Theater

Tri-County Players to hold auditions for next show on Saturday

PAXTON — The Tri-County Players will hold auditions for their next production at the Market Street Theatre in downtown Paxton on Saturday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon.

The title of the show will be determined prior to auditions.


Auditions for 'The Odd Couple' set for March 5 at Paxton theater

PAXTON — The Tri-County Players theater group will hold auditions Saturday, March 5, for the comedy “The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon. The cast is comprised of two men and six women, ages 30 and up.  

Marlynn Luhrsen will direct this “female version” of the wildly funny and popular “The Odd Couple.” Luhrson has acted and directed for many years in Paxton and Cissna Park.


List of upcoming community events (Oct. 28, 2015)

Taste of Home Cooking School headed to Champaign on Thursday


"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" to be performed at GCMS High

GIBSON CITY — Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School’s chorus department will perform the musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, in the school’s gym.


'Noodles' to be performed at Paxton theater in February

PAXTON — The Tri-County Players will present the comedy “Noodles,” by L. Don Swartz, on Feb. 13-15 and Feb. 20-22 at the Market Street Theater, 120 N. Market St., Paxton.

Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7 p.m., and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m.


List of upcoming community events (Dec. 10, 2014)

Santa Claus to visit Champaign


'Pie Ladies' to be performed this weekend at Market Street Theatre

PAXTON — The Tri-County Players will present “Pie Ladies,” a three-part comedy spoof, on Oct. 3-5 at the Market Street Theatre, 120 N. Market St., Paxton.

Shows start at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays.


Auditions to be held Aug. 11 for 'Pie Ladies'

PAXTON — The Tri-County Players theater group will offer auditions for its next production, “Pie Ladies,” on Monday, Aug. 11, from 7-9 p.m.

Auditions may also be arranged by appointment.

“Pie Ladies” is a three-part comedy spoof in which several women pick up their rolling pins to make pies for a church supper, get themselves into a world of trouble and end up in jail.


'Once Upon a Mattress' to be performed this weekend at Paxton theater

PAXTON — The Tri-County Players will present one more weekend of “Once Upon a Mattress,” with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer.  

Performances at the Market Street Theatre in Paxton will be held June 27-29. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7 p.m., and the Sunday show is at 2 p.m. 


Tri-County Players to present ‘Once Upon A Mattress’

PAXTON — The Tri-County Players theater group’s production of “Once Upon A Mattress” opens Friday, June 20, at the Market Street Theatre in downtown Paxton.

Additional performances are scheduled for June 21, June 22, June 27, June 28 and June 29. The Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7 p.m., and the Sunday matinee starts at 2 p.m. 


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