“Phantom of The Matthews Opera House” back as Summer Theatre event!

 

Reporter (Cody Pepitone) and Buster (Tytus Spivey) lament "the phantom."

Reporter (Cody Pepitone) and Buster (Tytus Spivey) lament “the phantom.”

“Is The Matthews haunted?”

That was and is the question for generations. This original melodrama, written by Paul Higbee,  first appeared at The Matthews in 1976 and became a summer theatre staple for locals and visitors alike throughout the 80s and 90s. (UPDATE: scroll down for our “call for cowpokes” announcement)

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The final story: The Last Round-up of the Guacamole Queens

Cast and crew of "Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens."

Cast and crew of “Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens.” CLICK IMAGE for larger view.

The Matthews stage will light up the dark days of February with the last play in the Jones Hope Wooten trilogy, “The Last Round-up of the Guacamole Queens.”  This community theater event will take place over two weekends; February 13-15, and 20-22, 2015. It is part of the 2014-15 Subscription Series, but individual tickets are for sale.  Pricing just below.

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Spearfish Middle School performs on The Matthews’ stage Mar. 13-14

5th Period Poster Prototype

Initial sketch of one of the Spearfish Middle School plays. Drawn by Tristen Olsson.

 This is becoming a habit–and it’s addicting.  Theater performed by the children of Spearfish.  This time it is the Spearfish Middle School drama department.

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“Guacamole Queens” rehearsals are a laugh a minute

Cami Dohman as Jimmy Wyvette and Shelby Cihak as Cee Cee Windham

Cami Dohman as Jimmy Wyvette and Shelby Cihak as Cee Cee Windham

Director, Max G. Merchen, has his hands full.  

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The Matthews presents check to Spearfish High School

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L-R: Dan Contonis, Brenna Meyer

On Monday, Dec. 15, The Matthews’ board president, Dan Contonis, presented a check for $1,500 to Spearfish High School assistant director, Brenna Meyer. The check was the result of ticket proceeds from the high school’s presentation of “Arsenic and Old Lace” on The Matthews’ stage Dec. 4-6.

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