagerie. He also played one of the town fathers […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Gavroche

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Gavroche

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Rhys Howeth, (Gavroche) age 12, is enjoying his sixth year of stage performance having played Nathan in The Full Monty, Simon Cowell in Lost in American Glee, Tweedle-Dum in Alice in Wonderland, and six OCP fundraisers. In addition to his theatrical performances, he also shares his musical talents singing for […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Louise van Mook, a native of Pittsburgh, PA, has appeared in numerous opera and musical theatre productions around the country. Her most recent roles include Katisha in The Mikado, Grandma Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, and the Monitor in Suor Angelica. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Marius

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Marius

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Nolan Thornal, playing Marius, is a 2009 graduate of Lamar University with a degree in Music Education. Thornal studied at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria in 2009. He is a veteran of the OCP stage, playing roles in Little Shop of Horrors, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell, The […]

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Eponine

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Eponine

MEET OUR Les Miserables CAST: Bethany Vermillion (Eponine) is a 17 year old homeschooler and member of Artios Academies. She loves the theatre, she loves Jesus, and wishes to always show his love through the talent.

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Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Fantine

Les Miserables: Meet the Cast: Fantine

Meet our Les Miserables Cast member, Fantine! Hillary Gray (Fantine) is a newcomer to OCP but not to community theatre. She has been in many musicals and plays including Cathy in The Last Five Years, Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Sarah Brown in Guys & Dolls, Rizzo in Grease and Laurie in Oklahoma! and […]

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Les Miserables: It’s going to be EPIC!

Les Miserables: It’s going to be EPIC!

Marquee is up, rehearsals are great and sets are being built! We are gearing up for the opening of our EPIC musical Les Miserables! You don’t want to miss this one!   Get your tickets now. 

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Les Miserables Cast SELFIE!

Les Miserables Cast SELFIE!

Cast selfie…we are ready for rehearsal!  

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Les Miserables Rehearsals

Les Miserables Rehearsals

Rehearsals are well under way and sounding FANTASTIC! There is also lots of buzz around town about our upcoming musical, “Les Miserables.” You don’t want to miss it! Get your tickets today!

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Les Miserables Tickets Are On Sale

Les Miserables Tickets Are On Sale

Yes! We are already selling tickets to Les Miserables. Get yours today for one of the most anticipated musicals in southeast Texas history! Click here to purchase your tickets. Performance Dates: May 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th & 10th at 7:37pm May 4th & 11th at 2:37pm

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Tuesdays with Morrie: Opening Weekend!

Tuesdays with Morrie: Opening Weekend!

Tonight is the night! Come and see opening night of Tuesdays with Morrie! 7:37 pm at the playhouse

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Reserve Your Tickets: Tuesdays With Morrie

Reserve Your Tickets: Tuesdays With Morrie

February 2014 13th, 14th, 15th 20th, 21st, 22nd at 7:37pm Matinee 23rd at 2:37pm Reserve Your Tickets ABOUT THE SHOW TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE is the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie’s appearance on a television […]

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Yuletide III: Winter Wonderland, Dec 12 – 14

Yuletide III: Winter Wonderland, Dec 12 – 14

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Auditions: Yuletide III

Auditions: Yuletide III

Auditions for Yuletide III will be held at the playhouse on November 21st at 7:00pm. Yuletide III is our third annual Christmas Musical Celebration, fundraising event. Show dates are December 12th, 13th and 14th. Auditioneers seeking consideration for solo parts should come prepared to sing. Auditions are limited to a maximum of 2 minutes. Dancers and chorus […]

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Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Photos

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Photos

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Final Weekend Coming Up for Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Final Weekend Coming Up for Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat had a great run on opening weekend! We expect a sold out show for the final weekend. Make your reservations now! Thursday 7:37, Friday 7:37, Saturday 7:37 and Sunday Matinee at 2:37

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Don’t Miss “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Don’t Miss “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

November 2013 7th, 8th, 9st, 14th, 15th, 16th at 7:37pm Matinees: 10th & 17th at 2:37pm   Directed by Codie Vásquez Lyrics by Tim Rice     Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber   A Family Friendly Musical   The Biblical saga of Joseph (Nolan Thornal & ‘Rico Vásquez) and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant […]

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Opening Night Buzz: The 39 Steps

Opening Night Buzz: The 39 Steps

Want to see something new and different and absolutely fantastic?!! The 39 Steps is anything but typical. People will be talking about this show for years. Make sure you get in on the conversation! A highly energetic cast and imaginatively brilliant director, makes this show a definite “must see”. The opening night buzz is going […]

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The 39 Steps: Time to Make Your Reservations for Opening Night

The 39 Steps: Time to Make Your Reservations for Opening Night

The 39 Steps OPENS Thursday, September 19th! September 19th 20th 21st 26th 27th 28th at 7:37pm Sunday Matinee September 29th at 2:37pm “The 39 Steps” is the two-time Tony Award-winning hit show which continues to be an audience-pleaser. The amazingly brilliant cast of 4 plays over 140 characters in this fast-paced comedy thriller that’s great […]

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Hurry to Get Your Ad Placed In Our Program Before the First Season Show!

