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Announcing: A Coffin in Egypt by Horton Foote

Announcing: A Coffin in Egypt by Horton Foote

SOCHA ENTERPRISES, INC. & VONDERAU FORD OF EL CAMPO proudly present A COFFIN IN EGYPT April 8th – 17th, 2022 The Plaza Theatre, on Monterey Square in Wharton, is proud to present A Coffin in Egypt. Written by Wharton’s own literary master Horton Foote and based in...

Plaza Theatre Honors Dr. Gregg & Debbi Dimmick at Lamplighter Gala

Plaza Theatre Honors Dr. Gregg & Debbi Dimmick at Lamplighter Gala

The Plaza Theatre held their triennial Lamplighter Gala at the Wharton Civic Center on Saturday, February 26th. The theme was “The Golden Age of Hollywood,” and guests were transported to Los Angeles’ legendary Cocoanut Grove Nightclub to include décor that was...

The Cast has been chosen for Blithe Spirit

The Cast has been chosen for Blithe Spirit

Here is the cast list: Charles Condomine… Reagan Wrench Ruth Condomine… Quinn Wrench Dr. Bradman… Darin Mielke Mrs. Bradman…. Jacqueline Kana Madame Arcati… Joanna Hickey Elvira… Jami Hughes Edith… Madeline Beyer Read through will be on December 27th at 6:30 PM at the...

Open Auditions for “Blithe Spirit”

Open Auditions for “Blithe Spirit”

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR BLITHE SPIRIT PRESENTED BY THE YAYA'S OF WHARTON COUNTY The Plaza Theatre, on Monterey Square in Wharton, will be holding open auditions for the comedy Blithe Spirit. Both stage actors and technical crewmembers are encouraged to attend these open...

White Christmas: A Review

White Christmas: A Review

White Christmas took the stage for a Student & Press Night. Critics Kevin & Becky Blalock have penned a review just in time for opening night: It’s that time of year again! A time when we put up our tree, when we sing songs and exchange gifts, and when the...

Cast Selected for White Christmas

Cast Selected for White Christmas

Congratulations to all! First read through is at the Plaza Thursday, Oct. 21 at 6:30pm. Bob Wallace - Russell Kacer Phil Davis/Ed Sullivan Announcer/Regency Room Announcer - David Otradovsky Betty Haynes - Kaylyn Otradovsky Judy Haynes - Riley Respondek/Lauren Orsak...

Always… Patsy Cline: A Review

Always… Patsy Cline: A Review

Imagine meeting your celebrity idol, someone you admired deeply and felt a kinship with even though you’d never met. Then imagine getting to actually interact with that person and get to know them, and have a real friendship begin to form! This is the basic premise of...

Open Auditions for “White Christmas”

Open Auditions for “White Christmas”

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR WHITE CHRISTMAS PRESENTED BY TEXASGULF FEDERAL CREDIT UNION The Plaza Theatre, on Monterey Square in Wharton, will be holding open auditions for the second production of its 2021-2022 season – Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Both stage actors and...

Announcing: “Always… Patsy Cline” Returns to The Plaza

Announcing: “Always… Patsy Cline” Returns to The Plaza

BLS Construction proudly presents Always... Patsy Cline October 15-24, 2021 The Plaza Theatre, on Monterey Square in Wharton, is proud to present the first show of its 2021-2022 season. Always… Patsy Cline returns to the Plaza stage with the cast and director that...