Playhouse-in-the-Park 2014-2015 Season

Auditions in August

Auditions for Nightmares 3 and Babes in Toyland will be held at the Playhouse on Monday and Wednesday, August 25 and 27 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm.  Nightmares 3 is open to ages 13 through mid-twenties; Babes in Toyland is open to ages 6 through mid-twenties. Nightmares 3 auditions will require reading from a script, and Babes in Toyland will require singing and/or dancing auditions.  Nightmares 3 runs the last two weeks of October at the Playhouse,  and Babes in Toyland runs the first week of December at the Saenger Theatre in downtown Mobile.  Come join the magic of the Playhouse in the Park!

"Nightmares III" public performance will be October 24, 25, and 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse. "Nightmares III" is a compilation of horror stories written by Playhouse alumnus Jonathan Olensky based on stories by Edgar Allen Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, and H. P. Lovecraft.  Recommended for ages 13 and up. 

Victor Herbert's classic "Babes in Toyland's" ONE PUBLIC PERFORMANCE will be Thursday, December 4 (PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE!) at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown Mobile at 7:30 p.m.  Follow Mary Contrary, Tom-Tom and many Mother Goose characters through amazing adventures as they help save Christmas!  Recommended for ALL AGES.
 
"The Miracle Worker," the inspirational story of Alabama'a own Helen Keller will be performed at the Playhouse in March.  Determined teacher Anne Sullivan struggles to teach the blind and deaf young Helen how to communicate.  Keller later became an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf/blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree.  Audition and performance dates to be determined.

"Pippi Longstocking" is coming to the Playhouse in May.  Pippi is a playful and unpredictable 9-year-old who does not want to grow up. She is the daughter of a buccaneer captain and as such has adventurous stories to tell. She has four best friends: two animals (her horse and monkey) and two humans (the neighbor's children Tommy and Annika). Audition and performance dates to be determined.
 
*** School Day performances will be available for all four of these shows.  Click Here for Details.
 
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The Playhouse in the Park

The Playhouse in the Park has been training young people in theatre arts since 1961.  Over the years, our program has grown to include four large productions a year; a comprehensive training program of drama, dance, vocal, piano, guitar, and scenic art classes; and an elaborate, full-scale puppet theatre.  At the Playhouse-in-the-Park, there is something for everyone of all ages.

The Playhouse In The Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated to help provide the highest quality of instruction and performances for the youth of our area.

Mailing Address
Playhouse in the Park
P.O. Box 8145
Mobile, Alabama 36689

Physical Address
4851 Museum Drive
Mobile, Alabama 36608
(across from the Mobile Museum of Art in Langan Park)

 

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Repertory Training Program

The Playhouse-in-the-Park Repertory training program (PRT) is designed to mold young actors in a guided, dynamic, studio-style program that is tailored to the needs of each individual student.  Simultaneously, PRT offers an open-enrollment program in acting, dance, and music (piano and guitar) which encourages exploration while creating the opportunity to see the world through the diverse lens of the performing arts.  

 For information on all classes at the Playhouse please call 251-422-5434 or find us on Facebook!

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Kids need the Arts - Click Here to find out why!  The Playhouse in the Park is one of the nation's premiere youth theatres. This important resource for Mobile's youth continues to exist only because of your generosity!  The Playhouse In The Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated to help provide the highest quality of instruction and performances for the youth of our area.

Mailing Address
Playhouse in the Park
P.O. Box 8145
Mobile, Alabama 36689

Physical Address
4851 Museum Drive
Mobile, Alabama 36608
(across from the Mobile Museum of Art in Langan Park)

Fall Dance and Theatre Classes

Playhouse-in-the-Park Dance is a unique dance program that offers students a full curriculum of dance classes in a non competitive performance based environment.  Dance classes are offered for students age 3 and up.  Classes include Creative Movement, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, and Hip-Hop.  American style Ballroom is also offered for children and adults.  All class sizes are limited to offer personal attention and growth for each student.  Classes start August 18.  Click Here for a printable schedule and pricing.  The Playhouse is also home to the Mobile Youth Repertory Dance Company, open to dance students ages 8 and up by audition only.  The company serves as our dance programís community performance group, attending festivals and workshops throughout the southeast.  Call 251-382-3966 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for details.

In addition, quarterly classes in acting and musical theatre are taught by Playhouse Managing Director Danny Mollise.  Stage I Acting Classes for ages 6 - 11 are 145.00 per 10-week quarter, and Musical Theater for ages 12 - 19 are 195.00 per 10-week quarter.  Classes start August 18.   Click Here for a printable schedule and pricing. Contact Danny Mollise at 251-422-5434 for details.

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