Hurry to Get Your Ad Placed In Our Program Before the First Season Show!

SEASON 56 Program Ads Hurry to get your ad placed before the first show of the season opens! Email ocplayers@att.net or mail a hard copy of your ad and payment or invoicing instructions to: Orange Community Players – P.O. Box 442 – Orange, Texas 77631 **Deadline is September 15th 2013

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The 39 Steps in One More Week!

The 39 Steps in One More Week!

Only one more week to wait! Come out and see this fast moving and silly show, The 39 steps. Opening night is next Thursday at 7:37 pm. Get your tickets now!

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Photos of Broadway Fun for Funds IX

Photos of Broadway Fun for Funds IX

Click here to view photos of Broadway Fun for Funds IX. From auditions to rehearsals, head shots, and dress rehearsal. We’d like to thank Texas Borderline Photography for the photos.

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Les Miserables Cast List

Les Miserables Cast List

From the director, Doug Rogers: “You are a superbly talented group of performers and I would count it a privilege to work with you on this wonderful production of Les Miserables. I apologize in advance for casting some of you incredibly fine people as harlots or a pimp. We must let the audience see the […]

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A Note from Doug Rogers, Director of Les Miserables

A Note from Doug Rogers, Director of Les Miserables

During the last 48 hours of auditions for OCP’s May 2014 production of Les Miserables , I have been reminded of one of the many reasons that I actually don’t care for directing shows. When many of your dear friends for whom you have great affection show up for auditions with high hopes and broad […]

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Reminder: Auditions Tonight!

Reminder: Auditions Tonight!

Don’t forget tonight OCP will be holding auditions for both Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat AND Les Miserables! Be at the playhouse at 7:00pm. Rehearsal schedules will be made available/discussed at auditions. Weekly music rehearsals will begin right away. REQUIREMENTS: Both plays are “sung through” musicals. Auditions will require the ability to sing and […]

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Opening Night for Broadway Fun for Funds IX

Opening Night for Broadway Fun for Funds IX

It’s opening night! Come out and see Broadway Fun for Funds and support your local theatre! Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 7:37pm Tickets are $25

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BFFF Auditioners: See you at the playhouse tonight at 7pm

BFFF Auditioners: See you at the playhouse tonight at 7pm

Thank you to everyone that came out for auditions! You will all need be at the playhouse tonight at 7pm. You will be given a rehearsal breakdown, and we will go over the set list of what number(s) you will be in. If you wanted to participate in the ensemble and didn’t make auditions, you […]

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Get Your Tickets for Broadway Fun for Funds IX

Get Your Tickets for Broadway Fun for Funds IX

Tickets are now available for Broadway Fun for Funds IX! August 8th, 9th & 10th Lobby opens at 7:00pm, curtain rises at 7:37pm Directed by Paul Burch $25.00 includes appetizers, desserts, wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and entertainment. All of our wonderful performers from last year (and some terrific new ones) have prepared a fantastic concert to entertain you throughout the […]

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Auditions Broadway Fun for Funds: This Weekend

Auditions Broadway Fun for Funds: This Weekend

Auditions for Broadway Fun for Funds will be held this weekend, Friday July 26th and Sunday July 28th. See you there!

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It’s Hee Haw Y’all: Photos by Texas Borderline Photography

It’s Hee Haw Y’all: Photos by Texas Borderline Photography

Click here to view photos of It’s Hee Haw Y’all, taken by Texas Borderline Photography. Photos include Cast Head Shots, Rehearsals, and more!

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It’s Hee Haw Y’all: Review on The Record Live

It’s Hee Haw Y’all: Review on The Record Live

View the article here. The hit TV show from the 70s is a perfect vehicle for the Young People’s Theater Workshop to perform for their 2013 show. Hee-Haw could be seen every Saturday evening. The show was filled with short skits, music and lots of laughs based on country music and southern culture. It couldn’t […]

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Opening Night

Opening Night

Opening night was GREAT! You still have 3 more chances to come out and catch it if you missed it tonight! Please support our hard working kiddos!

