Georgetown, Delaware
Bringing the Experience of Live Theater
to Sussex County Since 1973
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Possum Point Players strives to contribute to the cultural diversity and vitality of Sussex County, Delaware
by bringing the experience of live theater for education and enjoyment to residents and visitors alike.
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Our Main Stage 2019 Season...
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directed by Ed Guinan
JAN 25 - FEB 3
directed by John H. Hulse
& Lorraine Steinhoff
APR 5 - 14
directed by H. Barlow
JUN 7 - 16
directed by John H. Hulse
SEP 13 - 22
directed by Kenney Workman
& Rosanne Pack
NOV 29 - DEC 8
Spring Musical Opens April 5...
Possum Point Players present
the Frank Loesser / Abe Burrows
Broadway Musical Comedy Hit

How to Succeed in Business
Without Really Trying
directed by Lorraine Steinhoff and John H. Hulse

Fridays APR 5 and APR 12 at 7:30p
Saturdays APR 6 and APR 13 at 7:30p
Sundays APR 7 and APR 14 at 2:00p

Possum Hall / 441 Old Laurel Road / Georgetown DE

Reserved Seats: $25.00 / Senior/Students: $24.00
Coming in June...
Possum Point Players presents

The Dixie Swim Club

written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten
directed by Helen Barlow

Fridays JUN 7 and JUN 14 at 7:30p
Saturdays JUN 8 and JUN 15 at 7:30p
Sundays  JUN 9 and JUN 16 at 2:00p

DIRECTORS WANTED for PPP's 2020 Main Stage Season...
Possum Point Players Seek Main Stage Directors for 2020

Guess Who’s Coming to DinnerGodspell
Hay FeverThe Producers
The Homecoming

PPP welcomes those familiar with the local theater scene, as well as the many thespians new to the area. Please contact Donna de Kuyper, Director Liaison and Selection Chair who will be happy to discuss the shows, the process, or answer any other questions they may have about Possum Point Players. She can be reached at donnadek@comcast.net or send a private message to her via Facebook.

The shows, with title, author(s), publishing house, show type and approximate 2020 production time frame (Subject to change.) are:

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
written by Todd Kreidler, Playscripts, late January, Comedy/Drama;

Godspell
book by John Michael Tebelak, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Music Theater International, Spring Musical; Hay Fever, written by Noel Coward, Samuel French, Summer Comedy;

The Producers
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, Music Theater International, Fall Broadway musical;

The Homecoming
adapted by Christopher Sergel from Earl Hamner, Jr., Dramatic Publishing, Christmas show.

Anyone wishing to be considered for directing any of these shows should review and complete one of the applications which can be found at the links below. Please note: There are two application forms for potential directors, one for those who have directed shows at PPP before, and one for those who have not.

Completed applications, or any questions concerning the shows or the process, should be sent to Donna de Kuyper at donnadek@comcast.net (preferred) or mailed to Executive Administrator Dawn Conaway, Possum Point Players, PO Box 96, Georgetown DE 19947.












Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner - Late January Comedy/Drama
Godspell - Spring Musical
Hay Fever - Summer Comedy
The Producers - Fall Broadway Musical
The Homecoming - Holiday Show

For complete information and application forms, click HERE
Get Ready for Summer Camp...
PPP's 2019
DRAMA CAMP
Grades 2 to 5
JUL 29-30-31 AUG 1-2
PPP's 2019
THEATRE ACADEMY
Grades 6 to 10
JUL 22-23-24-25-26
Possum Point Shakespeare Players Presents
Shakespeare’s THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Director:  Shannon Parks, professional director, actress, and teacher of Shakespeare (Shakespeare Theatre Company, Folger Theatre, Maryland Shakespeare Festival, Catholic University of America)

Auditions: Monday, April 8 and Tuesday April 9
Call backs Wednesday, April 10
6:30p in the Green Room at Possum Hall

Show Dates: June 28, 29 at 7:30p, June 30 at 2:00p

All auditioners are asked to present either a memorized monologue, or plan to read cold from the script. PPSP is committed to diversity in casting. ALL are invited to participate. Women may play men’s roles and the reverse. Anyone cast must attend tech week June 21 through June 27. First rehearsal is scheduled for Monday, April 29. Rehearsal days and times to be decided.

SCRIPT AVAILABLE: http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/merryscenes.html

CHARACTERS:

Wives and Families:
Mistress Alice Ford
Frank Ford, her husband
John, servant
Robert, servant
Mistress Margaret Page
George Page, her husband
Anne their daughter, in love with Fenton
William, their son

Anne’s Suitors:
Slender, kinsman to Justice Shallow, favored by Master Page as he has money
Doctor Caius, a French physician, with a French accent, favored by Mistress Page
Fenton, a young gentlemen of little means and beloved by Anne

Sir John Falstaff, impoverished Knight, living at the Garter Inn hoping to seduce one of the wives for money
Pistol, a follower at the Garter Inn
Nym, a follower at the Garter Inn
Bardolph, a follower at the Garter Inn

Others:
Mistress Quickly, Dr. Caius’ servant, acts as a go-between for all the courting lovers and between Falstaff and the wives
Sir Hugh Evans, a local clergyman with a Welsh accent
Robert Shallow, a country Justice of the Peace
Peter Simple, Slender’s servant
John Rugby, Dr. Caius’ servant
Host of the Garter Inn
Windsor Children disguised as Fairies
Possum Point Shakespeare Players AUDITIONS Announced...
Shakespeare’s THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Director:  Shannon Parks, professional director, actress, and teacher of Shakespeare
(Shakespeare Theatre Company, Folger Theatre, Maryland Shakespeare Festival, Catholic University of America)

AUDITIONS: Monday, April 8 and Tuesday April 9
6:30p in the Green Room at Possum Hall
Call backs Wednesday, April 10
Show Dates: June 28, 29 at 7:30p, June 30 at 2:00p

FOR FULL INFORMATION AND CAST REQUIREMENTS, CLICK HERE