Board of Governors Meeting Summary – May 12, 2015

Notice given and presence of a quorum. This was the last meeting for outgoing board members.  Several of the new members were present at this meeting. Fiscal year ends soon.  Making sure all documents are in order. Jake Rathman will take over as Technology Chair (position vacated by Brett Cottone to take on duties as Vice President).  Jake’s resignation as head of Set, Shop and Props (Board position) was accepted by the Board.  No one was appointed to finish out his term.  Waiting to find someone interested in taking over this responsibility.  Until then, the Board will make sure all commitments are kept. Training several people to help with sound for shows.  At this time, several of the individuals do not have the time free to fulfill a commitment to a show.
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AUDITIONS: Seussical

AUDITIONS: May 18, 19 & 20 Preview: July 9 Performances: July 10-12, 16-19 & 23-26 Audition Info 6pm – 7pm – Children’s auditions (may bleed over into Adult audition times) 7pm – 10pm – Adult auditions What will be expected of Auditioners: Children – 10 yrs. Or older Prepare 16-32 bars of an appropriate musical number, bring the sheet music, and accompanist will be provided Auditioners will be expected to perform a dance audition of a vigorous nature – please dress accordingly… Auditioners will also be asked to read a brief section of a Dr. Seuss book… Auditioners will also be asked if they would like to demonstrate any special talents they feel may benefit the production (unicycle work, tumbling, magic, etc…) Adult Auditioners Prepare 16-32 bars of an appropriate musical number, bring the sheet music, and accompanist will be provided Auditioners will be expected to perform one of two dance audition options o   One of a vigorous nature – please dress accordingly… o   One more movement based – please dress accordingly… Auditioners will also be asked to read a brief section of a Dr.
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PREVIEW: Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Players End Season with Simon Comedy by Bob McLaughlin and John Lieder Community Players’ final play of the 2014-2015 season is Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Neil Simon’s 1993 comedy, based on his experience writing for the classic TV variety program Your Show of Shows. Your Show of Shows was broadcast live for ninety minutes each week from February 1950 through June 1954, and starred Sid Caesar with strong support from Imogene Coca, among others. Simon and his brother Danny were two of an amazing group of writers that also included Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, and Larry Gelbart. Laughter on the 23rd Floor is set in the writers’ room of a successful variety show starring Max Prince, a thinly disguised version of Caesar.
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Board of Governors Election Results

Congratulations to our new and returning board members and thank you to everyone who attended the annual membership meeting. BOX OFFICE - Nick Benson COSTUMES - Eddy Arteman FUNDRAISING - Aimee Kerber LIGHTING, SOUND & EFFECTS - Rich Plotkin MARKETING - Kristi Zimmerman-Weiher SECRETARY - Judy Stroh VICE PRESIDENT - Brett Cottone
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