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Opening Night, Tonight!!

Opening Night, Tonight!!

Come out and support our local youth in this year’s Orange Community Players, Inc. YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATER WORKSHOP Production of IT’S HEE HAW Y’ALL! Thirty-six children ages five to eighteen have spent the last four weeks working very hard to put together an entertaining and side-splitting hooten’ nanny of a show! Bring the whole family […]

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See It This Weekend! It’s Hee Haw Y’all

See It This Weekend! It’s Hee Haw Y’all

Show opens on Thursday! Come out and see the show! Tickets only $5   Thurs – Sat  7:37 & Sun 2:37   Call our reservation line for your tickets: 409-882-9137

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2012-2013 A Season of Laughs

What a year! We’ve had a blast and hope you’ll join us for 2013-2014! Season 56 membership packages will be available soon! See our year in review in our YouTube video. Click here.

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Young People’s Theatre Workshop: Night One

Young People’s Theatre Workshop: Night One

The first night of the Young People’s Theater Workshop was great! It was so wonderful to see so many familiar faces and a few new ones! Can’t wait to see all of our little stars shine!    

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Auditions: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat AND Les Miserables

Auditions: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat AND Les Miserables

August 12th & 13th 2013 at 7:00pm until 9:00pm   Rehearsal schedules will be made available/discussed at auditions. Weekly music rehearsals will begin right away. REQUIREMENTS: Both plays are “sung through” musicals. Auditions will require the ability to sing and act through song. Those wishing to audition for key roles should come prepared with an […]

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Auditions: The 39 Steps

Auditions: The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps, by John Buchan is a 2 time Tony Award winning play, winner of the Best New Comedy award, and the longest running comedy on Broadway with its 500th performance celebrated on May 19th, 2009. Auditions will be held at the Orange Community Playhouse on 05/28 and 05/29 of 2013, from 5-9 PM.  Auditions have been extended by request. We will […]

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Nunsense A-men! Review

Nunsense A-men! Review

Review by: Jeanette Boehme Come on down to the playhouse of the Orange Community Players for a fun night with the five nuns from the convent of the Little Sisters of Hoboken! Be sure and bring your sense of humor along with you for this uproariously funny, lively, and witty show. This version of “Nunsense” is the […]

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2013 Young People’s Workshop Information

Summer’s almost here! . . .Now What? The Young People’s Theater Workshop is a four week long summer program that gives local youth the opportunity to learn about and experience the performing arts first hand. Students will begin the program with a week of theatrical related workshops before beginning work on this year’s production of […]

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Nunsense A-men! Rehearsal Photos

Nunsense A-men! Rehearsal Photos

Click here to view Texas Borderline Photography’s photos of Nunsense A-men! rehearsals. Get a sneak peak of the show, then click here to purchase your tickets! 

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Nunsense A-Men! Cast Photos

Nunsense A-Men! Cast Photos

Texas Borderline Photography has exceptional headshot photos of the cast of Nunsense A-men! Click here to view them all. 

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Nunsense A-men! Choreography Rehearsal Video

Nunsense A-men! Choreography Rehearsal Video

Click here to view the latest video of Nunsense A-men’s choreography rehearsal!

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Nunsense A-men: Buy Your Tickets Now!

Nunsense A-men: Buy Your Tickets Now!

Dates:  May 9th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th & 18th at 7:37pm Matinée Sundays, 12th & 19th at 2:37pm   Five talented voices includes: Kevin Doss, Doug Rogers, Paul Burch, Justin Sanders, and Jonathan McCollum. At the close of this season, we are pleased to continue the “Nunsense Saga” as began by Jeff Hattman.  You may not […]

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The Record Reviews Mama Won’t Fly

The Record Reviews Mama Won’t Fly

Click here to read the review straight from the source.   Laughter Fills OCP with “Mama Won’t Fly” By Penny LeLeux There are lots of laughs in Orange Community Players production of “Mama Won’t Fly,” directed by Codie Vasquez. The dialogue was so funny you couldn’t help but laugh. Some of the jokes were classic […]

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The Orange Leader Reviews Mama Won’t Fly

The Orange Leader Reviews Mama Won’t Fly

Read the review straight from the source by clicking here.   Review: ‘Mama Won’t Fly’ is wacky fun By Jeanette Boehme ORANGE — Orange Community Players has a hit in this outrageous, wacky comedy. “Mama Won’t Fly” is escapist comedy at its best. Many theaters report they have experienced a record box office with this […]

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2013 Young People’s Workshop, Registration May 24th

2013 Young People’s Workshop Registration May 24th 2013 Check back for more information, coming soon!

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Mama Won’t Fly: Photos!

