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Winter 2014 Show Announced!


Community Players of Southwest Wisconsin is proud to announce it's Winter 2014 production -  James W. Rodgers’ adaptation of the beloved Christmas classic; It’s a Wonderful Life!


This show is a two act adaptation from the classic film featuring beloved small town hero, George Bailey.  Set in the fictional town of Bedford Falls on Christmas Eve, 1945, George finds himself in a horrible financial situation.  Believing that he’s worth more dead than alive, he decides to commit suicide for the life insurance money.  His guardian angel, Clarence, tries to stop George by showing him just how wonderful his life really is. 


Auditions will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 17th & 18th, at the Richland County Performing Arts Center (City Auditorium) in downtown Richland Center from 6-9:00pm.  There will be no callbacks for this show.  Rehearsals will begin Monday November 3rd.    


Community Players is looking to cast about two dozen people in this production.  There are parts available for actors of all ages, genders, ethnicities, etc.  Auditioners should be prepared for cold readings of the script.


Also, CP is always looking for production team members and volunteers.  These critical volunteers are absolutely necessary for putting together any show.  This includes areas like set building, painting, lighting, costuming, makeup, and so on.  Please contact CP if you have interest in helping with the off stage work – particularly if you have abilities in electrical wiring, sewing, painting, carpentering, organizing, or advertising. 


Performance dates are Thursday-Sunday, December 11th - 14th at the Richland County Performing Arts Center (City Auditorium)


If you have questions feel free to contact Community Players of Southwestern Wisconsin at 

2014 Corey Bobb Memorial Scholarship


Community Players of Southwestern Wisconsin is pleased to announce that Garrett Morris has been named as the recipient of the $500 Corey Bobb Memorial Scholarship for 2014.  The scholarship will help Garrett as he pursues his education in Communications and Theatre at Edgewood College in Madison.

Garrett has been involved in several theatre projects in the community and was a member of the cast of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers..This annual scholarship is given by Community Players in memory of Corey Bobb, a CP member who was pursuing his education in Music and Theatre at the UW-Richland when he passed away in 2009.

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