The Picketwire Center for Performing and Visual Arts is buzzing with activity, ascast and crew prepare to bring “Nuncrackers: The Nunsense ChristmasMusical” to life. The show follows the residents of Mount Saint Helen’s Abbey as they attempt to tape their own Christmas TV Special. The show, filled with music, laughter and joy of the holiday season is set […]
By: Ashley Jo Kelley The Picketwire Center for Performing and Visual arts is set to open their Christmas show “Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical” on December 13th under the direction of Picketwire veteran Desiree Goheen. The show follows the nuns of Mount Saint Helen’s Abbey and their pupils as they attempt to tape a TV […]
Picketwire Players are seeking members for their Board of Directors. There are four open positions to serve three-year terms (2019 – 2021). If you are interested in serving on the Picketwire Board, please send a letter of intent. Include why you wish to serve as a Director on the Picketwire Board. See below for […]
In a season of revivals, Picketwire continues its 50th season with “Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical” directed by Desiree’ Goheen. Nuncrackers will be the 152nd stage production and is preceded by “Nunsense” in July 1991, “Nunsense II: The Second Coming” in July 1995, and “Nunsense Jamboree” in May 2000. Sister Mary Regina Tracey Salzbrenner Sister […]
With the death of Dracula, the fog, fangs, and things that go bump in the night also clear the stage! Though they serve a different meaning, what hasn’t cleared the stage are the crosses. Picketwire has had a quick turn around from a spooky holiday drama, straight to a festive holiday comedy. In case you […]
For all who love thrills in the theatre, Picketwire Players in La Junta have a play this October that will set your heart a-thumping. Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” flies onto the Picketwire stage October 25, 26, and 27 – just in time for the Halloween season. According to the play’s director, Ashley Jo Kelley, the classic […]
It was brought to our attention that some confusion may have surrounded our early auditions for the winter show “Nuncrackers” and some clarification may be needed. We chose to hold auditions early due to the quick turn around between our fall and winter productions. To ensure there is no interference with our fall show “Dracula” […]
We are extremely excited to present “Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical” in our community theater this winter for our 50th Anniversary Season directed by Desiree Goheen. “Nuncrackers” will hold the honor of being the 152nd stage production of the Picketwire Players. Preceded by Nunsense, Nunsense the Second Coming, and Nunsense Jamboree, “Nuncrackers,” takes place in real time in the basement of Mount Saint Helen’s convent. The show is […]
Shout out to the Dracula Cast and Crew for heading out in the Early Settlers Day Parade!! Great job guys!! Don’t miss Dracula October 25th, 26th & 27th at 7:30pm! Don’t forget to mark your calendars because tickets will be on sale sooner than you know it!
Thank you to everyone that came out to audition! The first read through will be Thursday, September 6th at 7pm. The first rehearsal will be Monday, September 10th at 7pm. Now… Congratulations to the cast of Picketwire’s third production during its Year of Revivals!