Mama Won’t Fly: Photos!

Click here to view photos of Mama Won’t Fly rehearsals, by Texas Borderline Photography.   You can also view photos of our final dress rehearsal below. Don’t miss out on your chance to see Mama Won’t Fly. Click here for tickets!

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Mama Won’t Fly: View Photos of the Cast and Crew

Mama Won’t Fly: View Photos of the Cast and Crew

View professional head shots of the cast and crew of Mama Won’t Fly, by Texas Borderline Photography. Click here.  

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Mama Won’t Fly: Opens Valentine’s Day!

Mama Won’t Fly: Opens Valentine’s Day!

ORANGE COMMUNITY PLAYERS Presents   Mama Won’t Fly OPENING NIGHT – FEB. 14th – COMPLIMENTARY WINE Directed by Codie Vásquez February 2013: 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd – 7:37pm Matinée: February 24th – 2:37pm   An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother […]

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Yuletide II Photos

Yuletide II Photos

View photos of Yuletide II rehearsal and performance, taken by Texas Borderline Photography. Click here, then choose which album you’d like to start viewing. Happy holidays, from Orange Community Players!

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Tonight and Tomorrow Only: Yuletide 2… Don’t Miss It!

Tonight and Tomorrow Only: Yuletide 2… Don’t Miss It!

The Orange Community Players present YULETIDE 2: An Evening of Christmas and Broadway, Winter Wit, Wine and Wassail, Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7:37 p.m. Hors d’ouvres, Wine, Wassil served at 7:00 p.m. Curtain at 7:37 p.m. Desserts at intermission. Join this 35+ cast as they help celebrate the Christmas Season with […]

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Yuletide II: Make Your Reservations Now

Yuletide II: Make Your Reservations Now

ORANGE COMMUNITY PLAYERS Presents  Yuletide II  December 14 & 15   at 7:37 PM   A wonderful evening of Christmas & Broadway, Winter Wit & Wassail, and other assorted goodies!   Directed by: Brook Doss   Admission:  $20.00 Reservations Required Click here for tickets or call 409-882-9137, leave your name, number of people in your party and […]

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Auditions & Information: Yuletide II

Auditions & Information: Yuletide II

Auditions for YULETIDE II, an evening of musical Christmas numbers, monologues, etc., directed by Brook Doss, will be held on Tuesday, November 27, at 7:00 p.m. at the OCP. Rehearsals will be held on Dec. 10, 11, 12, and 13, and performances are Dec. 14-15. Those interested in auditioning should prepare one Christmas solo, to […]

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Cast List Posted for Mama Won’t Fly

Cast List Posted for Mama Won’t Fly

Congratulations Cast!!!! SAVANNAH HONEYCUTT – Ashley Van Pelt NORLEEN SPRUNT – Diana Hill TANYA DUDLEY – Anne Regan Lilyquist DENTON CRAWFORD – Barry Foster HAYLEY QUINN – Jade Amanda Hollier ESSIE – Deah Daigle AUNT ARDALE – Shelly Fair AUNT REMA JEAN – Kelly Bryan Wade COUSIN CHICKEN – Patrick Dennison UNCLE FERD – Alaniz […]

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Don’t Forget! Auditions THIS FRIDAY for Mama Won’t Fly

Don’t Forget! Auditions THIS FRIDAY for Mama Won’t Fly

By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. Performances:       February 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24thon the OCP Main Stage, March 1st & 2nd at Our lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Vidor Orange Community Players, Inc. is excited to bring you another Jones Hope and Wooten comedy, but this time it’s extra special. […]

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The Fully Monty: Beaumont Enterprise’s Hot Pick

The Fully Monty: Beaumont Enterprise’s Hot Pick

Link directly to the Beaumont Enterprise article. We’ve always said there should be more theater productions about Buffalo steelworkers who become male strippers and, well, apparently sometimes you do always get what you want. The Orange Community Players  open this weekend with this Broadway musical comedy, which is really an Americanized musical version adapted from […]

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Ladies’ Night! The Full Monty: Oct 25th

Ladies’ Night! The Full Monty: Oct 25th

Orange Community Players is “Letting it Go”! Join us for a fantastic night of music, dancing men, and complimentary wine for the gals!!! LADIES’ NIGHT – THURSDAY, OCT. 25th, Curtain rises at 7:37pm If you haven’t seen “The Full Monty”, make your reservations NOW for the most talked about show of the season!!! If you […]

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Audition Announcement: Mama Won’t Fly

Audition Announcement: Mama Won’t Fly

By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. Performances:       February 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24thon the OCP Main Stage, March 1st & 2nd at Our lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Vidor Orange Community Players, Inc. is excited to bring you another Jones Hope and Wooten comedy, but this time it’s extra special. […]

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The Full Monty: Review

The Full Monty: Review

THE FULL MONTY Reviewed by Jeanette Boehme When Director Brook Doss and her mother, Susan Tiger, went to see a production of “The Full Monty” in Montana, they wondered if Orange could handle this show.  The answer is, “Yes!”  Orange is hip enough to enjoy a good adult musical comedy.   The play is definitely […]

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The Full Monty: Opening Night Success

The Full Monty: Opening Night Success

Opening Night of “The Full Monty” went GREAT! Thanks to a wonderful cast & crew and a terrific audience!

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The Full Monty: Rehearsal Photos… Take Two!

The Full Monty: Rehearsal Photos… Take Two!

Thank you to Texas Borderline Photography, which owns the rights to all images shown.

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The Full Monty: Rehearsal Photos… Take One!

The Full Monty: Rehearsal Photos… Take One!

Thank you to Texas Borderline Photography, which owns the rights to all images shown.

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The Full Monty Begins October 18th

The Full Monty Begins October 18th

The Orange Community Players present THE FULL MONTY, the smash Broadway musical comedy with a lot of heart, October 18-20 at 7:37 p.m. , and Oct.21, at 2:37 p.m., and October  25-27 at 7:37p.m., and October 28, at 2:37 p.m.  In this Americanized musical stage version adapted from the 1997 British film of the same […]

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Auditions: The Full Monty

Auditions: The Full Monty

Auditions for THE FULL MONTY, the smash musical comedy with a lot of heart based on the movie, will be held Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 3-4, at 7:00 p.m. at the Orange Community Playhouse. Show dates are Oct. 18-21 and Oct. 25-28. Rehearsals will start Sept. 10. Need 10 adult males, and 7-8 adult females.  Those interested in […]

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One More Weekend to See A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show

One More Weekend to See A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show

Don’t miss it! Thursday, Friday & Saturday, August 23rd, 24th & 25th at 7:37pm    

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Don’t Miss “A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show”!

Don’t Miss “A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show”!

Don’t miss the HILARIOUS comedy, “A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show”! Tonight, August 18th at 7:37pm and tomorrow, August 19th at 2:37pm. Can’t make it this weekend? Put it on your list of things you MUST do next Thursday, Friday & Saturday, August 23rd, 24th & 25th at 7:37pm. For anyone over 35, you […]

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Read the Review: A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show

Read the Review: A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show

A SALUTE TO THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Presented by the Orange Community Players Reviewed by Jeanette Boehme Carol Burnett is well celebrated and saluted by the Orange Community Players in the  delightful and hilarious performance presently playing at the playhouse.  There are belly laughs aplenty in store for the audiences. The “salute” consists of more […]

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A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show: Now Playing and Featured on Orange Leader

A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show: Now Playing and Featured on Orange Leader

The Orange Community Players’ debut of “A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show” is featured on the Orange Leader! Click this link to view the article. 

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This Week! Don’t miss the Carol Burnett Show

This Week! Don’t miss the Carol Burnett Show

A Salute to the Carol Burnett Show plays at the Orange Community Playhouse THIS WEEK! Don’t miss it! Get all the information on our show page, here. 

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In the News: Young People’s Workshop Breaking the News 2

In the News: Young People’s Workshop Breaking the News 2

The Record Live has a new article on OCP’s Young People’s Workshop. View the article on their website here.   Sunday was the last performance for the Orange Community Players Young Peoples Workshop’s production of “Breaking the News 2.” It was a fun filled show premised as a news program with commercials; current and make […]

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Auditions Today! A Salute to the Carol Burnette Show

Auditions Today! A Salute to the Carol Burnette Show

Don’t miss your chance to audition for this fantastic show! Auditions are being held July 16th & 17th 7pm – 9pm Looking for actors and singers of the 70s! Directed by Kevin Doss Performance Dates: August, 2012: 16th, 17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th, 25th at 7:37pm Matinée: August 19th at 2:37pm

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Videos from Breaking the News 2

Videos from Breaking the News 2

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Photos from Breaking the News 2

Photos from Breaking the News 2

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Breaking the News 2: A Great Run!

Breaking the News 2: A Great Run!

A note from the director: “Curtains are closed for Breaking the News 2. What a terrific group of kids! They put on a great show! Thanks to the kids for all their hard work and talent. Thanks to the parents and volunteers that helped pull it all together. Now to start the planning for next […]

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Breaking the News 2

Breaking the News 2

Please consider coming out to support our youth as they present their summer theater workshop program of Breaking the News 2! These youth have been hard at work for the last couple of weeks to put together a hilarious show that is sure to entertain! For the low price of $5.00, you can show your […]

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More BFFF Pictures

More BFFF Pictures

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BFFF Photos

BFFF Photos

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In the Press: The Orange Leader features “Broadway Fun for Funds”

In the Press: The Orange Leader features “Broadway Fun for Funds”

See The Orange Leader’s article about OCP’s Broadway Fun for Funds by clicking here.   OCP ‘Broadway’ fundraiser dedicated to Hattman Tommy Mann Jr. The Orange Leader ORANGE — The show must go on, and, for the shows to continue at OCP, funds are needed to maintain the facility and provide needed materials and items […]

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BFFF Tshirt Orders – Due Tonight!

Hey Broadway Fun for Funds Cast and Crew: T-shirt orders are due tonight! T-shirts are $20.00 (due to rush order) red, with Broadway Fun for Funds 8 logo on front in white ink, with the dedication to Jeff Hattman on the back. Either bring your order to Codie at the theater tonight, or you can […]

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BFFF Rehearsal Photos

BFFF Rehearsal Photos

A note from Brook Doss “Soooo excited!! Great BFFF rehearsal! Cast has learned 4 big numbers in 2 nights, thanks to the splendid choreography of Jill Standridge-Morris, Mandy Arceneaux and DeeDee Howell! Coming up, more choreography by the fabulous John Gray…. Solos and duets are going well, too. Going to be quite the show, so […]

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Warren Baxter Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Austin Halter

Warren Baxter Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Austin Halter

The 2012 Orange Community Players Warren Baxter Memorial Scholarship recipient is Austin Halter, senior at Nederland High School. Austin has been actively involved in theater throughout his high school career under the direction of Brook Doss, and has recently volunteered at the OCP during the last year. In high school, he was a member of […]

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Letter from the OCP Board of Directors

Letter from the OCP Board of Directors

Hello Theatre-goers, We have a wonderful season of entertainment planned for you! Our season will begin in August, with a hilarious variety/sketch comedy show, A SALUTE TO THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW. In October, we will present the crowd-pleasing musical full of laughter and heart, THE FULL MONTY. In February, we will dish up some good, […]

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New Season Announced

New Season Announced

We are pleased to announce another season of exceptional performances at Orange Community Players!     Purchase a Ticket Package Here  

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2012 Young People’s Workshop

2012 Young People’s Theater Workshop Registration: May 26th at 3:00pm until filled Students ages six through eighteen   Summer’s almost here! . . .Now What? The Young People’s Theater Workshop is a four week long summer program that gives local youth the opportunity to learn about and experience the performing arts first hand. Students will begin […]

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Auditions: Broadway Fun for Funds 8

Auditions: Broadway Fun for Funds 8

Auditions for Broadway Fun for Funds 8: A Musical Tribute to Our Beloved Jeff Hattman, will be held on May 16, from 8-10 p.m, and May 17, 7-10 p.m. All those interested in being involved in this production may participate, but those wishing to try out for a musical solo, duet, or small group number […]

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Directors: Accepting Play Submissions for Upcoming Season

Orange Community Players, Inc. is accepting submissions from directors for plays in the upcoming season. Submissions are accepted year round, but to have your submission considered for the 2012-2013 theatrical season, please send by April 24th, 2012. Plays should appeal to a wide audience. There are two ways to submit plays to us: 1. You […]

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Coming Soon: Broadway Fun for Funds 8

Coming Soon: Broadway Fun for Funds 8

Broadway Fun for Funds 8 dates have been set! Mark your calendars:  June 14-16, 2012 Audition info and dates will be posted soon.

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Auditions: Camelot

Auditions: Camelot

Auditions for Camelot will be held at OCP February 13th, 14th, and 15th at 7:00pm.   For more information about auditions, please check in with our Facebook page. Click here!   For more information about performance dates, directors, and information about the show, please visit our Camelot page by clicking here.    See you at […]

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The Odd Couple: See It This Weekend!

The Odd Couple: See It This Weekend!

Neil Simon’s the Odd Couple presented by: Orange Community Players 708 West Division – Orange TX featuring: Michael Goldman, Robert Freeman, Al Vasquez, Ron Rudeseal, Barry Foster, Daneil Grooms, Linda Grooms & Christine Zeto-Brown Tonight (2/10/12) at 7:37pm Tomorrow (2/11/12) at 7:37pm Sunday (2/12/12) at 2:37pm Tickets are $12/adult & $5/student Call 882-9137 to reserve […]

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The Odd Couple: Reserve Your Seat for the Upcoming Show!

The Odd Couple: Reserve Your Seat for the Upcoming Show!

Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple Presented by Orange Community Players, Inc. February 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th & 11th at 7:37pm Sunday Matinee – February 12th at 2:37pm Tickets are $12/Adult & $5/Student Call 882-9137 for reservations

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Christmas on Stage: Come see our holiday performances of “Yuletide” December 16-17

Christmas on Stage: Come see our holiday performances of “Yuletide” December 16-17

Orange Community Players is proud to announce an additional show for the holiday season: YULETIDE: A wonderful evening of Christmas and Broadway, mixed with Winter Wit and Wassail (and other assorted goodies!) Dec. 16-17 Join us for wine and cheese at 7:00 p.m. Curtain is at 7:37 p.m. Desserts, wassail and coffee at intermission.  Be sure […]

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The Odd Couple: Cast Announced

The Odd Couple: Cast Announced

FELIX: Robert Freeman  OSCAR: Michael Goldman SPEED: Ron Rudeseal MURRAY: Alaniz Vasquez VINNIE: Daniel Grooms Roy: Barry Foster  Gwendolyn: Christine Brown-Zeto  Ceciley: Linda Hanham Grooms   Congratulations, and thanks to all who auditioned! Rehearsals will begin with a cast & crew meeting and read through on December 19th & December 20th. We will reconvene after the holidays beginning January […]

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The Odd Couple: Audition Information

The Odd Couple: Audition Information

The Odd Couple is a 1965 Broadway play by Neil Simon, followed by a successful film and television series, as well as other derivative works and spin offs, many featuring one or more of the same actors. The plot concerns two mismatched roommates, one neat and uptight, the other more easygoing and slovenly. Show dates […]

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Nunset Boulevard: In the Press

Nunset Boulevard: In the Press

View the article in the Orange Leader by clicking here.  ‘Nunset Boulevard’ is sinfully hilarious Jeanette Boehme, The Orange Leader ORANGE — Whether you see it as heavenly fun or sinfully funny, Orange Community Players have a ‘must see’ production in “Nunset Boulevard.” The veteran director, Jeff Hattman, has assembled a first rate cast that delivers […]

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Nunset Boulevard Prepares for the OCP Stage: Oct 18-23

Nunset Boulevard Prepares for the OCP Stage: Oct 18-23

The Orange Community Players present NUNSET BOULEVARD, the latest NUNSENSE musical comedy by Dan Goggin, Oct. 18-22, at 7:37 p.m., and Oct. 23, at 2:37 p.m.  at the Orange Community Playhouse. This latest production features the five wacky nuns in Hollywood, living out their dream of performing in the movies. The family-appropriate musical is directed by Jeff Hattman, […]

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Nunset Boulevard: Tonight’s Big Winner

Nunset Boulevard: Tonight’s Big Winner

Father Paul was tonight’s big winner! Come out and see Nunset Boulevard this weekend as a dinner theater at Vidor’s Our Lady of Lourdes!

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Nunset Boulevard: Now Playing!

Nunset Boulevard: Now Playing!

Reverend Mother says, “Come see the big show!” NUNSET BOULEVARD, our musical extravaganza produced by the Little Sisters of Hoboken, is now playing as a dinner theater fundraiser at Vidor’s Our Lady of Lourdes, this weekend Oct. 7-8! Don’t miss it! The show goes on at the OCP stage Oct. 18-22, at 7:37 p.m. , and […]

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Nunset Boulevard: Cast Announced!

Nunset Boulevard: Cast Announced!

Reverend Mother says, “MARK YOUR CALENDARS: NUNSET BOULEVARD, our next musical extravaganza,produced by the Little Sisters of Hoboken, opens as dinner theater fundraiser at Vidor’s Our Lady of Lourdes, Oct. 7-8, and Oct. 18-22, at 7:37 p.m. , and Oct. 23, at 2:37 p.m. at the OCP! Make your reservations today! Directed by Jeff Hattman. […]

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Coming in October: Nunset Boulevard

Coming in October: Nunset Boulevard

Great run, Boys Next Door! Audiences can get ready for OCP’s next production coming in October, Nunset Boulevard!   Click here to get the dates and more information about the show. 

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Read the Review: The Boys Next Door

Read the Review: The Boys Next Door

Don’t miss your chance to see OCP’s production of The Boys Next Door! Playing this weekend and the next. 7:37 pm Performances: August 18th, 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, 27th 2:37 pm Performances: August 28th Reviewed by:  Jeanette Boehme  With daring and verve Orange Community Players presents “The Boys Next Door” as its opening play this season.  It […]

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The Record Live Features The Boys Next Door

The Record Live Features The Boys Next Door

More press for our latest production, The Boys Next Door, opening tonight! Click the link to read what The Record Live has to say about the show. http://therecordlive.com/article/Entertainment/Entertainment/Curtains_up_at_OCP/64329

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Beaumont Enterprise Features OCP’s The Boys Next Door

Beaumont Enterprise Features OCP’s The Boys Next Door

Read Beaumont Enterprise’s story on our latest production, The Boys Next Door, here: http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/entertainment/article/Orange-Community-Players-launch-new-season-with-2069842.php

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Opening Night This Thursday: The Boys Next Door

Opening Night This Thursday: The Boys Next Door

Don’t miss your chance to see OCP’s production of The Boys Next Door! Playing this weekend and the next. 7:37 pm Performances: August 18th, 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, 27th 2:37 pm Performances: August 28th Directed by Andrew Gibson Synopsis: By Tom Griffin. An Off-Broadway success, this very funny yet very touching play focuses on the lives of […]

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Photos from Alice In Wonderland

Photos from Alice In Wonderland

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OCP’s Alice In Wonderland Featured On “The Record Live”

OCP’s Alice In Wonderland Featured On “The Record Live”

See the feature here!   From the article:   Alice finds Wonderland in Orange Penny LeLeux, The Record Newspapers Published 07/05/2011 – 10:27 p.m. CST Putting on a stage production is more than just learning lines. Costumes have to be made. Make-up and hair has to be decided on. Props and sets have to be […]

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Come See Alice In Wonderland!

Come See Alice In Wonderland!

You can still catch a performance of Alice in Wonderland! Performances will be held Friday & Saturday evening at 7:37pm and Sunday at 2:37pm. Tickets are $5.00. Reservations can be made by calling 882-9137. Like no other Alice in Wonderland you’ve seen! These kids have worked extremely hard to put an amazing show together. You […]

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Cast List Announced for Upcoming “Alice In Wonderland”

Cast List Announced for Upcoming “Alice In Wonderland”

This has been a VERY difficult job. Thanks to Cory Broom for all his help! We cast 55 characters with 44 students. Everyone has a part: some big, some small, all fun! Several of you are cast as more than one character; please take notcie of that. You were all so very brave, and I […]

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Scholarship: Awarded to Bridget Pattillo of LCM

Scholarship: Awarded to Bridget Pattillo of LCM

Orange Community Players is pleased to offer the Warren Baxter Memorial Scholarship for 2011 to Bridget Pattillo! Bridget is graduating from Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School. She will be pursuing a degree in Technical Theatre at Lamar University. Congratulations to Bridget and all of our 2011 graduates!

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Auditions: The Boys Next Door

Auditions: The Boys Next Door

It’s time to audition for our 2011-2012 season, beginning with “The Boys Next Door.” Show: The Boys Next Door   Director: Andrew Gibson Performance Dates: August 18th, 19th, 20th 25th, 26th 27th at 7:37pm & 28th at 2:37pm Audition Dates: July 3rd at 2pm How to Prepare: Auditions will consist of cold readings. To better […]

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2011 Young People’s Theatre Workshop: Alice In Wonderland

2011 Young People’s Theatre Workshop: Alice In Wonderland

Registration: May 27th, 3-7 pm Workshop: Mondays – Fridays, June 13th – July 6th Time: 6-9 pm   Performance Dates: July 7th, 8th, 9th at 7:37 pm, July 10th at 2:37 pm   Join in on the fun this summer at Orange Community Player’s 2011 Young People’s Theatre Workshop. This summer, our featured performance is […]

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Scholarship: Orange County High School Seniors

Scholarship: Orange County High School Seniors

Attention all Orange County high school seniors pursuing a degree in a theatre-related field: Orange Community Players is pleased to offer the Warren Baxter Memorial Scholarship each year to a student majoring or minoring in a theatre-related field. Ask your high school’s guidance counselor for an application.

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Auditions: Hairspray

Auditions: Hairspray

Get ready! Auditions for Hairspray are here! Show: Hairspray Director: Brook Doss Musical Direction: Joshua Leger Choreographer: Mandy Dowden Performance Dates: May 12-15, May 19-22 Audition Dates: Feb 28, Mar 1, 7:00-10:00 pm How to Prepare: Please present one 60-90 second musical solo to an accompaniment track. There will also be readings from the script […]

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